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Still growing – TSD Women of Excellence Awards Celebration at 10-year mark

With the addition of this year’s class, 500 women are now part of a unique assembly of high achievers and bold contributors to the well being of our community.

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GritGrindGrizz: World, meet Mike Conley

Grizzlies’ $153M man earning his check, making a name for himself.

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BIGGER THAN THE ‘GAME’

Coach Fizdale’s rant, social justice advocacy and the Movement for Black Lives.

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WHAT THE WHAT?!?

Tenn. lawmakers unwittingly vote to honor Klan leader.

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Plan for school vouchers in Tennessee on hold ­— again

Bill’s sponsor pushes legislation to next year.

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A unified effort to save our children

As we approach the end of another school year, it’s very important the children of this city have a safe and productive summer.

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#ACCESS901

Society Memphis – DJ Self and Remy Ma turn all the way up at the New Daisy.

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BLACK PRESS EXCLUSIVE: Talking education with Bill Cosby

Love for learning anchors his ongoing support of education

Love for learning anchors his ongoing support of education.

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COMMENTARY: Evin Cosby

Countering the “public persecution of my dad.”

Countering the “public persecution of my dad.”

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Grizzlies drop Game 5 in San Antonio, 103-116

Game 6 at FedExForum is "win or go home."

Game 6 at FedExForum is "win or go home."

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Tennessee passes sign language bill

The Tennessee Legislature has passed a measure that allows students to take American Sign Language and get credit for their foreign language requirements.

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5 health mistakes you make before 9 a.m.

Before you just jump on into your day, you could be making some critical errors that affect your health for the rest of the day, the week and months to come!

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University students vote to give free tuition as slave reparations

Students at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, passed a resolution that offered free tuition and housing at the university.

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Kendrick Lamar makes history: charts all 14 tracks from ‘DAMN’

Topping out the chart at the number 1 spot is the song “Humble,” which jumped up from number 3 to number 1.

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GritGrindGrizz: Warmups for Grizz-Spurs Game 5:

Lee Eric Smith previews pivotal game in San Antonio.

Lee Eric Smith previews pivotal game in San Antonio.

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How Obama’s education law can help black parents bridge the education gap

The reality for millions of Black American parents in the U.S. is that there is a lingering educational achievement gap between Black students and White students.

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African Americans today suffer ‘sleep gap’ that dates back to slavery

In the United States, fewer African-Americans are able to get the recommended six to nine hours of sleep per night than people in any other racial group.

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Black doctors earn less than white doctors

African-American physicians earn 15 percent less than White physicians—an average of $262,000 compared to $303,000—according to Medscape’s 2017 Physicians Compensation Report.

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3 healing baths to help you burn calories

According to research done at Loughborough University, a warm bath can burn calories the same way you would by doing a decent cardio exercise. This happens through what they refer to as passive heating of the body.

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Beyoncé creates scholarship for young women studying the arts, black studies

The scholarship will start to become available for the 2017-2018 school year, with aims to “encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident.”

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