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500 ‘Young African Leaders’ Meet With Pres. Obama [VIDEO]
On Monday, 500 participants of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders joined Pres. Barack Obama for a town hall meeting. The meeting caps off…
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Shanesha Taylor who left toddlers in hot car for job interview speaks out
The Arizona mom who got arrested after she left her kids in a hot car while she went on a job interview is finally speaking…
Carjacked Car Runs Over and Kills 3 Kids, Critically Injures Mother
Tara Walker: Jersey City Swears In First Ever Black Woman Firefighter In Department’s History

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WORLD NEWS

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West African Airline Suspends Flights Amid Ebola
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Police officers deployed to Liberia’s international airport to ensure passengers are screened for Ebola symptoms as a major regional airline announced…
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US: Russia Violated 1987 Nuclear Missile Treaty
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile…
Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia
Very Bad Week: Airline Disasters Come in a Cluster

ENTERTAINMENT

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Teacher Who Survived Sandy Hook Has Book Deal
NEW YORK (AP) — A Connecticut teacher who helped save students’ lives during the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has a book deal. G.P. Putnam’s…
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Music Aside, Queen of Soul is Pumped for Fair Food
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — There’s something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that’s got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food. Ahead…
Shonda Rhimes Reveals Exactly When ‘Scandal’ Will End
Did Tami Roman Confirm That ‘Basketball Wives’ Was Canceled?

POLITICS

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Obama: Female Oppression Crippling Parts Of Africa
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spoke out Monday against gender oppression in Africa that he said is “crippling” parts of the continent, urging young…
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Clinton: US Needs Orderly Process For Border Kids
  WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she opposes changing a 2008 immigration law under consideration by Congress. The potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate…

BUSINESS

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Red Lobster Goes Vertical on Plate to Push Quality
NEW YORK (AP) — Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it’s getting rid of some of its promotional…
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Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar For $8.5 Billion
NEW YORK (AP) — Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight for deal-seeking customers. The…
Where Are The Black Internet Workers? Civil Rights Bigs Weigh In
Radio One Founder Highlighted In Newseum Exhibit

SPORTS

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NBA, Clippers Eager for Sterling Out, Ballmer In
The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting. Move on to Steve Ballmer,…
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Lakers Finally Confirm Byron Scott is New Coach
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Byron Scott is their new coach Monday night. The Lakers finally made the long-anticipated announcement in…
Delany Noncommittal On Penn State Sanction Cuts
The Tatum Talks: The Real Reason Ray Rice Got Off So Easy

HEALTH

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$1,000 Sovaldi Now Hepatitis Treatment of Choice
WASHINGTON (AP) — The price may be high but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with…
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The Body Fat Doctors Want You To Have
Did you know that there are different types of body fat? According to a new study published in the journal Diabetes, people with higher levels…
Walmart’s Ice Cream Sandwiches Don’t Melt In The Sun
The Unseen Dangers Of Pool Water

EDITORS PICKS

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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…

FEATURES

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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…

FAITH

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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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Inspirational Song Of The Day: Danetra Moore – Only God Can
​Danetra Moore is an exceptionally talented and dynamic vocalist, model and actress. She is a native of Stockton, California that now resides in Atlanta, Georgia.…

FOCUS

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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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Police Seize More than 3,600 Illegal Firearms in 2014
CHICAGO – Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy announced Chicago Police have seized more than 3,600 illegal firearms to date in 2014. Superintendent McCarthy was…

CULTURE

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LHHATL’s Karlie Redd Says Tyler Perry Won’t Hire Her
WKYS radio personality EZ Street did a great interview with Love & Hip Hop Atlanta star Karlie Redd in which she discussed how she auditioned for a Tyler Perry…
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No R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Johnny Rockets Employee Screams On Aretha Franklin
This is just further confirmation that people aren’t teaching their kids a dog gone thing! How in the world this happened to Aunti Aretha we…

VIEWS

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Stephen A. Smith Blames Those Accusing Him Of Victim-Blaming With Misconstruing What He Said
While many were expressing outrage at his comments about domestic violence, Stephen A. Smith let his followers on Twitter know that he was also ANNOYED.…
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Eric Garner Could Have Been Me
The recent death of Eric Garner, while in police custody, horrified and angered me. A video shows that police placed Garner in a choke hold,…

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