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Valarie Dalton sworn in as 1st female police chief of Morehouse College
Valarie Dalton was sworn in as the first black female police chief and associate vice president for Public Safety at Morehouse College. Dalton, a 27-year veteran…
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Black McDonald’s CEO quits after sales decline
McDonald’s CEO Don Tompson has resigned as sales continue its downward spiral for more than a year. Thompson is reportedly set to leave the company in…
Black unemployment about to fall below 10 percent
AT&T suing MARTA and City of Atlanta over streetcars

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Liberia: Only 5 People Being Treated For Ebola In Country
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia said Monday that there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country – a dramatic turnaround…
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Tide Turning In Ebola Fight After Hard Lessons
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week…
After Ebola Cases Have Dropped Down To Five, There’s Now A Vaccine On The Way
Study Says Chicago’s Economic Recovery Falls Behind Other Metro Areas

ENTERTAINMENT

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‘LAHHATL’ star Lil Scrappy Blasts Wendy Williams for Always Tearing Down Black People
“Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” star Lil Scrappy spoke for many when he took to his Instagram account to blast TV talk show host Wendy Williams for…
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Nene Leakes Serves Kenya Moore Order To Cease, Desist Bad-Mouthing
“Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast mates NeNe Leakes (pictured left) and Kenya Moore (pictured) have taken their intense dislike for each other onscreen, off!  The two…
Is Janet Jackson About To Have A Show In Las Vegas??
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon Slapped With Lawsuit By Former Nanny

POLITICS

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Mayors To File Brief In Support Of Obama On Immigration Actions
  WASHINGTON — A group of mayors led by New York’s Bill de Blasio and Los Angeles’ Eric Garcetti are coming to the defense of…
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Again? Really? What If It’s Bush-Clinton In 2016?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Again? Really? There are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes…

BUSINESS

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McDonald’s 1st Black CEO Don Thompson Steps Down Amid Sliding Sales
Don Thompson, the first Black president and CEO of McDonald’s, is stepping down after a rocky nearly 3-year tenure, according to various media reports. RELATED:…
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US Unemployment Benefit Applications Plunge To 15-Year Low
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment aid plunged last week to the lowest level in almost 15 years, a sign hiring will…
Black unemployment about to fall below 10 percent
WealthyU: Invest Your Tax Refund And Start Building Wealth (VIDEO)

SPORTS

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Hottest wives and girlfriends of Super Bowl’s Seahawks and Patriots
Super Bowl XLIX is gearing up to be an all-time classic; it not only features the two most dominant teams of the 2014-15 NFL season, but…
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Hottest wives and girlfriends of Super Bowl Patriots and Seahawks
Super Bowl XLIX is gearing up to be an all-time classic; it not only features the two most dominant teams of the 2014-15 NFL season, but…
Eastern Michigan Basketball Player And Fellow Student Killed
Family Attorney: Cubs Great Ernie Banks Died Of Heart Attack

HEALTH

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Obama Administration On Track To Surpass Health Care Goal
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some 9.5 million people have already signed up for 2015 coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care law, and the administration is…
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WHO: Ebola Response Shifts To Ending Epidemic
LONDON (AP) — Health officials are now focused on ending the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak rather than just slowing the deadly virus’ spread, the World Health…
Luck is Not a Health Plan – Get Covered and Stay Healthy
Liberia: Only 5 People Being Treated For Ebola In Country

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FEATURES

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Tick-Tock: Tips For Last-Minute Shoppers
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The clock is ticking, and your holiday shopping list isn’t complete. Don’t fret – you aren’t alone. The National Retail Federation…

FAITH

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Super Bowl XLIX Gospel Celebration Announces Headliner For 2015 Extravaganza
On Friday, January 30th, the 16th Annual Super Bowl GospelCelebration will help kick off Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix, AZ. The concert event and Super…
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Watch: Homegoing Service For Andrae Crouch [LIVE STREAM]
A celebration of Andraé Crouch’s life will take place on Tuesday, January 20th and Wednesday, January 21st at West Angeles Church of God In Christ,…

FOCUS

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The Hyatt celebrates diversity Martin Luther King Jr. style
The Multicultural Diversity Business Resource Group, a part of the Hyatt Hotels hosted a special Rev.Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute this past week at…
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PUSH Excel Celebrates 25 Years: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast
With a room filled with Chicago’s political and community elite, PUSH Excel celebrated 25 years during its Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship…

CULTURE

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Joseph Weekley, Cop Who Fatally Shot Sleeping 7-Year-Old, Will No Longer Face Charges
The Detroit police officer who fatally shot a sleeping 7-year-old girl will not be retried, officials said Wednesday. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said in…
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South Carolina Court Clears ‘Friendship Nine’ Of Civil Rights Crimes 54 Years Later
Jan 28 (Reuters) – A South Carolina judge on Wednesday vacated the 54-year-old trespassing convictions of a group of black civil rights protesters credited with…

VIEWS

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Gabrielle Union Says ‘The World Isn’t Going To End’ If We See More Diversity In Women On TV
Gabrielle Union has a brilliant strategy for getting more women of color on TV: Put more women of color on TV. In a Jan. 25…
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Open Letter to Young Black Hollywood: Ending Segregation
There is a story that Elijah Muhammad would often tell about a mule that was chained to a tree for many, many years. Finally, when…

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