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Joliet Central’s Brett Boyter named Bears ‘coach of the week’

The program honors the top Illinois high school football coaches from around the state.

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High School Football: Oswego East takes down Plainfield North

Oswego East had Plainfield North in mind following last year’s loss to the Tigers, and the team was able to redeem itself and remain undefeated through five games.

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College sports roundup: Saint Francis football falls to Robert Morris

The Saint Francis football team fell to a record of 1-3 overall and 0-2 in the MSFA following the team’s 38-35 loss to Robert Morris University Illinois.

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Watch the Presidential debate and interact with the TSD

TSD President/CEO Bernal E. Smith II to host Facebook feedback for Clinton-Trump matchup.

TSD President/CEO Bernal E. Smith II to host Facebook feedback for Clinton-Trump matchup.

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Grizzlies offer something old and something new during Media Day

GritGrindGrizz returns with quick thoughts on "The Core Four" and a whole lot more.

First preseason matchup set for October 3.

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The Black Press declares a State of Emergency

Why? A "deadly national pattern of police violence and prosecutorial misconduct.”

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Obama says he’s keeping it real once he leaves the White House

President Barack Obama recently sat down with an interview with historian Doris Kearns Goodwin for Vanity Fair. While the interview covered a wide range of topics, perhaps the most interesting part wa

President Barack Obama recently sat down with an interview with historian Doris Kearns Goodwin for Vanity Fair. While the interview covered a wide range of topics, perhaps the most interesting part was when the president suggested that he would be taking more activist stands once he left the Oval Office.

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In case you didn’t notice, Charlotte, NC, is in the middle of a major battleground state this election

The city’s protests over the death of Keith Lamont Scott could disrupt everything, from who goes to the White House to who controls the U.S. Senate to who stays in the governor’s mansion.

The city’s protests over the death of Keith Lamont Scott could disrupt everything, from who goes to the White House to who controls the U.S. Senate to who stays in the governor’s mansion.

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Titans’ comeback thwarted by late penalties

With a game-extending tie in sight, things go haywire.

With a game-extending tie in sight, things go haywire.

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Tigers ground and pound Bowling Green’s Falcons

Next: No. 23 Ole Miss on the road.

Next: No. 23 Ole Miss on the road.

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5 Memphis high schools get a Common Core boost, even as the standards are set to disappear

Tennessee might be moving away from the Common Core standards, but a handful of English classes in Memphis are getting closer.

Tennessee might be moving away from the Common Core standards, but a handful of English classes in Memphis are getting closer.

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Things to know about new Smithsonian African American museum

Things to know about new Smithsonian African American museum.

Things to know about new Smithsonian African American museum.

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MOVING ON UP!

Mack Weaver nets bigger role at Memphis in May.

Mack Weaver nets bigger role at Memphis in May.

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6 reasons why black women have every right to be angry

On her show, life coach Iyanla Vanzant wants to destroy the “myth of the angry black woman,” but there are some things worth getting mad about.

On her show, life coach Iyanla Vanzant wants to destroy the “myth of the angry black woman,” but there are some things worth getting mad about.

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The RNC is suing me, a black Republican, but I’ll never leave my party

With less than seven weeks to go before one of the most historic elections in our nation’s history, and when the GOP needs all the help it can get reaching black voters, the Republican National Commit

With less than seven weeks to go before one of the most historic elections in our nation’s history, and when the GOP needs all the help it can get reaching black voters, the Republican National Committee (RNC) is suing me, a black Republican, over an event that I created. You can’t make this stuff up.

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MONEY MATTERS

IDENTITY THEFT – Beware of the ‘phishermen’ and…

IDENTITY THEFT – Beware of the ‘phishermen’ and…

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KG Out: Kevin Garnett announces his retirement

After two decades in the NBA, including 13 years with the Minnesota Timberwolves, the All-Star calls it quits.

After two decades in the NBA, including 13 years with the Minnesota Timberwolves, the All-Star calls it quits.

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Legendary track and field coach Ed Temple dead at 89

TSU’s women’s track coach from 1953 to 1994. He led more than 40 athletes to the Olympics, snagging 16 gold medals.

TSU’s women’s track coach from 1953 to 1994. He led more than 40 athletes to the Olympics, snagging 16 gold medals.

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Stax singers at the TSD/Withers gathering

Stax Academy performed at the Still Marching Gala celebrating the contributions of The New Tri-State Defender and Dr Ernest Withers to American and African American history!

Stax Academy performed at the Still Marching Gala celebrating the contributions of The New Tri-State Defender and Dr Ernest Withers to American and African American history!

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Charlotte observer says release the Keith Lamont Scott video!

Social media “elbows aside” police version of shooting.

Social media “elbows aside” police version of shooting.

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