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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 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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Monica Lewinsky To Give TED Talk…No Really, THAT Monica
When you think of TED talks, ground-breaking speakers in technology, education and design come to mind. You can even hear snippets of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s…
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Kim Kardashian’s New Blonde Hair Do Is So Fugly
  We don’t care if blondes have more fun, some women should just leave the bleach alone. Kim Kardashian usually nails her hair and makeup…
AM BUZZ: Chris Brown’s Baby’s Name; Taraji’s New Gig; Nick Gordon To Reveal What Happened To Bobbi K? & More
Funniest memes from ‘Empire’ episode 8

POLITICS

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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…

BUSINESS

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A Little Positivity: Howard University To Pay Students Who Graduate On Time
Seniors gearing up for graduation at Howard University can breathe a little easier now; the Mecca is implementing a new practice that will surely lower…
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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…
Toyota kicks off Chicago auto show by donating winter boots, socks to Chicago area homeless families
Mitchell leading the charge for paid sick leave

SPORTS

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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…
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Jordan, Other NBA Owners Join Forbes’ Billionaire List
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Jordan, a former Chicago Bulls player, and some other NBA owners have reached new heights, landing on Forbes world list…
Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, is dead at 86
Atlanta native Richard Dent among Black College Hall of Fame inductees

HEALTH

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Fate Of Obama Health Law Subsidies Rests With 2 Justices
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court argument over subsidies that help millions of people afford their health insurance suggests that the Obama administration has two…
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UN: World Eating Too Much Sugar; Cut To 5-10 Percent Of Diet
LONDON (AP) — Put down the doughnut. And while you’re at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup. New guidelines from the…
Scientists Think They Are Close To Creating Babies From Same Sex DNA
Health Officials Perplexed By Vaccination Skeptics

EDITORS PICKS

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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…

FEATURES

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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…

FAITH

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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…

FOCUS

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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…

CULTURE

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Ferguson: Justice Department finds shocking and historic abuse of black citizens
The U.S. Department of Justice investigative review found the Ferguson Police Department engaged in rampant, racially biased enforcement that permeated the city’s justice system, including…
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Ferguson Police Official Fired, 2 Suspended After Racist Emails Go Public
In the aftermath of an explosive and scathing Department of Justice report alleging blatant discrimination, bias and racial stereotyping in the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department, a police…

VIEWS

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Protecting Illinois’ open Internet future
Among the tools that are available to help working class families rise up and attain a measure of financial stability and success, few have more…
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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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