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Fed Up campaign promotes more jail time for gun crimes

‘Increased incarceration is not going to help,’ state lawmaker says.

‘Increased incarceration is not going to help,’ state lawmaker says.

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Toward a more diverse tech sector

Tech Jobs Tour rolls into Memphis.

Tech Jobs Tour rolls into Memphis.

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Black Wealth 2020

New economic justice movement aims to ‘turbo charge’ black wealth in America.

New economic justice movement aims to ‘turbo charge’ black wealth in America.

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Officers on paid leave after fatal shooting of Ark. teen

Police officers fatally shot a 16-year-old boy outside an emergency shelter for juveniles in eastern Arkansas and a criminal investigation is underway, state police said.

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Carter retains attorney after doctor calls her ‘Aunt Jemima’

Dermatologist: "Anything that tarnishes my respect for her was a misspoken blunder on my part."

Dermatologist: "Anything that tarnishes my respect for her was a misspoken blunder on my part."

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Mt. Vernon to showcase ‘What Happens When God is Glorified in Our Music’

Mt. Vernon Baptist Church-Westwood will celebrate Annual Choir Month in August. This year’s theme is “What Happens When God is Glorified in our Music.”

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Police fatally shoot teen outside youth shelter in Marion, Ark.

Victim's name not yet released; Arkansas State Police investigating.

Victim's name not yet released; Arkansas State Police investigating.

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NAACP searches for relevance in era defined by Black Lives Matter and Trump

Group looks for new leadership while continuing to play the inside game.

Group looks for new leadership while continuing to play the inside game.

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Trump bars transgender individuals from US armed forces

President Donald Trump is barring transgender people from serving in the military “in any capacity,” citing “tremendous medical costs and disruption.”

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MONEY MATTERS: Is 70 the new 65?

Why are Americans working longer?

Why are Americans working longer?

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With ‘The Rich and The Ruthless,’ Victoria Rowell flips the soap opera script

Dramedy series on Urban Movie Channel shows life in the black lane for soap stars.

Dramedy series on Urban Movie Channel shows life in the black lane for soap stars.

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5 foods that can age you 20 years!

People think that stress is the number one cause of premature aging and graying of your hair, but that’s not the only culprit. The way you look and how well you age has a lot to do with what you put in your body.

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Regina Hall is just one of the "Girls"

Kam Williams chats with star of "Girl's Trip."

Kam Williams chats with star of "Girl's Trip."

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Memphis leaders hope first-ever summer learning academies yield lessons about closing the achievement gap

When 11-year-old Stefani Oliver starts back to school next month in Memphis, she’ll know a lot of new things — like some martial arts moves from ancient China and how to make glittery slime for a science project.

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Time Inc. wants to sell majority stake in 'Essence'

Time Inc. is looking to hand the reins of Essence over to another party, seeking to sell a majority stake in the monthly African-American women’s lifestyle publication.

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7 simple secrets for a faster metabolism

The metabolism sounds like a mysterious and complicated thing, but it’s actually just the amount of energy (translation: calories) that your body needs each day.

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JAY-Z reportedly losing almost $1M a week by keeping ‘4:44’ off Spotify

Billboard reported that JAY-Z had his reasons for staying away from Spotify, chief among them his belief that the streaming service was devaluing music because it gave “free users the ability to play any album or artist catalog on shuffle.”

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Taraji P. Henson to host 2017 ‘Black Girls Rock’ on BET

The “Black Girls Rock” Awards are targeted to highlight extraordinary Black women who have broken barriers and been uplifting influences in their communities.

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Derrick Rose signs one-year deal with Cavaliers for $2.1M

According to The New York Post, the deal is for one year and will net Rose $2.1 million. It was reportedly finalized after Rose met with the Cavs on Monday, and it is expected to be officially announced as soon as Tuesday.

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'Fed Up' with violent crime

New campaign paves fast track to jail for those who use a gun while committing a crime.

New campaign paves fast track to jail for those who use a gun while committing a crime.

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