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Study Shows Teachers May Not Want To Reduce Number Of Out-Of-School Suspensions [VIDEO]
A new survey from The School Superintendents Association and the Children’s Defense Fund takes a look at how school district leaders feel about school discipline…
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The Truth About the ‘F’ Word
    “What is feminism to you and are you a feminist?” It was a question posed by some of the women in my sister…
Economy Adds 209,000 Jobs In July, Black Unemployment Remains In Double Digits
Medical Examiner Rules Eric Garner’s Death A Homicide



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U.S. Helping to Bring American Patients Infected with Ebola Back, One Going to Atlanta
The Ebola outbreak has been in the news everyday and the news doesn’t seem to be getting any better. Emory University Hospital released a news…
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Plans Underway To Retrieve Americans With Ebola
NEW YORK (AP) — Plans are underway to bring back the two American aid workers sick with Ebola from Africa. A small private jet based…
US Warns Against Traveling to Ebola Hit Countries
Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens


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Dr. Yamma Brown, James Brown’s daughter, Talks ‘Get On Up’ [VIDEO]
James Brown‘s daughter, Dr. Yamma Brown, talks “Get On Up” on the gold carpet at the McDonald’s 365Black Awards during this year’s “Essence” Festival. “Get On…
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How Lionel Richie Got His Start In The Music Biz
During this year’s “Essence” Festival, Roland Martin sat down with Lionel Richie. During their chat Richie explained how he got started in the music industry,…
Catching Up With Terry McMillan
Kerry Washington + Viola Davis Tease Shonda Rhimes’ Epic ABC Takeover [VIDEO]


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Poll: Foreign Policy No Longer Obama Strong Point
WASHINGTON (AP) — Foreign policy used to be a bright spot in Americans’ dimming opinion of President Barack Obama. Not anymore. Associated Press-GfK polling found…
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House GOP Weighs Tough New Immigration Bills
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that would clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought here illegally…


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P&G To Slim Down Product Lineup
CINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble is about to shrink. The world’s largest consumer products maker said it will shed more than half its brands…
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US Auto Sales Sizzle In July, Helped By Discounts
DETROIT (AP) — Big discounts helped keep U.S. auto sales sizzling in July. General Motors, Ford, Nissan and Chrysler all reported big gains as the…
Common Talks ‘Nobody’s Smiling,’ Chicago Education, Music, Violence
NAACP Teams Up with Dunkin’ Brands To Grow Black Franchises


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Ray Rice’s Wife Blasts Critics of her NFL Husband
Ray Rice’s wife has officially let the world know that she nor her NFL running back husband wear saddles on their backs, so you are not going…
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Ohio Lawmaker Proposes LeBron License Plate
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker wants to give the state’s motorists the chance to score a license plate honoring LeBron James. State Rep. Bill…
A Solid Start For Woods, The Lead For Leishman
Evelyn Lozada Blasts Antoine Walker’s For Claiming She’s a Gold Digger


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How Can I Tell If My Weights Are Heavy Enough?
  If you’re not lifting already, you need to start. And when you do, you must lift heavy. So how do you determine how heavy…
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Medicare Drug Premiums To Rise For 2nd Year
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare says premiums for prescription drug plans will rise in 2015 for the second year in a row. Officials said Thursday that…
US Warns Against Traveling To Ebola-Hit Countries
Plans Underway To Retrieve Americans With Ebola


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NAACP Recognizes Quincy Jones’ Humanitarian Work With Medal
Quincy Jones is set to receive the 99th NAACP Spingarn Medal July 23 at the 105th NAACP National Convention. This medal is considered the highest…


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Antoine Walker Hosts Screening in Chicago for His Documentary ‘Gone in an Instant’
  In Antoine Walker’s new documentary, “Gone in an Instant,” he uses a personal life lesson to hopefully prevent other young NBA players from making…


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The Praise Diaries: Fred Hammond And Donnie McClurkin Get Ready To Praise Him! [VIDEO]
The Festival of Praise 2014 Tour featuring multiple GRAMMY®, Stellar and Dove Award-winning recording artists Fred Hammond and Donnie McClurkin is hitting the road! The…
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The Real Meaning Of The 23rd Psalm
Psalm 23 portrays God as a shepherd, feeding (verse 1) and leading (verse 3) his flock. The “rod and staff” (verse 4) are also the…


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India Arie Remembers Maya Angelou and Talks About the Pitfalls of Stardom
It’s been two months since Dr. Maya Angelou transitioned into immortality. Of course, that’s a poetic way of saying she died. During the scramble to…
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Mayor speaks out on Chicago red-light cameras
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is acknowledging that the city needs to take steps to restore public trust in the red-light camera program…


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ATLAH Missionary Church, Anti-Gay Harlem Church, Posts ANOTHER Homophobic Sign
The notoriously anti-gay ATLAH Missionary Church in Harlem, NY, has posted another virulently homophobic sign, this time informing churches and their members who support “homos”…
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Why Is The NAACP Siding With Verizon Over Net Neutrality?
The NAACP and several other major civil rights groups have emerged as flashpoints in the debate over net neutrality, the idea that all Internet traffic…


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I Got Through Airport Security With Someone Else’s Plane Ticket
I honestly didn’t plan to put the airport security system to the test. I was just really tired and didn’t notice that the name on…
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Walgreens May Face Consumer, Political Backlash if It Elects to Become a ‘Corporate Deserter’
Within the next several weeks Illinois-based Walgreens drug store chain is set to decide if it will become what President Obama referred to last week…



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