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Bree Newhouse Removes Confederate Flag from N.C. Capitol
Woman Removes Confederate Flag From South Carolina Capitol SICK AND TIRED OF BEING SICK AND TIRED Like Fannie Lou Hamer Bree Newsome of Charlotte, N.C., removed…
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Donald Trump Gets ‘Trumped’ By NBC Universal
NEW YORK – NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he…
Again?!? N. Carolina woman arrested for helping murderer escape prison
Pat Robertson says gays will make Christians like anal sex and bestiality

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WORLD NEWS

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Majority Of Women Recently Rescued From Boko Haram Pregnant
Although we all rejoice that over 200 girls were recently rescued from militant Islamic terror group Boko Haram, reports are saying that 90 percent are…
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Couple Sentenced In Death Of Mother Whose Body Was Stuffed Into Suitcase In Bali
An Indonesian court found a #Chicago couple guilty of premeditated murder and sentenced them to prison. http://t.co/lGNtzn98XI — Katie Woodson (@katie_Woodson) April 21, 2015 A…
Ebola Survivors Urged To Practice Safe Sex To Prevent Spread Of The Disease
White House warns Senate anew on Iran legislation

ENTERTAINMENT

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YAASSSS!!! Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Dancer At ABT
Copeland has long spoken out about her goals to make it as a principal dancer for the company.
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Nene Leakes leaving ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta'; her replacement
Nene Leakes, after threatening to leave the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” for several years, it looks like she is making good on her pledge this…
LHHATL Recap: Kalenna Seeks Deb Antney’s Help, Yung Joc Wants KD Back, And More
Celebrity Apprentice May Replace Trump With Host Of Color

POLITICS

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Sit Or Get Off The Pot
                      Black folks stay mad. Mad at their politicians. Mad at the police. Mad at…
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IIlinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan Strikes at Student Loan Scammers Targeting Millions of Loan Borrowers
Chicago ─ Attorney General Lisa Madigan today called on the U.S. Department of Education to initiate a program to provide certified nonprofit credit counselors for…

BUSINESS

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Don’t Let It Rub Off On You: The 5 Types Of Co-workers You Should Avoid
Annoying coworkers can ruin the workplace...don't be one of them!
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How The Latest Congressional Inaction May Hurt Small Businesses & Main Street
On June 30th, the Export-Import Bank’s charter will expire if Congress refuses to act. House Republicans are in full swing to diminish Ex-Im bank’s ability…
Donald Trump Gets ‘Trumped’ By NBC Universal
CTA Green Line Partners with Locally Owned Business

SPORTS

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The Stars come out for the Chicago United Hoops Classic
University of Chicago (Ratner Gymnasium) – sponsored by CPS, Nike, Body Armor, Comcast and Core Power The night began with a prayer to keep the…
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Chi-Town is Draft Town! The NFL invades Grant Park
This week from Wednesday April 29th until Saturday May 2nd, for the first time since 1963, Chicago will be host to the NFL’s biggest offseason…
Jamaal Wilkes Tells the Story of an NBA Champion in his Memoir, Smooth As Silk
Happy 52nd, Mike! Jordan’s Greatest Dunks of All-Time [VIDEO]

HEALTH

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Real Women Sweat: These 5 Tips Will Get You To The Gym Today
Gym or dinner? If your choice is dinner, you need these motivational tips to get your sweat on.
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Using Whitening Toothpaste Will Not Make Your Teeth Whiter, But These Things Will
Wait, what?! Whitening toothpaste doesn't whiten your teeth. Yeah, you read that right. Check out what actually does work.
American Heart Association Opens Hearts to Save Lives
More Than 71,000 American Women Will Likely Die Of Lung Cancer This Year, When Was The Last Time You Thought About Your Lungs?

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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Last Weekend Chicago Defender Exhibit at Harold Washington 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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Follow Proverbs 22:7 And Plant Seeds Not Needs
Proverbs 22:7 “The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.” The net worth of the average African-American ($11,000)* is…
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Travis Malloy Reboots Aaliyah’s ‘One In A Million’ As Praise Song [VIDEO]
Relative newcomer, Travis Malloy, is quickly making a mark, and his presence felt on the gospel music scene. Travis is an amazing singer/songwriter/producer, who in…

FOCUS

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Khandi Alexander: More Than Mama Pope
In the last 8 years we have been privy to the unique writing and story telling skills of Shonda Rhimes, the executive producer of hit…
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Slain Rapper Chinx Album Release Set for August 14
(June 2, 2015 — New York, NY) – eOne Music and Four Kings Management have announced the posthumous release of hip hop artist Chinx’s nearly-completed…

CULTURE

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CTA Green Line Partners with Locally Owned Businesses
CTA Welcomes New Locally Owned Concessions to Green Line by Kai EL’ Zabar Businesses Will Fill Vacant Concession Space and Improve Services at Cottage Grove at King Drive…
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CPD and Coca-Cola Host Teen Wellness Center Open House
  It is finally here! We’ve been chatting with you the Carver Park Teen Wellness Center  throughout the  year. So the grand opening is finally here. I…

VIEWS

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Sam Fine: The Maestro of Make up
As women, how many of us have struggled learning how to apply make up to our faces when we were first introduced to cosmetics growing…
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Let’s Wear Orange for Hadiya! National Violence Awareness Day
CHICAGO–Today, in celebration of Hadiya Pendleton’s 18th birthday, former classmates will be wearing ‘orange’ in her memory. Today is National Violence Awareness Day. The King…

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