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Charter operators make last effort to open new Memphis schools with state appeal

For two California-based charter networks wanting to open more schools in Memphis, the third try is their final chance.

For two California-based charter networks wanting to open more schools in Memphis, the third try is their final chance.

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U.S. owes reparations to African-Americans, UN experts say

A U.N. working group says Blacks face a “human rights crisis” in ongoing police shootings that go largely unpunished.

A U.N. working group says Blacks face a “human rights crisis” in ongoing police shootings that go largely unpunished.

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8 ways they’ll try to stop you from voting and how to fight back

Even before the Supreme Court struck down specific protections in its 2013 Shelby v. Holder decision, voting rights have been under attack. This election is no different, but you don’t have to sit idl

Even before the Supreme Court struck down specific protections in its 2013 Shelby v. Holder decision, voting rights have been under attack. This election is no different, but you don’t have to sit idle while others infringe upon your right to vote. You can push back. Here’s how.

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Study finds that black women are invisible to corporate America

According to the latest Women in the Workplace 2016 study, women in the workplace are falling behind at every step of the corporate ladder, and the gap is especially pronounced with women of color.

According to the latest Women in the Workplace 2016 study, women in the workplace are falling behind at every step of the corporate ladder, and the gap is especially pronounced with women of color.

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LeBron James says he will stand for the national anthem

LeBron James spoke with the media for the first time this season, and he said that while he respects Colin Kaepernick and his cause, he will not be joining him in choosing not to rise for the national

LeBron James spoke with the media for the first time this season, and he said that while he respects Colin Kaepernick and his cause, he will not be joining him in choosing not to rise for the national anthem.

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Will Smith disappointed 'Concussion' didn’t impact football

Smith portrayed Dr. Bennet Omalu, the Nigerian forensic pathologist who proved that repeated blows to the head while playing football resulted in many football players having chronic traumatic encepha

Smith portrayed Dr. Bennet Omalu, the Nigerian forensic pathologist who proved that repeated blows to the head while playing football resulted in many football players having chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.

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‘Moving parts’ aplenty in aftermath of grand jury decision

Requests for a special prosecutor and an investigative grand jury among activity expected next week in the case involving the fatal police shooting of Darrius Stewart.

Requests for a special prosecutor and an investigative grand jury among activity expected next week in the case involving the fatal police shooting of Darrius Stewart.

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BREAKING: No federal civil rights charges against Connor Schilling

U.S. Attorney Stanton: Insufficient evidence to prove willful violation of Darrius Stewart's civil rights.

U.S. Attorney Stanton: Insufficient evidence to prove willful violation of Darrius Stewart's civil rights.

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Man In the Middle: Lester Holt worked to steer wild debate

After letting Clinton and Trump go at it early, veteran news anchor pushed back with facts late.

After letting Clinton and Trump go at it early, veteran news anchor pushed back with facts late.

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Where are African Americans spending their $1 trillion buying power?

New report: Spending booms on dining out, home improvement, automobiles and financial services.

New report: Spending booms on dining out, home improvement, automobiles and financial services.

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Court rules it’s okay to discriminate against black hairstyles

According to a federal appeals court, discrimination on the basis of black hair texture is prohibited, but the way in which you wear it is not.

According to a federal appeals court, discrimination on the basis of black hair texture is prohibited, but the way in which you wear it is not.

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Charlotte Girl’s emotional plea over police shootings will break your heart

“I feel like we are treated differently than other people. I don’t like how we’re treated,” young Zianna Oliphant said, before breaking down in tears.

“I feel like we are treated differently than other people. I don’t like how we’re treated,” young Zianna Oliphant said, before breaking down in tears.

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White Navy vet kneels in a Black Lives Matter shirt during national anthem

"I came to support them to let them know somebody in the white community cares.”

"I came to support them to let them know somebody in the white community cares.”

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WATCH: High school football team lie on their backs with hands up as Kaepernick looks on

The Castlemont High School football team in Oakland, Calif., joined the principled quarterback in protest of American police brutality after he shared a few words of wisdom with the young bloods.

The Castlemont High School football team in Oakland, Calif., joined the principled quarterback in protest of American police brutality after he shared a few words of wisdom with the young bloods.

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Jay Z and Will Smith reportedly producing Emmett Till HBO miniseries

According to Deadline, the series will be based on the book, “Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked The World And Propelled The Civil Rights Movement,” by Devery Anderson.

According to Deadline, the series will be based on the book, “Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked The World And Propelled The Civil Rights Movement,” by Devery Anderson.

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Watch the Presidential debate and interact with the TSD

TSD President/CEO Bernal E. Smith II to host Facebook feedback for Clinton-Trump matchup.

TSD President/CEO Bernal E. Smith II to host Facebook feedback for Clinton-Trump matchup.

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Grizzlies offer something old and something new during Media Day

GritGrindGrizz returns with quick thoughts on "The Core Four" and a whole lot more.

First preseason matchup set for October 3.

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The Black Press declares a State of Emergency

Why? A "deadly national pattern of police violence and prosecutorial misconduct.”

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Obama says he’s keeping it real once he leaves the White House

President Barack Obama recently sat down with an interview with historian Doris Kearns Goodwin for Vanity Fair. While the interview covered a wide range of topics, perhaps the most interesting part wa

President Barack Obama recently sat down with an interview with historian Doris Kearns Goodwin for Vanity Fair. While the interview covered a wide range of topics, perhaps the most interesting part was when the president suggested that he would be taking more activist stands once he left the Oval Office.

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In case you didn’t notice, Charlotte, NC, is in the middle of a major battleground state this election

The city’s protests over the death of Keith Lamont Scott could disrupt everything, from who goes to the White House to who controls the U.S. Senate to who stays in the governor’s mansion.

The city’s protests over the death of Keith Lamont Scott could disrupt everything, from who goes to the White House to who controls the U.S. Senate to who stays in the governor’s mansion.

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