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Atlanta Alumnae Deltas to Present ‘Celebration of Women’ 2015 Awards
The “Celebration of Women”, the annual signature luncheon for the Atlanta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will take place on Saturday, March…
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Georgia WAND to protest proposed cancellation of early voting at Georgia state house
The Georgia Women’s Actions for New Direction (WAND) will stage a “Women Say: HANDS OFF Early Voting” demonstration at the Georgia state house in downtown…
Ferguson: Justice Department finds shocking and historic abuse of black citizens
Ben Carson, Prison Does Not Prove Being Gay Is A Choice



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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


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Ciara Shares Pics From The Set Of Her New NBC Show & ‘I Bet’ Video Shoot
Ciara’s new variety show “I Can Do That” has yet to debut, but it looks like she’s having loads of fun on her new job!…
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Bye, Mariah: Nick Cannon Gets His Own Place
Nick Cannon is moving out of New York City to get an amazing new place that has plenty of space for Dem Babies. The TV…
COMING SOON: T.I. Announces ‘ATL 2’ Is In Production
Is Lee Daniels Upset Mo’Nique Didn’t Mention His Name In Her Oscars Acceptance Speech?


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Chicago’s Historic 2015 Aldermanic Election: Where Do We Go From Here?
Even with a low voter turnout (33 percent), last Tuesday’s municipal election showed the power of the ballot box while candidates and political pundits scurried to re-examine their positions…
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Mayoral Runoff: Now the Fight Begins
  The people of the City of Chicago has spoken and there will be a runoff for the Mayoral election on April 7. Although, the…


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Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers Surprises High School Senior
Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers surprised high school senior and essay award recipient Makiah Lyons with a $2,500 scholarship sponsored by BMO Harris Bank. Lyons, a student at…
A Little Positivity: Howard University To Pay Students Who Graduate On Time
Maya Angelou Forever Stamp unveiled, Robert Robinson Taylor honored with 2015 Black Heritage Stamp


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Derrick Rose Opens Up About Gun Violence In Joakim Noah’s New Documentary
Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah has recruited teammates Derrick Rose and Taj Gibson to share how gun violence has affected them in a new documentary…
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Atlanta City Council joins the Atlanta Hawks for dedication honoring Dominque Wilkins
  Members of the Atlanta Council City Council will join the Atlanta Hawks in honoring longtime fan favorite and living legend Dominque Wilkins at 1…
Jordan, Other NBA Owners Join Forbes’ Billionaire List
Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, is dead at 86


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States On Edge About The Future Of Health Insurance Markets
MIAMI (AP) — Mixed signals from the Supreme Court have states on edge about the future of health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans. And…
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FDA Study Finds Little Evidence Of Antibiotics In Milk
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an encouraging development for consumers worried about antibiotics in their milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence…
Fate Of Obama Health Law Subsidies Rests With 2 Justices
UN: World Eating Too Much Sugar; Cut To 5-10 Percent Of Diet


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Is he playing fair? Governor Rauner fights labor unions
Growing up in Chicago during the baby boomer era, almost everybody knew someone — whether it was a relative or an immediate family member — that was…


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Maya Angelou Forever Stamp unveiled, Robert Robinson Taylor honored with 2015 Black Heritage Stamp
  WASHINGTON —The U.S. Postal Service announced last month that it would honor Maya Angelou — the beloved author, poet, actress and champion of equality…


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Minute Meditation: Prayer For Strength
Strength is a characteristic that is often underrated. Praying for strength is merely understanding that you are seeking out the ability to survive in our…
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Prayers And Support To Donnie McClurkin As He Mourns
The McClurkin Family gathered together today to say farewell to sibling, Cheryl “Cheri” McClurkin (June 8, 1962 – March 3, 2015) The McClurkin Family gathered…


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The Way Forward for Black Students
For good reasons many African Americans have wonderful memories of their time in public schools. Among those recollections are the family and community legacies, the…
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Col. Eugene F. Scott to make 2015 Bud Billiken Parade his last
Col. Eugene F. Scott will take that last ride up Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in August after nearly 20 years of directing the nation’s…


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The NBA & WNBA Join Forces In Support Of Gender Equality Through #LeanInTogether
Following last year’s extremely sad and highly publicized case of Janay and Ray Rice, American sport leagues have felt the pressure to respond sensitively and efficiently to…
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President Obama Will Speak At The Edmund Pettus Bridge To Commemorate The 50th Anniversary Of Selma
This upcoming weekend is an emotional one because it marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic and groundbreaking marches from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama. Initiated…


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The Comparisons Between Ferguson And Selma Are Too Similar To Ignore
They only lasted minutes, but the images of the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, on television permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern…
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Yes, Black America Fears The Police. Here’s Why.
This story was co-published with Politico Magazine. Last July 4, my family and I went to Long Island to celebrate the holiday with a friend and…



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