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Obama Talks About His Own Experience With Racial Profiling
The Obamas opened up about their experiences with racial profiling in an interview with People magazine that will hit newsstands Friday. “I think people forget…
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Most Brutal Responses to CNN’s #AskACop Hashtag
We don’t believe this is going to help glue back the shards of the fractured relationship between local law enforcement and the minority communities they are…
Patron Receives Receipt With N-Word On It, Bartender Claims It Was A Joke
Themselves With Black Skin, Something Interesting Happen

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WORLD NEWS

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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

ENTERTAINMENT

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Nicki Minaj Reveals Jobs She Had Before Stardom, Performs “Bed Of Lies”
Nicki Minaj, who just released The Pinkprint this week, visited “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” to speak about a variety of topics, including her…
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Stacey Dash Admits She, Cousin Dame Dash & Family Don’t Speak
*With her controversial political views on race and President Barack Obama, Stacey Dash has gotten on a lot of people’s bad side. Especially her family, which no longer speaks to her. Chatting with The Edit, Dash admitted she and her relatives are not communicating. Among those family members is Stacey’s cousin Dame Dash, who she looked […]
BASE LEVEL: Good Girl’s Music Is Inspired By The 90s & We’re Sooo Here For It
Lil Kim’s Baby Daddy Post Racy Pic Of Nicki Minaj On Instagram!

POLITICS

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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…

BUSINESS

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On Kickstarter, everyone wants to be ‘Staff Pick’
NEW YORK (AP) — Want your project to get selected as a “Staff Pick” on crowdfunding site Kickstarter? Good luck with that. Entrepreneurs and other…
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Chicago Business Owner Overcomes Hurdles
CHICAGO–Jewelry designer and boutique owner Fort Smith faced negativity from those around him early in life, but he didn’t let the lack of faith from…
Michael Vick’s Black Hair Brush Business A High Demand Success
Miss Jessie's Hair Products Co-Owner Titi Branch Found Dead

SPORTS

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Former NFL Star Darren Sharper Faces Life in Prison Over Alleged Rapes
Former NFL defensive back Darren Sharper is being held on $2.5 million bond after being indicted for allegedly pulling a “Bill Cosby” — drugging and raping a number…
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Hall Of Famer Jim Brown Applauds Player Protests
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown says he’s encouraged to see athletes taking risks by “intelligently protesting” for social change.…
Obama: NFL ‘Behind The Curve’ On Rice Case
An Open Letter of Love to Black Students

HEALTH

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Survey: E-cigs surpass regular cigs in teen use
WASHINGTON (AP) — Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds. Even as tobacco smoking by…
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Cases of most common STD fell for first time in 30 years
NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in three decades, the nation’s most common sexually transmitted disease is a little less common. Health officials…
The One Thing Crucial for Weight Loss (That Almost Everyone Forgets)
Senate Approves Obama Pick For Surgeon General

EDITORS PICKS

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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…

FEATURES

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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…

FAITH

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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…

FOCUS

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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…

CULTURE

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Obama Talks About His Own Experience With Racial Profiling
The Obamas opened up about their experiences with racial profiling in an interview with People magazine that will hit newsstands Friday. “I think people forget…
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Bill Cosby Scores No Prosecution For Playboy Mansion Molestation Claim
*Good news for Bill Cosby. He will not be prosecuted for an allegation involving a woman who says he molested her at the Playboy Mansion in 1974 when she was 15-years-old. A declination TheWrap.com obtained from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office stated that the statute of limitations on Judy Huth’s claim has expired. […]

VIEWS

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Eric Garner and the Value of Black Obese Bodies
Amidst the raft of deaths of African-American men at the hands of police that has captured the nation’s attention recently, we have seen repeated descriptions…
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We Still Can’t Breathe
We have a population of 40 million Black people and a buying power approaching $1.1 trillion in 2015. African American buying power is at the…

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