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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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Courthouse to be named in honor of D'Army Bailey

Commission votes unanimously to bestow honor for longtime judge.

Commission votes unanimously to bestow honor for longtime judge.

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Heat warnings continue; be extra careful!

Beat the heat tips can be lifesavers.

Beat the heat tips can be lifesavers.

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Mayoral candidates invited to talk issues with women’s groups

First Congregational Church is venue for Tuesday’s forum.

First Congregational Church is venue for Tuesday’s forum.

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‘She didn’t kill herself,’ Sandra Bland’s mother says at funeral

Mourners gathered on Saturday to say goodbye to the young activist.

Mourners gathered on Saturday to say goodbye to the young activist.

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Texas county where Sandra Bland died has history of racial tension

Some residents say Waller County has put its troubled past in the rearview.

Some residents say Waller County has put its troubled past in the rearview.

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Cleveland Police pepper-spray Black Lives Matter conference attendees

Several pepper-sprayed after police detained a 14-year-old boy they claimed was intoxicated.

Several pepper-sprayed after police detained a 14-year-old boy they claimed was intoxicated.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown: (1993-2015)

Bobby Brown: ‘Our loss is unimaginable.’

Bobby Brown: ‘Our loss is unimaginable.’

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Austin Nichols going to Virginia

Becomes the third Memphis player to transfer since the end of the season.

Becomes the third Memphis player to transfer since the end of the season.

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‘Bigger than Darrius Stewart’

Amid calls of justice for Darrius Stewart comes a larger-picture appeal.

Amid calls of justice for Darrius Stewart comes a larger-picture appeal.

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