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A trip to New York City!

Day Two:
Thankfully, we were some of the only people who actually walked the entire bridge, so I captured this picture later on.

Chloe Blake, Reporter

February 28, 2018

  My parents surprised me with a trip to New York City for my sixteenth birthday. I documented my experiences and put them all together for you!...

2018 Promposal Contest!

Enter our Promposal contest for great prizes! Deadline is March 21st at midnight.

Molly Lemoine, Photo Editor

February 28, 2018

The Blackman Voice is hosting a promposal contest that could win four participants some awesome (and useful) prizes! The Voice staff will decide on the best promposals based on originality and entertainment value. All you need to do is submit a picture or video less than two minutes of your promposal...

7 Tips to Make Your Movie Theater Experience Awesome

7 Tips to Make Your Movie Theater Experience Awesome

Devin Lampitt, Reporter

February 16, 2018

1.Use a straw to evenly butter your popcorn. If you put butter on your popcorn, you know the struggle of only getting it on top, and then once you get to the middle, your popcorn is dry. Instead, put a straw in your popcorn and pour the butter down it to make sure the butter is evenly distributed....

Valentine’s Day Recipies

Valentine's Day Recipies

Alaysia Brown, Reporter

February 14, 2018

As we all know, V-Day is coming soon. If you don’t want to break the bank, staying in might be the best option for you and your boo. Here are a few dessert recipes to make your significant other's heart skip a beat.  Difficult: "Love Is All Around the World" from Cleobuttera:

Celebrate Black History Month!

Selma (2014) is about the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama, when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (David Oyelowo) and many others marched from Selma to Montgomery Alabama, in order to get the attention of President Lyndon B. Johnson, who ended up signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. 
The movie won many awards, including the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture, BET Award for Best Movie, and Academy award for Best Picture.
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Shamani Salahuddin and Sienna Phillips, Reporters

February 2, 2018

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter,” (Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have a Dream” speech, 1963)

Winter In Tennessee Photo Contest!

Winter In Tennessee Photo Contest!

Molly Lemoine, Photo Editor

January 30, 2018

You know those cute pictures you took in the snow when we had that week off of school? What about those pictures you took of you and your best friend baking those cookies and drinking hot chocolate? We've all taken plenty of cute winter pictures these last couple months. Well, you could win a prize...

Jack and Jack Concert Review

Jack and Jack Concert Review

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Writer

December 20, 2017

On November 16th, 2017 the popular rap/singer duo Jack and Jack performed at the Cannery Ballroom in Nashville TN.   The pair, who original got their start on Vine, have had a very successful transition from social media videos to music  The duo was not lacking in ticket sales considering they had ...

The Blackman Voice Hot List

The Flash

Ashlee Jarrett, Reporter

December 7, 2017

15 shows/movies that the Blackman Voice staff would suggest  🔥= each rating out of 5 ...

Weekend in the ‘Boro 12/1-12/3

(Credit: The DNJ)

November 30, 2017

Rutherford Country Christmas Tree Lighting  When: Dec. 1st @ 6 p.m.  Where: Murfreesboro Downtown Square  Cost: Free  For more information:    Parade of Lights  When: Dec. 2nd @ 6 p.m.  Where: Veterans Memorial Park to City Hall  Cost: Free  The parade begins at Veteran...

Thanksgiving Desserts without Pumpkin

Caramel apples

Chloe Blake, Reporter

November 28, 2017

     During the holidays, one thing everyone can agree on is how important Thanksgiving dessert is. The list of desserts goes on and on. But one thing most of these desserts have in common is that they involve some sort of pumpkin in some shape or form. So, without further ado, here is a slides...