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Heavenly sistahs expound on ‘Brotherly Love’

Queen Latifah and Keke Palmer – The “Brotherly Love” Interview.

Queen Latifah and Keke Palmer – The “Brotherly Love” Interview.

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Loretta Lynch to bring prosecutor’s perspective to U.S. Justice Dept.

Successor to Eric Holder takes over on Monday after long-delayed confirmation.

Successor to Eric Holder takes over on Monday after long-delayed confirmation.

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The search for next Southwest president is down to final four

Interviews next week. The new president is expected to be selected by July.

Interviews next week. The new president is expected to be selected by July.

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Welcome mat extended to guns in all Tennessee Parks

Gov. Haslam signs bill; remains concerned about “potential unintended consequences.”

Gov. Haslam signs bill; remains concerned about “potential unintended consequences.”

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Casey J. releases debut album, ‘The Truth’

Young gospel artist is making a name for herself in the world of Christian music.

Young gospel artist is making a name for herself in the world of Christian music.

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Determined local contractor tells of investing in her people

Marcel Hill has a straight-forward message when she gets the opportunity to share her story with others.

Marcel Hill has a straight-forward message when she gets the opportunity to share her story with others.

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‘More Than a Score’

BOOK REVIEW: ‘The New Uprising against High-Stakes Testing.’

BOOK REVIEW: ‘The New Uprising against High-Stakes Testing.’

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OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: 4-25-15

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

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Teacher of the Week: Ayodele Hall

“Celebration of Teachers” Sunday is approaching and the countdown spotlight is on Ayodele Hall.

“Celebration of Teachers” Sunday is approaching and the countdown spotlight is on Ayodele Hall.

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Respect your elders Floyd!

‘A LITTLE R&R ON SPORTS’: “So when Floyd Mayweather has the gall to compare himself and disrespect the legacy of The Greatest, we have a problem.

‘A LITTLE R&R ON SPORTS’: “So when Floyd Mayweather has the gall to compare himself and disrespect the legacy of The Greatest, we have a problem and there’s (as Bernie Mac would say) a big damn discrepancy.”

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Universal Parenting Places

South Memphis home to one of nation’s first.

South Memphis home to one of nation’s first.

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Memphis’ problem: ‘miseducation of poverty’

“There must be an examination of the structural and systemic complications that prevent forward strides from taking place.”

“There must be an examination of the structural and systemic complications that prevent forward strides from taking place.”

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Hamilton students demonstrate resolve with walkout

Pending departure of principal that students had learned to embrace prompts concern about the future.

Pending departure of principal that students had learned to embrace prompts concern about the future.

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Grizzlies win Game 2, 97-82; Take 2-0 series lead

Perimeter play – specifically, 3-point shooting – helped the Grizzlies score a fairly comfortable victory over the Portland Trail Blazers at the FedExForum.

Perimeter play – specifically, 3-point shooting – helped the Grizzlies score a fairly comfortable victory over the Portland Trail Blazers at the FedExForum.

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Boe (Sterling) knows Bass Pro

Eye for design leads to Memphis and around the globe

Eye for design leads to Memphis and around the globe

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News Roundup

Citizenship test to graduate?; Jurors could see in-life photos of murder victims; Elton John’s heart-shaped glasses swiped; more!

Citizenship test to graduate?; Jurors could see in-life photos of murder victims; Elton John’s heart-shaped glasses swiped; more!

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Meet the brave and brilliant playwright Katori Hall

When Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett star in your first Broadway play, you've got to be something special. Katori Hall is a talent on the rise.

When Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett star in your first Broadway play, you've got to be something special. Katori Hall is a talent on the rise.

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A young sister ‘hashtagged’ me out of my silo

“If the hashtag takes you to a conversation, and that takes you to action, then the hashtag may be a step in the right direction.”

“If the hashtag takes you to a conversation, and that takes you to action, then the hashtag may be a step in the right direction.”

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CNN panelists clash over Freddie Gray’s death

The two guests clashed over the “root cause” of recent officer-involved killings across the nation.

The two guests clashed over the “root cause” of recent officer-involved killings across the nation.

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Tortured, jailed black seniors released – but denied Social Security

Many read about wrongfully convicted men released from prison after decades and believe when they are freed that justice has finally been achieved.

Many read about wrongfully convicted men released from prison after decades and believe when they are freed that justice has finally been achieved.

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