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Errol Brown, Lead Singer Of Hot Chocolate, Dead At 71
Errol Brown, the lead singer of the band responsible for the popular 1970s hit “You Sexy Thing,” died Wednesday, the BBC reports. Brown was 71-years-old. According…
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Mother Demands Justice For Son Who Died After Fight, Police Say Not Enough Evidence To Charge
Middletown, DE .The family of 20-y-old #TySawyer is now in mourning after the young man was brutally beaten 2 death. pic.twitter.com/21neYd3T3c — Truly Blue (@violetesrblue)…
Atlanta-area sheriff who shot Gwinnett woman speaks for 1st time
Davis Bozeman Law hosting rally for arrest of Atlanta officer who fatally hits man

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WORLD NEWS

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World Health Organization Approves 1st Quick Test For Ebola
BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization has approved a quick test for Ebola that will dramatically cut the time it takes to determine with…
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Ebola Cases Decline In West Africa, By Over 80 Percent In Sierra Leone
The U.S. military is bringing home all but 100 troops dispatched to West Africa almost 10 months ago in an effort to stem the Ebola…
Boko Haram, Hit By 3-Nation Offensive, Rampage In Cameroon
Liberia: Only 5 People Being Treated For Ebola In Country

ENTERTAINMENT

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PM BUZZ: Chris Brown Falls Off Stage; Is Mariah Carey’s Voice Back? Tyga Takes Kylie To College & More
Chris Brown Falls Off The Stage At His Birthday Bash Ouch! Chris Brown was still in Las Vegas celebrating his 26th birthday when he took…
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Khia slammed for saying she inspired Beyonce’s Met Gala dress
Struggle rapper Khia is obviously impervious to pain and humiliation because, once again, she makes the preposterous claim that a pop goddess is swagger jacking…
According To Kenya: Nene’s Ugly, Porsha’s Stupid & ‘Aunt Viv’ Is A Liar [EXCLUSIVE]
Chicago Heineken Concert Series: Kelly Price and Biz Markie

POLITICS

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Our Own Plan
By the time you read this article, Chicago will have elected its next mayor who once again will not be Black, but by all accounts…
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Daughter of Englewood will Not Concede to Opponent
    Victory Still Within Reach in the 16th Ward Aldermanic Race, Stephanie Coleman Says CHICAGO – Saying there are too many outstanding issues and…

BUSINESS

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BOMA: Chicago’s Leading Building Owners and Managers Celebrate Diversity 
One of the most beautiful contributions to our Chicago skyline is the architectural design and backdrop of our buildings. Many of these buildings stretch from…
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Workplace Diversity Allows Employees To Bring “Their Whole Selves To Work” [VIDEO]
Workplace diversity is about more than simply hiring people from underrepresented groups. Hugh Molotsi, vice president of the Intuit Incubator, says it’s also about being free to…
Silicon Valley CEO Reveals How You Can Tell If You’re On The Right Career Path [VIDEO]
ABC-7 CHICAGO: CHICAGO DEFENDER CELEBRATES 110 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

SPORTS

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Manny Pacquaio subject of class-action lawsuits in Vegas, L.A.
Manny Pacquiao is the subject of two multimillion-dollar class action lawsuits, one each in Las Vegas and other one Los Angeles, because he and his…
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2015 NFL Draft – On the Clock in Chicago
Winning is an American experience and football in America is a way of life. Every week fans invest time, energy and money to watch players…
Funniest tweets on Floyd Mayweather’s unimpressive win over Manny Pacquiao
Muhammad Ali answers Floyd Mayweather’s claim that he’s now the greatest

HEALTH

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Opening a New Chapter for Pullman
Opening a New Chapter for Pullman by Seth Berliner/ MK Communications  Once a flourishing live-work company town but for many recent decades a forgotten community, neglected…
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Dr. Ben Carson Announces Run for Republican Presidential Candidacy
  Associated Press writer Bill Barrow contributed to this report from Atlanta. Retired surgeon Ben Carson declared his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination Monday,…
The Cost Of Infertility And Why African American Women Suffer In Silence
100-Minute-Old Baby Becomes UK’s Youngest Organ Donor

EDITORS PICKS

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‘Blood Is Still Red': Ferguson Fears Setback As Cop-Shooter Eludes Manhunt
FERGUSON, Mo. — As reporters flocked back to this St. Louis suburb following the ambush shooting of two officers outside the police department overnight, residents, law enforcement…

FEATURES

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Journey To Empowerment exhibit opens today at local library
Visitors to Harold Washington Library and 88 satellite libraries will have an opportunity to explore the treasured archives of the iconic Chicago Defender newspaper. Still…

FAITH

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NEW ALBUM ALERT: Lonnie Hunter’s New #GETITDONE Album Available May 2nd
Lonnie Hunter and Structure will be releasing their new album entitled #GETITDONE on Saturday May 2nd for iTunes. His hit song “Forever I Will” can also…
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Anthony Brown & Group Therapy “Worth” [NEW MUSIC VIDEO]
“WORTH” is the purely magnificent debut single from the upcoming Tyscot Music & Entertainment new release and Anthony Brown & group therAPy sophomore album Everyday Jesus the…

FOCUS

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Fair or Foul: Chicago’s Black Nightlife Owners Speak Out
A great deal of the attraction to the Windy City centers around the restaurants and nightlife culture. In the African American community, a long legacy…
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Another life lost: Deonte Hoard
  Shots rang out in South Deering, a far southiside  neighborhood, last Monday when 17-year old Deonte Hoard was accompanying his friend to the store…

CULTURE

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The Woman of Steele (WOS) Foundation
“If you save a child you save generations. They are an investment in our future.” ~ Bobbie L. Steele The Woman of Steele (WOS) Foundation is…
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Chicago Heineken Concert Series: Kelly Price and Biz Markie
Heineken kicks off Spring in Chicago with a stellar talent line-up that includes Chicago’s DJ Mark Fuller, Hip Hop legend–DJ Biz Markie and Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter…

VIEWS

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Monroe Anderson: Black teen unemployment comes with a price
  This summer threatens to be long and hot. Not climate change hot but heated and angry, Baltimore Spring hot. Three days ago, a Wall…
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Monroe Anderson: Spike Lee’s Chiraq could be KKK
 Mayor Rahm Emanuel may not care for the title of Spike Lee’s movie slated to start shooting this summer in Englewood, but as an artist,…

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