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Police Killings In Chicago Spark Protests
Extrajudicial killings of Black American men by police officers is not a new phenomenon in this country, but in the wake of several such incidents…
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Black Dentist Forced to Quit after Showing Online Support for Michael Brown
Misee Harris, a pediatric dentist in Tennessee, didn’t want to quit her job, but when she and her employer were faced with a disagreement related…
Study: Spanking Favored In African-American Households
Los Angeles Police Have Averaged One Kill Per Week For 14 Years

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WORLD NEWS

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Obama Reaffirms Opposition To US Combat In Iraq
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama reaffirmed Wednesday that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group,…
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Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Has Happened In The 5 Months Since
On the night of April 14, 2014, hundreds of schoolgirls at the Chibok boarding school in northeastern Nigeria awoke to the sound of gunfire. They…
Pistorius Could Get 15 Years For Culpable Homicide
4th Sierra Leonean Doctor Infected With Ebola

ENTERTAINMENT

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CHIC EATS: Zucchini Bread Cookie Whoopie Pies [RECIPE]
Ingredients: 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, room temperature (must be room temp!) 1/2 cup (4oz) unsweetened applesauce 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar 1…
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CHIC EATS: Triple-Berry Summer Salad [RECIPE]
Ingredients  9oz baby spinach, torn 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 cup raspberries 1 cup blueberries 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted 1/3 cup chopped basil 1…
CHIC EATS: Vegetable Brochettes With Pimentón Marinade [RECIPE]
CHIC EATS: Grilled Peaches With Toasted Almond Granola Topping [RECIPE]

POLITICS

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Only 4 States Will See Cuts To Food Stamps
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuts to the nation’s food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans…
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Obama Opens Campaign Against Campus Sexual Assault
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden plan to announce a campus sexual assault awareness campaign from the White House Friday,…

BUSINESS

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US Homebuilder Confidence Soars In September
U.S. homebuilders’ confidence in the market for new, single-family homes surged this month to the highest level in nearly nine years. The brighter outlook reflects…
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African Americans, Latinos Really Don’t Trust The Media To Tell Their Stories Well [VIDEO]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don’t fully trust the media to portray their communities…
Apple: Record 4M Orders Of IPhones On 1st Day
Chicago Seaway Bank’s New CEO Discusses Personal Journey to Top

SPORTS

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Another Wife Beater?!? NFL’s Jonathan Dwyer Arrested for Domestic Violence
Just when you thought it was safe, stupidity rises up yet again like a shark’s fin and bites the NFL when it’s already bleeding badly.…
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What Vulgarity Jameis Winston Uttered to Get Suspended; Twitter Reacts
Embattled  Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has been suspended for the first half of the important game against conference rivals, Clemson Tigers for yelling obscenities and…
Baseball legends honored at Atlanta City Hall
Reggie Bush Supports Adrian Peterson, Says He’ll ‘Harshly Punish’ Own Child

HEALTH

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Ebola Survivor: No Time To Waste As Obama Ups Aid
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who survived Ebola said there’s no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up…
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Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Promote Diabetes
NEW YORK (AP) — Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests…
Uninsured Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since The ’90s
4 Myths About Cardio You Need To Stop Believing

EDITORS PICKS

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Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Has Happened In The 5 Months Since
On the night of April 14, 2014, hundreds of schoolgirls at the Chibok boarding school in northeastern Nigeria awoke to the sound of gunfire. They…

FEATURES

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In Chicago, Hoops Tournament Helps Heal, Provides Hope
Almost three years ago, I joined Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Church on his weekly community walk on the South Side of Chicago. Father…

FAITH

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Gospel Music Artists Zie’l Take The Hot Seat! [VIDEO]
Psalm 98:4 instructs us to “burst into jubilant song with music.”  The gospel troupe, Zie’l (pronounced Zeye-El) is doing just that as they burst onto…
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Over 30,000 People Respond To Gospel Artist’s Defense Of The Osteens And Artist Reponds
  Earlier this week we posted the story about mega- star  Carman defending Victoria and Joel on his page. Well over 30,000 of you responded!…

FOCUS

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45 Million Americans Still Stuck Below Poverty Line: Census
Despite five years of economic recovery, poverty is still stubbornly high in America. More than 45 million people, or 14.5 percent of all Americans, lived…
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Witnesses To Michael Brown Shooting Tell The Same Basic Story About His Death (VIDEO)
WASHINGTON — The people who saw Michael Brown die all tell a similar story. Several named witnesses have said that Brown was fleeing when Ferguson,…

CULTURE

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African Americans, Latinos Really Don’t Trust The Media To Tell Their Stories Well [VIDEO]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don’t fully trust the media to portray their communities…
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Study: Spanking Favored In African-American Households
Republicans and African Americans may not agree on much, but they tend to be on the same page when it comes to spanking, according to…

VIEWS

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Eric Holder: Ferguson Shooting Made It ‘Clear’ We Needed A Study On Police Bias
WASHINGTON (AP) — Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to study…
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Much Ado About Theatrics: ‘Django Unchained’ Actress Gets to Follow the Rules Too
I’ll be the first person in a dogfight to throw down for equal justice and constitutional rights under the law for all people. I’ve been…

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