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Ole Miss Student Indicted On Civil Rights Charges After Tying Noose Around James Meredith Statue
Graeme Phillip Harris, a student at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, has been charged with federal civil rights crimes for engaging in threatening conduct…
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Thomas family calls for GBI Investigation after deadly Smyrna police shooting
DECATUR, Ga. — With defiance in their eyes and resolve in their souls, the mother and father of slain Nicholas Thomas, the unarmed black man…
Massive HIV Epidemic Prompts Indiana Governor To Declare Public Health Emergency
Cissy Houston says she’s prepared for Bobbi Kristina [VIDEO)

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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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Malik Yoba To Return For ‘Empire’ Season 2?
Malik Yoba seemed a little hurt that his character was killed off on the season finale of “Empire,” but there’s word he may be returning…
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Claudia Jordan hired full time on ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’
Looks like Claudia Jordan has kicked up enough dust, demonstrated enough ghetto-fried behavior and hated on enough people to be made a full-time “Real Housewives of…
AM BUZZ: Kanye & Dame Dash’s Big Announcement; Kerry Washington Tweeted During Labor & More
Fugees’ Pras Michels premieres ‘Sweet Mickey for President’ at Atlanta Film Festival

POLITICS

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Rauner's immigration message confuses advocates
Republican Governor Rauner shows his stoic stance on Immgration for the state of Illinois By Sophia Tareen Associated Press Immigration Minority Groups Bruce Rauner Finance Barack…
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Yet Another Black Man Attacked by Police
    Martese Johnson beaten by  police            Martese Johnson after the attack                …

BUSINESS

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Now Is The Time To Think About Later: 5 Ways To Turn Your Savings Into Retirement Income
Thinking about and planning for retirement and retirement income when you are still finding your place in the workforce can be quite difficult. Some of…
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The Retweet: Starbucks Plans To Stop Writing “Race Together” On Cups, But They’re Not Done With The Race Conversation Yet
Last week, Starbucks CEO Howard Shultz surprised many when he encouraged employees to scribble “Race Together” on the side of coffee cups to spark a…
Tweet Tweet: Your Favorite Social Media Platform Is Facing A Gender Discrimination Lawsuit
SHE WORKS: Lotty Dotty Founders Create Adorable, High-Fashion ‘Paper Doll’ T-Shirts & We Want One!

SPORTS

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2 Chainz named new CEO of the Atlanta Hawks
2 Chainz is taking over Phillips Arena during Friday’s Atlanta Hawks game vs. the Miami Heat. Hence, the title of CEO. 2 Chainz, born Tauheed Epps, is…
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NCAA March Madness Is Here! A Recap Of A Crazy First Day
March Madness is once again upon us! This is the time of year when the bright spotlight is on college basketball and all of the…
Dominique Wilkins’ amazing tribute before Hawks outclass Cavs in Conference Showdown
Derrick Rose Opens Up About Gun Violence In Joakim Noah’s New Documentary

HEALTH

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Chef Richard’s Super Healthy 4-Pound Super Healthy Meatloaf Recipe
© Chef Richard and our friends at the Mayo Clinic are giving us a healthy alternative to meatloaf. Below Chef Richard shows us how to make…
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Preventing Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace
  Discrimination against pregnant women is common so IDHR introduces training to end it.   IDHR Introduces Training on Preventing Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace…
Republicans Overhauls Medicare and Repeals the Health Law
Obama To Visit VA Hospital, Check Progress On Veterans Care

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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Mary Mary Season 4 Episode 4: Together Again Recap And Lesson
Recap: Erica desperately needs a vacation, so when Warryn cancels their getaway for a work trip in NYC, things get heated. But the real fireworks…
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High Notes: Gospel Charts And Stellar Awards Surprise
Gospel music’s latest singing sensation Casey J has topped the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart for the sixth non-consecutive week with her #1 radio smash “Fill Me Up.”…

FOCUS

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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…
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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…

CULTURE

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7 Questions We Want Karrueche Tran To Answer During Her Iyanla Vanzant Interview
Karrueche Tran is goin be opening up about how she’s doing in the aftermath of her public breakup with Chris Brown. It was the beginning…
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#StayWoke: Boko Haram Just Kidnapped At Least 400 More Children In Nigeria
Although social media has significantly quieted down on this issue in recent months, #bringbackourgirls is still an extremely urgent topic that warrants our unwavering attention.

VIEWS

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Over 1,000 attend police shooting victim Tony Robinson Jr’s funeral
Over a thousand people poured into a Wisconsin high school auditorium on Saturday to say goodbye to 19-year-old Tony Terrell Robinson Jr. On March 6, an unarmed Robinson…
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Ferguson’s part-time mayor in full-time spotlight
  FILE – In this March 11, 2015 file photo, Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III announces the resignation of police chief Thomas Jackson during a…

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