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AG Holder Announces Grants For Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention
  Attorney General Eric Holder (pictured) announced Monday a new grant program aimed at bolstering efforts to prevent domestic violence homicides. The Justice Department will…
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Civil Rights Violations Don’t Block Police Depts From Getting Military Weapons [VIDEO]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured…
Georgia Rappers Rape Female, Set Her on Fire after Losing Freestyle Battle to Her
‘The Lion King’ Is Most Successful Box Office Of All Time

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WORLD NEWS

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Spain: Ebola Test Drug Out Of Supply Worldwide
MADRID (AP) — Doctors treating a Spanish priest who was repatriated from West Africa on Monday after being diagnosed with the Ebola virus said there…
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American Man Confesses He Killed Girlfriend’s Mother At Bali Hotel, Police Say
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — An American man has confessed that he killed his girlfriend’s mother in a luxury hotel on Indonesia’s Bali island, and the…
Sierra Leone To Shut Down For 3 Days To Slow Ebola
Obama Reaffirms Opposition To US Combat In Iraq

ENTERTAINMENT

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Chris Brown Ready To Stop Getting In His Own Way
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Chris Brown celebrated his 25th birthday in jail last May by making his own “spread cake”: chocolate, peanut butter, bread…
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Review: Solid Washington In Mediocre ‘Equalizer’
If you were lucky enough to catch Denzel Washington in “A Raisin in the Sun” on Broadway, you saw the hugely charismatic actor portray, in…
Roland Martin Speaks Out On Society’s Treatment Of Black Women [VIDEO]
Here’s Why You Should Own A Bike

POLITICS

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Prosecutor: 800 Rounds Found In Intruder Case
WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of…
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Obama: Secret Service Does A ‘Great Job’
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Secret Service does “a great job.” He says he is grateful for the “sacrifices” the service performs…

BUSINESS

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GM Expert Says 21 Deaths Eligible For Compensation
DETROIT (AP) — The death toll from crashes involving General Motors small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who…
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Apple: 10 Million IPhone 6 And 6 Plus Sold
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in…
Shonda Rhimes Educates The New York Times On ‘Angry Black Women’
Discussing The Media’s Anti-Black Bias

SPORTS

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HBCU Alumni and Students Head To Soldier Field As The Sun Washed Away The Rain At The 17th annual Chicago Football Classic
It started off rainy and wet but the sun soon came out and shined on the 2014 Chicago Football Classic. The annual charity event that…
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NFL Players Blast Roger Goodell’s Press Conference; They Want Blood
It will be remarkable, and surprising, if NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell survives arguably the greatest scandal — and by far the worst two-week period —…
Brandon Marshall Opens Up About The NFL’s Domestic Violence Issues And His Own
WTH?!? Jonathan Dwyer Head Butted Wife, Broke Nose Because She Refused Sex

HEALTH

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Spain: Ebola Test Drug Out Of Supply Worldwide
MADRID (AP) — Doctors treating a Spanish priest who was repatriated from West Africa on Monday after being diagnosed with the Ebola virus said there…
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Sierra Leone, Liberia Brace For New Ebola Cases
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Two of the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola were bracing for new caseloads on Monday after trying to…
CDC Tells Healthy Adults Not To Forget Flu Vaccine
Ebola Survivor: No Time To Waste As Obama Ups Aid

EDITORS PICKS

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Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Has Happened In The 5 Months Since
On the night of April 14, 2014, hundreds of schoolgirls at the Chibok boarding school in northeastern Nigeria awoke to the sound of gunfire. They…

FEATURES

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In Chicago, Hoops Tournament Helps Heal, Provides Hope
Almost three years ago, I joined Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Church on his weekly community walk on the South Side of Chicago. Father…

FAITH

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Sunday’s Testimomy: Be The Change
Affect. What kind of affect do you have on people? Do you make them feel comfortable when around you or nervous? Does their face brighten…
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Do You Think The Grass Is Greener On The Other Side?
Dear God:  Thank you for the reminder that you are the Creator of grass.  Even when my neighbor’s appears all together and mine does not.…

FOCUS

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45 Million Americans Still Stuck Below Poverty Line: Census
Despite five years of economic recovery, poverty is still stubbornly high in America. More than 45 million people, or 14.5 percent of all Americans, lived…
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Witnesses To Michael Brown Shooting Tell The Same Basic Story About His Death (VIDEO)
WASHINGTON — The people who saw Michael Brown die all tell a similar story. Several named witnesses have said that Brown was fleeing when Ferguson,…

CULTURE

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Erica Mena Reveals Engagement To Bow Wow [VIDEO]
Shad Moss (aka Bow Wow) is ready to settle down, and it looks like he’s chosen Erica Mena as his bride-to-be! Well, this should make…
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Janet Hubert Desires ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ Reunion in James Avery’s Memory
*A while back, Janet Hubert voiced a desire for a reunion of the cast of “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” to thegrio.com and it went by without any major effort. In the wake of the death of her former castmate, James Avery in 2013, Hubert is reigniting the call for the cast to come together one […]

VIEWS

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Do You Think The Grass Is Greener On The Other Side?
Dear God:  Thank you for the reminder that you are the Creator of grass.  Even when my neighbor’s appears all together and mine does not.…
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Advocates Tear Apart GOP Candidate’s Anti-Marijuana Comments
Illinois’ medical marijuana law “stinks” and should have been vetoed, the state’s Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner said during a Tuesday press conference. But medical…

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