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Feds’ immigrant figures may not give full story
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal officials say 305 unaccompanied children caught at the U.S.-Mexico border were placed with Illinois sponsors this year, but officials say hundreds…
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NewsOne Minute: AZ Mom, Shanesha Taylor, Finally Speaks Out
Shanesha Taylor, the woman who has captured the attention of much of the nation for leaving her children in a hot car while she interviewed…
Skyy Fisher: Compton School Official Who Made Controversial Trayvon Martin Comments Charged With Sexual Assault
This Year’s Mayfly Hatch Was So Big It Showed Up On Radar And Caused A Car Wreck

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WORLD NEWS

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Very Bad Week: Airline Disasters Come in a Cluster
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel’s largest airport after rocket…
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EU: Regulator: Morning-After Pill Ok for All Women
  LONDON (AP) — A commonly used morning-after pill is suitable for use by heavier women, the European Medicines Agency said Thursday after a review…
China Lifts Quarantine After Man Dies of Plague
Senator: No Arms to Iraq Unless Congress Gets Info

ENTERTAINMENT

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Dr. Steve Perry Breaks Down the Education Problem In America
Dr. Steve Perry, Karen Carter Peterson, John Hope Bryant talked with Roland Martin on the Empowerment Stage during this year’s “Essence” Festival. Dr. Perry explained the…
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Catching Up With Charlie Wilson
Roland Martin caught up with Charlie Wilson during this year’s “Essence Fest.” Uncle Charlie broke down the secret to his success in the music business…
Essence EIC On Empowering Black Women
Which Entourage Character Are You? [QUIZ]

POLITICS

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NJ Gov. Christie to campaign for Rauner in Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be in Chicago to support Bruce Rauner’s campaign for Illinois governor. Christie and Rauner are scheduled…
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Ryan Proposes Streamlining Anti-Poverty Programs
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states…

BUSINESS

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Where Are The Black Internet Workers? Civil Rights Bigs Weigh In
Jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are projected to grow by 17 percent by 2018, compared to 9.8 percent for jobs in other fields,…
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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…
Fifth Third Bank is Legacy Sponsor of 2014 National Urban League Conference
Kobina Wright Pays Homage to the Automotive Industry

SPORTS

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Joakim Noah to address Chicago’s street violence
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago Bulls player Joakim Noah will address ways to curb Chicago’s gun violence. The 2014 NBA defensive player of the year founded…
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Playoffs goal in Chicago
  CHICAGO (AP) — It was far from a quiet offseason for the Chicago Bears, and now they really hope to make some noise.  …
Michael Sam Had Second Guesses About Coming Out As Gay
Jets Eliminating Paper Season Tickets

HEALTH

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This Type Of Job May Lead To Diabetes
According to a new study, shift workers may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes. The people particularly at risk? Men. Also at special…
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When Being Obese Could Save Your Life
You’ve just had a heart attack, and you’re in the ambulance on the way to the hospital. If you’re overweight or moderately obese, you’re actually…
EU: Regulator: Morning-After Pill Ok for All Women
China Lifts Quarantine After Man Dies of Plague

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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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.…
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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.…

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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Phaedra Parks Takes Leave Of Absence From ‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’?!
There’s chatter that Bravo has lost another peach because Phaedra Parks may be taking a little time away from “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Season…
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Don’t Let This Happen To You: Woman Leaves Sex Toy Inside Herself For 10 Years & Destroys Her Bladder
Scottish doctors made a surprising discovery when they found a sex toy that had been inside one of their patients for 10 years. An unidentified…

VIEWS

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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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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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