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Conservative Koch Brothers making inroads into Black America

Conservative Koch Brothers making inroads into Black America

Medicare and Medicaid:

Keeping us healthy for 50 years

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TCAP shows improvement for SCS students, but reading is still fundamental

Supt. Hopson: District making progress but still has a long way to go

Supt. Hopson: District making progress but still has a long way to go

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Progress cited on revamping Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board

Halbert:“If we’re going to do this, we have to do it the right way.”

Halbert:“If we’re going to do this, we have to do it the right way.”

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Achievement School District students outpace state in math and science

Supt. Barbic on stepping down: "I promised my family a change in pace."

Supt. Barbic on stepping down: "I promised my family a change in pace."

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‘Sandra Bland, the most unlikely suicide candidate ever’

A visit to Waller County Jail raises more questions than answers.

A visit to Waller County Jail raises more questions than answers.

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Incumbent, challengers spar at women-centered session

Forum focused on images important to women voters.

Forum focused on images important to women voters.

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Philadelphia Rep. Fattah, associates charged in racketeering conspiracy

Councilman dismisses 29-count indictment: "This isn't Deflategate."

Fattah dismisses 29-count indictment: "This isn't Deflategate."

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‘Between the World and Me’

What is it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it?

What is it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it?

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Amid rumors, jail releases video of Sandra Bland before her death

Officials seek to debunk rumor that Bland was dead before arriving at jail.

Officials seek to debunk rumor that she was dead before arriving at jail.

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William R. White, Tuskegee Airman (1927-2015)

'Everything we did, we had to fight for it.'

'They wanted us to fail, but they forgot one thing. We, as blacks, we were very gifted. And gifts come from whom? God.'

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University of Phoenix under investigation

FTC to investigate for "deceptive or unfair" business practices.

FTC to investigate for "deceptive or unfair" business practices.

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#BlackMenLove: We should cheer academic success the same way we do sports and entertainment

Educational excellence should be the norm for every black child.

Educational excellence should be the norm for every black child.

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Ask Demetria: If I like him, should I put a ring on it?

Reader wants to know if she should buy her own engagement ring.

Reader wants to know if she should buy her own engagement ring.

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Wellness Wednesday: Hide and Go Sweet

Some foods you love have more sugar than you need.

Some foods you love have more sugar than you need.

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Why it’s dangerous to say Sandra Bland didn’t look like someone who would commit suicide

It implies that something had to be visibly wrong for suicide to be a possibility, and it perpetuates the stigma that black women who kill themselves are weak.

It implies that something had to be visibly wrong for suicide to be a possibility, and it perpetuates the stigma that black women who kill themselves are weak.

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Grizzlies introduce Matt Barnes to Memphis

Joerger: Grizzlies will play ‘nasty’ this season

Joerger: Grizzlies will play ‘nasty’ this season.

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Health Department issues advisory about Hepatitis C increase

Officials estimate more than 100,000 Tennesseans may be living with chronic Hepatitis C and not be aware.

Officials estimate more than 100,000 Tennesseans may be living with chronic Hepatitis C and not be aware.

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A good education by any means necessary

Blend school choice benefits into ESEA debate.

Blend school choice benefits into ESEA debate.

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A father’s open letter to his son about the power of love

In the first of a series on what #BlackMenLove, a dad tells his son that love is one of the most powerful emotions we have.

In the first of a series on what #BlackMenLove, a dad tells his son that love is one of the most powerful emotions we have because it inspires us to give our all for those we care about.

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