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Featuring: 'The List' goes to court, Kam Williams' Oscar preview and Edmund Ford has a few thoughts about those 16,000 unfilled jobs in Memphis.

Featuring: 'The List' goes to court, Kam Williams' Oscar preview and Edmund Ford has a few thoughts about those 16,000 unfilled jobs in Memphis.

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‘The list’ is headed to court

ACLU sues City of Memphis over City Hall escort policy.

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Dyson: Obama failed to challenge white people

Topics: Trump, Obama, race and more.

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16,000 Memphis jobs:

How do we fill them?

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The erasure of Black History in our classrooms is a crime

The kindergarten through 12th grade education system, like most America systems, is an oppressive structure that serves as the catalyst to the erasure of black history, which ultimately is American history.

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Catch Lucy Shaw’s ‘The Journey’ tour

Lucy Shaw, author of “The Journey: How not to get kicked out of Earth University (EU),” will roll out her regional book tour with a book signing event in Memphis on Thursday (Feb. 23) at 5:30 p.m.

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ACCESS 901: Pop! Richard Farwell IV’s glass ceiling was largely made of grapes

Wine connoisseur enjoys teaching customers the art of selecting the right wine.

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Unity in Diversity Scholarship Banquet set for tonight at Guesthouse at Graceland

U of M Black Law Student Association raises more than $100K for scholarship.

U of M Black Law Student Association raises more than $100K for scholarship.

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Snoop, Jilly from Philly, Luda and Wiz Khalifa among headliners for Beale St. Music Fest.

Festival runs May 5-7.

Festival set for May 5-7.

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Here’s what Superintendent Hopson told state lawmakers in Nashville about Memphis schools

Superintendent Dorsey Hopson came to Nashville on Tuesday seeking to break the stigma and stereotypes of Memphis schools, as well as to build better relationships with state lawmakers.

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White Station Lady Spartans stomp Whitehaven Lady Tigers to win 16-AAA title

Damiah Griffin's 11 points leads balanced Spartans to 58-35 win.

Damiah Griffin leads Spartans to 58-35 win.

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More than 1 million people visit National Museum of African American History and Culture since opening

The National Museum of African American History and Culture has reached a huge milestone in the few months it has been opening, hitting its 1 million visitors mark last week.

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Dylann Roof went to another AME church after the Charleston shooting

After the June 17, 2015 attack that left nine black parishioners dead, Roof left Mother Emanuel and traveled to the Branch AME Church according to ABC News affiliate WCIV, which cited GPS data that was not presented during his trial.

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Magic Johnson is now in control of the LA Lakers

On Tuesday, Johnson was announced as president of basketball operations; former agent Rob Pelinka replaces Mitch Kupchak as GM.

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Burger King parent company to buy Popeyes for $1.8 billion

Restaurant Brands International Inc., the owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons fast-food chains, is expanding its reach and entering the fried-chicken business, purchasing Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen fo

Restaurant Brands International Inc., the owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons fast-food chains, is expanding its reach and entering the fried-chicken business, purchasing Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for $1.8 billion in cash.

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NBC Hit "This Is Us" to feature Memphis in tonight's episode

Dying father brings son to visit his hometown — and ours.

Dying father brings son to visit his hometown — and ours.

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2017 BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation Diversity Scholarships

Three Tennessee minority students who wish to pursue health care careers will be awarded $10,000 scholarships.

March 1 is the deadline for applicants seeking a BlueCross Blue Shield of Tennessee Health Foundation Diversity Scholarship for 2017.

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Trump pledges to unite ‘divided country’ during African American museum visit

During his first visit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, President Donald Trump vowed to combat bigotry and unite a “divided” country.

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Thousands of demonstrators across US say ‘Not My President’

The protests on the federal holiday didn’t draw nearly as many people as the million-plus who thronged the streets following the Republican president’s inauguration a month earlier, but the message was similar.

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On 90th birthday, Sidney Poitier is oldest living Best Actor Oscar winner

When Poitier took home the award for his work in Lilies of the Field, he was also making history as the first black man to receive the award, and it was definitely well-deserved.

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