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Cleared Of Murder, Man Starts Fresh 24 Years Later
NEW YORK (AP) — The day Jonathan Fleming was cleared of the murder that put him behind bars for almost 25 years, he strode out…
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Court Won’t Review Michael Jackson Doctor’s Case
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Supreme Court refused Wednesday to review the involuntary manslaughter conviction of Michael Jackson’s doctor, rejecting his lawyer’s petition without…
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: How to Be Your Own Hero and Other Actions You Can Take This Week [The Lookout]
Angry Detroit Squatters Throw Taco Sauce At Reporter After Being Evicted

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WORLD NEWS

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‘Piles And Piles’ Of Bodies In S. Sudan Slaughter
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The townsfolk believed the mosque was safe. They crammed inside as rebel forces in South Sudan took control of the town…
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Thieves Steal Rhino Horns In South Africa
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African officials say thieves have stolen a stockpile of rhino horns from the offices of a provincial parks agency, dealing a…
Somali Lawmaker Shot And Killed In Latest Attack
Uganda Suspends Track Coach Over Sex Abuse Charges

ENTERTAINMENT

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Elle Varner Gives Up On Love On “F**k It All” [NEW MUSIC]
Singer Elle Varner is back with another release from her upcoming album “Four Letter Word.” The song she leaked today is called “F**k It All.”…
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“Brick Mansions”: Is RZA’s Character The New Nino Brown? [EXCLUSIVE]
Wu-Tang Clan’s The RZA first made the leap from rapper and producer to actor in the 1999 film “Ghost Dog: The Way of The Samurai”…
2 Chainz Drops ‘Freebase’ Tracklist
Skyzoo & Torae, “Blue Yankee Fitted” [Prod By !llmind]

POLITICS

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Conservative Group Drops Image Of Obama From Ad
WASHINGTON (AP) — Parents whose children were killed in a Colorado theater shooting on Wednesday demanded a conservative group stop running ads featuring an image…
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US Weighs Clemency For Inmates Jailed For 10 Years
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release – and expecting thousands to take up the…

BUSINESS

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EBONY Announces New Editor-In-Chief
Ebony Magazine has announced that Mitzi Miller (pictured) is their new editor-in-chief, according to a recent press release. SEE ALSO: Mitzi Miller: Jet Magazine’s Editor-In-Chief…
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E-Cig Industry Awaits Looming Federal Regulation
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They’re about to find out what federal regulators…
GM, Lawyers Fight Over Bankruptcy Protections
Grieving Borrowers Told To Repay Student Loan

SPORTS

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Kane Leads Blackhawks Past Blues, 4-3 In OT
CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane had his shot all along. Same for his dazzling puck-handling skills and the vision that sees the plays before they…
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Road Teams Off To Flying Start In NBA Playoffs
MIAMI (AP) — Here’s the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San…
Nene Dominates, Wizards Rally Past Bulls, 102-93
Sharper Loses Arizona Bid To Be Released On Bail

HEALTH

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Which Vitamins Do Men Really Need?
According to the CDC, vitamins are defined as “any of a group of organic compounds that are essential for normal growth, development and nutrition and…
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Head-To-Toe Beauty Solutions For Busy Women
You wake up. Then you help wake everybody else up. Then, it’s all about breakfasts, packed lunches, getting dressed, heading out, dropping the kids off,…
Phones Or Friends: Which One Hurts Teen Drivers More?
Can This Sleep Position Improve Your Relationship?

EDITORS PICKS

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Harvard Makes History! University Admits Its Highest Number Of Black Students Ever
Harvard University has come a long way since the days when African Americans weren’t allowed to attend the Ivy League. Now, the prestigious institution is admitting…

FEATURES

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5 MLK Causes You Didn’t Learn About In Middle School
One doesn’t have their very own national holiday and 900 streets named after them unless they are truly deserving. Nor does Gallup name you the…

FAITH

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First Look: Mary Mary ‘The Last Chord’
Erica gets devastating news about her vocal cords… but will it mean the end of her career?   Make sure that you check out these…
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9-Year-Old Boy Sang Gospel Song Until His Kidnapper Set Him Free: Report
On the night of March 31, 9-year-old Willie Myrick was playing with his pet chihuahua outside his Atlanta home when a man grabbed him and…

FOCUS

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The Hidden History of Black People and Guns
“I have never killed a bird nor shot a rabbit. I never liked fishing and always let others kill even the chickens which I ate.…
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Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates An Important Black Scientist
  Percy Lavon Julian (April 11, 1899 – April 19, 1975) was a U.S. research chemist and a pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants.[1] He was the first to…

CULTURE

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Xzibit Goes Ballistic On Aussie Rapper During Argument [VIDEO]
Rapper/actor Xzibit may be known for pimping out beat down rides, but do not get it twisted. The man is not to be messed with.…
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Master P Being Taken To The Cleaners By Estranged Wife In Divorce Proceedings
The divorce between Master P and his estranged wife Sonya Miller started out nasty and just keeps getting worse. After causing the rap mogul of…

VIEWS

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What Are Your Ideas To Stem Chicago Gun Violence?
Gun violence in Chicago isn’t letting up. More than 40 people were shot this past weekend, leaving many looking in search of a way to…
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‘Transcendence’ a must see
Wonderful movie. Please don’t forget to catch this film, #Transcendence, at theaters now. It’s a thought-provoking psychological/sci-fi thriller which challenges our thinking about the global…

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