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Pro-Slavery Ohio Police Officer Leaves Force After Wishing For Blacks To Be ‘Exterminated’
Aaron McNamara (pictured), a Fairview Park, Ohio, police department auxiliary, resigned from his post after he was accused of posting incendiary posts on his social…
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NYPD Officer Suspended After Hitting Kid In Handcuffs [VIDEO]
An eight-minute-long video was uploaded onto YouTube on Wednesday showing New York City policemen, uniformed and plainclothes, roughing up three African-American minors. Based on that video, Officer John McDevitt has been…
7 Things to Know About Ismaaiyl Brinsley Who Killed 2 NYPD Cops
Shocker: Former Atlanta Cop Found Guilty of Police Brutality

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WORLD NEWS

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Ebola Vaccine Trial Suspended After Side Effects
LONDON (AP) — Swiss researchers have suspended the testing of one of the leading Ebola vaccine candidates after some volunteers reported unexpected side effects. In…
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An Open Letter of Love to Black Students
              The Open Letter  below was written by college academicians and educators to our children and so we want to…
Sierra Leonean Docs Strike Again Over Ebola Care
In Ebola Outbreak, Bad Data Adds Another Problem

ENTERTAINMENT

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Muhammad Ali Hospitalized With Pneumonia
Former three-time world heavyweight champion of the world Muhammad Ali (pictured) was reportedly hospitalized on Saturday with a “mild case” of pneumonia and is in…
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5 Reasons To Be Excited About “Selma”
Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will finally have a shiny theatrical biopic to call his own come Christmas day with the release of Selma. Written and…
Kevin Hart & Will Ferrell Team Up To ‘Get Hard’ (VIDEO)
Dropping Dimes: Mel B’s Mom Calls Out Son-In-Law For Abuse!

POLITICS

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Former Obama Aides Urging Warren Run For President
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 300 former campaign staffers and organizers for President Barack Obama have signed on to a letter urging Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth…
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Chokehold Case Stirs Debate On Special Prosecutors
NEW YORK (AP) — After a police officer wasn’t indicted in a fatal chokehold caught on video, some officials are reviving calls to entrust such…

BUSINESS

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US Home Sales Hit Slowest Pace In 6 Months In Nov.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans bought homes in November as buying slid to its slowest pace in six months. The National Association of Realtors said…
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US Mulls Putting NKorea On Terrorism Sponsor List
HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of…
Tick-Tock: Tips For Last-Minute Shoppers
Chicago entrepreneur wins second place in Cricket Wireless’ contest

SPORTS

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Kandi Burruss and Atlanta Dream Give Gifts at Children’s Hospital of Atlanta
“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss and the Atlanta Dream collaborated in a CHOA Holiday Party to provide food, presents, activities and cheer for patients and…
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Painkillers lawsuit against NFL dismissed; may be appealed
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by 1,300 former players against the NFL, writing that the collective bargaining agreement between the…
LeBron James Gets Presidential Support For Wearing ‘I Can’t Breathe’ T-Shirt
Atlanta Braves Release Renditions of New Stadium

HEALTH

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Tone Up With These 6 Power Moves for Your Mind and Body
By SELF Staffers, SELF These toners also boost mental focus, says Sarita Allen, Linda Celeste Sims‘s pilates teacher (and an Ailey Extension instructor). Try them three times…
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5 Tips for Hosting an Allergy-Friendly Holiday Party
The holiday season has arrived. This often means a joyous time filled with family, friends, and delicious food. For people with food allergies and sensitivities,…
Liberia Holds Senate Vote Amid Ebola Fears
WHO: Recorded Ebola Deaths Top 7,000

EDITORS PICKS

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We Can’t Breathe
Roll call. Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Akil Gurley, Tamir Rice and all the other unarmed Black males that have been murdered by police saw no…

FEATURES

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Barack And Michelle Obama’s Love Story Is Getting The Hollywood Treatment
The love story of Barack and Michelle Obama is headed for the big screen. The forthcoming film, titled “Southside With You,” will center on the day young…

FAITH

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Bryan Andrew Wilson ‘Turning Away’ [WORLD PREMIERE]
It’s been a busy week for singer/songwriter Bryan Andrew Wilson. His Top 20 comeback CD “ The One Percent” (EchoPark JDI Entertainment) earned him a…
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Call To Action: Participate In Black Life Matters Sunday
This morning we received an editorial from Dr James C. Perkins, President of Progressive National Baptist Convention. It is an eye opening challenge for the…

FOCUS

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Eric Holder Supports Protesters Who Interrupted His Speech at Atlanta’s Ebenezer
Both President Obama and his attorney general,  U.S. Department of Justice leader Eric Holder, received catcalls during their forums on the Ferguson fiasco and fallout…
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Mr. President, Come to Ferguson
Ferguson is too important to be treated on the margins. It is too important to lead the news one day, and disappear the next. The…

CULTURE

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T.I. Defends Iggy Azalea After Q-Tip’s Hip-Hop Lesson
Iggy Azalea had a rough week between her escalated feud with Azealia Banks and the heated white appropriation claims. It didn’t get much better when…
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Hundreds Come Out For #BlackLivesMatter Protest At Mall Of America
More than two dozen people were hauled off by the police in Minneapolis as #BlackLivesMatter protests continued this weekend. The rotunda at the Mall of…

VIEWS

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#BlackLivesMatter Condemns NYPD Cop Killings: ‘Not Our Vision Of Justice’
#BlackLivesMatter, a social movement founded in opposition to the violence and oppression black people in the U.S. face at the hands of law enforcement, officially…
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Meagan Good Shows Sympathy After NYPD Shootings & Stacey Dash Makes Us Cringe
Meagan Good and Stacey Dash have had very different reactions to the tragic shootings of two New York officers. Having grown up with a father…

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