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African Americans today suffer ‘sleep gap’ that dates back to slavery

In the United States, fewer African-Americans are able to get the recommended six to nine hours of sleep per night than people in any other racial group.

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How to Change the World

While this may not serve as a magic wand, if every individual uses these tools, the small, incremental actions could actually change the world.

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THE MOVE: Tri-State Bank of Memphis is taking its headquarters to Whitehaven

Seventy-year-old firm to exit downtown and relocate its main retail branch by May 31.

Seventy-year-old firm to exit downtown and relocate its main retail branch by May 31.

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Justin Ford arrested, charged with aggravated assault, false imprisonment

Police: Arrest comes after Ford, girlfriend argue at a Church's Chicken

Police: Arrest comes after Ford, girlfriend argue at a Church's Chicken

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WATCH: Former President Barack Obama makes first public remarks

"What's been going on while I've been gone?" Obama jokes at University of Chicago.

"What's been going on while I've been gone?" Obama jokes at University of Chicago.

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The Playoffs: Tied at 2!

Game 5 is Tuesday night in San Antonio. And, yes, the Grizzlies know they have to win one on the road to take the series.

Game 5 is Tuesday night in San Antonio. And, yes, the Grizzlies know they have to win one on the road to take the series.

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Epic: Grizzlies-Spurs Game 4

As NBA Playoffs games go, the Grizzlies-Spurs Game 4 battle on Saturday was an instant classic that had players and coaches on both teams giving testament to that truth.

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Memphis high school students receive $80,000,000 in scholarship offers

Students at Whitehaven High School in Memphis, Tenn., have 80 million reasons to be proud of their academic endeavors because its graduating class has secured more than $80 million in scholarships.

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Trump admits being president is ‘much harder’ than expected

During an interview with The Associated Press, President Donald Trump said that the responsibilities of being president were “massive” and that the decision to launch missiles into Syria was one that weighed on him heavily.

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Ron Clark Academy welcomes Its 5th-grade class in the most turnt up way

If you don’t know about the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, you should know that not only does the school look like something out of a Harry Potter movie, but its principal and founder, Ron Clark, has some slick dance moves.

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LENS & LINES: Africa In April 2017

International Diversity Parade paces the year-31 celebration into a weekend of sites, sounds, education and fun!

International Diversity Parade paces the year-31 celebration into a weekend of sites, sounds, education and fun!

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Earth Day 2017:

How can you do your bit for the environment?

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Jesse Jackson calls for Facebook Live moratorium

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is echoing the thoughts and feelings of many by calling for an end to Facebook Live—at least temporarily.

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Barack Obama to hold first public event of his post-presidency

Former President Barack Obama will speak Monday in Chicago to young community leaders and organizers at the University of Chicago, where his presidential library is planned.

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Top 10 foods that cause Heart Diease

Ten. That’s it. Just 10 foods account for nearly half of all heart disease deaths in the U.S., researchers reported this week.

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Jay Z to produce docuseries about race in America

“Race With Jay Z” will explore the state of race relations in the aftermath of the presidential election.

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Aaron Hernandez’s closeted sexuality may have been a motive in murder case: police sources

After a report came out early Friday that Aaron Hernandez had left a suicide note in his cell addressed to a jailhouse lover, speculation as to whether or not Hernandez had a sexual secret began to circulate.

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Grizz ride Z-bo in takedown of the Spurs

Game 3 goes to Memphis thanks largely to Zach Randolph's stabilizing force.

Game 3 goes to Memphis thanks largely to Zach Randolph's stabilizing force.

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LOC Sunday Celebration to feature student talent

Former Hallelujah 95.7 FM radio personality Michael Adrian Davis will host this year’s annual LOC Sunday Celebration on Sunday (April 23) beginning at 4 p.m.

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TSU scholarship recipients say ‘thank you’ to donors

TSU President Glenda Glover said scholarship donors help the university stay on the path of excellence by ensuring that students receive quality education through their gifts.

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