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Georgia inmate beaten and dog-collared, exposing gross prison negligence
FORSYTHE, Ga. — The posting of a cellphone photo showing a young man being beaten and then collared as if he were a pet has…
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Atlanta teen who received heart transplant is killed in police car chase
There is a reason why Atlanta hospital officials initially refused to grant Anthony Stokes a heart transplant. The troubled teen, 17, had a thick juvenile rap sheet…
Georgia House passes Strip Club Bill
Policeman who fatally shot Nicholas Thomas was previously arrested for violence

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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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BEAUTIFUL NEWS: Two Long-Lost Sisters Find Each Other After 16 Years & Create The First Wine Company By Women
Robin and Andrea McBride are two long-lost sisters who are changing the game of the wine industry. They recently launched Truvée Wines, an affordable luxury…
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PRESS PLAY: Azealia Banks Drops ‘Ice Princess’ Video & We’re Like Really Into It
Azealia Banks may say some crazy ish when she opens her mouth, but we’re here for her new video “Ice Princess” off her disc, “Broke…
AM BUZZ: Wendy Calls Karrueche A ‘THOT'; Writer Blasts FLOTUS Because White Girls Feel Left Out? & More
CHIC EATS: Kale Yeah Chicken Salad [RECIPE]

POLITICS

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TWO MEDIA POWERHOUSES JOIN FORCES TO PRESENT 2015 MAYORAL POLL DATA
For the first time in history, Chicago’s historic Chicago Defender newspaper and WVON 1690AM radio station are working together to distribute an authentic poll that…
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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…

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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Funniest memes about Steph Curry crossing over Chris Paul (video)
LOS ANGELES — Because of NBA superstar Steph Curry, we have now entered a new era of “posterizing” players. Yesteryear, the idea of “posterizing” players was…
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Grammy-winner 2Chainz inspires Hawks to conferene-clinching win against Heat
ATLANTA — With a final score of 99-86, the Atlanta Hawks clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs last night at Philips…
Mo ne Davis is Different
2Chainz performs during Hawks victory; plays horse with Dominique Wilkins

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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Erica Campbell ‘More Love’ [NEW MUSIC VIDEO]
Not one to rest on her laurels, Campbell continues to move onward with the release of the remix album HELP 2.0 tomorrow. HELP 2.0 is…
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Gospel’s Happy Heart Jamie Grace Announces Big News
Jamie Grace is an inspiration. A graduate of Point University with a bachelor’s in child and youth development, Jamie Grace uses her platform as a…

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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Voting Rights Past Present in America
              Voting Rights Past , Present In America By Robert Lee Johnson In the United States of America we…
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Where House Began: Chicago’s Warehouse
It’s been a year since we learned the tragic news that the Godfather of house music, Frankie Knuckles, passed. The legacy of Knuckles was so…

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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