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Bar-Kays to perform at MCS Alumni Gala

A gold medalist, a fearless advocate and an investment banker will be among the six deserving individuals to be inducted into the Memphis City Schools Hall of Fame this year. 

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Literature and business cross paths in Marabel’s Malcolm X

Two of Malcolm X’s daughters take issue with a recent biography of their father alleging that the marriage between Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz was strained, and that both partners may have been unfaithful.

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Fair housing for all – worthy goal with many challenges

During April, we celebrate the Federal Fair Housing Act, which was signed into law on April 11, 1968, exactly one week following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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A Black American Earth Day

For black Americans and millions of people of color, Earth Day 2011 should be both a day of celebration and rededication to the struggle to free our communities from the devastating toxicity of environmental injustice.

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Requiem for a freedom singer, freedom fighter

The legacy of Matthew Auralius Jones Jr. includes these milestones – Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) field secretary, freedom fighter and freedom singer.

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