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Memphis-raised rapper Young Dolph recently gave back to a fan in a big way. On Sept. 17, Young Dolph gifted Jackie Davila of Pleasant Grove, Texas his customized Lamborghini Aventador. The vehicle, which retails at about $450,000, was personally delivered to her by Young Dolph who recently released his album, Rich Slave. Davila won the…

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A minister from the city where Martin Luther King Jr.’s life ended declared that the national holiday honoring the civil rights hero has degenerated into “a sham.” “You have to hold people’s feet to the fire to practice what they’re preaching. That’s why I’m calling MLK Day in Memphis and in so many parts of…

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Torrance T. Stephens is an infectious disease scientist by training who is now running for mayor in Palmetto, Georgia. The Memphis native is a graduate of Morehouse College, where he studied psychology, biology and chemistry. Stephens received a master’s degree in educational psychology and measurement from Atlanta University and a Ph.D. in counseling from Clark…

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Byron Fitchpatric is a Memphis, Tennesse native who was called to ministry. Fitchpatric is the Senior Pastor of Crosstown Church of Memphis. When he was 22-years-old, he relocated to Des Moines, Iowa after his family helped him extricate himself from a destructive life. Through a series of events, God got his attention and led him…

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A Memphis, Tennessee, woman is in jail facing charges of rape of a child. Tamara Marion, 24, was identified as a suspect in the rape of a 4-year-old boy. The assault was recorded and uploaded to social media. Marion is the woman in two separate videos that were uploaded to social media platforms on Monday,…

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Two men from Shelby, Tennessee, are facing years in prison after raping a 9-month-old child. The crime was noticed by the child’s mother, who saw the sexual assault on a cell phone video. According to Shelby’s District Attorney’s Office, Isiah Dequan Hayes, 19, and Daireus Jumare Ice, 22, were the male acquaintances who were responsible for…

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Blac Youngsta is an anomaly. In a world where the perception of Black men — particularly in the entertainment industry — tends to shade toward the violent images found in a stereotypical gangster flick, Blac Youngsta is currently giving none of that. He’s just smiling. That wasn’t always the case with the Memphis, Tennessee-born rapper, who arrived on…

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Dr. Valerie Louise Augustus has operated Christian Psychiatrist Services, located in Memphis, Tennessee, for the past 17 years. Her website states, “Dr. Augustus emphasizes a healthy diet and regular physical activity, while optionally integrating her spiritual beliefs and principles into each patient’s healing process.” It is an admirable statement but it fails to include one…

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