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Surprised? Man who filmed Freddie Gray’s arrest has now been arrested himself
  BALTIMORE — There is a reason why the South Carolina man went into temporary hiding after he filmed North Charleston police officer Michael Slager…
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Atlanta-area sheriff under investigation for shooting woman at model home
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A female real estate agent is in critical condition after being shot by Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill inside a suburban…
Atlanta Cops Fatally Shoot Handcuffed Woman In Alleged Gunfight Inside Police Car
Protests in Atlanta in support of Baltimore (photos)

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WORLD NEWS

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World Health Organization Approves 1st Quick Test For Ebola
BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization has approved a quick test for Ebola that will dramatically cut the time it takes to determine with…
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Ebola Cases Decline In West Africa, By Over 80 Percent In Sierra Leone
The U.S. military is bringing home all but 100 troops dispatched to West Africa almost 10 months ago in an effort to stem the Ebola…
Boko Haram, Hit By 3-Nation Offensive, Rampage In Cameroon
Liberia: Only 5 People Being Treated For Ebola In Country

ENTERTAINMENT

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Happy #ChildrensBookWeek! Pick Up A Book From These 8 African-American Authors
Hey, remember books? In case not, you should know that literacy is still celebrated in today’s very digital world. This week marks National Children’s Book…
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A Little Positivity: Interest In Baltimore Big Brothers Program Soars To 3,000 Percent
The Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Baltimore has seen a huge spike in prospective mentors, bringing some positivity to the city since the death…
Nene Leakes and Wendy Williams go at it again at Women’s Expo in Atlanta
Madonna Disses Drake Twice During Online Q+A And It Was Sassy! [VIDEO]

POLITICS

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Our Own Plan
By the time you read this article, Chicago will have elected its next mayor who once again will not be Black, but by all accounts…
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Daughter of Englewood will Not Concede to Opponent
    Victory Still Within Reach in the 16th Ward Aldermanic Race, Stephanie Coleman Says CHICAGO – Saying there are too many outstanding issues and…

BUSINESS

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Silicon Valley Insider Pinpoints Common Myths Around Diversity In Tech [VIDEO]
Silicon Valley‘s diversity problem is well-known. As Bloomberg reported last fall, Black and Hispanic people combined only had 6 percent of the tech jobs at four…
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Van Jones: The Future For Children Of Color Is Being Written In Code [VIDEO]
Despite the fact that we have Black people in positions of power throughout government, including the White House, Black economic progress won’t necessarily come from the…
CBOF Celebrates 48 in Chicago
Corporate Executives Awarded at CBOF

SPORTS

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Funniest tweets on Floyd Mayweather’s unimpressive win over Manny Pacquiao
Billed as the “Fight of the Century,” Floyd Mayweather’s defeat of top rival Manny Pacquiao turned into a long snore of epic proportions as fans, celebrities and…
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Muhammad Ali answers Floyd Mayweather’s claim that he’s now the greatest
LAS VEGAS — During a comprehensive day-long interview with ESPN boxing superstar Floyd “Money” Mayweather told “First Take’s” Stephen A. Smith that he felt that…
Catching A Star: Bears draft WR Kevin White in the 2015 NFL Draft
NFL Draft Week: How Does it Impact Black Chicago?

HEALTH

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The Cost Of Infertility And Why African American Women Suffer In Silence
1 in 8 couples or 7.3 million women experience primary or secondary infertility in this country. My husband and I tried for 9 years before…
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100-Minute-Old Baby Becomes UK’s Youngest Organ Donor
Newborn Teddy Houlston, who died 100 minutes after his birth, became Britain’s youngest ever organ donor after his kidneys and heart valves were used to…
Lydia Smith Sickle Cell Foundation Media Reception
Dr. Oz Responds To Doctors And Calls Out Accusers

EDITORS PICKS

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‘Blood Is Still Red': Ferguson Fears Setback As Cop-Shooter Eludes Manhunt
FERGUSON, Mo. — As reporters flocked back to this St. Louis suburb following the ambush shooting of two officers outside the police department overnight, residents, law enforcement…

FEATURES

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Journey To Empowerment exhibit opens today at local library
Visitors to Harold Washington Library and 88 satellite libraries will have an opportunity to explore the treasured archives of the iconic Chicago Defender newspaper. Still…

FAITH

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NEW ALBUM ALERT: Lonnie Hunter’s New #GETITDONE Album Available May 2nd
Lonnie Hunter and Structure will be releasing their new album entitled #GETITDONE on Saturday May 2nd for iTunes. His hit song “Forever I Will” can also…
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Anthony Brown & Group Therapy “Worth” [NEW MUSIC VIDEO]
“WORTH” is the purely magnificent debut single from the upcoming Tyscot Music & Entertainment new release and Anthony Brown & group therAPy sophomore album Everyday Jesus the…

FOCUS

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Fair or Foul: Chicago’s Black Nightlife Owners Speak Out
A great deal of the attraction to the Windy City centers around the restaurants and nightlife culture. In the African American community, a long legacy…
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Another life lost: Deonte Hoard
  Shots rang out in South Deering, a far southiside  neighborhood, last Monday when 17-year old Deonte Hoard was accompanying his friend to the store…

CULTURE

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A Possible West Swift Collaboration
Are Kanye and Taylor Gearing up for a Collaboration? Some folks are still pissed off about Kanye West infamously interrupting Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV…
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Pearls of Wisdom: Zeta Phi Beta Celebrates Tradition of Service
This past weekend, the Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel was invaded by the colors of royal blue and white as the sisterhood of the Zeta Phi…

VIEWS

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Monroe Anderson: Spike Lee’s Chiraq could be KKK
 Mayor Rahm Emanuel may not care for the title of Spike Lee’s movie slated to start shooting this summer in Englewood, but as an artist,…
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Fair or Foul: Chicago’s Black Nightlife Owners Speak Out
A great deal of the attraction to the Windy City centers around the restaurants and nightlife culture. In the African American community, a long legacy…

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