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Study: Spanking Favored In African-American Households
Republicans and African Americans may not agree on much, but they tend to be on the same page when it comes to spanking, according to…
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Los Angeles Police Have Averaged One Kill Per Week For 14 Years
A recent study found that police officers across Los Angeles have averaged about one kill per week for the past 14 years. Most killed are…
‘Django Unchained’ Actress Accused Of Prostitution Photographed Straddling Husband In Car
Magic Johnson Town Hall Meeting at NBMBAA Conference in Atlanta

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WORLD NEWS

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Obama Reaffirms Opposition To US Combat In Iraq
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama reaffirmed Wednesday that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group,…
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Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Has Happened In The 5 Months Since
On the night of April 14, 2014, hundreds of schoolgirls at the Chibok boarding school in northeastern Nigeria awoke to the sound of gunfire. They…
Pistorius Could Get 15 Years For Culpable Homicide
4th Sierra Leonean Doctor Infected With Ebola

ENTERTAINMENT

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Lawyer: Thicke Exploited In ‘Blurred Lines’ Suit
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Thicke’s attorney says the estate of Marvin Gaye exploited the singer’s “moment of personal vulnerability” in an attempt to prove…
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Queen Latifah: ‘Strong, Positive Black Men Have Been A Big Influence On Who I Am’ [EXCLUSIVE]
“The Queen Latifah Show” returned for a second season on September 15, 2014! Since season one, Queen has welcomed plenty of Hollywood’s biggest stars and…
Viola Davis Opens Up About ‘Mammy-ish’ Roles
Bobby Womack Died Broke! Family Struggles To Pay Off Debts

POLITICS

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Only 4 States Will See Cuts To Food Stamps
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuts to the nation’s food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans…
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Obama Opens Campaign Against Campus Sexual Assault
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden plan to announce a campus sexual assault awareness campaign from the White House Friday,…

BUSINESS

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US Homebuilder Confidence Soars In September
U.S. homebuilders’ confidence in the market for new, single-family homes surged this month to the highest level in nearly nine years. The brighter outlook reflects…
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African Americans, Latinos Really Don’t Trust The Media To Tell Their Stories Well [VIDEO]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don’t fully trust the media to portray their communities…
Apple: Record 4M Orders Of IPhones On 1st Day
Chicago Seaway Bank’s New CEO Discusses Personal Journey to Top

SPORTS

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Reggie Bush Supports Adrian Peterson, Says He’ll ‘Harshly Punish’ Own Child
Former Kim Kardashian boyfriend Reggie Bush is a staunch supporter of Adrian Peterson and of corporal punishment. The Detroit Lions running back said he’d take a…
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Vikings Suspend Adrian Peterson, Again, This Time Indefinitely
The Minnesota Vikings are laughably and pathetically exemplifying both schizophrenia and sheer cowardice. After deactivating superstar running back Adrian Peterson last Friday, prior to the…
Atlanta Braves Fan Mock Name of New Stadium
Minnesota Gov. Blasts Adrian Peterson: He's a 'Public Embarrassment'

HEALTH

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Ebola Survivor: No Time To Waste As Obama Ups Aid
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who survived Ebola said there’s no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up…
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Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Promote Diabetes
NEW YORK (AP) — Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests…
Uninsured Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since The ’90s
4 Myths About Cardio You Need To Stop Believing

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Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Has Happened In The 5 Months Since
On the night of April 14, 2014, hundreds of schoolgirls at the Chibok boarding school in northeastern Nigeria awoke to the sound of gunfire. They…

FEATURES

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In Chicago, Hoops Tournament Helps Heal, Provides Hope
Almost three years ago, I joined Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Church on his weekly community walk on the South Side of Chicago. Father…

FAITH

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Over 30,000 People Respond To Gospel Artist’s Defense Of The Osteens And Artist Reponds
  Earlier this week we posted the story about mega- star  Carman defending Victoria and Joel on his page. Well over 30,000 of you responded!…
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Are You The Prophet In Your Home?
Dear God: Fortify us with strength, courage and power to move and overcome every attack the enemy sends, no matter the source. When Jesus spoke…

FOCUS

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45 Million Americans Still Stuck Below Poverty Line: Census
Despite five years of economic recovery, poverty is still stubbornly high in America. More than 45 million people, or 14.5 percent of all Americans, lived…
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Witnesses To Michael Brown Shooting Tell The Same Basic Story About His Death (VIDEO)
WASHINGTON — The people who saw Michael Brown die all tell a similar story. Several named witnesses have said that Brown was fleeing when Ferguson,…

CULTURE

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Protests Continue After Chicago Police Shoot 3rd Black Man In 3 Weeks
Protesters again hit the Chicago streets after local police shot a young black man over the weekend, the third incident of its kind in as…
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Jay Z & Beyonce Are Working On A Joint Album
  What better way to break a bit of exclusive news than on the launch of your own network? DJ Skee launched his new DASH…

VIEWS

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Eric Holder: Ferguson Shooting Made It ‘Clear’ We Needed A Study On Police Bias
WASHINGTON (AP) — Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to study…
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Much Ado About Theatrics: ‘Django Unchained’ Actress Gets to Follow the Rules Too
I’ll be the first person in a dogfight to throw down for equal justice and constitutional rights under the law for all people. I’ve been…

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