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Grizz lose to Utah on ‘a tough night for us’

Shorthanded and outgunned, Grizzlies muster only 82 points against the Jazz.

Shorthanded and outgunned, Grizzlies muster only 82 points against the Jazz.

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s South Eastern Region headed to Memphis

Annual regional meeting convenes March 12-15 at the Cook Convention Center.

Annual regional meeting convenes March 12-15 at the Cook Convention Center.

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Beer, wine and spirits make good business ‘cents’

On Our Way to Wealthy: Selling liquor can be profitable if the rules of this heavily regulated industry are followed.

On Our Way to Wealthy: Selling liquor can be profitable if the rules of this heavily regulated industry are followed.

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In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

Racial biases rooted in the police department, court system and jail, Justice Department says.

Racial biases rooted in the police department, court system and jail, Justice Department says.

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Computer-related jobs 3 of Top 10 desired careers for urban African American & Hispanic teens

Survey probes how low- to middle-income urban African American and Hispanic teens regard IT jobs, college and future careers.

Survey probes how low- to middle-income urban African American and Hispanic teens regard IT jobs, college and future careers.

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Tax season never ends for the self-employed

MONEY MATTERS: Making accurate quarterly tax payments on schedule can help avoid interest penalties for underpayment and keep you from falling behind with the IRS.

MONEY MATTERS: Making accurate quarterly tax payments on schedule can help avoid interest penalties for underpayment and keep you from falling behind with the IRS.

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Let’s march from Shelby County (Ala.) to D.C.

After commemorating the Selma-to-Montgomery March the goal must be getting Congress to protect the integrity of voting in the U.S.

After commemorating the Selma-to-Montgomery March the goal must be getting Congress to protect the integrity of voting in the U.S.

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African Americans still underrepresented at all levels of politics

New report: “50 Years of The Voting Rights Act: The State of Race in Politics.”

New report: “50 Years of The Voting Rights Act: The State of Race in Politics.”

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Black Enterprise’s 50 Most Powerful Women In Corporate America

The executives will be honored during the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit.

The executives will be honored during the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit.

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Tennessee Black Caucus renews call for apology from state GOP lawmaker

Letter sent to GOP Caucus chairman asking him to take action against Rep. Sheila Butt of Columbia.

Letter sent to GOP Caucus chairman asking him to take action against Rep. Sheila Butt of Columbia.

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Major league baseball’s 1st black Latino star Minoso dies

Amazing ride ends for the “Cuban Comet.”

Amazing ride ends for the “Cuban Comet.”

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Obama invoking civil rights struggles past and present

President’s week includes Selma speech and meeting with police task force appointed after Michael Brown Jr.’s death in August.

President’s week includes Selma speech and meeting with police task force appointed after Michael Brown Jr.’s death in August.

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Rape and the myth of ‘the strong black woman’

SPECIAL REPORT: Rape in the black community.

SPECIAL REPORT: Rape in the black community.

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Omega-3 results show local need to eat more seafood

Seafood’s Omega 3 fatty acids needed to ward off diseases and reduce heart attack risks.

Seafood’s Omega 3 fatty acids needed to ward off diseases and reduce heart attack risks.

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Wendell Donelson: Perfectly fit for catering

ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY: Chef Donelson has mastered the task of catering by learning from the best.

ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY: Chef Donelson has mastered the task of catering by learning from the best.

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Tennessee Black Caucus seeks apology from GOP lawmaker

Calling her Facebook post “racist,” Caucus calls for removal of Rep. Sheila Butt from House leadership position.

Calling her Facebook post “racist,” Caucus calls for removal of Rep. Sheila Butt from House leadership position.

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All-Star games need 3Rs: review, revamp and reestablishment

The NBA All-Star Game and the NFL Pro Bowl need upgrades and here are some recommendations for the commissioners.

The NBA All-Star Game and the NFL Pro Bowl need upgrades and here are some recommendations for the commissioners.

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The MOVE bombing 30 years later

Lessons learned – and yet to be learned – probed at panel discussion at Community College of Philadelphia.

Lessons learned – and yet to be learned – probed at panel discussion at Community College of Philadelphia.

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Children need early exposure to a strong language and literacy environment

Early language and literacy development affects academic and life outcomes.

Early language and literacy development affects academic and life outcomes.

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It matters: Media representation of black lives

“Indirectly and sometimes quite directly, the media perpetuates racism, classism, ageism and disgust both within and outside of the black community.”

“Indirectly and sometimes quite directly, the media perpetuates racism, classism, ageism and disgust both within and outside of the black community.”

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