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Matching Challenge Grant would raise funds to wipe criminal records

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland on Tuesday detailed plans expected to help hundreds of Memphians get their criminal records cleaned up.

Bridges-Hall brings reading, inspiration to young admirers

The second annual Ruby Bridges Reading Festival was held at the museum on Saturday (May 20). The event was free to the public and attendees received free books, storytelling with Bridges-Hall and entertainment.

West Virginia town gets its first black female police officer

Diggs: “To me, it’s not a big deal. I just put on a uniform and start my day, just like any other police officer does in this city."

Lesbian "bruh-therhood" Omicron Psi Omega bites attitude, moves off black fraternity

But have they gone too far?

Race, gender, fame questions loom as Cosby jurors sought

Trial set to start on June 5.

St. Louis 6-Year-Old Makes Plea in Viral Video:

‘Stop Killing Each Other,' child pleads.

Politics Over Paycheck?

The life of an African American host on Fox News.

No, New Orleans didn't replace a Confederate statue with Obama likeness

The Associated Press fact checks that and other fake news that spread on social media in the past week.

Tulsa leaders urge peace after cop acquitted in man's death

Betty Shelby cleared in shooting death of Terrence Crutcher (pictured with sister).

Commentary: The face of a killer

Savali: White Woman’s fear wins, but don’t ever forget this Is the face of a killer.

Bringing a century-old tragedy to life

In 1917, Ell Persons was brutally lynched in East Shelby County. The tragedy was largely forgotten, but a May 21 ceremony organized by John Ashworth (pictured) is a step in the direction of awareness.

The TSD Interview: DORSEY E. HOPSON

Our exclusive talk with the SCS Superintendent as the school board considers extending his contract.

Congress of Future Medical Leaders makes room for honor student Scott

Scott to attend event in Massachusetts in June.

Judge bars Tennessee county policy's to lock up children

Judge bars Tennessee county policy's to lock up children.

Tennessee governor signs controversial late-term abortion ban

The new legislation bans abortions beyond fetal viability.

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