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Most Whites Believe Ferguson Cop Was Justified in Killing Michael Brown
There is a vast racial gap in the perception of what was right and wrong in the Ferguson police officer shooting and killing of unarmed…
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So What Happens to the Summerhill Neighborhood After the Braves Leave?
“It’s just a game,” some have said. But anyone with even a modicum of common sense and any vestige of wisdom knows that professional sports…
Police Killings In Chicago Spark Protests
Black Dentist Forced to Quit after Showing Online Support for Michael Brown



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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


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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]


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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,…


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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


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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


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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


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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…


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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…


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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!…


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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,…


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How You Doin’?! Sherri Shepherd Jokes About Divorce & Dating Rumors On ‘Wendy’
Sherri Shepherd is a little freaked out that her ex-husbands are teaming up and forming a little alliance. The Cinderella star dropped by “The Wendy…
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Kerry Washington Helps Battered Women Reclaim Their Independence With The Purple Purse Program
Kerry Washington is calling attention to an often overlooked form of domestic violence, and she’s doing something about it! When listening to the narratives of…


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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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