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Black Lives Matter movement faces new challenges as its national prominence grows

Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police.

Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police.

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Transition: Lipscomb resignation brings two deputy directors into the top-leader picture for housing and development agencies

Mayor Wharton “confident” the interims can keep city business “moving forward.”

Mayor Wharton “confident” the interims can keep city business “moving forward.”

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Tenn. teen badly beaten after reportedly using the N-Word

Ethan Humphrey, 15, suffered a concussion and a broken collarbone after six Millington Central High School students allegedly beat the teen for reportedly using the n-word.

Ethan Humphrey, 15, suffered a concussion and a broken collarbone after six Millington Central High School students allegedly beat the teen for reportedly using the n-word.

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WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: Kick off a healthy tailgating season with simple substitutions

Simple steps you can take to make your pre-game festivities heart healthy while rooting your favorite team to victory.

Simple steps you can take to make your pre-game festivities heart healthy while rooting your favorite team to victory.

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation announces Phoenix Awards recipients

Legendary civil rights activists, first black fraternity to be honored during the 45th Annual Legislative Conference.

Legendary civil rights activists, first black fraternity to be honored during the 45th Annual Legislative Conference.

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What brands do male and female consumers trust the most?

Nielsen showcases the top 10 most trusted consumer packaged goods brands among women and men.

Nielsen showcases the top 10 most trusted consumer packaged goods brands among women and men.

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Meet presidential hopeful ‘Deez Nuts’

Fifteen-year-old Brady Olson of Wallingford, Iowa, made national headlines last month when he filed paperwork to run for president under the name “Deez Nuts.”

Fifteen-year-old Brady Olson of Wallingford, Iowa, made national headlines last month when he filed paperwork to run for president under the name “Deez Nuts.”

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Amid a swirl of sexual misconduct allegations, Robert Lipscomb steps aside as HCD director

He also is “voluntarily stepping down” as chairman of The LeMoyne-Owen College Board of Trustees “pending the outcome of the investigation.”

He also is “voluntarily stepping down” as chairman of The LeMoyne-Owen College Board of Trustees “pending the outcome of the investigation.”

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Suspect in Houston officer attack had history of mental illness

The man accused of shooting and killing a suburban Houston officer has a history of mental illness and once lived in a homeless shelter, authorities said Monday.

The man accused of shooting and killing a suburban Houston officer has a history of mental illness and once lived in a homeless shelter, authorities said Monday.

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Elisabeth Hasselbeck suggests Black Lives Matter should be labeled ‘hate group’

Fox News Host: "I mean how much more has to go in this direction before someone actually labels it as such?”

Fox News Host: "I mean how much more has to go in this direction before someone actually labels it as such?”

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Truancy takes a higher toll on African-American families

“The High Cost of Truancy” report details the consequences of chronic absenteeism.

“The High Cost of Truancy” report details the consequences of chronic absenteeism.

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Black Economic Empowerment: Pilot entrepreneurship program aims to train black business owners for success

The University of Phoenix School of Business aims to fuel that growth by backing a new entrepreneurial education and training program with a $500,000 grant.

The University of Phoenix School of Business aims to fuel that growth by backing a new entrepreneurial education and training program with a $500,000 grant.

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James Bond author says Idris Elba ‘too street’ to play 007

Anthony Horowitz, doesn’t think Idris Elba is suave enough to play James Bond. Which, as we all know, is perfect nonsense.

Anthony Horowitz, doesn’t think Idris Elba is suave enough to play James Bond. Which, as we all know, is perfect nonsense.

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From raunchy rap to a political awakening: The book of Luke tells the tales

In a wide-ranging interview about his new memoir, Luther Campbell speaks on why Miami was important in the history of rap and society’s double standard for black artists.

In a wide-ranging interview about his new memoir, Luther Campbell speaks on why Miami was important in the history of rap and society’s double standard for black artists.

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BREAKING NEWS: Housing & Community Development director facing illegal sex allegation

Robert Lipscomb relieved of duty pending “full investigation”

Robert Lipscomb relieved of duty pending “full investigation.”

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BOOK REVIEW: 'Emmett'

Pioneering Emmett Till-scholar Dr. Clenora Hudson looks at the horrific Emmett Till saga through the lens of racial healing.

Pioneering Emmett Till scholar Dr. Clenora Hudson looks at the horrific Emmett Till saga through the lens of racial healing.

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“Inside Ferguson” author Devin James, a companion and a 5 year old arrested, jailed in Lincoln, Neb.

State police handling the incident; cellphone and dashcam videos said to record the encounter.

State police handling the incident; cellphone and dashcam videos said to record the encounter.

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UBABY, Inc. kicking off ‘The WOW Challenge’ on ‘The Tom Joyner Morning Show’

New health and wellness initiative to debut Sept. 11 in collaboration with the Southern Heritage Classic.

New health and wellness initiative to debut Sept. 11 in collaboration with the Southern Heritage Classic.

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A hate crime is a hate crime

To not call a hate crime a hate crime when the perpetrator is black and the victims are white opens the door to the slur that blacks are hypocrites and have a double standard when the victims are whit

To not call a hate crime a hate crime when the perpetrator is black and the victims are white opens the door to the slur that blacks are hypocrites and have a double standard when the victims are whites.

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Are you having fun with today’s politics?

BLACKONOMICS: “I’ll see your two blacks and raise you two more.”

BLACKONOMICS: “I’ll see your two blacks and raise you two more.”

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