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Local Democrats ready to get back after it

Multicultural and multigenerational. That’s how Memphis attorney Carlissa Shaw described the vision for the new Shelby County Democratic Party.

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SCLC eyes entry into the rap game

Hip-hop project among expected highlights at convention.

Hip-hop project among expected highlights at convention.

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MOVING ON UP!

Perfect partners: Tannera Gibson and the law.

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"Have we made progress?" — A follow-up response

Fisher pushes back about recent MABJ panel, progress of movement.

Fisher pushes back about recent MABJ panel, progress of movement.

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#ACCESS901

Steve Lee’s ‘extra boost’ jazz camp.

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The making of a job fair that heals

Apostle Ricky Floyd of the Pursuit of God Transformation Center, whose churches are located in the Frayser and Uptown communities, received a call from Human Resource Manager Fannie Wilkins Person at the Sheraton Hotel Downtown Memphis on July 6. She wanted to know if the Rev. Floyd was willing to host a job fair.

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THE LIFESTYLE PHARMACIST

Four tips for a healthy ‘vacay’

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My high school told me to apply to 100 colleges — and I almost lost myself in the process

High schools have become obsessed with “million-dollar scholars,” and it’s hurting students.

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Report: Super Mario coming back to the Grizzlies

Chalmers nearing one-year deal to come back to Memphis after Achilles injury.

Chalmers nearing one-year deal to come back to Memphis after Achilles injury.

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American Athletic-Preseason Picks

Memphis favored to win the West Division.

Memphis favored to win the West Division.

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Hip-Hop/R&B is now more popular than Rock music

Hip-hop/R&B have been responsible for 25.1 percent of the music consumed in America — surpassing rock, which checks in at 23 percent.

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The English language is under attack

We must defend it.

We must defend it.

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OPINION: Bernie Sanders’ black women problem

There’s just one issue that his supporters and optimistic writers refuse to consider: the voting power of black women.

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Billion in private student loan debts may be wiped away due to missing paperwork

According to The New York Times, billions of dollars in private student loan debt could be wiped out, all because the private lender didn’t keep track of the paperwork that would verify that it had ownership of the loans.

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VIDEO: SCLC to announce hip-hop project this week

National Convention set to start at Peabody Hotel on Thursday; Agenda released.

National Convention set to start at Peabody Hotel on Thursday; Agenda released.

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Justice for Darrius - 2017!

Two years later, the mission continues for Mary Stewart and a community of supporters.

Two years later, the mission continues for Mary Stewart and a community of supporters.

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Former Memphis principal will lead iZone, turnaround work for Shelby County Schools

A former turnaround principal is returning to Memphis as an assistant superintendent overseeing the Innovation Zone and other school turnaround work for Shelby County Schools, a spokeswoman confirmed Monday.

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New Harvard study finds steep declines in black homeownership in major cities

For the 12th consecutive year, America’s national homeownership rate has declined, according Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS)’ annual report, “State of the Nation’s Housing 2017.” This year’s report also found these declines vary by race and ethnicity.

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Fired cop who killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards indicted for murder

Roy Oliver, the fired Balch Springs police officer who shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, has been indicted by a grand jury for murder on Monday.

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OPINION: Welcoming immigrants keeps America great

President Donald Trump was elected on his pledge to make America great again. Yet, for all of his rhetoric, he seems to have forgotten the men and women, from every corner of the globe, who have worked so hard to build the great country we see today.

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