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Cavs smash Grizzlies three-game win streak

Lede-in: Tough night for the home team as LeBron and Cleveland rock.

Tough night for the home team as LeBron James and Cleveland rock.

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‘Cash Mob Memphis’ puts rush on gourmet popcorn

Collective buying power boosts family-owned business

Collective buying power boosts family-owned business

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‘Law & Order’ lieutenant says take control of Type II diabetes

While making a celebrity-of-the-day appearance at a health event in 2003, S. Epatha Merkerson got a health warning that led to a discovery – Type II diabetes.

While making a celebrity-of-the-day appearance at a health event in 2003, S. Epatha Merkerson got a health warning that led to a discovery – Type II diabetes.

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Hope arrives by ‘Jet’ as NBA star talks community and gives back

Kenny “The Jet” Smith donates $15,000 to refresh local court.

Kenny “The Jet” Smith donates $15,000 to refresh local court.

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‘All in for Justice & Equality’

The NAACP is “not sleeping,” new president, CEO declares.

The NAACP is “not sleeping,” new president, CEO declares.

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Connecting with the cosmos: The total audience media universe

The rise in technology and TV-connected devices has given consumers – and thus programmers, marketers, agencies and advertisers – a vehicle for boundless choice.

The rise in technology and TV-connected devices has given consumers – and thus programmers, marketers, agencies and advertisers – a vehicle for boundless choice.

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Report: Racial disparities in arrests persist with legal pot

Even after legalization, African Americans were more than twice as likely as white people to be charged with public consumption of marijuana, which remains a crime.

Even after legalization, African Americans were more than twice as likely as white people to be charged with public consumption of marijuana, which remains a crime.

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I had a heart attack!

“Nothing was more startling than when a cardiologist looked me directly in the eyes and said matter-of-factly: ‘It looks like you had a heart attack.’”

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‘Deadline’ TV editor thinks there’s too much diversity in the new pilot season

Someone decided to shed white tears and lament all the diversity that will soon be on television.

Someone decided to shed white tears and lament all the diversity that will soon be on television.

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BTW’s great-granddaughter: ‘Rising Up from the Blood’

Book review: Raised on a rough side of Oakland, Calif. by a single-mother who never mentioned their famous forbear, BTW’s heir has triumphed over the odds.

Book review: Raised on a rough side of Oakland, Calif. by a single-mother who never mentioned their famous forbear, BTW’s heir has triumphed over the odds.

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#Blackdollarsmatters

“Empire” shows that black dollars matter

“Empire” shows that black dollars matter

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Why not make voting mandatory?

Compulsory voting could eliminate the problems caused by voter-suppression laws and low turnout.

Compulsory voting could eliminate the problems caused by voter-suppression laws and low turnout.

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Tennessee lawmakers pass guns-in-parking-lots update

Bill allows workers to sue their employers if they are fired for storing guns in cars parked on company lots.

Bill allows workers to sue their employers if they are fired for storing guns in cars parked on company lots.

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It’s official: Grizz in playoffs for fifth year in a row

Zach Randolph says Grizzlies know “what we are … getting ready for.”

Zach Randolph says Grizzlies know “what we are … getting ready for.”

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NUL report: Some progress amid ongoing ‘crisis’ for Black America

The annual State of Black America report says African Americans still are missing nearly 30 percent of the pie when it comes to equality in America.

The annual State of Black America report says African Americans still are missing nearly 30 percent of the pie when it comes to equality in America.

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NBA notables concur: ‘Fans lose when players sit’

Decision by the Grizzlies still has some fuming in D.C.

Decision by the Grizzlies still has some fuming in D.C.

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Educating the kids that nobody wants

“It is increasingly clear that the vast majority of local school districts – especially in urban America – are either unwilling or unable to educate the growing number of kids

“It is increasingly clear that the vast majority of local school districts – especially in urban America – are either unwilling or unable to educate the growing number of kids coming from disadvantaged backgrounds.”

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Retirement risks to consider

MONEY MATTERS: Four risks that may be worth considering, whether you are in the accumulation phase of your retirement journey or are already spending down your savings.

MONEY MATTERS: Four risks that may be worth considering, whether you are in the accumulation phase of your retirement journey or are already spending down your savings.

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Roasted on social media, Starbucks to stop writing ‘Race Together’ on cups

The company said the backlash isn’t the reason why it’s no longer writing the words on cups.

The company said the backlash isn’t the reason why it’s no longer writing the words on cups.

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Joe, Kem & Charlie arrive – and deliver!

Concert review: The “Terrific 3” created an evening of pure pleasure.

Concert review: The “Terrific 3” created an evening of pure pleasure.

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