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Michael Anderson – still tearing up the strings

Ever attend an awesome performance of The Gap Band, Charlie Wilson or the Bar-Kay’s and wonder who was the guy tearing up the strings? Memphis native and guitarist, Michael Anderson, is the answ

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  • Written by Tri-State Defender Newsroom

A decent read yields a basic lesson

Monica Cole just couldn’t keep her mouth shut when it came to her best friend Henna’s affairs. Especially when, as in the new book “Three Chords and The Truth” by Cas Sigers, the affair hit too close to home.

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  • Written by Terry Schlichenmeyer

I don’t get ‘planking’

There has been a phenomenon of sorts to enter pop culture in the past few weeks. Perhaps you may have heard of “planking.” Here is one thing I am not ashamed to shout in public: ”I don’t get it.”

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Memphis in the house at the BET Awards

 

As the BET Top Marketing Rep intern of the last year, and a contributor to the Tri State Defender, I was allowed special access to the 2011 BET Awards and related events in Los Angeles. And it was amazing.

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  • Written by Milton Howery III

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