Wed04162014

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Walmart aims donations at diversity, inclusion

Walmart has donated $5 million to the Smithsonian Institution to support the construction of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C.

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‘Fried another nigger’

The words allegedly spoken by a New York City police officer accused of illegally arresting an African-American New York City resident – “fried another nigger,” – are shocking.

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Second heckler within month casts religious slurs at President Obama

 

As the presidential election nears, a heckler or two isn’t uncommon, but during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. memorial dedication, such an outburst by a man was simply not going to be tolerated.

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‘Super’ conference looms as Tiger woes continue

The season is halfway over and the most exciting part for the University of Memphis Tigers might be what happens after the season, and I don’t mean a bowl game.

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Day-night of ‘madness’ signals onset of a season of expectation

 

The madness has begun for University of Memphis Tigers basketball – version 2011-12.

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Step up ‘Ms. Bea,’ it’s time you were honored

 

Bea Butler, who is affectionately referred to as “Ms. Bea,” has been volunteering with Ronald McDonald House since its founding in 1991.

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Ron Washington: High impact management

While it may be a stretch to say that Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington is single-handedly luring a new mass of African Americans to the nation’s pastime, the conversation is legit.

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Local Dems reject call for ‘convention’ to tap 2012 choices

The Shelby County Democratic Party has stepped away from a proposal that called for a November convention to start the process of picking candidates for local offices up for grabs in the 2012 elections.

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Getting past breast cancer – a starting point

How can you get past breast cancer and stay well? You can begin by finding “Breast Cancer: 50 Essential Things You Can Do” by Greg Anderson.

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<br />Hart revving up for Ninth District push

“That I’m actually running,” said Tomeka Hart, when asked what she wants people to get out of a news release that her Congressional campaign staff began circulating last weekend.

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Memphis documentary maker captures King Memorial memories

A week ago, I boarded an airplane headed to Washington, D.C. For the second time in six weeks, I was off to see the historic official dedication of the Dr. Martin Luther King statue on the National Mall.

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Why Occupy?

By maintaining a round the clock indefinite presence in the plaza, Occupy Memphis is demonstrating it’s solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement.

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Roadtrip: a TSD trek into ‘Raider Nation’

The NBA lockout has created down time for some reporters and opened doors for them to cover other leagues and different teams.

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