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Make that four – losses – in a row

Tigers Rally but fall short against Houston.

Tigers Rally but fall short against Houston.

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In bizarre mix-up, ‘Moonlight’ wins Best Picture at Oscars

It was one of the most awkward moments in the history of the Oscars, of television, in entertainment, heck maybe in American history.

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The DNC election was a bigger victory for black voters than you think

Over the weekend the Democratic Party elected Tom Perez, a Latino civil rights attorney and former Labor Secretary under President Barack Obama, a man whose only successful campaign was as a county official 15 years ago, to lead the party out of its lowest position in 75 years.

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Kindergartner recreates iconic African-American women for Black History Month

Lola Jones, 5, re-created images of Maya Angelou, Madam C. J. Walker, Rosa Parks, and other notable black women.

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Do African Americans really care what Trump thinks about ‘Black-ish’

While Barack Obama believes the show is representative of his family, Donald Trump says the title is “racism at highest level.”

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FAMU to launch first African-American news network

The Black Television News Channel (BTNC) will be based in Tallahassee, and the journalism school plans to have the network on the air by next year, February 2018.

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Mahershala Ali, Viola Davis made history at last night’s Oscars

Davis won Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role in Fences, making her the first black actress to take home three major acting awards (she’s previously won both a Tony and Emmy award), and she stole the show with her acceptance speech.

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LENS & LINES: Positive Vibrations

The African Jazz Ensemble/Galaxy performed the music of Earth, Wind & Fire in a salute to the iconic group's co-founder and Memphis native Maurice White during a celebration of African-American history at First Congregational Church on Feb. 18. (Photos: Karanja A. Ajanaku)

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Pacers beat Grizzlies 102-92 to end six-game skid

The Grizzlies finished the game shooting 41 percent from the floor (35 for 84). Troy Daniels had 13 points for Memphis and Marc Gasol scored 12. Indiana outrebounded Memphis 50-39.

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Meet the black women seeking to change the face of the DNC

As Democrats regroup and reimagine a stronger and more engaged party, it is imperative they revisit the successes and lessons learned from the past. Black women voters have been the building blocks of winning coalitions for Democrats, a consistent and loyal constituency.

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Black women were basking in excellence at Essence's Black Women in Hollywood Awards

Throughout the night #BlackGirlMagic was the common theme including supporting others in the struggle of inequality and inclusion.

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Obama greeted by applause while spotted out in NYC

Former president Barack Obama was just spotted in New York City, apparently visiting with a foundation that has contributed to the Obama Presidential Library, planned to be built in Chicago.

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Diddy announces he’s hip-hop’s first billionaire

In addition to the success of his record label, Bad Boy Records, Sean “Diddy” Combs has found success as a brand ambassador and partner for Ciroc vodka, and executive of his own network Revolt TV.

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Bill Cosby's other accusers will not be allowed to testify at his upcoming criminal trial for sexual assault

The Pennsylvania judge presiding over Bill Cosby’s criminal case and trial for sexual assault gave the defense a small pre-trial victory Friday and made things a bit more difficult for the prosecution when he ruled that 12 of the 13 women the state planned to call as witnesses of the comedians past alleged sexual misconduct cannot appear at his trial.

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Catch it if you can

The Young Actors Guild’s ‘Sunday Morning’ is a must see

The Young Actors Guild’s ‘Sunday Morning’ is a must see.

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Pathways in Education offers an ‘alternate path to success’ in Frayser

PIE is a tuition-free, ASD accredited public school that is committed to helping students in grades 9-12, as well as older students, earn their high school diplomas.

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Mid-South native explores hidden history of Washington D.C.

Jesse J. Holland's latest book "The Invisibles" is about slaves in The White House.

Jesse J. Holland's latest book "The Invisibles" is about slaves in The White House.

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A my hair-your hair reflection

Boy in touching Obama photo looks back on viral moment: ‘It felt just like my hair.’

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Google just dropped $11 million to make sure #BlackLivesMatter

According to USA Today, Google just pledged $11.5 million in grants and funding to help organizations fight racial bias.

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Sharpton serves up sermon laced with lessons and admonitions

The Rev. Al Sharpton delivered a Memphis version of a sermon constructed for Black History Month during his appearance at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church’s main campus last Sunday.

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