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#BLACKMENTALHEALTHMATTERS (Part 2)

Taking a ‘mental health day’ and eating right helps.

Taking a ‘mental health day’ and eating right helps.

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Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton to memorialize Journalist George Curry

Services for the esteemed civil rights scribe will be held this weekend in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Services for the esteemed civil rights scribe will be held this weekend in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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Donald Trump: African-Americans have been “treated terribly” by banks

Donald Trump held a meeting with black and Latino activists at Trump Tower in New York City on Thursday morning as part of his outreach efforts to reach key voting blocs as he pushes towards the Novem

Donald Trump held a meeting with black and Latino activists at Trump Tower in New York City on Thursday morning as part of his outreach efforts to reach key voting blocs as he pushes towards the November election.

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Former Essence editor opens bed & breakfast inn to pass wealth to future generations

For Monique Greenwood, the decision to be an entrepreneur came down to legacy building.

For Monique Greenwood, the decision to be an entrepreneur came down to legacy building.

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MONEY MATTERS

Making plans to marry again? Make financial plans while you’re at it.

Making plans to marry again? Make financial plans while you’re at it.

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Q&A: I Dream Boutique

Okiema Johnson talks fashion, passion and giving back.

Okiema Johnson talks fashion, passion and giving back.

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Southside with you turns First Couple’s 1st date into a sweet romance

There’s a bit of politics and a lot of glimpses into what the Obamas would become.

There’s a bit of politics and a lot of glimpses into what the Obamas would become.

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TALKING ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

Best in Black ‘conversation’ yields a trio of action steps.

Best in Black ‘conversation’ yields a trio of action steps.

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#BLACKMENTALHEALTHMATTERS (Part 1)

Too often, African Americans suffer in silence.

Too often, African Americans suffer in silence.

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MOVEMENT IN MEMPHIS

Local activists active on multiple fronts.

Local activists active on multiple fronts.

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New disparity study charts a way forward

Consultants analyze City’s spending with minority- and women-owned businesses.

Consultants analyze City’s spending with minority- and women-owned businesses.

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City considering decriminalizing weed

Ordinance gets committee backing; Police Director Rallings not on board.

Ordinance gets committee backing; Police Director Rallings not on board.

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G☺☺D BLUE & Y☺U: Officer Jason True

On the first day school at Germantown High School, a familiar – and popular – figure greeted students. Germantown Police Department Officer Jason True, an 18-year veteran, has spent the last seven yea

On the first day school at Germantown High School, a familiar – and popular – figure greeted students. Germantown Police Department Officer Jason True, an 18-year veteran, has spent the last seven years as the school’s Resource officer.

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Boxing academy trains ‘champions for life’

Life-lessons taught in and out of the ring.

Life-lessons taught in and out of the ring.

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Why are affluent black families living in segregated & poor neighborhoods?

"One important thing to understand is that these housing policies that kept Blacks and Whites separate for so long, not only is it a social thing, but it's also an economic thing."

"One important thing to understand is that these housing policies that kept Blacks and Whites separate for so long, not only is it a social thing, but it's also an economic thing."

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5 ways to develop your child's self-esteem

“With effective resources, parents can learn to apply discipline without undermining their identity.”

“With effective resources, parents can learn to apply discipline without undermining their identity.”

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Where recreational marijuana is legal, should those in prison for weed crimes get a puff, puff, pass?

Pardons for nonviolent marijuana offenders in states where weed is legal are becoming part of the debate as more states consider legalizing cannabis.

Pardons for nonviolent marijuana offenders in states where weed is legal are becoming part of the debate as more states consider legalizing cannabis.

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Michelle Obama graces cover of Variety Magazine, talks being a product of pop culture

The first lady has successfully used pop culture to get the world’s attention.

The first lady has successfully used pop culture to get the world’s attention.

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Norvell attempting to continue Memphis' resurgence

Norvell begins his head coaching career this season by taking over for Justin Fuente, who turned around a traditionally losing program before Virginia Tech hired him away.

Norvell begins his head coaching career this season by taking over for Justin Fuente, who turned around a traditionally losing program before Virginia Tech hired him away.

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Chicago teacher welcomes kids back with his own rap video

Instead of sending out the boring, old, “Welcome Back” newsletter, Mr. Reed, a first year teacher from Chicago, wrote a rap song for his 4th grade students, and recorded a music video to go along with

Instead of sending out the boring, old, “Welcome Back” newsletter, Mr. Reed, a first year teacher from Chicago, wrote a rap song for his 4th grade students, and recorded a music video to go along with it!

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