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Ryan Proposes Streamlining Anti-Poverty Programs
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states…
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House Advances Lawsuit Bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit that accuses President Barack Obama of…
According To The Supreme Court Elections Are Indeed For Sale
NAACP Recognizes Quincy Jones’ Humanitarian Work With Medal

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Senator: No Arms to Iraq Unless Congress Gets Info
  WASHINGTON (AP) — An influential Democratic senator threatened Thursday to block U.S. arms sales to Iraq if Congress doesn’t get an assessment of Iraqi…
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FAA Tells US Airlines Not to Fly to Tel Aviv
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24…
Egypt Calls for Israeli, Palestinian Peace Talks
Obama Urges Immediate Access To Ukraine Crash Site

ENTERTAINMENT

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Aretha Franklin Marvels Audience, Remains Reigning Queen of Soul
CLARKSTON, Mich. — One of the world’s all-time greatest vocalists unfurled those magical pipes once again in her metro Detroit hometown, blowing intoxicating melodies onto her…
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‘Preachers of LA’ Recap
We saw the  Preachers of L.A. Man-cave get intense last night. It was a taste of what is coming this season. What everyone will see…
Tiny Defends Floyd Mayweather’s Press Conference Comments [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]
First Look: Behind the Scenes of the Whitney Houston Lifetime Movie [VIDEO]

POLITICS

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Ryan Proposes Streamlining Anti-Poverty Programs
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states…
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House Advances Lawsuit Bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit that accuses President Barack Obama of…

BUSINESS

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Where Are The Black Internet Workers? Civil Rights Bigs Weigh In
Jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are projected to grow by 17 percent by 2018, compared to 9.8 percent for jobs in other fields,…
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Radio One Founder Highlighted In Newseum Exhibit
The Newseum exhibition, “One Nation With News for All,” tells the story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight…
Fifth Third Bank is Legacy Sponsor of 2014 National Urban League Conference
Kobina Wright Pays Homage to the Automotive Industry

SPORTS

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Michael Sam Had Second Guesses About Coming Out As Gay
Michael Sam reveals that he second-guessed his decision to come out as gay ahead of the NFL draft in a new interview with “Good Morning…
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Jets Eliminating Paper Season Tickets
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets are doing away with paper tickets for season ticket holders and offering those fans a rewards…
CEO: Clippers Coach to Quit if Sterling Stays
Antoine Walker Hosts Screening in Chicago for His Documentary ‘Gone in an Instant’

HEALTH

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Which Is The Best Breakfast Cereal?
Experts say that breakfast is an important meal – it jump starts your metabolism, gives you energy, and helps you stay on a healthier track…
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HIV Pills Show More Promise to Prevent Infection
There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from…
Undercover Probe Finds Health Law Failings
Should I Do Cardio Or Weights First At The Gym?

EDITORS PICKS

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NAACP Recognizes Quincy Jones’ Humanitarian Work With Medal
Quincy Jones is set to receive the 99th NAACP Spingarn Medal July 23 at the 105th NAACP National Convention. This medal is considered the highest…

FEATURES

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Antoine Walker Hosts Screening in Chicago for His Documentary ‘Gone in an Instant’
  In Antoine Walker’s new documentary, “Gone in an Instant,” he uses a personal life lesson to hopefully prevent other young NBA players from making…

FAITH

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Inspirational Song Of The Day: Danetra Moore – Only God Can
​Danetra Moore is an exceptionally talented and dynamic vocalist, model and actress. She is a native of Stockton, California that now resides in Atlanta, Georgia.…
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Minute Meditation: A Prayer For Courage
The dictionary definition of Courage is the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery.…

FOCUS

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Police Seize More than 3,600 Illegal Firearms in 2014
CHICAGO – Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy announced Chicago Police have seized more than 3,600 illegal firearms to date in 2014. Superintendent McCarthy was…
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Gift of Hope honors late Chicago teen’s parents, encourages families to discuss organ donation
CHICAGO – When it comes to organ donation, 33 percent of those on waiting lists are African American, but account for only 14 percent of…

CULTURE

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‘Best Man Wedding’ Gets Release Date + 3 Things We Need To See In The Movie
Plans for the next Best Man movie are quickly moving forward, and we’ve got a few ideas for what should be in it! The Best…
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VH1 Serves Up ‘Atlanta Exes’ Super Trailer & Cee Lo’s Ex-Wife Needs Permisson To Date?
The new super trailer for “Atlanta Exes” will have your jaw on the ground! Gossips all over the nation have been waiting on the “Hollywod Exes”…

VIEWS

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Eric Garner Could Have Been Me
The recent death of Eric Garner, while in police custody, horrified and angered me. A video shows that police placed Garner in a choke hold,…
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I Was Confined to Solitary at Age 16 and It Still Haunts Me
February is cold in Northern Virginia. It’s even colder when you’re in a cell alone, without a mattress, a blanket, a pillow, or a sheet.…

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