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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAD! 54 Reasons Why I Love My Father
By now, many of you know that I met my father, Chris Truesdale (pictured with me above), on Facebook in 2009 after he responded to…
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NJ Wrestlers Will Face No Charges For ‘Lynching’ Photo [VIDEO]
Members of New Jersey’s Phillipsburg High School wrestling team who took a controversial picture of themselves wearing hoods surrounding a Black wrestling dummy with a…
White House Boasts Positive Affordable Care Act Numbers
Idris Elba Welcomes Baby Son Winston

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WORLD NEWS

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In Egypt, A Corruption Watchdog Hit By Backlash
CAIRO (AP) — Hesham Genena has created uproar by trying to actually do his job. The head of one of Egypt’s foremost government oversight agencies,…
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SSudan: 12 Die After Mob Attacks UN Base
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — An angry mob of South Sudanese youths attacked a U.N. base on Thursday in order to harm members of an…
Ebola Virus In Africa Outbreak Is A New Strain
20 Killed As Islamic Extremists Rampage In Nigeria

ENTERTAINMENT

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Prince Drops New Music For The Masses “The Breakdown”
According to Entertainment Weekly, his “Royal Purpleness” Prince dropped new music for all of our listening enjoyment! Take a listen to the new song “The…
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Guess Which Pop Superstar Is Joining Pharrell On ‘The Voice!’
Pharrell Williams has a super-cool new co-star joining him on “The Voice!” According to reports, his longtime friend and hit-making partner Gwen Stefani is pulling…
Lil Scrappy’s Ex-Girlfriend Diamond Claims He Was Physically Abusive
Mimi & Nikko’s Sextape Rakes In $400,000 In Pre-Sales, And Counting!

POLITICS

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Illinois Gives Early OK To $100M For Obama Museum
CHICAGO (AP) — Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still…
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Defend ‘Obamacare’ Unabashedly, Some Democrats Say
WASHINGTON (AP) — The outlook for the president’s health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it’s time for the party to…

BUSINESS

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5 Smart Things To Do With Your Money The First 5 Years Of Your Career
One of the greatest feelings in life is when you get your first job offer upon graduating from college or graduate school. The plans you…
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3 Ways To Know If Your Man Is Cheap Or Just Financially Responsible
I started dating when I was fifteen. I got married at thirty-two. That means that I spent over half of my life interacting with the…
It’s Not Business, It’s Personal: 4 Ways To Get Your Life Together With A Plan
US Retail Sales Up Strong 1.1 Percent In March

SPORTS

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Sharper Loses Arizona Bid To Be Released On Bail
PHOENIX (AP) — Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper lost his bid Thursday to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an…
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Hopes High Negro Leagues Stadium Makes Comeback
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — The light touch of a paint roller is enough to dislodge a chunk of plaster from the crumbling walls of Hinchliffe…
Sharper Challenges His No-Bail Status In Arizona
MLB Marks 67th Anniversary Of Robinson Debut

HEALTH

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How To Be More Mindful This Easter Weekend
Easter means many things. It is a reminder of the depths of God’s love. It is a reminder of what humanity means. It is a…
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Indulge On Easter! But…
Easter is a day of celebration. Very often, the means of celebration involve savory foods and delectible treats. …and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that.…
FDA Warns Fibroid Procedure May Cause Cancer
5 “Fatty” Foods You Should Be Eating

EDITORS PICKS

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Harvard Makes History! University Admits Its Highest Number Of Black Students Ever
Harvard University has come a long way since the days when African Americans weren’t allowed to attend the Ivy League. Now, the prestigious institution is admitting…

FEATURES

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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…

FAITH

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What is Good Friday?
Good Friday is a religious holiday observed primarily by Christians commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary.
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SNEAK PEEK: Jessica Reedy Sings With Deitrick Haddon’s LXW
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 your…

FOCUS

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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…

CULTURE

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Nikko And MiMi Pre-Sales Break Records
  According to TMZ the film starring Mimi from “Love & Hip Hop” is one of the best selling  pre-sellers ever. The entertainment guru Steve Hirsch claims they’ve made more than…
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Ursula Burns Is One Of The ‘Least Liked CEOs In America,’ But She’s Still My Role Model
During my days at Bennett College for Women, every student was required to attend weekly Academic and Cultural Enrichment Series. We’d gather in the chapel…

VIEWS

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‘Transcendence’ a must see
Wonderful movie. Please don’t forget to catch this film, #Transcendence, at theaters now. It’s a thought-provoking psychological/sci-fi thriller which challenges our thinking about the global…
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A Nutty Finale For ‘Scandal,’ TV’s Craziest Show
NEW YORK (AP) — “Scandal” is arguably the nuttiest show on the air. But there’s a method to its madness, demonstrated every week with OMG…

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