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Most Memphis teachers are due a 3 percent raise this year, but who and when?

Increases for Shelby County Schools now tied to performance.

Increases for Shelby County Schools now tied to performance.

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Top 6 Black-to-School scholarship programs for African American students in Fall/Winter 2016

As the year winds down, here are the top national scholarship programs for African American students and others that are still accepting applications.

As the year winds down, here are the top national scholarship programs for African American students and others that are still accepting applications.

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Why black people are being left out of the weed boom

New rules and regulations surrounding legal marijuana as well as the high cost of entry are creating several barriers for African Americans who want to get in on America’s latest cash crop.

New rules and regulations surrounding legal marijuana as well as the high cost of entry are creating several barriers for African Americans who want to get in on America’s latest cash crop.

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The conveniently missing racial politics of EpiPen access

For years the rising cost of the lifesaving drug has been a steep barrier for black families, particularly black children burdened by two factors: poverty and the growing disparity in allergy occurren

For years the rising cost of the lifesaving drug has been a steep barrier for black families, particularly black children burdened by two factors: poverty and the growing disparity in allergy occurrence.

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DL Hughley on Colin Kaepernick:

Blacks don’t get Sunday off from racism.

Blacks don’t get Sunday off from racism.

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Chris Brown arrested for assault with a deadly weapon

The singer was arrested at his home in Los Angeles after a woman reported that he pointed a gun at her.

The singer was arrested at his home in Los Angeles after a woman reported that he pointed a gun at her.

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Patti Labelle unveils 4 new desserts to replicate the success of her sweet potato pies

The sweet success of Patti Labelle's sweet potato pies exclusively available at Walmart has led to a major expansion of her personal recipe-based product line.

The sweet success of Patti Labelle's sweet potato pies exclusively available at Walmart has led to a major expansion of her personal recipe-based product line.

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MATA listening session on ‘improvements’ set for tonight

Critics say changes don’t meet riders’ needs; their town hall meetings are upcoming.

Critics say changes don’t meet riders’ needs; their town hall meetings are upcoming.

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Man threatened to kill President Obama, attack a mosque

Federal authorities have arrested a Massachusetts man who they say threatened to assassinate President Barack Obama, bomb several police stations and attack a mosque.

Federal authorities have arrested a Massachusetts man who they say threatened to assassinate President Barack Obama, bomb several police stations and attack a mosque.

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White Lives Matter classified as a hate group

The Southern Poverty Law Center, which keeps track of extremist groups in the U.S., has declared White Lives Matter a hate group.

The Southern Poverty Law Center, which keeps track of extremist groups in the U.S., has declared White Lives Matter a hate group.

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Black-Girl-Magic.com turns hashtag into global empowerment for youth

The hashtag discussion group recently started on Twitter and quickly gained momentum as great Black women achieved supernatural success in sports, entertainment, business and other industries.

The hashtag discussion group recently started on Twitter and quickly gained momentum as great Black women achieved supernatural success in sports, entertainment, business and other industries.

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Yes, women lift! The importance of resistance training after 35

Contrary to popular belief, women can train dirty and maintain their femininity!

Contrary to popular belief, women can train dirty and maintain their femininity!

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10 tips for postpartum survival

Everyone talks about pregnancy’s three trimesters, but some say there’s a fourth trimester: the postpartum period. Here’s advice from a new mom.

Everyone talks about pregnancy’s three trimesters, but some say there’s a fourth trimester: the postpartum period. Here’s advice from a new mom.

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Don’t read the comments … Especially if you’re a black woman

Because you’ll end up in a cesspool of misogyny and slut-shaming.

Because you’ll end up in a cesspool of misogyny and slut-shaming.

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#BLACKMENTALHEALTHMATTERS (Part 3)

Taking a closer look at black mental health.

Taking a closer look at black mental health.

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4 questions parents should ask a principal or teacher to ensure their child’s success

Being an informed and active parent can help spark important dialogue that will help improve school performance.

Being an informed and active parent can help spark important dialogue that will help improve school performance.

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Study: School closures disproportionately harm black, poor students

A battle rages over how best to serve students in failing schools with plunging enrollment. Some argue the solution is to shutter the facility and relocate students to other schools.

A battle rages over how best to serve students in failing schools with plunging enrollment. Some argue the solution is to shutter the facility and relocate students to other schools.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Covington turns the tide on Melrose

Second-half surge powers Chargers past the Golden Wildcats

Second-half surge powers Chargers past the Golden Wildcats.

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How censoring Facebook affects the fight for black lives

The Black Lives Matter movement may have harnessed the power of social media, but it doesn’t control it.

The Black Lives Matter movement may have harnessed the power of social media, but it doesn’t control it.

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Beyoncé brings Mothers of the Movement to VMAs

The mothers of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin and Oscar Grant joined the singer on the red carpet for MTV’s Video Music Awards.

The mothers of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin and Oscar Grant joined the singer on the red carpet for MTV’s Video Music Awards.

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