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We Should Talk More About Bill Cosby’s Rape Allegations
  I’m not entirely sure I believe comedian Hannibal Buress when he says he didn’t think making an onstage joke about Bill Cosby’s (pictured) history…
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Suge Knight, Katt Williams Arrested In Robbery Case, Face Serious Prison Time
Hip-Hop heavyweight Marion “Suge” Knight, co-founder of the notorious Death Row Records, and comedian Katt Williams were arrested Wednesday and accused of stealing a paparazzi’s camera last month…
Halloween ‘Lynching’ Display Ordered Removed From Home On Army Base
Georgia Teacher Kept Out Of School After Husband Returns From West Africa Trip



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Hagel considering new military-wide Ebola policy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the military service chiefs recommended to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel that he require all U.S. troops returning from counter-Ebola…
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Army troops isolated after Africa duty tour
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army two-star general and 11 of his staff are being isolated at the base in Italy upon returning from serving in…
Ebola-stricken nurse being flown to Washington
UN Says Ebola Death Toll Rising To 4,500 This Week


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Rick Ross ft. K. Michelle – “If They Knew” [MUSIC]
  ‘Hood Billionaire‘ is less than a month away, so prepare for an onslaught of new music, visuals, and more from Ricky Rozay.   Here’s…
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Nas Premieres J Dilla-Produced Track “The Season” At Run The Jewels x Mass Appeal Screening [VIDEO]
Update: Nas released “The Season” in full for free download through Audiomack. Check the stream below Fans of hip-hop duo Run The Jewels, consisting of MCs Killer Mike and El-P, were…
NewsOne Now Exclusive: Taming Lil’ Mo [VIDEO]
Keepin’ It In The Family: 6 Of The Best Momagers Who ‘Made’ Your Favorite Celebrity


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Latino Mayoral Candidate: ”Harold Washington was a Mentor”
CHICAGO–Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (D-Chicago) said Wednesday, after a Latino Forum Policy breakfast, that if he becomes Chicago’s next mayor, he would create…
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The Chicago Defender Endorses Jesse White for Secretary of State
The Chicago Defender endorses Jesse White for Secretary of State because he has done a remarkable job in restoring integrity to an office tainted by scandal…


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‘Woke Up Black’ Filmmaker Seeking Young Subjects For Continuation
Producer/director Mary F. Morten is currently working on a continuation of her previous documentary film, “Woke Up Black,” which his aptly titled “Woke Up Black. Again,”…
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Urban Partnership Bank achieves lending milestone, announces award from U.S. Department of Treasury
    Chicago – William Farrow, president and CEO of Urban Partnership Bank, announced that Urban Partnership Bank has exceeded $200 million in total loans…
Apple CEO Tim Cook Publicly Comes Out as a Proud Gay Man; ‘It has given me a deeper undestanding to what it means to be in the minority’
FTC Sues Gerber Over Claims On Infant Formula


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Giants Defeat Royals 3-2 to Win World Series in 7 Games
*(Via Newsy) – It’s safe to say a baseball dynasty has formed in the Bay Area! The San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in game 7 to capture the team’s third championship in the past five years — a feat only five other teams have achieved in MLB history. Despite an early exit from Giants’ starter Tim Hudson in […]
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“If”…The Story of The Chicago Bulls And The 2014-15 NBA Season
After the courting of Carmelo Anthony that never really stood a chance, the amnesty of Carlos Boozer, the addition of seasoned veteran power forward, Pau…
Bulls exercise option on Snell
LeBron James’ Wife Savannah Gives Birth to Baby Girl


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‘It felt like my bones were on top of each other, grinding together:’ New Procedure Brings Woman Relief
CHICAGO–For Chicago resident Folasade “Sade” Adekoya, taking a stroll through a park, running with her children or even just getting through the work day, were…
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Fearing Ebola? Doctors Say Get A Flu Shot
CHICAGO (AP) — Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola – chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug.…
#NationalOatmealDay: 5 Recipes For Delicious Oatmeal
Nurse who had Ebola will be released from hospital


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The Quintessential Choice for Governor| The Chicago Defender Endorses Pat Quinn for Governor
This may be the most important election in Illinois recent history.  Everywhere one turns whether it’s TV, radio, newsprint, the Internet or a tweet we…


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Chicago Artist, Mother, Uses Childhood Memories as Inspiration
There’s enough bad in the world that art should take you away from the negativity. Creating that positive element is what Chicago artist Dana Todd…


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Why I Joined The Fight
All over the U.S., October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and I had the pleasure of representing Tyscot Music + Entertainment in the city of…
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With a coveted Dove Award win, Grammy and Stellar Award nominations and nearly 20 years of memorable music to their credit, to say that Contemporary…


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When Dating Becomes Deadly: Know the Signs of Teen Dating Violence
In a tragic case of teen dating violence in Romeoville, Illinois, on February 13, 2014, 15-year-old Briana Valle’s 23-year-old ex-boyfriend shot her and her mother,…
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What’s at Stake if We Don’t Vote?
Today’s Republican in-your–face racism should remind us why 50 years ago African Americans marched for the right to vote. The ‘Freedom Fighters’ suffered inhumane attacks…


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Bill Cosby Backs Out Of ‘Queen Latifah’ Show Appearance
  Bill Cosby’s had a change of plans after his numerous allegations of sexual assault resurfaced this month. Comedian Hannibal Buress reminded the audience during…
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Nicki Minaj Announces December Release Date For ‘The Pink Print’ [VIDEO]
Nicki Minaj has finally offered up an ETA on her upcoming album “The Pink Print”! The rap diva surprised her fans tonight by revealing that…


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Cosby Has No One to Blame But Cosby for His Sullied Image
For decades Bill Cosby has been enshrined as America’s most treasured TV Dad, the quintessential symbol of all that is good and wholesome in family…
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Kevin Hart’s Rap Angers The LGBT Community [VIDEO]
  In the third episode of Real Husbands of Hollywood, Nick Cannon makes an attempt to run for Mayor of Beverly Hills. And while Kevin Hart…



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