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3:42 am
Tue September 25, 2007

Memphis Moment: People's Grocery Store

Memphis, TN – Thomas Moss, a letter carrier in Memphis, saved enough money to go into partnership with two other black men, Calvin McDonald and Henry Steward, to open a store in the suburbs of Memphis. Black customers switched their business from a white man's grocery the street to Moss's new store, where service and prices were good. The outraged white storekeeper created a disturbance.

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3:39 am
Thu September 20, 2007

Memphis Moment: Mid-South Fair

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2:53 am
Wed September 19, 2007

Do GEICO Ads Pay?

Memphis, TN – John Malmo is chairman emeritus of Archer/Malmo Advertising and an independent marketing consultant. For more about Mr. Malmo - and to obtain a copy of his book of 110 two-minute business pearls - go to johnmalmo.com

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2:51 am
Wed September 12, 2007

It Pays To Inspect

Memphis, TN – John Malmo is chairman emeritus of Archer/Malmo Advertising and an independent marketing consultant. For more about Mr. Malmo - and to obtain a copy of his book of 110 two-minute business pearls - go to johnmalmo.com

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12:44 am
Tue September 11, 2007

Living With HIV Today

Memphis, TN – African Americans diagnosed with AIDS between 1997 and 2004 are not living as long as their counterparts, Latinos, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian Americans, or Whites, according to the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta. But chances for having a full life after diagnosis of HIV/AIDS is much better today than it was when the disease was discovered in the 1980's.

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