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Escaping Poverty, HUD, HUD Secretary Ben Carson, low income families, Memphis, National, News, News Video, Shakila Boyd -

During a stop in Memphis, Tenn. earlier this month, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development […]

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Atlanta, Dr. Martin Luther King, March Against Poverty, Memphis, News, Terrence Lester -

Terrence Lester, an Atlanta native, is taking a month-long journey for a cause. The executive director of the nonprofit Love Beyond Walls, told 11 Alive News that he has two missions: to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to take a stand against poverty. “This march is a testament to the legacy of Dr. King and […]

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theGrio REPORT - A Memphis teen who lost his mother a month before heading to Stanford is getting a second chance thanks to the kindness of strangers.

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Denzel Washington, Justin Lee Seay, Marijuana, Marijuana Possession, Memphis, News, Tennessee -

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man being arrested on charges of illegal marijuana possession told police he was Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington...

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A deadly storm system raged across the South on Monday, bringing death to Arkansas and Alabama, […]

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