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Dallas Cops Will Not Face Charges In Shooting Death Of Mentally Ill Man
A Dallas grand jury last week cleared two officers in the death of a 39-year-old schizophrenic man whose mother had called for assistance escorting him…
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Bobby Brown files for guardianship of Bobbi Kristina’s estate
Perhaps because of diminished hope and harsh realities sinking in, Bobbi Kristina Brown’s father has filed for guardianship of her estate. Bobbi Kristina has remained…
Thousands Gather In Baltimore To Demand Justice For Freddie Gray
Florida police officer shoots black man in back over mistaken cell phone

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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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He’s Rick James, B*tch: Fans Call Dave Chappelle’s Crazy Drunk Show A Waste Of Money [VIDEO]
Dave Chappelle’s comeback tour isn’t exactly going as planned and it’s mostly because he got crazy drunk and left his fans demanding their money back,…
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PM BUZZ: Did Apollo Abuse Phaedra?; Kim K Defends Bruce’s Transition & More
Did Apollo Abuse Phaedra Parks? Last night, part 1 of the Real Housewives Of Atlanta reunion aired on Bravo and it was pretty lackluster and…
Guess Which Talk Show Wants Raven-Symoné As A Permanent Host?
OOP: Does Mariah Carey Shade Nick Cannon On New Song ‘Infinity?’

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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CBOF Celebrates 48 in Chicago
CBOF 48, the 48th Annual Chicago Business Opportunity Fair hosted by the preeminent  Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council Inc. organization met April 23 and 24,…
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Corporate Executives Awarded at CBOF
Chicago’s Business Opportunities Fair (CBOF) is a premier event for minority entrepreneurs and the corporations that partner with them. The CBOF is hosted by the…
Fair or Foul: Chicago’s Black Nightlife Owners Speak Out
Dust Yourself Off: Can Failure Help Your Career?

SPORTS

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Chris Rock’s brilliantly funny reasons blacks don’t play baseball (video)
Comedian-actor-producer Chris Rock was at his jocular best when he enumerated the many reasons why black participation in the game of baseball has greatly diminished from…
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WNBA’s Brittney Griner and fiancee Glory Johnson arrested for violence
The Women’s National Basketball Association has opened up an investigation after two of its stars, Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson, were arrested for a bloodied…
Atlanta Hawks Announce Sale of Franchise to Ownership Group Led by Tony Ressler
Hawks’ Mike Budenholzer wins NBA Coach of the Year award

HEALTH

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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…
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Lydia Smith Sickle Cell Foundation Media Reception
The Lydia Smith Sickle Cell Foundation hosted a private media reception at Chicago’s Nella La Stanza Wine Bar where an intimate group of sponsors and…
Dr. Oz Responds To Doctors And Calls Out Accusers
Chicago Walks to Raise Funds to Cure Arthritis

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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A.D. The Bible Continues Brings Scary Results Of ‘Lying To God’ To Life
We should fear cheating God. We should fear being dishonest with each other. Last night A.D. The Bible Continues hit the topic of  hypocrites hard. Scripture…
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After 35 Years, “Bobby Jones Gospel” Will End It’s TV Run
The longest running original series in the history of cable television and the top Sunday morning program on BET Networks, ” Bobby Jones Gospel” will…

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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SINGER/SONGWRITER LEON TRIPLETT KEEP’S THE SOUL
          SINGER/SONGWRITER LEON TRIPLETT KEEP’S THE SOUL IN R&B MUSIC WITH THE RE-RELEASE OF TOP TRIPLETT RECORD SINGLES  Lyricist, Composer, Vocalist,…
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‘50’ 4 ‘50’ MUSICIANS PERFORM at AACM’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY
AACM 50th Anniversary Celebration Performance– Together: A Power Stronger Than Itself   by Kai ELZabar Presented in  conjunction with  DuSable Museum this evening event boasts…

VIEWS

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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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From Public Assistance to Going Public: Motivational Guru Lisa Nichols- Part One
Spring is here and Chicagoans are looking forward to another seasonal change. One of the things that we look forward to on our social calendar…

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