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Southern Baptist Leaders Call For Integrated Churches
Leaders in nation’s largest Protestant denomination are preaching that integrated churches can be a key driver of racial justice in society. But that could be…
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Martin Luther King’s sons drop lawsuit against sister Bernice
Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Inc. Estate lawsuit has been resolved in house. The brothers, Martin Luther King III and Dexter, decided to…
East Atlanta neighborhood voted 3rd best in the U.S.
Gordon Parks Never Before Seen Photos Of 1950s Segregation



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Study Says Chicago’s Economic Recovery Falls Behind Other Metro Areas
  According to Brookings Institution report  Chicago ranks 203rd out of 300 metropolitan areas around the world in bouncing back from recession. The question is…
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UN: At Least 50 Ebola Hotspots Remain, But New Cases Falling
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — At least 50 Ebola hotspots remain in the three hardest-hit West African countries but new cases are declining and the deadly…
Amnesty: Nigeria Massacre Deadliest In History Of Boko Haram AP | By IBRAHIM ABDULAZIZ & HARUNA UMAR
Ebola Vaccine Trial Suspended After Side Effects


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SUNDAY PAPER: Rihanna Drops New Song; Kanye West Shades Ray J & More
Rihanna has infused her 2015 with something classic as she tapped Paul McCartney for her latest track, “FourFiveSeconds”! Kanye West wasn’t the only hot hip-hop/R&B…
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Best of Trumpet Awards 2015 red carpet (photos)
MARIETTA, Ga. —  Xernona Clayton, the founder and CEO of the Trumpet Awards, was stunting strong as she flossed her floor-length mink coat as she was flanked by…
Naomi Campbell Rips Instagram Models: “We Had To Earn Our Stripes”
Shaquille O’Neal To Star In Workplace Sitcom


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Again? Really? What If It’s Bush-Clinton In 2016?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Again? Really? There are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes…
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Who Hacked Sony Becomes Internet’s New Mystery
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Everyone has a theory about who really hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. Despite President Barack Obama’s conclusion that North Korea was…


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$2 Gasoline: Good Times Keep Rolling At The Pump
NEW YORK (AP) — At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero. But for the…
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Johnson Publishing Company Selling Iconic 70-Year-Old Photo Archive
In what many see as a heartbreaking development, Johnson Publishing Company, the esteemed African American owned publisher of Ebony, announced plans to sell its photo…
Expedia Buys Booking Site Travelocity For $280M In Cash
Gauge Of US Economy Increases 0.5 Percent In December


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Chicago Cubs Hall Of Famer Ernie Banks Dies At 83
CHICAGO (AP) — Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope. That was the charm of “Mr. Cub.”…
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Michael Jordan Gets Emotional After Winning Business Award
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A humbled and emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears, feeling vindicated after years of criticism, after being named the Charlotte Business…
49ers’ Vic Fangio Hired As Bears Defensive Coordinator
Atlanta Dream Spearheads MLK Essay Contest, Trip to D.C.


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Health Care is Your Right, And Your Responsibility
“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”  — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King,…
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New DNA Editing Technique Makes Designer Babies a Possibility [POLL]
In science fiction movies, it seems like it is easy to edit the genetics of a living organism. In reality, it is very, very difficult.…
Government Closer To Goal Of 9.1M Enrolled Under Health Law
12 Simple Food Swaps That Make Healthy Eating Easy


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Men of Excellence (PHOTOS)


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Tick-Tock: Tips For Last-Minute Shoppers
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The clock is ticking, and your holiday shopping list isn’t complete. Don’t fret – you aren’t alone. The National Retail Federation…


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Watch: Homegoing Service For Andrae Crouch [LIVE STREAM]
A celebration of Andraé Crouch’s life will take place on Tuesday, January 20th and Wednesday, January 21st at West Angeles Church of God In Christ,…
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Do You Really Understand Forgiveness?
[twitter-follow screen_name=’Elev8Official’ How can you love someone who turns their back on you and still forgive them from the heart?). He calls us back to…


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The Hyatt celebrates diversity Martin Luther King Jr. style
The Multicultural Diversity Business Resource Group, a part of the Hyatt Hotels hosted a special Rev.Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute this past week at…
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PUSH Excel Celebrates 25 Years: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast
With a room filled with Chicago’s political and community elite, PUSH Excel celebrated 25 years during its Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship…


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Alexandra Shipp Tapped To Play Storm In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ & We’re Concerned
Some huge casting has been announced for X-Men Apocalypse, and the news has tinged excitement for the film with a little caution. Director Bryan singer…
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A$AP Rocky Addresses A$AP Yams’ Death: ‘He Didn’t Overdose’
After A$AP Mob co-founder A$AP Yams’ death January 18 from unknown causes, his fellow A$AP Mob member, A$AP Rocky, spoke to media members and attendees…


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Even More Housing Segregation on Tap If the Supreme Court Has Its Way
The Supreme Court is poised to do what many realtors, developers and mortgage lenders have long chomped at the bit at. That is to gut…
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Is America a Sheep or a Goat?
When the Son of Man comes in his glory…all the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another as a…



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