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School maze

Two days after a federal court judges’ ruling declared that the makeup of the Shelby County Schools board is unconstitutional, a special county schools meeting drew a packed house.

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Merging school systems: the survey says

The Tri-State Defender decided to pickup the street buzz via a walkup survey of citizens around Cordova High School.

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<br />Freedom Awards: bigger, better

The National Civil Rights Museum’s brain trust has decided to expand the lineup for the prestigious Freedom Awards as the museum notes its 20th Anniversary.

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‘The Help’ delivers on ‘truth and reconciliation’ journey

Kathryn Stockett made an auspicious debut with the publication of “The Help,” a poignant period piece examining the unquestioned relationships of entitled, white socialites and their deferential black maids in Mississippi.

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How to discuss the UK riots – without getting burned

Like busy intersections, every hot topic can be viewed from a variety of angles.

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