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7 Things to Know About Ismaaiyl Brinsley Who Killed 2 NYPD Cops
The New York Police Department has identified Ismaaiyl Brinsley as the man who shot two NYPD officers execution style, as they sat in their patrol…
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Shocker: Former Atlanta Cop Found Guilty of Police Brutality
In a bit of news that will shock citizens based on the recent trend around the nation, a former Atlanta police officer was sentenced to…
North Korea Responsible for Sony Email Leaks, FBI Says
Can We Not Have Another Clinton vs. Bush Election?

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WORLD NEWS

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Ebola Vaccine Trial Suspended After Side Effects
LONDON (AP) — Swiss researchers have suspended the testing of one of the leading Ebola vaccine candidates after some volunteers reported unexpected side effects. In…
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An Open Letter of Love to Black Students
              The Open Letter  below was written by college academicians and educators to our children and so we want to…
Sierra Leonean Docs Strike Again Over Ebola Care
In Ebola Outbreak, Bad Data Adds Another Problem

ENTERTAINMENT

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TLC To Air ‘My Husband’s Not Gay’ [VIDEO]
TLC is getting ready to air a show that may blow “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” and “Sister Wives” right out of the water. The…
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SUNDAY PAPER: Gabrielle Union’s Camp Responds To Pregnancy Rumors; Mel B Hospitalized For Overdose & More
Don’t put Gabrielle Union on baby bump watch just yet. Gabby’s only been married for a few months, but there’s already speculation that she and hubby…
Bill Cosby Claims CNN’s Out To Get Him
Tea Time: Nicki Minaj & Scaff Breezy Go Buck At Each Other On Twitter

POLITICS

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Former Obama Aides Urging Warren Run For President
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 300 former campaign staffers and organizers for President Barack Obama have signed on to a letter urging Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth…
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Chokehold Case Stirs Debate On Special Prosecutors
NEW YORK (AP) — After a police officer wasn’t indicted in a fatal chokehold caught on video, some officials are reviving calls to entrust such…

BUSINESS

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Tick-Tock: Tips For Last-Minute Shoppers
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The clock is ticking, and your holiday shopping list isn’t complete. Don’t fret – you aren’t alone. The National Retail Federation…
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Chicago entrepreneur wins second place in Cricket Wireless’ contest
Chicagoan Zondra Hughes, founder of Six Brown Chicks, has won second place in Cricket Wireless’ first “Cricket Community Stars: Salute to Solopreneurs Contest.” The contest,…
Civil Rights Groups Meet With Sony Execs In Wake Of Email Flaps
Hack Attack Spurs Call For More North Korea Sanctions

SPORTS

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Kandi Burruss and Atlanta Dream Give Gifts at Children’s Hospital of Atlanta
“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss and the Atlanta Dream collaborated in a CHOA Holiday Party to provide food, presents, activities and cheer for patients and…
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Painkillers lawsuit against NFL dismissed; may be appealed
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by 1,300 former players against the NFL, writing that the collective bargaining agreement between the…
LeBron James Gets Presidential Support For Wearing ‘I Can’t Breathe’ T-Shirt
Atlanta Braves Release Renditions of New Stadium

HEALTH

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Liberia Holds Senate Vote Amid Ebola Fears
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Health workers manned polling stations across Liberia on Saturday as voters cast their ballots in a twice-delayed Senate election that has…
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WHO: Recorded Ebola Deaths Top 7,000
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The worst Ebola outbreak on record has now killed more than 7,000 people, with many of the latest deaths reported in…
UN Chief Visits Ebola-Ravaged West African Nations
Study: Removing Clot Helps Limit Stroke Disability

EDITORS PICKS

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We Can’t Breathe
Roll call. Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Akil Gurley, Tamir Rice and all the other unarmed Black males that have been murdered by police saw no…

FEATURES

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Barack And Michelle Obama’s Love Story Is Getting The Hollywood Treatment
The love story of Barack and Michelle Obama is headed for the big screen. The forthcoming film, titled “Southside With You,” will center on the day young…

FAITH

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Bryan Andrew Wilson ‘Turning Away’ [WORLD PREMIERE]
It’s been a busy week for singer/songwriter Bryan Andrew Wilson. His Top 20 comeback CD “ The One Percent” (EchoPark JDI Entertainment) earned him a…
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Call To Action: Participate In Black Life Matters Sunday
This morning we received an editorial from Dr James C. Perkins, President of Progressive National Baptist Convention. It is an eye opening challenge for the…

FOCUS

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Eric Holder Supports Protesters Who Interrupted His Speech at Atlanta’s Ebenezer
Both President Obama and his attorney general,  U.S. Department of Justice leader Eric Holder, received catcalls during their forums on the Ferguson fiasco and fallout…
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Mr. President, Come to Ferguson
Ferguson is too important to be treated on the margins. It is too important to lead the news one day, and disappear the next. The…

CULTURE

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#BlackLivesMatter: Starbucks CEO Wants Open Dialog About Race With Employees
  Now here’s something you don’t see in corporate America. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants to open talks with his employees in the wake of…
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Lennon Lacy’s White Girlfriend Speak Out; Says He Was Murdered
The White girlfriend of slain 17-year-old Lennon Lacy, who was found in a trailer park, hanging from a swing set, says he was “murdered” and…

VIEWS

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‘Top Five': Woody and Robert and Chris, Oh My
Chris Rock enters into Woody Allen territory with his new movie Top Five. During the opening scene, as Rock’s hero Andre Allen strolls down a Manhattan…
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Playing MLK: Actor David Oyelowo on Selma
British actor David Oyelowo plays Dr. Martin Luther King in director Ava DuVernay’s new film Selma, the story of Dr. King’s march from Selma, Alabama to…

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