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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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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’

Elisabeth Hasselbeck thinks the Black Lives Matter movement should be declared a hate group.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck thinks the Black Lives Matter movement should be declared a hate group.

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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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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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Mayor Wharton: State and federal agencies to help investigate sexual misconduct allegations against Robert Lipscomb

Complaint made by 26-year-old male, who says he was 16 at the time.

Complaint made by 26-year-old male, who says he was 16 at the time.

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SCS taking the state to court

Lawsuit alleges Tennessee state government failing to “equitably and adequately” fund public schools.

Lawsuit alleges Tennessee state government failing to “equitably and adequately” fund public schools.

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Tri-State Defender's publisher Bernal E. Smith II talks 'Best In Black Awards' on WMC-TV 5

'Best In Black Awards' set for this Saturday at the Cannon Center.

'Best In Black Awards' set for this Saturday at the Cannon Center.

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‘Inside Ferguson’ author Devin James set to appear in a Nebraska court on Tuesday following arrest last week

Former Memphis-area resident and companion face multiple charges; say evidence, including cell phone video, will support their case.

Former Memphis-area resident and companion face multiple charges; say evidence, including cell phone video, will support their case.

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Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston-area deputy

Sheriff points toward rhetoric that he links to "calculated, cold-blooded assassinations..." of police officers.

Sheriff points toward rhetoric that he links to "calculated, cold-blooded assassinations..." of police officers.

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What does it cost to live in your community?

Economic Policy Institute’s Family Budget Calculator shows what it takes to get by in 618 communities.

Economic Policy Institute’s Family Budget Calculator shows what it takes to get by in 618 communities.

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Because he got high: Kanye announces 2020 run for president during MTV Video Music Awards in rambling speech

No one knows what he means, but it’s provocative. It gets Twitter moving.

No one knows what he means, but it’s provocative. It gets Twitter moving.

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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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ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY: The export way

Nuts and bolts of exporting; No breaks for not knowing the law.

Nuts and bolts of exporting; No breaks for not knowing the law.

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Smith sharp as Chiefs rout Titans 34-10 in preseason game 3

Mistake-prone Tennessee not up to head-to-head challenge from KC on the road.

Mistake-prone Tennessee not up to head-to-head challenge from KC on the road.

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