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FBI Wants to Extradite Assata Shakur After Renewed Cuba Relations
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New Jersey State Police badly want to get their hands on convicted American cop killer Assata Shakur, who…
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Oldest HBCU Cheyney University on the Brink of Closing
Cheyney University, the oldest HBCU in the United States, is in dire fiscal straights and their bleak condition is only expected to worsen, a state…
Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever
Georgia Baptist Convention Demands Mayor Reed Apologize for Suspending Fire Chief



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Ebola Vaccine Trial Suspended After Side Effects
LONDON (AP) — Swiss researchers have suspended the testing of one of the leading Ebola vaccine candidates after some volunteers reported unexpected side effects. In…
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An Open Letter of Love to Black Students
              The Open Letter  below was written by college academicians and educators to our children and so we want to…
Sierra Leonean Docs Strike Again Over Ebola Care
In Ebola Outbreak, Bad Data Adds Another Problem


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Why I Don’t Find Bobby Shmurda’s Arrest Surprising Or Funny
Brooklyn-bred rapper Bobby Shmurda (real name Ackquille Jean Pollard) owned the summer (and much of 2014) with his infectious hit “Hot N*gga” that peaked at…
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AM BUZZ: Nicki Shows Out At SOBs; Amber Rose & Blac Chyna Twerk In Slow Motion & More
Nicki Minaj Shows Out At SOB’s Nicki Minaj must have had a few shots brown juice before she hit the stage at NYC’s underground music…
Poor NeNe: Not One ‘RHOA’ Castmate Has Shown Her Any ‘Cinderella’ Support
American Stars Who Have Cuban Roots


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Former Obama Aides Urging Warren Run For President
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 300 former campaign staffers and organizers for President Barack Obama have signed on to a letter urging Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth…
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Chokehold Case Stirs Debate On Special Prosecutors
NEW YORK (AP) — After a police officer wasn’t indicted in a fatal chokehold caught on video, some officials are reviving calls to entrust such…


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Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever
NEW YORK (AP) — The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging…
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Leon and Karin Dingle: Chicago Couple Convicted Of Stealing State Grants
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – A Chicago businessman and his wife were convicted Wednesday on more than a dozen counts of stealing $3.4 million in state…
South Side Gallery Owner Strives to Make Customers Feel at Home
Cricket Wireless Names Chicago Entrepreneur as a Finalist


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Painkillers lawsuit against NFL dismissed; may be appealed
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by 1,300 former players against the NFL, writing that the collective bargaining agreement between the…
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LeBron James Gets Presidential Support For Wearing ‘I Can’t Breathe’ T-Shirt
*LeBron James can take comfort knowing the “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirt he wore recently attracted a good share of attention, particularly from President Barack Obama. The commander-in-chief applauded Obama as well as other black celebrities who have expressed their opinion regarding race and police brutality amid the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. So […]
Atlanta Braves Release Renditions of New Stadium
Former NFL Star Darren Sharper Faces Life in Prison Over Alleged Rapes


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Painkillers lawsuit against NFL dismissed; may be appealed
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by 1,300 former players against the NFL, writing that the collective bargaining agreement between the…
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A fresh setback for efforts to cure HIV infection
Researchers are reporting another disappointment for efforts to cure infection with the AIDS virus. Six patients given blood-cell transplants similar to one that cured a…
Survey: E-cigs surpass regular cigs in teen use
Cases of most common STD fell for first time in 30 years


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We Can’t Breathe
Roll call. Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Akil Gurley, Tamir Rice and all the other unarmed Black males that have been murdered by police saw no…


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Barack And Michelle Obama’s Love Story Is Getting The Hollywood Treatment
The love story of Barack and Michelle Obama is headed for the big screen. The forthcoming film, titled “Southside With You,” will center on the day young…


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Bryan Andrew Wilson ‘Turning Away’ [WORLD PREMIERE]
It’s been a busy week for singer/songwriter Bryan Andrew Wilson. His Top 20 comeback CD “ The One Percent” (EchoPark JDI Entertainment) earned him a…
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Call To Action: Participate In Black Life Matters Sunday
This morning we received an editorial from Dr James C. Perkins, President of Progressive National Baptist Convention. It is an eye opening challenge for the…


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Eric Holder Supports Protesters Who Interrupted His Speech at Atlanta’s Ebenezer
Both President Obama and his attorney general,  U.S. Department of Justice leader Eric Holder, received catcalls during their forums on the Ferguson fiasco and fallout…
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Mr. President, Come to Ferguson
Ferguson is too important to be treated on the margins. It is too important to lead the news one day, and disappear the next. The…


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Sony Warned Not To Cast Denzel Washington Due To “Racist” International Audiences
Denzel Washington’s name has been brought up in the ongoing story regarding the Sony Pictures hack. The Independent reports that an unnamed producer told Sony…
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Mike Tyson Talks Maturity And Sobriety With Earl Sweatshirt During Interview
  Mike Tyson and Earl Sweatshirt sat down for an interview about their lives, careers, fears and expectations. During the sit-down for Citizens of Humanity , the…


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Let’s All Breathe Again
Where else but America can the great-grandson of a slave grow up in the streets of Detroit and become a college president? Where else but…
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Cleo Manago: Bill Cosby — Guilty Until Proven Guilty. Ask A Black Man
*People tend to view reality through the lens of their personal experience or biases, even when completely irrelevant to a particular issue or incident. Yet, sometimes one’s personal experience and knowledge – with investigation – can bring relevant insight or contemplation to a given situation. I raise this inspired by increasingly disturbing developments in the […]



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