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Kajieme Powell: St. Louis Police Release Video Of Shooting Death [VIDEO]
ST. LOUIS (AP) – St. Louis police say they’ve identified a 25-year-old black man shot to death by two white police officers not far from…
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CNN Falsely Calls Ferguson’s Capt. Johnson a ‘Gang Member’ for Fraternity Sign
CNN has suffered another embarrassing fumble in its reporting on activities in Ferguson, Mo. Missouri state police officer Capt. Ron Johnson, who famously took over command of…
NewsOne Minute: Darren Wilson Supporters Show Up At Ferguson Protests
How Convenient: New Orleans Cop Who Shot Man in Head Turned off Body Camera

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WORLD NEWS

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Liberia president declares Ebola curfew
  MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia’s president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late…
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100,000 elephants killed in Africa, study finds
  NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a huge spike in the continent’s death rate…
Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants
Ebola Health Workers Battle Death, Heat, Rumors

ENTERTAINMENT

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Mistrust Of Law Enforcement And Cops Fear Of Black Men
It is a known fact that many individuals in the African-American community do not trust law enforcement officials and it is becoming more apparent, as…
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Did St. Louis Police Have To Kill Kajieme Powell? [VIDEO]
Several days ago, St. Louis police shot and killed  Kajieme Powell in a hail of bullets. The entire incident was captured on cell phone video…
‘Walking Dead’ star part of traffic safety push
‘Hercules’ Actor Calls Ferguson Protesters ‘Animals,’ ‘Losers’ and ‘Thugs’

POLITICS

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US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge
WASHINGTON (AP) — The charity stunt has lured athletes, celebrities, politicians and rock stars and gone viral on the Internet, but don’t look for U.S.…
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AP Exclusive: US changing no-fly list rules
  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected…

BUSINESS

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Talib Kweli Takes Don Lemon, CNN To Task For Ferguson Coverage
  Rapper Talib Kweli has been marching among protesters in Ferguson, Mo. , so he had a few choice words for Don Lemon about his…
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[WATCH] Black FOX Anchor Pushed To the Edge By Geraldo’s Ferguson Comments
Media personality (and lawyer?) Geraldo Rivera was a guest on FOX’s “Outnumbered” Tuesday afternoon and got into it briefly with the show’s sole black panelist…
Don Lemon Alleges National Guard Member Used the ‘N-Word’, Seemingly Shocked It Happened ‘In 2014′
Ald. Leslie Hairston gives grocer Bob Mariano tour

SPORTS

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The Chicago Cubs presents HBCU Day in association with 17th annual Chicago Football Classic
In association with the 17th Chicago Football Classic The Chicago Cubs present HBCU Day @ Wrigley Field Sunday, September 21, 1:20 p.m. Come represent your…
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Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season
  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State says quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season after reinjuring his throwing shoulder.   Miller, a two-time…
Law aims to prevent student athlete concussions
NCAA’s strongest argument might be cap limit

HEALTH

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US won’t reveal records on health website security
  WASHINGTON (AP) — After promising not to withhold government information over “speculative or abstract fears,” the Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly…
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Disabilities in kids rise; not physical problems
  CHICAGO (AP) — Disabilities among U.S. children have increased slightly, with a bigger rise in mental and developmental problems in those from wealthier families,…
Ebola Health Workers Battle Death, Heat, Rumors
Liberia Gets Ebola Drug; Ponders Who Should Get It

EDITORS PICKS

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Mo’ne Davis Makes History As First Little Leaguer To Land National Sports Illustrated Cover
Mo’ne Davis, 13, who plays for Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons youth baseball team, has become the first Little Leaguer to land the national cover of Sports Illustrated,…

FEATURES

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Jackie Robinson West Viewing Party [Photos]
More than 500 Chicagoans rooted for the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars team at a viewing party Thursday at the Jackie Robinson Field. They watched as…

FAITH

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Praise Diaries Entry #5: Donnie McClurkin Rejoices ‘We’re Just Going To Have A Wonderful Time.
Donnie McClurkin is ready for the road!  He and Fred have been very reflective of their time. They have seen some interesting times in gospel music.…
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Rance Allen Group Unleashes Crisp, New Sound
Yes. You’ve heard the buzz that the legendary Rance Allen Group has been in the studio and the group’s debut single “A Lil’ Louder (Clap…

FOCUS

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Race and Beyond: Will The Troubles in Ferguson Point Toward a New Way Forward?
Perhaps I’m getting ahead of myself by writing a presumptuous summation of the turmoil roiling the streets of suburban St. Louis. After all, it’s been…
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Knowing Your Government: What Is Freedom Of The Press
Transparency is key to the American way of life. Today, here at home and around the world … the struggle is intense to control information…

CULTURE

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Public meeting Aug.21 to discuss Chicago’s A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum, proposed national park legislation
Springfield, MA – The A. Philip Randolph Institute (“APRI”) Mass Chapter announced that it will join the AFL-CIO in lending its full support to an…
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Tameka Raymond: ‘Being Married To Usher Was A Lot Of Pressure’
“Atlanta Exes” star Tameka Raymond is back to enjoying her life as a mother and being a reality TV star. But dating can be challenging. Men commonly compare…

VIEWS

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What White People Can Do About the Killing of Black Men in America
‘Can we switch for just one day?’ my friend Sean jokingly asked me as we were working out at the gym. ‘No, way’ I said…
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Can We Keep The Peace In The Wake Of The Mike Brown Shooting?
The family of Mike Brown has called for peace in Ferguson, but will the outraged community be able to hold on long enough without being…

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