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Michigan Affirmative Ban Is OK, Supreme Court Says
WASHINGTON (AP) — A state’s voters are free to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday…
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#MYNYPD Twitter Hashtag Exposes Police Brutality
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is known around the world for its history of violence and brutality, particularly against underserved communities of color.…
Teacher Loses Job After Reportedly Telling Student ‘We Do Not Need Another Black President’
Sharpton Says “Snitch” Headlines Only Helped NAN Convention

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WORLD NEWS

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‘Piles And Piles’ Of Bodies In S. Sudan Slaughter
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The townsfolk believed the mosque was safe. They crammed inside as rebel forces in South Sudan took control of the town…
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Thieves Steal Rhino Horns In South Africa
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African officials say thieves have stolen a stockpile of rhino horns from the offices of a provincial parks agency, dealing a…
Somali Lawmaker Shot And Killed In Latest Attack
Uganda Suspends Track Coach Over Sex Abuse Charges

ENTERTAINMENT

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Karma Is Alive & Well! Jennifer Williams’ Ex-Hubby (Who Threw The Drink In Her Face On ‘BBall Wives’) Is Homeless
Do you remember Eric Williams? If not, he was the jerk of a husband that threw a patron margarita in Jennifer Williams’ face on “Basketball…
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Nia Long Poses Nude & She Looks Stunning!
Each year, Allure rounds up several stunning celebs to pose naked for magazine’s annual “nude stars” issue. This year, Nia Long bares it all for…
BEAUTIFUL NEWS: Tyler Perry Helps Evicted Atlanta Family Pay Their Rent
Malia and Sasha Obama Just Want To Be Normal

POLITICS

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Mrs. Obama To Appear On May Episode Of ‘Nashville’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is going a little bit country. The first lady’s office says she’ll appear on the May 7 episode of the…
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Illinois Gives Early OK To $100M For Obama Museum
CHICAGO (AP) — Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still…

BUSINESS

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E-Cig Industry Awaits Looming Federal Regulation
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They’re about to find out what federal regulators…
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GM, Lawyers Fight Over Bankruptcy Protections
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. and a battalion of trial lawyers are preparing for an epic court fight over whether GM is liable for…
Grieving Borrowers Told To Repay Student Loan
Documents Detail Another Delayed GM Recall

SPORTS

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Nene Dominates, Wizards Rally Past Bulls, 102-93
CHICAGO (AP) — Nene started thinking about how it would all unfold in the middle of the night. No way could he have scripted it…
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Sharper Loses Arizona Bid To Be Released On Bail
PHOENIX (AP) — Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper lost his bid Thursday to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an…
Hopes High Negro Leagues Stadium Makes Comeback
Sharper Challenges His No-Bail Status In Arizona

HEALTH

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Can This Sleep Position Improve Your Relationship?
Be thoughtful, communicate, compromise, and be respectful. These are just a few of the tenets of a successful and fulfilling relationship. But now, experts are…
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The 15 Best Belly-Blasting Foods
“How do I get rid of this belly fat?” This is easily one of the most common weight loss questions out there. In addition to…
Kids Get Codeine In ER Despite Risks, Guidelines
Health Care Site Flagged In Heartbleed Review

EDITORS PICKS

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Harvard Makes History! University Admits Its Highest Number Of Black Students Ever
Harvard University has come a long way since the days when African Americans weren’t allowed to attend the Ivy League. Now, the prestigious institution is admitting…

FEATURES

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5 MLK Causes You Didn’t Learn About In Middle School
One doesn’t have their very own national holiday and 900 streets named after them unless they are truly deserving. Nor does Gallup name you the…

FAITH

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First Look: Mary Mary ‘The Last Chord’
Erica gets devastating news about her vocal cords… but will it mean the end of her career?   Make sure that you check out these…
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9-Year-Old Boy Sang Gospel Song Until His Kidnapper Set Him Free: Report
On the night of March 31, 9-year-old Willie Myrick was playing with his pet chihuahua outside his Atlanta home when a man grabbed him and…

FOCUS

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The Hidden History of Black People and Guns
“I have never killed a bird nor shot a rabbit. I never liked fishing and always let others kill even the chickens which I ate.…
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Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates An Important Black Scientist
  Percy Lavon Julian (April 11, 1899 – April 19, 1975) was a U.S. research chemist and a pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants.[1] He was the first to…

CULTURE

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“Sizzurp” Cough Syrup Taken Off Medical Market
Sizzurp-addicted rappers are going to have to find a new drug of choice because one of their favorites has been taken off the market for…
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Columbus Short Responds to TJMS Interview: “I Was Not Drunk Or High” [EXCLUSIVE]

VIEWS

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What Are Your Ideas To Stem Chicago Gun Violence?
Gun violence in Chicago isn’t letting up. More than 40 people were shot this past weekend, leaving many looking in search of a way to…
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‘Transcendence’ a must see
Wonderful movie. Please don’t forget to catch this film, #Transcendence, at theaters now. It’s a thought-provoking psychological/sci-fi thriller which challenges our thinking about the global…

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