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Can laser lipo zap stubborn belly fat?

TSD staffer embarks on journey to find out.

TSD staffer embarks on journey to find out.

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POLICE SHOOTINGS

Darrius Stewart's family pushing forward.

Darrius Stewart's family pushing forward.

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IN THE MAIL

TSD Publisher defends correspondent’s right to sit during national anthem.

TSD Publisher defends correspondent’s right to sit during national anthem.

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Police shooting of unarmed black man leads to protests in San Diego suburb

On Tuesday, a police officer in the San Diego suburb of El Cajon, Calif., shot and killed an unarmed black man, sparking protests in the area.

On Tuesday, a police officer in the San Diego suburb of El Cajon, Calif., shot and killed an unarmed black man, sparking protests in the area.

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Strickland, Massey push partnerships for growing SMWBE businesses

Here’s the goal: assist small, minority and women-owned businesses in Memphis and fulfill a commitment to increase their share of contracting with the City of Memphis.

Here’s the goal: assist small, minority and women-owned businesses in Memphis and fulfill a commitment to increase their share of contracting with the City of Memphis.

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GOING GARVEY?

If you really think Black Lives Matter, it’s time to (re)think the teachings of Marcus Garvey.

If you really think Black Lives Matter, it’s time to (re)think the teachings of Marcus Garvey.

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GRITGRINDGRIZZ

I have no idea what to expect from these Grizzlies.

I have no idea what to expect from these Grizzlies.

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LEGACY: Joan Elizabeth Lee

Ask anyone who really knew her how many marches and picketing demonstrations that Joan Elizabeth Lee was a part of and a likely response will be “too numerous to recount.”

Ask anyone who really knew her how many marches and picketing demonstrations that Joan Elizabeth Lee was a part of and a likely response will be “too numerous to recount.”

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Family of Darrius Stewart plans to pursue civil action against city, Schilling

Still seeking justice after DOJ announces "insufficient evidence" for civil rights prosecution.

Still seeking justice after DOJ announces "insufficient evidence" for civil rights prosecution.

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Charter operators make last effort to open new Memphis schools with state appeal

For two California-based charter networks wanting to open more schools in Memphis, the third try is their final chance.

For two California-based charter networks wanting to open more schools in Memphis, the third try is their final chance.

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U.S. owes reparations to African-Americans, UN experts say

A U.N. working group says Blacks face a “human rights crisis” in ongoing police shootings that go largely unpunished.

A U.N. working group says Blacks face a “human rights crisis” in ongoing police shootings that go largely unpunished.

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8 ways they’ll try to stop you from voting and how to fight back

Even before the Supreme Court struck down specific protections in its 2013 Shelby v. Holder decision, voting rights have been under attack. This election is no different, but you don’t have to sit idl

Even before the Supreme Court struck down specific protections in its 2013 Shelby v. Holder decision, voting rights have been under attack. This election is no different, but you don’t have to sit idle while others infringe upon your right to vote. You can push back. Here’s how.

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Study finds that black women are invisible to corporate America

According to the latest Women in the Workplace 2016 study, women in the workplace are falling behind at every step of the corporate ladder, and the gap is especially pronounced with women of color.

According to the latest Women in the Workplace 2016 study, women in the workplace are falling behind at every step of the corporate ladder, and the gap is especially pronounced with women of color.

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LeBron James says he will stand for the national anthem

LeBron James spoke with the media for the first time this season, and he said that while he respects Colin Kaepernick and his cause, he will not be joining him in choosing not to rise for the national

LeBron James spoke with the media for the first time this season, and he said that while he respects Colin Kaepernick and his cause, he will not be joining him in choosing not to rise for the national anthem.

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Will Smith disappointed 'Concussion' didn’t impact football

Smith portrayed Dr. Bennet Omalu, the Nigerian forensic pathologist who proved that repeated blows to the head while playing football resulted in many football players having chronic traumatic encepha

Smith portrayed Dr. Bennet Omalu, the Nigerian forensic pathologist who proved that repeated blows to the head while playing football resulted in many football players having chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.

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‘Moving parts’ aplenty in aftermath of grand jury decision

Requests for a special prosecutor and an investigative grand jury among activity expected next week in the case involving the fatal police shooting of Darrius Stewart.

Requests for a special prosecutor and an investigative grand jury among activity expected next week in the case involving the fatal police shooting of Darrius Stewart.

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BREAKING: No federal civil rights charges against Connor Schilling

U.S. Attorney Stanton: Insufficient evidence to prove willful violation of Darrius Stewart's civil rights.

U.S. Attorney Stanton: Insufficient evidence to prove willful violation of Darrius Stewart's civil rights.

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Man In the Middle: Lester Holt worked to steer wild debate

After letting Clinton and Trump go at it early, veteran news anchor pushed back with facts late.

After letting Clinton and Trump go at it early, veteran news anchor pushed back with facts late.

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Where are African Americans spending their $1 trillion buying power?

New report: Spending booms on dining out, home improvement, automobiles and financial services.

New report: Spending booms on dining out, home improvement, automobiles and financial services.

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Court rules it’s okay to discriminate against black hairstyles

According to a federal appeals court, discrimination on the basis of black hair texture is prohibited, but the way in which you wear it is not.

According to a federal appeals court, discrimination on the basis of black hair texture is prohibited, but the way in which you wear it is not.

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