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Suge Knight, Katt Williams Arrested In Robbery Case, Face Serious Prison Time
Hip-Hop heavyweight Marion “Suge” Knight, co-founder of the notorious Death Row Records, and comedian Katt Williams were arrested Wednesday and accused of stealing a paparazzi’s camera last month…
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Halloween ‘Lynching’ Display Ordered Removed From Home On Army Base
At first there was the offensive Ray Rice costume this Halloween season, now someone has hung a Black family in effigy outside of his or her…
Georgia Teacher Kept Out Of School After Husband Returns From West Africa Trip
Man Stabbed at MARTA Station

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WORLD NEWS

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Hagel considering new military-wide Ebola policy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the military service chiefs recommended to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel that he require all U.S. troops returning from counter-Ebola…
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Army troops isolated after Africa duty tour
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army two-star general and 11 of his staff are being isolated at the base in Italy upon returning from serving in…
Ebola-stricken nurse being flown to Washington
UN Says Ebola Death Toll Rising To 4,500 This Week

ENTERTAINMENT

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Here’s What ‘Thriller’ Would Sound Like if 20 of Your Favorite Artists Covered It
(Promotional Photos | Getty Images) This might be the best Halloween song we’ve heard so far this year. Anthony Vincent is the guy behind TenSecondSongs.…
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This Might Be Kanye West’s Happiest Moment Ever
We know this video is old, but it’s always refreshing to see Kanye West having fun and smiling. And, honestly, who can sit still when you…
T-Pain Singing Without Auto-Tune Might Be The Best Thing You’ll Hear All Day
Benzino and Althea Fired from ‘Love and Hip Hop Atlanta’

POLITICS

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Latino Mayoral Candidate: ”Harold Washington was a Mentor”
CHICAGO–Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (D-Chicago) said Wednesday, after a Latino Forum Policy breakfast, that if he becomes Chicago’s next mayor, he would create…
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The Chicago Defender Endorses Jesse White for Secretary of State
The Chicago Defender endorses Jesse White for Secretary of State because he has done a remarkable job in restoring integrity to an office tainted by scandal…

BUSINESS

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Publicly Comes Out as a Proud Gay Man; ‘It has given me a deeper undestanding to what it means to be in the minority’
In a moving open letter published on the Bloomberg Businessweek, he writes that he is “proud to be gay” and considers being gay “among the…
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FTC Sues Gerber Over Claims On Infant Formula
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators announced Thursday they were suing Gerber, the well-known baby food maker, for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can…
Yellen: Awareness Of Economists’ Diversity Needed
Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple Pay a success

SPORTS

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Giants Defeat Royals 3-2 to Win World Series in 7 Games
*(Via Newsy) – It’s safe to say a baseball dynasty has formed in the Bay Area! The San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in game 7 to capture the team’s third championship in the past five years — a feat only five other teams have achieved in MLB history. Despite an early exit from Giants’ starter Tim Hudson in […]
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“If”…The Story of The Chicago Bulls And The 2014-15 NBA Season
After the courting of Carmelo Anthony that never really stood a chance, the amnesty of Carlos Boozer, the addition of seasoned veteran power forward, Pau…
Bulls exercise option on Snell
LeBron James’ Wife Savannah Gives Birth to Baby Girl

HEALTH

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‘It felt like my bones were on top of each other, grinding together:’ New Procedure Brings Woman Relief
CHICAGO–For Chicago resident Folasade “Sade” Adekoya, taking a stroll through a park, running with her children or even just getting through the work day, were…
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Fearing Ebola? Doctors Say Get A Flu Shot
CHICAGO (AP) — Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola – chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug.…
#NationalOatmealDay: 5 Recipes For Delicious Oatmeal
Nurse who had Ebola will be released from hospital

EDITORS PICKS

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The Quintessential Choice for Governor| The Chicago Defender Endorses Pat Quinn for Governor
This may be the most important election in Illinois recent history.  Everywhere one turns whether it’s TV, radio, newsprint, the Internet or a tweet we…

FEATURES

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Chicago Artist, Mother, Uses Childhood Memories as Inspiration
There’s enough bad in the world that art should take you away from the negativity. Creating that positive element is what Chicago artist Dana Todd…

FAITH

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Why I Joined The Fight
All over the U.S., October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and I had the pleasure of representing Tyscot Music + Entertainment in the city of…
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VIRTUE ‘YOU ARE’ [NEW MUSIC]
With a coveted Dove Award win, Grammy and Stellar Award nominations and nearly 20 years of memorable music to their credit, to say that Contemporary…

FOCUS

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When Dating Becomes Deadly: Know the Signs of Teen Dating Violence
In a tragic case of teen dating violence in Romeoville, Illinois, on February 13, 2014, 15-year-old Briana Valle’s 23-year-old ex-boyfriend shot her and her mother,…
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What’s at Stake if We Don’t Vote?
Today’s Republican in-your–face racism should remind us why 50 years ago African Americans marched for the right to vote. The ‘Freedom Fighters’ suffered inhumane attacks…

CULTURE

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Suge Knight, Katt Williams Arrested In Robbery Case
Hip-hop heavyweight Marion “Suge” Knight, co-founder of the notorious Death Row Records, and comedian Katt Williams were arrested Wednesday and accused of stealing a paparazzi’s camera last month…
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Publicly Comes Out as a Proud Gay Man; ‘It has given me a deeper undestanding to what it means to be in the minority’
In a moving open letter published on the Bloomberg Businessweek, he writes that he is “proud to be gay” and considers being gay “among the…

VIEWS

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Cosby Has No One to Blame But Cosby for His Sullied Image
For decades Bill Cosby has been enshrined as America’s most treasured TV Dad, the quintessential symbol of all that is good and wholesome in family…
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Kevin Hart’s Rap Angers The LGBT Community [VIDEO]
  In the third episode of Real Husbands of Hollywood, Nick Cannon makes an attempt to run for Mayor of Beverly Hills. And while Kevin Hart…

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