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  1. Armstrong's Comments Overshadow Attorney General's VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Daily News

    ... president asked them to do and that is push for change." Earlier Tuesday, a group of 80 students from LeMoyne-Owen College marched from the campus under police escort to the corner of Union and Bellevue in a "justice and equality" march. A group of ...

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  2. Students want exam delays amid Brown, Garner casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Norwalk Citizen News

    LeMoyne-Owen College students wait to cross Union Avenue at Bellevue during a a four-mile round trip march from the school campus Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. The students gathered on campus and marched while chanting slogans, singing songs and carrying signs for peace and justice in response to the Michael Brown and Eric Garner incidents.

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  3. Marion Barry being remembered as civil rights pioneerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | TBD.com

    ... we were living under simply was not right," Lawson said. While an undergraduate at LeMoyne College (now LeMoyne-Owen College), Barry picked up the nickname "Shep" in reference to Soviet propagandist Dmitri Shepilov for his ardent support of the ...

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  4. Former Memphis mayor remembers the late Marion BarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | FOX Carolina

    Ask old friends about Marion Barry and you'll hear many different descriptions, everything from a beloved D.C. mayor to a fighter for civil rights. Barry, who grew up in Memphis, graduating from Booker T. Washington High School and earning his degree from LeMoyne Owen College, died Sunday at the age of 78. "Marion Barry had that extraordinary human touch for people, especially the down trodden, and he was a strong leader," said Herenton.

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  5. Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Washington Examiner

    ... in the Mississippi Delta, Barry first began to protest for civil rights while a student at what is now LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis. Later, while earning his master's degree at Fisk University, he took part in the Nashville sit-ins, being ...

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  6. Marion Barry: March 6, 1936-Nov. 23, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | City Paper

    ... else. Here's a timeline of the life of the mayor-for-life. Graduates from LeMoyne College in 1958 (now LeMoyne-Owen College); was president of the NAACP chapter there as a senior Earns an M.S. in organic chemistry from Fisk University, 1960; was ...

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  7. Former Washington D.C. Mayor Marion Berry dies at age 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Fox News

    ... Tenn., after the death of his father, a sharecropper. While an undergraduate at LeMoyne College (now LeMoyne-Owen College), Barry picked up the nickname "Shep" in reference to Soviet propagandist Dmitri Shepilov for his ardent support of the civil ...

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  8. Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... Tenn., after the death of his father, a sharecropper. While an undergraduate at LeMoyne College (now LeMoyne-Owen College), Barry picked up the nickname "Shep" in reference to Soviet propagandist Dmitri Shepilov for his ardent support of the civil ...

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  9. Bicycle PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... mass." They could have talked to James Williams about his work to repair bikes for his neighbors near LeMoyne-Owen College. Or they could have talked to Megan at the YMCA about the Multicultural Achievers' regular rides on the Greenline. So what's ...

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  10. UPenn Professor to Address Educational Barriers Faced by MinoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... f the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Toldson talked to LeMoyne-Owen College in April about the important role HBCUs play in advancing the educational success of African-American males.

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  11. 10 most, least expensive private colleges and universitiesRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... tied with five other schools at 62 among National Universities, charged $5,000 in tuition and fees. LeMoyne-Owen College, a school in the bottom quarter of the Regional Colleges (South) category, charged $5,450. The 10 most and least expensive ...

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  12. 10 Most, Least Pricey Private Colleges and UniversitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | US News & World Report

    ... tied with five other schools at 62 among National Universities, charged $5,000 in tuition and fees. LeMoyne-Owen College, a school in the bottom quarter of the Regional Colleges (South) category, charged $5,450. The 10 most and least expensive ...

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  13. Let's Go, Shelby County SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2013 | The Memphis Flyer

    When Tom Foster, Calvin Turley, and I started a little promotional campaign called "Midtown Is Memphis" 20 years ago, we were acting in our own self-interests.

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  14. Yo Gotti: What music I'm listening toRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... years ago in Milwaukee. After stumbling upon a Chapelle mixtape in January, Yo Gotti reached out to the LeMoyne-Owen College student, took him under his wing, and in March signed Chapelle to his CMG label on Epic Records. A Chapelle release is on ...

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  15. AZAL Files $2.2 Million Loan on Bartlett PropertyRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | The Daily News

    ... trustee of The Crook Trusts. Russell E. Bloodworth Jr. also was listed by the assessor as an owner. LeMoyne-Owen College President Johnnie Watson will retire a year from now, following nine years at the helm of the city's only historically black ...

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  16. Wave Chapelle Talks Joining Yo Gotti's CMG LabelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... presence in his life. In fall 2013, Chapelle moved to Memphis to live with his father and enroll at LeMoyne-Owen College. During his first semester, he delivered his debut installment, It'll All Make Sense Soon. The offering showcased Chapelle's ...

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  17. Watson announces retirement at LeMoyne-Owen; leaving in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    Johnnie B. Watson, the good-humored diplomat who bailed Memphis City Schools out of leadership crisis in 2000 and did the same at LeMoyne-Owen College in 2006, announced his retirement Tuesday.

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  18. Five takeaways from Marion Barry's new autobiography, 'Mayor for Life'Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... weren't getting the same perks as white carriers. Later, as a student, he organized a protest against a LeMoyne-Owen College trustee who also defended Memphis's segregated bus system. Young Barry's political efforts culminated in his leading role in ...

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  19. Rapper Wave Chapelle Gathers ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... presence in his life. In fall 2013, Chapelle moved to Memphis to live with his father and enroll at LeMoyne-Owen College. During his first semester, he delivered his debut installment, It'll All Make Sense Soon . The offering showcased Chapelle's ...

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  20. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | AM1070-WDIA MEMPHIS

    Executive Director Tim Bolding with United Housing along with my mentee Tyara Jones a senior at LeMoyne-Owen College was on hand to help with Home Matters Day.

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