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HAT-TITUDE caps Shelby County Deltas’ Scholarship Brunch

 

The Ladies of the Shelby County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recently presented scholarships to four outstanding Shelby County High School Seniors.

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Teach for America Week makes FedEx exec a ‘teacher’

A critical-thinking lesson arrived sharply dressed at Fairview Middle School on Tuesday. It was delivered right on time and in the person of Shannon Brown, senior vice president and chief human resources and diversity officer of FedEx Express.

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Thunder sounds rally cry in Game 2

On Saturday, the Grizz will be facing a younger, more physical team in the OKC Thunder than they did in the Spurs. Expect a battle.

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Food Bank gets Omega’s support

 

As part of their Centennial Celebration the members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity graduate chapters of Greater Memphis joined forces to raise awareness of hunger in the Mid-South area.  

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40 U of M student-athletes set for graduation walk

For the third-straight year, 40 or more Tigers student-athletes are taking part in the University of Memphis’ 2011 spring Commencement. 

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Thunder fans came loaded for bear in Game 2 vs. Grizz

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The Thunder roared on Tuesday at the Oklahoma City Arena, where they defeated Memphis 111-102 in front of a sold-out crowd (18,203).

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Obama baseball to highlight MOD weekend auction

A baseball with the authenticated autographs of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will be the featured item auctioned during the March of Dimes March for Babies campaign on Saturday.

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‘In character, in manner, and in style we salute you’

The Memphis Botanic Garden was all lit up in a bloom of flowers, and the Tri-State Defender Women of Excellence “High Tea” Awards Reception was awash in spring colors.

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For young adults, beliefs about health clash with risky behavior

Nine out of 10 Americans between ages 18-24 believe they’re living healthy lifestyles – yet engage in behaviors that could put them at risk of stroke.

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C-USA donates sportswear to aid sports leagues

Conference USA (C-USA) has donated quality apparel to youth sports leagues implemented by Children International, a U.S.-based humanitarian organization based in Kansas City, Mo.

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<br />The Power of One: BTW steps closer to a visit from President Obama

The Tri-State Defender extended Booker T. Washington High School Principal Alisha Kiner an invitation to write an open letter to those who have supported BTW in its amazing journey. She accepted. 

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<br />BTW one step closer to visit from President Obama

Congressman Steve Cohen announced Monday that Booker T. Washington High School of Memphis is one of three schools that received the most online votes in this year’s Race to the Top High School Commencement Challenge.

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‘Better team’ beats Spurs

“Believe Memphis” – the Memphis Grizzlies campaign slogan – has made the translation from words to action. If fans didn’t believe before, they surely believe now.

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