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Civil rights groups counting on accurate 2020 census

2015 is a critical year for field-testing that will inform the design selection for the next census.

2015 is a critical year for field-testing that will inform the design selection for the next census.

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You can win for losing in the NFL -- The Tennessee Titans are proving it

The Tennessee Titans are proving it.

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KWANZAA CELEBRATIONS

A calendar of events for the seven-day cultural celebration that stretches from Friday (Dec. 26) through New Year’s Day.

A calendar of events for the seven-day cultural celebration that stretches from Friday (Dec. 26) through New Year’s Day.

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We can’t be distracted: The movement must continue

The New York cop killer had nothing to do with our protest movement, yet he has affected it so deeply.

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Christmas break & winning – a good combo for Tigers

Remember when the University of Memphis was wallowing under .500 with a 3-4 record?

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OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: 12-25-2014

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

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Grizz slide into Xmas break with third straight loss

Utah tags Memphis with 97-91 stinger.

Utah tags Memphis with 97-91 stinger.

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Debutante reflects on coming-of-age journey

iTeen Report

iTeen Report: An insider’s view of The Links 25th Annual Debutante Cotillion Ball, a coming-of-age celebration.

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A Yo Gotti Christmas – take 3!

The superstar rapper and entrepreneur takes his annual Christmas give-back event to another level with a carnival twist.

The superstar rapper and entrepreneur takes his annual Christmas give-back event to another level with a carnival twist.

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Floetic Lyrikz to some is my son everyday!

Chance discovery shows father his son’s poet persona.

Chance discovery shows father his son’s poet persona.

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Tigers bowl over BYU in Miami Beach

Storybook season withstands brawl-marred final chapter.

Storybook season withstands brawl-marred final chapter.

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All those times Buick LaCrosse made a cameo in film and you kind of gasped

Sponsored by Buick

The internet is amazing – granted – but when we set out to research the Buick LaCrosse in film or TV, we didn’t anticipate finding a populated find-your-car-in-media database. Or did we?

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Women in STEM: 10 quotes by GM’s Alicia Boler-Davis

See how she got to the top and why she’s staying there

We curated Boler-Davis interviews and speeches on YouTube, and here are 10 direct quotes from the mind making the connection between GM and you. Number one is ridiculously inspiring. Let’s start with the basics. Boler-Davis recently – and by recently we mean earlier this month – told Fortune Magazine how she discovered her potential in engineering; she wasn’t born a VP, you know.

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The perks of owning an American classic car

Sponsored by Buick

Nothing can compare to the nostalgia you feel when you’re sitting at a stoplight and you see a well preserved El Dorado drive pass you. Everybody is looking.

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‘Round Mound’ sounds like a clown

Charles Barkley needs to stay in his lane and shut his mouth.

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Black Authors B-A-M-M!

A partnership between The New Olivet Baptist Church and the What’s Happening Myron Book Club is designed to expand the reach of African-American authors.

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Let’s get rid of the myth that success conquers depression

The apparent suicide of natural-hair entrepreneur Titi Branch is another reminder that outward success can often mask inner turmoil.

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Amid uneasiness, C.O.P. effort earns thumbs up feedback

Officers see merit in Police Director Armstrong’s community outreach thrust.

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LEGACY: Glen A. Yaun, longtime TSD photographer

Aside from his duties as a TSD photographer, Yaun’s name became synonymous in the community with kind-heartedness and a “brotherly” handshake.

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In remembrance of ‘Old Joe’

“Old Joe” was beaten until almost dead, dragged down the street and hung for “all the ‘Negroes’ to see.”

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