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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.

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

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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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VH1’s 'The Breaks' holds up a mirror to the early days of hip-hop

Black-ish. Luke Cage. Atlanta. Insecure. The Get Down. Power. Empire. In the past few years, the authenticity (and sheer volume) of black life showcased on television has been astounding.

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Maybe the Earth is flat

This past weekend during the National Basketball Association’s All-Star festivities, Cleveland Cavaliers basketball star Kyrie Irving appeared on the NBA podcast Road Tripping with RJ & Channing and said, “The Earth is flat. The Earth is flat. . . . It’s right in front of our faces. I’m telling you, it’s right in front of our faces. They lie to us.”

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You can come in, but…

Review set for a list that blocks dozens from City Hall unless they have an escort..

Review set for a list that blocks dozens from City Hall unless they have an escort..

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Record All-Star: Davis scores 52

Move over, Wilt. After 55 years, one of your records is no more. Anthony Davis took care of that.

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Opinion: The incredible legend of the black church

They were actually important to the black community!

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Pots & pans: It’s about time it was Oscars-so-black

Hollywood finally might be understanding that anyone’s story can be an American story.

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Morehouse at 150: Destroying 7 myths that challenge the excellence of HBCUs

HBCUs have a rich history and powerful mystique that continue to shape African-American culture and inspire academic success.

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Jeanette Epps to become first black crewmember on International Space Station

While other Black astronauts have flown to the Space Station for brief stays during the outpost’s construction, Epps will be the first Black crewmember to live and work on the station for an extended period of time.

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Michelle Obama set to make appearance on ‘MasterChef Junior’

The show, which just started its new season last week, is a cooking competition for children aged 8-13 and will have various guest appearances throughout the season as it looks to replace Chef Graham Elliot.

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Donald Glover will play Simba in The Lion King Reboot, James Earl Jones returns as Mufasa

The rapper and comedian, fresh off his two Golden Globes and NAACP Award for the breakout hit, Atlanta, was recently announced as the voice of Simba in Disney’s live-action version of the ’90s classic, The Lion King.

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Obama ranked 12th best U.S. president ever by historians

Only a month after leaving office, former President Barack Obama‘s legacy is already shining bright, as he was ranked number 12 of all United States presidents in a C-SPAN survey of 91 presidential historians published on Friday.

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HBCUs should not take Trump’s hush money

In a clearly calculated move, Betsy DeVos’ first stop to a postsecondary institution as the newly minted U.S. secretary of education was to an HBCU—Howard University, “the Mecca” of black education in the United States.

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Jet Magazine could return to newsstands

A rejuvenated Ebony magazine is considering reviving its Jet sibling as a newsstand product for millennials.

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Back pain? Look at your feet (here's why)

If you have pain or discomfort in your back, you might need to look down at your feet as the cause.

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Columbia University accidentally sends 277 acceptance letters

On Friday, the Ivy League school explained that the emails “incorrectly implied they had been accepted” and that follow-up emails explaining the mistake had been sent out within the hour.

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