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Study shows educated black women have to marry down
A new study suggests strongly that the majority of educated, upwardly mobile and money-making black women have to marry down or stay single. Take a…
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Morehouse School of Medicine, Delta sorority hosting 5K ‘Heart Walk’
ATLANTA — Morehouse School of Medicine is partnering with the Atlanta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority to hosts the 36th Annual Health Fair and…
Dr. Creflo Dollar blasts critics of his $65 million jet dreams (video)
Delta Sigma Theta International Film Festival presents ‘Clothed in Strength and Dignity’

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WORLD NEWS

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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

ENTERTAINMENT

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Cynthia Bailey Confronts Porsha Williams About Cheating Accusations
Cynthia Bailey had some questions for Porsha Williams, and she was determined to get answers at the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” reunion! The model has…
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MUSIC ROUNDUP: Ciara Teases New Track ‘Fly'; Monica Drops A Club Banger + Willow’s Tidal Exclusive
Ciara Teases New Track “Fly” After generating major buzz with her comeback track “I Bet,” Ciara is keeping the momentum going with her latest release…
Russell Wilson taking date to Correspondents Dinner and it’s NOT Ciara
TV ROUNDUP: Rihanna Closing Out SNL’s 40th Season; RIP McDreamy + Eva Marcille’s Reality TV Comeback

POLITICS

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Our Own Plan
By the time you read this article, Chicago will have elected its next mayor who once again will not be Black, but by all accounts…
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Daughter of Englewood will Not Concede to Opponent
    Victory Still Within Reach in the 16th Ward Aldermanic Race, Stephanie Coleman Says CHICAGO – Saying there are too many outstanding issues and…

BUSINESS

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Corporate Executives Awarded at CBOF
Chicago’s Business Opportunities Fair (CBOF) is a premier event for minority entrepreneurs and the corporations that partner with them. The CBOF is hosted by the…
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Fair or Foul: Chicago’s Black Nightlife Owners Speak Out
A great deal of the attraction to the Windy City centers around the restaurants and nightlife culture. In the African American community, a long legacy…
Dust Yourself Off: Can Failure Help Your Career?
ComEd Reduces Delivery Rates and Saves Millions for Illinois Customers

SPORTS

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Chris Rock’s brilliantly funny reasons blacks don’t play baseball (video)
Comedian-actor-producer Chris Rock was at his jocular best when he enumerated the many reasons why black participation in the game of baseball has greatly diminished from…
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WNBA’s Brittney Griner and fiancee Glory Johnson arrested for violence
The Women’s National Basketball Association has opened up an investigation after two of its stars, Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson, were arrested for a bloodied…
Atlanta Hawks Announce Sale of Franchise to Ownership Group Led by Tony Ressler
Hawks’ Mike Budenholzer wins NBA Coach of the Year award

HEALTH

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Lydia Smith Sickle Cell Foundation Media Reception
The Lydia Smith Sickle Cell Foundation hosted a private media reception at Chicago’s Nella La Stanza Wine Bar where an intimate group of sponsors and…
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Dr. Oz Responds To Doctors And Calls Out Accusers
Dr. Mehmet Oz  answered his critics with a vivid picture of what has happened. He has not only penned an op-ed blasting his critics but…
Chicago Walks to Raise Funds to Cure Arthritis
Top 5 low calorie drinks

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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Journey To Empowerment exhibit opens today at local 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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BLACKBIRD – Gay Religious Conflict: Film Director Q & A [VIDEO]
Starring Academy Award® Winning actress Mo’Nique and Isaiah Washington, BLACKBIRD  tells the story of seventeen-year-old Randy (Julian Walker), a devout Christian, who, as strong as…
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Damien Sneed Makes Conducting Debut At Carnegie Hall
Multi-genre recording artist and Sphinx Medal of Excellence recipient Damien Sneed makes his Carnegie Hall conducting debut for Wynton Marsalis’ “Abyssinian 200: A Celebration” on…

FOCUS

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Fair or Foul: Chicago’s Black Nightlife Owners Speak Out
A great deal of the attraction to the Windy City centers around the restaurants and nightlife culture. In the African American community, a long legacy…
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Another life lost: Deonte Hoard
  Shots rang out in South Deering, a far southiside  neighborhood, last Monday when 17-year old Deonte Hoard was accompanying his friend to the store…

CULTURE

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National Youth/Police Conference April 24 and 25 in Chicago
National Youth/Police Conference Examines Encounters Between African-American Youth and Police April 24, 25   National Crisis Prompts Discussion of How to Improve Safety of Neighborhoods,…
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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Honored
  Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightfoot, assistant Majority Leader is taking time out to acknowledge the grandparents who raising their grandchildren for a spectrum of reasons. She…

VIEWS

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Fair or Foul: Chicago’s Black Nightlife Owners Speak Out
A great deal of the attraction to the Windy City centers around the restaurants and nightlife culture. In the African American community, a long legacy…
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From Public Assistance to Going Public: Motivational Guru Lisa Nichols- Part One
Spring is here and Chicagoans are looking forward to another seasonal change. One of the things that we look forward to on our social calendar…

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