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Study’s Disturbing Findings About How The Media Covers Race And Crime
The killing of Michael Brown has prompted a heated debate about how the media covers race and crime. A recent study shows yet more evidence…
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Hillary Clinton Breaks Silence On Ferguson
Hillary Clinton has broken her silence on Ferguson. Speaking at a technology conference in San Francisco Thursday morning, Clinton addressed the death of Michael Brown,…
Atlanta Cop Arrested in Hapeville Woman’s Murder
Miss. Man Allegedly Beaten, Shot Over Biracial Grandchildren



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Egyptian Newspaper Publishes Incredibly Racist Front Page
The Egyptian newspaper Youm7 shocked and disgusted readers Thursday with its front page headline that uses extremely racist language to describe the issue of African…
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Mother of Bali murder suspect opens fundraising site
CHICAGO (AP) – The mother of a man allegedly involved in the death in Indonesia of his girlfriend’s mother has created an online fundraising page…
Sources: US considering new relief mission in Iraq
Third Doctor Dies From Ebola In Sierra Leone


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Nick Cannon: I Like A Woman Who ‘Knows’ What She Wants
Fresh off the heels of revealing marital issues with wife, Mariah Carey, it appears Nick Cannon might be ready to move forward as an eligible…
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Bow Wow Slams Karrueche for Blue Ivy Hair Diss
BET’s Bow Wow becomes the latest to weigh in on the controversy, telling his fan followers that he wouldn’t have declined to read the teleprompter joke live on…
Chicago’s African Festival of the Arts Celebrates 25 Years, Friday through Monday
[LISTEN] Matthews Knowles Says Family Elevator Fight Was A ‘Jedi Mind Trick’


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Quinn, Rauner rip each other on hiring, taxes
CHICAGO (AP) – The candidates for Illinois governor sharpened their attacks on each other Thursday, with Gov. Pat Quinn saying Bruce Rauner’s plan to tax…
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US judge tosses Koschman suit against Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) – A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit accusing the city of Chicago, police and state prosecutors of covering up the involvement of…


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Video games come of age as spectator sport
NEW YORK (AP) — Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play “Pac-Man.” And for decades,…
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American, US Airways Will Stop Listing On Orbitz
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz-run websites in a long-running dispute over fees that the…
Students Create Roofie Alert Nail Polish
Amazon to Buy Video Game Streaming Platform


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Shelly Sterling Talks about Husband, Clippers Sale
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced…
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NFL suspends Browns star WR Gordon for 2014 season
CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon’s wait is over, and so is his 2014 season. Now the star wide receiver’s career is in peril. The Browns…
Chicago Gives Jackie Robinson West Team Parade and Rally
Experts Want To See NFL Act On Domestic Violence


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Study Suggests Reason Why Black Mothers Breastfeed Less Than White Moms
When it comes to breastfeeding, a persistent racial disparity exists: Black mothers have lower breastfeeding rates than white mothers. In 2010, 62 percent of American…
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Three Ways Insurers Can Discourage Sick From Enrolling
Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there’s still wiggle room for them to discourage…
Third Doctor Dies From Ebola In Sierra Leone
Do-it-yourself blood pressure care can beat MDs


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Chicago celebrates Jackie Robinson West with parade
The Jackie Robinson West Team may not have won the Little League World Series, but Chicago is still treating them like stars. Hopefully the young…


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‘The Doctors’ Rachael Ross Shoots Episode in Englewood, Does Yoga with ‘I am Chicago’ Youth
Dr. Rachael Ross from the popular TV-sitcom   The Doctors chose the Englewood community to shoot an episode for Season 7, which airs Sept. 8.…


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Relationship Doctor On Call: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do But Sometimes….
So here’s a question, how many songs in the history of music were written about breaking up? That’s what I was thinking – Too Many…
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Inspirational Song Of The Day: Lecrae ‘Nuthin
If you want to be a good person, you must look at what you think of what characterizes a good person. We are living in…


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Race and Beyond: Will The Troubles in Ferguson Point Toward a New Way Forward?
Perhaps I’m getting ahead of myself by writing a presumptuous summation of the turmoil roiling the streets of suburban St. Louis. After all, it’s been…
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Knowing Your Government: What Is Freedom Of The Press
Transparency is key to the American way of life. Today, here at home and around the world … the struggle is intense to control information…


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Wesley Snipes Returning To The “Blade” Franchise
After a 10 year hiatus, the “Blade” franchise will be returning to the big screen, and actor Wesley Snipes is reportedly coming back to fill the…
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Remy Ma Hustles So Hard She Hasn’t Been Able To Enjoy Family Time Since Prison Release
Remy Ma has been on a mission ever since she was released from prison last month, and it hasn’t left her much time to spend…


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Emmett Till, Mike Brown, and a New Movement for an Old Law
Despite progress over the last century, for black people this country has failed to ever make good on its earliest and most basic democratic protection:…
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Review: The case against binge-watching TV
LAKE CITY, Pa. (AP) — It’s no secret technology is changing our television-viewing habits. Americans are increasingly engaging in a practice known as television binge-watching…



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