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The painful fall of Robert Lipscomb

For many who “know” Lipscomb, this matter goes beyond surprise. It’s painful to them on a gut level.

For many who “know” Lipscomb, this matter goes beyond surprise. It’s painful to them on a gut level.

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‘A mutually beneficial relationship that is a model for diversity’

SPOTLIGHT ON DIVERSITY: BMA Transports, Inc. & Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation.

SPOTLIGHT ON DIVERSITY: BMA Transports, Inc. & Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation.

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After 26 years…Big dreams – still – for Southern Heritage Classic’s founder

Fred Jones Jr.: ‘The Classic is just like the Super Bowl. The same elements are there, just on a different level.’

Fred Jones Jr.: ‘The Classic is just like the Super Bowl. The same elements are there, just on a different level.’

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The American Heart Association: Because your life matters

Picking up from where his mother left off, a son takes “every possible opportunity” to raise awareness about the impact of heart disease.

Picking up from where his mother left off, a son takes “every possible opportunity” to raise awareness about the impact of heart disease.

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Don’t bet on Ben Carson in Iowa

Although the famed surgeon is having a popularity surge of late, it won’t last. Especially when Donald Trump is doling out the praise-of-death to the “soft-spoken” doctor.

Although the famed surgeon is having a popularity surge of late, it won’t last. Especially when Donald Trump is doling out the praise-of-death to the “soft-spoken” doctor.

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Dear Serena: We Are You

In an open letter to tennis star Serena Williams, Linda Goler Blount of the Black Women’s Health Imperative has praise for Williams and for the bodies of black women.

In an open letter to tennis star Serena Williams, Linda Goler Blount of the Black Women’s Health Imperative has praise for Williams and for the bodies of black women.

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LENS & LINES: Memory of a Lyfe time

Saying that he was glad to be back in Memphis, Lyfe Jennings thrilled his Cannon Center fans.

Saying that he was glad to be back in Memphis, Lyfe Jennings thrilled his Cannon Center fans.

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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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