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Voter Turnout High in Metro Atlanta, Officials Say
JONESBORO, Ga. — The south suburban Atlanta electorate has surprised officials by casting their votes early for the November elections, officials revealed Friday afternoon. Residents…
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Bill Maher: Michael Brown ‘Wasn’t A Gentle Giant…He Was Acting Like A Thug’ [VIDEO]
During a segment of his show Friday night, HBO’s Real Time host Bill Maher said slain Ferguson, Missouri teen Michael Brown was acting like a thug…
#RedefiningHERstory: Domestic Violence Activist Sil Lai Abrams Kicks Off National College Tour
Man Infects 2-Year-Old Niece With Multiple STDs

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Ebola-stricken nurse being flown to Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials said Thursday they still don’t know how two Dallas nurses caught Ebola from a patient, as criticism increased from…
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UN Says Ebola Death Toll Rising To 4,500 This Week
GENEVA (AP) — The death toll from the Ebola crisis will rise to more than 4,500 lives this week from among 9,000 people infected by…
Many Sick In US Ebola Patient’s Liberia Hometown
Obama: Fighting Ebola Must Be A Global Priority

ENTERTAINMENT

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Tiny Confirms Permanently Changing Her Eye Color On Instagram
Tiny‘s been getting a lot of attention as she flaunts her new look featuring a whole new eye color. The VH1 reality star has been…
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Bronzelens 5th Annual Women Superstars Luncheon presented by The Coca-Cola Company
ATLANTA — The august audience inside the Marriott Marquis ballroom wanted to do what “Girlfriends Getaway” director Roger Bobb did: hug Essence Atkins after her she…
IT’s Not TOO LATE
Mama June’s New Boyfriend Served Prison Time for Molesting Her Daughter Anna

POLITICS

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Fight for Your Rights
Historically Black women have been denied control over their bodies. The American slave trade denied black women their dignity, right to fall in love, choose…
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Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot
CHICAGO (AP) — As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas…

BUSINESS

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Black Enterprise’s Caroline Clarke Previews ‘Women of Power TV’ [VIDEO]
Caroline Clarke joined “NewsOne Now” guest host Mo Ivory to preview the season premiere of Black Enterprise’s weekly series, “Women of Power TV.” When asked about…
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Amazon’s Loss Makes Holidays A Question Mark
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s trademark smile icon is becoming more of a grimace. The world’s largest online retailer reported a wider third-quarter loss than…
Procter & Gamble Taking Out Its Batteries
Unemployment rates fall in 31 US states last month

SPORTS

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NBA Baller’s Baby Mama Punched Their Infant, Kicked Pregnant Sister in Stomach
Former Los Angels Lakers baller Jeremy Tyler filed a restraining order against his baby mama after she wet volcanic and punched their 10-month-old child last week.…
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University of North Carolina Helped Thousands of Athletes Cheat for 20 Years
One of the most stellar and admired sports programs in the country, if not the world, just had its reputation stained. Permanently. According to an…
Seahawks Traded Percy Harvin Because He Questioned QB Russel Wilson’s Blackness
Gay Football Player Michael Sam Cut by Dallas Cowboys

HEALTH

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Boris Kodjoe Reveals How Spina Bifida Effects His Daughter Sophie [EXCLUSIVE]
” ] October is National Spina Bifida Month. For those not familiar with the disease, Spina bifida is a neural tube defect. More specifically, it’s…
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Obama Offers Federal Help To NY With Ebola Case
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering federal support to New York as it responds to its first Ebola case. Obama spoke Thursday night…
Texas Nurse Amber Vinson Is Ebola-Free!
Provident Foundation Reception Thursday, Oct.23

EDITORS PICKS

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Fight for Your Rights
Historically Black women have been denied control over their bodies. The American slave trade denied black women their dignity, right to fall in love, choose…

FEATURES

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The Harlem Fine Arts Show Showcases Artists From Around The World
On the heels of Chicago’s Artist Month comes The Harlem Fine Arts Show, which stops at The Merchandise Mart in Chicago from October 30 to…

FAITH

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VIRTUE ‘YOU ARE’ [NEW MUSIC]
With a coveted Dove Award win, Grammy and Stellar Award nominations and nearly 20 years of memorable music to their credit, to say that Contemporary…
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Sister Cristina Scuccia, The Singing Nun, Releases ‘Like A Virgin’ Cover [VIDEO]
  The amazing and talented singing nun, Sister Cristina, is a huge fan of the Madonna…and the other Madonna. For her first album, due to…

FOCUS

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Nov. 4 Ballot Set to Ask Chicago Voters about Minimum Wage Increase
  CHICAGO–Even with working two jobs, one West Side man is barely making it. And with a child on the way, he said he could…
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Chicago Nonprofit Accepting Applications to Complete Free Home Repairs in Austin & Maywood
CHICAGO–Sometimes purchasing the home is the easy part, but maintaining it can be a challenge, especially for the elderly, said Wanda Ramirez, executive director of…

CULTURE

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18 Years Of Academic Fraud At UNC For Thousands Of Black Athletes
An independent report has found that for 18 years nearly 3,100 students and athletes benefited from bogus classes and artificially high grades at the University…
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‘Divided Time’ Film Examines Balance Of Hip-Hop & Black Fatherhood
The hip-hop industry as it exists today is more vibrant and influential than ever, and as the genre continues to inspire young men and women, there are…

VIEWS

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Bill Maher: Michael Brown ‘Wasn’t A Gentle Giant…He Was Acting Like A Thug’ [VIDEO]
During a segment of his show Friday night, HBO’s Real Time host Bill Maher said slain Ferguson, Missouri teen Michael Brown was acting like a thug…
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Were The Ferguson Leaks Crafted To Support The Narrative Of Darren Wilson?
The official autopsy of Michael Brown was leaked earlier this week sparking more protests in Feguson and caused the Justice Department to condemn the release…

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