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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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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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