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“Black geeks” want to be heard: That's the focus of a two-week celebration organized by Nashville business and tech leaders in honor of Black History Month.

And the events this year are dominated by the blockbuster movie Black Panther, which is fueling more conversation about representation.

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Most of the marathons that happen in the U.S. don’t involve running. Across the country each week, there are events like shred-a-thons, hot-tub-a-thons, and lift-a-thons. And Nashville has become home to a stand-up-comedy-a-thon — non-stop jokes for more than a week.

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A theater in Gallatin is trying to make it easier for kids with autism to go to the movies.