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Dubuque, Iowa Officials Admit To Housing Discrimination Against Blacks
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced an agreement with the city of Dubuque, Iowa (pictured), that effectively settles allegations…
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Transgender Student Wants To Move Into Male Dorms After Sextual Transition
A transgender student at George Fox University, in Newburg, Ore., is requesting permission from the institution to move into the male dormitories after completing his…
NewsOne Minute: Harvard Accepts Record Number Of Black Students
U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Visits Atlanta BeltLine Project



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Pistorius Accused Of Staging Outbursts At Trial
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius came under intense pressure Monday at his murder trial from the chief prosecutor, who dismissed his account of…
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Police: Blast In Nigerian Capital Kills 71
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A massive explosion ripped through a bus station during the morning rush hour in Nigeria’s capital, killing at least 71 people…
Blast Rips Up Busy Bus Station In Nigerian Capital
Pistorius Breaks Down On Stand In Murder Trial


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Tiffney Cambridge Reaches Out To Evelyn Lozada’s Old Life Coach Following Domestic Dispute With The Game
Tiffney Cambridge recently reached out to Evelyn Lozada’s old life coach to help fix her life. Just days after filing a restraining order against on-again,…
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2016 Olympics, Her She Comes! Gabby Douglas Is Back At It
Gabby Douglas is getting back into an olympic start of mind. According to reports, the two-timegold medalist is back in the gym. The young gymnastics…
Maya Rudolph Lands Her Very Own Variety Show On NBC!
You’ll Never Guess Why Trey Songz Is Still Single [EXCLUSIVE]


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Tax Day: Chances of Getting Audited by IRS Lowest in Years
WASHINGTON (AP) — As millions of Americans race to meet today’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in…
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Sebelius Resigns After Health Care Rollout Fiasco
WASHINGTON (AP) — Embattled Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning as the White House seeks to move past the election-year political damage…


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It’s Not Business, It’s Personal: 4 Ways To Get Your Life Together With A Plan
Most successful professionals have, at one point in time, made a plan or list of goals that they would like to fulfill during their career…
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US Retail Sales Up Strong 1.1 Percent In March
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture…
April 15 Not Much Of A Deadline For Most Taxpayers
NAN Panel: A Discussion On Fatherhood And Mentorship


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Noah Leads Bulls To 108-95 Win Over Magic
CHICAGO (AP) — There’s just one game remaining in the regular season and the NBA playoffs begin on Saturday. The Chicago Bulls still don’t know…
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Alonzo Mourning to be Inducted in 2014 NBA Hall of Fame
Some really big news for Alonzo Mourning who won his NBA title with Miami Heat. He’s not only being inducted into the NBA Hall of…
Bill Russell, Boston Celtics Veteran, Sounds Off On Gay Athletes
Colin Kaepernick Investigated Over Sexual Assault Allegations: Reports


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Why Is Diabetes Improving For Whites, But Not For Blacks?
First the bad news: The percentage of Americans with diabetes has doubled since 1988, with nearly one in 10 adults now diagnosed with the blood-sugar…
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Should You Cut This Ingredient Out Of Your Diet?
You love your family (and yourself) and you want everybody to be healthy. Thankfully, there are many different things you can do to help them…
3 Ways To Make Arguments A Good Thing
Save Your Loved One From A Heroin Overdose: FDA Approves An Antidote For Home Use


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Chicago Defender Women of Excellence 2014 honorees
  2014 Honorees: Keeana Barber, WDB Marketing Group Keiana Barrett, Chicago Public Schools Tracey V. Bell, Walgreens Donna Black-Miller, American Heart Association Sonya Blakey, Inspiration…


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5 MLK Causes You Didn’t Learn About In Middle School
One doesn’t have their very own national holiday and 900 streets named after them unless they are truly deserving. Nor does Gallup name you the…


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Deitrick Haddon’s LXW Live In Concert To Air On Oxygen This Good Friday
  Deitrick Haddon’s LXW wowed the audience as the opener of this year’s, “Celebration of Gospel”, and for those who wanted to see more, here’s…
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Movies That Matter: Pastor Van Moody Reflects On Heaven Is For Real
  In the book,  Heaven Is Real,Christian pastor Todd Burpo writes that during the months after his emergency surgery in 2003, his son Colton began…


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Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates An Important Black Scientist
  Percy Lavon Julian (April 11, 1899 – April 19, 1975) was a U.S. research chemist and a pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants.[1] He was the first to…
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Obama: LBJ’s Civil Rights Legacy Reflects ‘What The Hell The Presidency Is For’
President Barack Obama honored the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act Thursday, praising former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s work to fulfill the promise of…


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Always A Bridesmaid: Brandy Calls Off Engagement To Ryan Press
It’s a sad day in the love life of R&B singer Brandy. Her reps recently confirmed the rumors that were circulating for months that she…
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“Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” Serves Up Another Drama-Filled Season [TRAILER]
With the news of a MiMi Faust sextape being the talk of the virtual town, you should have known that the extended trailer of the…


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Bill Russell, Boston Celtics Veteran, Sounds Off On Gay Athletes
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell said Wednesday that gay athletes’ current fight for equality and acceptance reminds him of some…
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Chief Keef Hits the North Shore: Two Chicago Perspectives
South Side POV (Evan F. Moore): You can take someone out of the hood but you can’t take the hood out of them. Or so…







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