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Memphis High School's Graduating Class Earns $80 Million in Scholarships

Whitehaven High School’s class of 2017 is 99 percent Black.

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STUDY: Police Body Cameras in Danger of Being Used as 'Instruments of Injustice'

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights examined body-worn camera policies in 50 municipalities. It was not impressed.

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Merle Dandridge Discusses 'Blasian' Identity in New Interview

The actress addressed her upbringing and starring role in the Oprah Winfrey Network’s “Greenleaf,” which premieres tonight, with the Center for Asian American Media. 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Was Assassinated 48 Years Ago Today

Dr. King was just 39 years old when he was killed.

READ: The Housing Discrimination That Destroyed Memphis

A new article from Places Journal is the first in a series on urban inequality in America. 

#TBT: Here's Three Otis Redding Classics To Give You ALL The Feels

Today marks 48 years since the soul crooner’s untimely death. 

HIV/AIDS at 30: Edwin Sanders Ministers to "Whosoever They May Be"

The Memphis pastor’s congregation has been among the leaders in moving the black church from a problem to an asset in the fight against HIV.