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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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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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MONEY MATTERS: Is 70 the new 65?

Why are Americans working longer?

Why are Americans working longer?

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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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PHOTOS: Rapper/activist David Banner caps off SCLC Convention

Music star provides laughter, anger and food for thought during Saturday event.

Music star provides laughter, anger and food for thought during Saturday event.

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Tennessee’s turnaround district gets new leadership team for a new chapter

Tennessee is bringing in some new blood to lead its turnaround district after cutting its workforce almost in half and repositioning the model as an intervention of last resort for the state’s chronically struggling schools.

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NRA says white families will be ‘tortured and killed’ if Black Lives Matter succeeds

Grant Stinchfield, who is a host at the NRA’s online television network has made some questionable comments about Black Lives Matter activists and how they stoke “racial hatred” against white people.

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‘Girls Trip’ earns big at the weekend box office

'Girls Trip' dominated this weekend, netting the biggest opening weekend of any live-action comedy this year.

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All green — and no black

Environmental activism is civil rights activism.

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Cersei Lannister Would Be an AKA and Khal Drogo would bark with daBruhz

And the other BGLO these Game of Thrones characters would pledge

And the other BGLO these Game of Thrones characters would pledge.

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Meet the new leader of one of the most popular public schools in Memphis

As the new principal of Maxine Smith STEAM Academy, Andy Demster will oversee an optional school that emphasizes science, technology, engineering, math and the creative arts.

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Maxine Waters: I’ll run for president if millennials want me to

Waters is in her 14th term representing south central LA and has become known for calling for Trump’s impeachment.

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Hella Homecoming:

The evolution of insecure.

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R. Kelly, Usher, Kevin Hart:

I suspected. But what was I supposed to do?

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