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The Man Behind the Eric Garner Video Speaks Out
News of the fatal police encounter that led to Eric Garner’s death went viral with help of a video recording. That video was taken by Ramsey…
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Government Drafting Birth Control Accommodation
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is developing a new way for religious nonprofits that object to paying for contraceptives in their health plans to…
Teen Missionary Allegedly Rapes Children At Kenyan Orphanage [VIDEO]
Internal NYPD Report Fails To Mention Chokehold, States Eric Garner Was Not ‘In Great Distress’ [VIDEO]

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WORLD NEWS

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FAA Tells US Airlines Not to Fly to Tel Aviv
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24…
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Egypt Calls for Israeli, Palestinian Peace Talks
CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised…
Obama Urges Immediate Access To Ukraine Crash Site
Nelson Mandela is Remembered on Birthday

ENTERTAINMENT

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Here’s What Tatyana Ali is Up to These Days
Almost two decades later and most people still know Tatyana Ali as Ashley from “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” but the actress said she has…
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Whitney Houston’s Mother Pleads With Lifetime Over Biopic
Whitney Houston’s mother, Cissy Houston, has finally broken her silence about Lifetime’s upcoming Whitney Houston biopic and she isn’t pleased. The matriarch of the Houston…
How Detroit Is Making Water A Racial Hot Button
What’s Really Going On With the Carters?

POLITICS

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Rauner keeps up push for Illinois term limits
CHICAGO (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner kept up his drumbeat for Illinois term limits, saying Monday that “voters deserve a voice” on the issue and…
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Obama Gives Protection To Gay, Transgender Workers
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after…

BUSINESS

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Radio One Founder Highlighted In Newseum Exhibit
The Newseum exhibition, “One Nation With News for All,” tells the story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight…
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Fifth Third Bank is Legacy Sponsor of 2014 National Urban League Conference
Event Takes Place in Cincinnati July 23-26 CINCINNATI– Fifth Third Bank announced today that it is a proud legacy sponsor of the 2014 National Urban…
Kobina Wright Pays Homage to the Automotive Industry
Should Online Accounts Die When You Die?

SPORTS

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Jets Eliminating Paper Season Tickets
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets are doing away with paper tickets for season ticket holders and offering those fans a rewards…
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CEO: Clippers Coach to Quit if Sterling Stays
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald…
Antoine Walker Hosts Screening in Chicago for His Documentary ‘Gone in an Instant’
Dream Coach Michael Cooper has Tongue Cancer

HEALTH

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HIV Pills Show More Promise to Prevent Infection
There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from…
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Undercover Probe Finds Health Law Failings
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional investigators using fake identities were able to obtain taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law, according to testimony to be…
Should I Do Cardio Or Weights First At The Gym?
Fruit Recalled For Listeria Contamination

EDITORS PICKS

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Chicago Lawmakers Approve Tough Gun Shop Restrictions
CHICAGO, June 25 – The Chicago City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a law that would allow the resumption of gun sales in the city…

FEATURES

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Chicago’s Black Contractors Demand Fair Hiring Process
CHICAGO–Black contractors said they are tired of losing out on jobs in their own communities, especially to large companies that find ways around the very law…

FAITH

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Minute Meditation: A Prayer For Courage
The dictionary definition of Courage is the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery.…
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Turning Sexual Temptation Into A Blessing
Dear God: Thank you for showing me the way out of temptation and into the blessing and discipline of singleness. Abstinence. Celibacy. Single. Married. Divorced.…

FOCUS

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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…
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Gift of Hope honors late Chicago teen’s parents, encourages families to discuss organ donation
CHICAGO – When it comes to organ donation, 33 percent of those on waiting lists are African American, but account for only 14 percent of…

CULTURE

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Finding Mr. Right: Woman Holds Audition For New Boyfriend
There’s an incredibly entertaining new approach to finding that special someone, but it’s still got a few kinks. Who needs Match.com or Tinder, when you…
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No Pictures, Please: Gabrielle Union And Dwyane Wade Ban Phones From Their Wedding
Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade aren’t taking any chances that their wedding pictures will wind up on social media! The happy couple has finally sent…

VIEWS

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I Was Confined to Solitary at Age 16 and It Still Haunts Me
February is cold in Northern Virginia. It’s even colder when you’re in a cell alone, without a mattress, a blanket, a pillow, or a sheet.…
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15 Comments You Should Never Say To A Woman With Natural Hair
When we stopped using chemical relaxers and flat irons to straighten our natural hair, we felt great that our tresses were finally getting the chance…

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