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Trump Keeps Government Open But Continues To Run a Scam

As the Democrats sound the alarm, and condemn the president for his decisions, President Trump is playing golf. The Trump reality is in real time, and the only response to his insanity is to resist…

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Black Millennials Embrace the Struggle and Message of Rapper 21 Savage

Although 21 Savage has lived in the U.S. for the past 14 years, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is attempting to expedite his deportation back to the United Kingdom.

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Redemption: ‘Spiritual Parents’ Throw Party for Man Who Broke Into Their Church

“I appreciate DeAndre because he broke a cycle in his life,” said Pastor Henry Lavender. “Now, he has his own son to raise. The cycle is broken. Jesus makes it possible for DeAndre…”

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New York May Join Other States in Ending Cash Bails

Defendants charged with certain non-violent crimes should be presumptively released. But there are a small number of crimes which we believe prosecutors should have the opportunity…

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Most and Least Ethnically Diverse U.S. Cities Identified

A growing body of social psychological research suggests that information about increasing ethnic diversity can lead white Americans to express greater concerns about their ethnic group’s status and…

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DENIED! Bi-Partisan Pushback Leads Trump to Cry, “Emergency”

Trump said he’ll get money from multiple sources including tapping into the $3.6 billion earmarked for military construction, $600 million in asset forfeitures seized by the U.S. Treasury Department…

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Mike Singletary: Express Yourself: “When I retired, I knew I would coach…”

“When I retired, I knew I would coach,” said Singletary, who will be barking plays as head coach of the Memphis Express, one of eight startup teams in the Alliance of American Football.

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New TSD video series tells forgotten history of Memphis

Over the course of February (and maybe beyond), we’ll bring you short video clips of historic places you drive or walk by every day – places that have profound historic implications that go overlooked all the time.

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Tribune Lauds History Makers at Awards Luncheon

In a packed upstairs dining room in the Union League in Center City, the Rev. Calvin O. Butts III of the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City, delivered a powerful keynote speech…

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Chicago Police Announce “Shift” in Investigation Regarding Jussie Smollett

“We can confirm that the information received from the individuals questioned by police earlier in the Empire case has in fact shifted the trajectory of the investigation,” Chicago Police Department spokesman…

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Minstrel Black Faces Evoke America’s Uncanny Preoccupation With Real Black Faces

I need all eleven seceding Southern states to join in: “I wish I was in the land of cotton, old times there are not forgotten.” Now Northern States I need you to chime in.

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Legislation to Award Aretha Franklin with Congressional Gold Medal

Aretha Franklin’s music served as a 1960s call to action that inspired thousands to join civil rights movements and still maintains a social context that resonates across these movements today.

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