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Marathon Runners Go From Atlanta to Michael Brown Memorial By Foot
*Michael Brown’s memory proved to be the motivator as two men traveled 550 miles by foot from Atlanta to the slain teen’s memorial in Ferguson,…
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‘Shut it Down Atlanta’ to Hold Rally to Protest Ferguson Grand Jury Decision
  An Atlanta organization “Shut It Down Atlanta” will hold a protest rally at Underground Atlanta to articulate their disappointment with the St. Louis Grand Jury’s decision…
Violence, Police Crackdown After Ferguson Decision (Watch Video Report)
Atlanta’s Political, Civic Leaders Respond To Ferguson Grand Jury

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WORLD NEWS

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Amid Ebola cases, Mali braces borders and beyond
KOUREMALE, Mali (AP) — On Mali’s dusty border with Ebola-stricken Guinea, travelers have a new stop: Inside a white tent, masked medical workers zap incomers…
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Military Scaling Back Treatment Units In Liberia
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is scaling back the size and number of Ebola treatment facilities it is building in…
Surgeon With Ebola Coming To US For Care
American & African Healthcare Workers Go On Strike Against Fighting Ebola

ENTERTAINMENT

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Stevie Wonder’s ‘Songs’ Concert Tour Dazzled Sold-Out Crowd in Atlanta
Motown musical maven Stevie Wonder has not toured for some time now.  And some critics would erroneously say his musical creativity has been on the…
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Tink – ‘Tell the Children’ (Prod. By Timbaland)
Emotions have been high since it was announced that the grand jury in Clayton, Mo. decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson, who killed unarmed…
AM BUZZ: Don Lemon Tries It With Marijuana Reference In Ferguson & More
J. Cole Covers Complex; Talks New Album, Jay Z + More [VIDEO]

POLITICS

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Chicago’s New Treasurer Says He Has Big Plans for the City
CHICAGO–Chicago’s new City Treasurer, Kurt Summers has big plans to show the world that all of Chicago is worth investing in, not just downtown. He…
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Judge Rules Illinois Pension Overhaul Unconstitutional
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – An Illinois judge has ruled that a law intended to fix the nation’s worst state employee pension crisis violates the state…

BUSINESS

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Barbie Dethroned By Team Elsa
NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in more than a decade Barbie has been frozen out of the top spot on the holiday…
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Storm May Snarl Trip For Thanksgiving Travelers
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A nor’easter was expected to develop along the East Coast just as millions of travelers head to their Thanksgiving destinations, bringing…
Grady Hospital Ends Contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield
Best Black Friday Deals

SPORTS

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NFL Hall-of-Famer Claude Humphrey Honored By Atlanta City Council
Pro Football Hall-of-Famer and former Atlanta Falcon great Claude B. Humphrey was honored by Atlanta City Council recently before his family and former teammates. It has…
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NBA’s First Openly Gay Player Jason Collins Retires
*Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in the NBA, announced Wednesday that he is retiring from the league. According to Yahoo Sports, the 35-year-old athlete made the announcement in a first-person story for Sports Illustrated. It’s the same forum he used in April 2013, to publicly reveal his sexuality and become the […]
LHHH’s Moniece Accused Of Stealing $109K From NBA Baller Ex-Boyfriend
ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Threatens 76ers Point Guard in Rant on Radio

HEALTH

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Mali Confirms Eighth Ebola Case
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali has confirmed a new case of Ebola, bringing to eight the number of people who have fallen ill with the…
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New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Counts On Menus
WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at…
Liberia Free Of Ebola By Christmas, Says President
US Looking Past Ebola To Prepare For Next Outbreak

EDITORS PICKS

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Bill Cosby’s ‘Media Crucifixion’
  There are a few things I dislike with great passion, one is oppression, censorship is another and self righteous judgment ranks highly and of…

FEATURES

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Chicago calls for artist submissions for program
CHICAGO (AP) – Musicians, painters, magicians and other local artists are being asked to submit proposals for a Chicago summer initiative held in the city’s…

FAITH

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Gospel World Expresses Great Sadness Over Ferguson In Emotional Words And Video
The gospel world used social media to gather, support and pray for  the people of Ferguson. Here are some of their beautiful words. Lecrae Praying…
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Best Catalogs For Holiday Shopping & Beyond
Catalogs are the best way to get a discount on gifts that you always wanted to give.  Here ares some of the best quality catalogs…

FOCUS

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Obama To Make Immigration Announcement Thursday
President Barack Obama will announce executive orders on immigration Thursday during an address to the nation, the White House confirmed in a Facebook video. “Everybody agrees that…
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Bill Cosby’s New NBC Show Is No Longer In Development
NBC has confirmed to HuffPost Entertainment that a planned sitcom project with Bill Cosby is no longer in development. The network had no further comment…

CULTURE

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From ‘The Cosby Show’ Glory Days To Ferguson: Where’s The Promised Progress?
The promise of equality and systemic racial subjugation.  To protect and serve and be part of a narrative that shows the exact opposite of an unsettling,…
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Obama: We ‘Need To Accept’ Grand Jury’s Decision [VIDEO]
Speaking after a grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old unarmed Michael Brown, Jr., President…

VIEWS

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The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: In Support of Bill Cosby
*If the women who have come out of the woodwork with claims of rape against entertainment icon Bill Cosby were trying to derail his comeback, they are gaining momentum. Cosby’s Netflix comedy special has been postponed indefinitely. And NBC’s plans to create a sit-com with Cosby have been canceled for now. I guess the network, which […]
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Biases and Bullets: Black Lives Still Matter, Despite Grand Jury Decision In Ferguson
For a few weeks now, I and presumably other writers like me, have been asked to brace ourselves for this moment and to have our…

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