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Southland Mall welcomes Discount Wigs 3

Twana Coleman/Special to The New Tri-State Defender
Southland Mall welcomes Discount Wigs 3

Perusing the selections on a beauty supply isle, Bianca Ward noted that it was the first time she ever had seen a beauty shop inside of a mall.

"I love...

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Links drive home point about bone marrow need

Tri-State Defender Newsroom
Links drive home point about bone marrow need

The River City (TN) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated recently put the spotlight on transplant donations at The LeMoyne Owen College. Students and th...

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Entertainment

This week’s DVD releases

Kam Williams/Special to The New Tri-State Defender
This week’s DVD releases

Top Ten DVD List for April 22, 2014

"The Address"
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00HUAH02O/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20

"Sleep, My Love"
http://www....

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Prince ends 17-year war with Warner Bros.

Chris Witherspoon/theGrio
Prince ends 17-year war with Warner Bros.

Who can forget Prince's highly publicized split from his record label Warner Bros. in 1996?

The "When Doves Cry" singer scrawled the word "slave" on hi...

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Sports

Shattering the NCAA exploitive business model

Everett Glenn/NNPA News Service
Shattering the NCAA exploitive business model

The recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision granting Northwestern University football players the right to unionize, if upheld, will sha...

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Grizz take seventh seed with OT win over Dallas

Kelley Evans
Grizz take seventh seed with OT win over Dallas

On Wednesday night in FedExForum, Memphis' Grizzlies clawed and clawed until the clock ran out in overtime. It took every ounce of that regular season...

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Religion

When things get unbearably rough, make a plan to get going

Lucy Shaw
When things get unbearably rough, make a plan to get going

Dear Lucy: I work for a company where I get to see a lot of what really goes on because my job is at a low level in the organization. People assume tha...

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Will ‘Noah’ film survive the flood of criticism from Christians?

Chris Witherspoon/theGrio
Will ‘Noah’ film survive the flood of criticism from Christians?

The new bible epic "Noah" hit theaters nationwide Friday amid a storm of controversy.

The $130 million film, directed by Darren Aronofsky, starring Osc...

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Business

How to make sure a helping hand doesn’t make you go broke

Lynette Holloway/The Root
How to make sure a helping hand doesn’t make you go broke

When a university failed recently to award Marlon D. Cousin's nephew thousands of dollars in anticipated financial aid, the managing partner of an Atl...

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Looking beyond the bull market

Charles Sims Jr.
Looking beyond the bull market

When the latest bull market for U.S. stocks reached the five-year mark on March 10, 2014, only five bulls had lasted longer. The Standard & Poor's...

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News

‘Hurricane’ Carter went to the mat for the wrongfully accused

David A. Love/theGrio
‘Hurricane’ Carter went to the mat for the wrongfully accused

With the death of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, we have lost a great fighter in the ring and a powerful advocate for the wrongfully convicted. In many way...

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Ole Miss frat chapter closed in wake of Noose incident

Lynette Holloway/The Root
Ole Miss frat chapter closed in wake of Noose incident

The parent organization of a University of Mississippi fraternity has closed the campus' chapter, nearly two months after expelling three members char...

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Opinion

Students should withdraw from some credit card programs

Tri-State Defender Newsroom
Students should withdraw from some credit card programs

As 21st Century employers continue to seek a highly-trained workforce, the marketable value of a college education has never been higher. At the same ...

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Is a sex tape key to a successful relationship?

Myron Mays
Is a sex tape key to a successful relationship?

Big talk this week is the leaked sex tape between "Love and Hip Hop Atlanta" stars Mimi and Nikko. If you haven't heard about this or at least heard, ...

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