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Help on the way for Memphis’ yo-yo dieters

Statistics show that two-thirds of Americans are on a diet at any given time and less than five percent of the people who actually lose the weight while dieting are able to keep it off once they stop.

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New book offers solutions to teen exodus from the church

In the church of the future, the only members will be elder women and children. That is the startling claim made by bestselling author Jawanza Kunjufu in his new book, “The Role of Teens in Your Church.”

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Stop The Killing organizer vows to keep on keepin’ on

 

Stevie Moore has become widely known throughout many sectors of the Memphis community, but that was never his intention when he began the “Stop The Killing” campaign several years ago. 

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’68 Sanitation Strike workers focus of Labor Department honors

 

The U.S. Department of Labor is reaching out to the surviving workers of the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Strike and their families in anticipation of the second part of the Labor Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

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‘Hands on the Freedom Plow’ nets Hooks Institute Book Award

The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change has selected “Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC” as the winner of its National Book Award for 2010. 

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