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10 things I wish someone had told me in a commencement speech

You may not remember all the lofty speeches or who gave them, so here’s some real-life advice that will truly matter.

You may not remember all the lofty speeches or who gave them, so here’s some real-life advice that will truly matter.

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B.B. King memorial more cheers than tears in Las Vegas

Family and friends gathered for a memorial on Saturday during a two-hour service that was distinct for its intimacy and notable for its lack of acrimony.

Family and friends gathered for a memorial on Saturday during a two-hour service that was distinct for its intimacy and notable for its lack of acrimony.

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TBI moves to change the ‘conversation about human trafficking’

More than a dozen people arrested in a prostitution sting, with more law enforcement moves in the works.

More than a dozen people arrested in a prostitution sting, with more law enforcement moves in the works.

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Kam's Kapsules: Movies Opening 5-23-15

Looking for films to view this weekend? Check out what's playing in theatres.

Looking for films to view this weekend? Check out what's playing in theatres.

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Ladies in Need Can Survive 1st Annual Prayer Breakfast

Annual event deemed a success for women in a Memphis community.

Annual event deemed a success for women in a Memphis community.

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‘Fantasy Land’ – aka the NFL – and the harsh reality for players

Seven years in the NFL give Ramon Foster of the Pittsburgh Steelers a revealing vantage point.

Seven years in the NFL give Ramon Foster of the Pittsburgh Steelers a revealing vantage point.

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Recognizing the role of implicit bias in institutional racism

A more progressive approach: We must include implicit bias and how it affects people’s conscious decision-making in our discussions on race.

A more progressive approach: We must include implicit bias and how it affects people’s conscious decision-making in our discussions on race.

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Black artist will burn, bury the Confederate flag across the South on Memorial Day

John Sims, an artist from Sarasota, Fla. artist plans to honor the constitutional right of self-expression by staging burnings and burials of the Rebel flag.

John Sims, an artist from Sarasota, Fla. artist plans to honor the constitutional right of self-expression by staging burnings and burials of the Rebel flag.

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Google Maps’ cyber-racism hack locates White House after ‘N***a house’search

Contrary to the belief that racism is going away … that racism has become more sophisticated, with cyber racists digging in their heels and lashing out anonymously.

Contrary to the belief that racism is going away … that racism has become more sophisticated, with cyber racists digging in their heels and lashing out anonymously.

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Harlem Globetrotters great Marques Haynes dies at 89

An honored legend leaves a legacy in the sports world and beyond.

An honored legend leaves a legacy in the sports world and beyond.

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Monetizing social media is a good concept for businesses

ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY: The business community is still in the beginning stages of learning how to take advantage of the social media opportunity.

ON OUR WAY TO WEALTHY: The business community is still in the beginning stages of learning how to take advantage of the social media opportunity.

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From hoop dreams to ‘Positive Vibes Only’

Young entrepreneurs build on friendship.

Young entrepreneurs build on friendship.

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Graceland Hotel approved by EDGE

The Economic Development Growth Engine gives OK for $84 million in financing. Projection: 500-plus new jobs in Shelby County.

The Economic Development Growth Engine gives OK for $84 million in financing. Projection: 500-plus new jobs in Shelby County.

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Message hits home at SCIAA Winter & Spring Athletic Banquet of Champions.

‘The choices you make, determine your fate’

‘The choices you make, determine your fate’

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SOS for more black NBA coaches

‘A LITTLE R&R ON SPORTS’: Do the math. There are 30 teams in the NBA; 80 percent of the players are African Americans; 6 coaches are African Americans. So…

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‘Black Rage’: An update

‘Black Rage’: An update

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Mother-daughter soiree grows with new partnership

Knowledge Quest and Universal Parenting Place collaborate to extend the circle of an already successful bonding event.

Knowledge Quest and Universal Parenting Place collaborate to extend the circle of an already successful bonding event.

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Journey of service continues for Edward L. Stanton III

President Obama makes his choice to fill the U.S. District Court vacancy for the state’s Western District.

President Obama makes his choice to fill the U.S. District Court vacancy for the state’s Western District.

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Grizzlies reflect on season, needs, Gasol and more

Players still searching for answers to many of the same questions they had this time last year.

Players still searching for answers to many of the same questions they had this time last year.

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Ashante Hodges to direct community development for Methodist North

MOVING ON UP: She will be responsible for advancing the hospital’s growth pillar by assisting in the expansion of North’s service area and the coordination of community outreach activities.

MOVING ON UP: She will be responsible for advancing the hospital’s growth pillar by assisting in the expansion of North’s service area and the coordination of community outreach activities.

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