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[VIDEO] Black Woman To Head Top Legal Group
Last month, Paulette Brown became the first black woman elected to lead the American Bar Association, the nation’s foremost legal group. The ABA has near 400,000 members…
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U.S. Wealth Gap Squeezes States’ Budgets
WASHINGTON — Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments. The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by…
First Lady Michelle Obama Kicks Off Back-To-School Tour with Reach Hire Initiative in Atlanta
Atlanta the 3rd Most Popular Destination to Move To

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WORLD NEWS

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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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Pistorius Could Get 15 Years For Culpable Homicide
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva…
4th Sierra Leonean Doctor Infected With Ebola
Judge: Pistorius Can’t Be Found Guilty Of Murder

ENTERTAINMENT

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Kerry Washington Talks Domestic Abuse, Motherhood
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It didn’t take the Ray Rice elevator video to get Kerry Washington talking about domestic violence. In fact, it was the…
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‘Queen Latifah’ Promises A ‘Juicy’ Second Season
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Queen Latifah is making changes in her daytime talk show for its second season. The biggest, she said, involves her. “Everything…
Remembering The Late Joe Sample
Black Radio Legend Honored At DC’s Newseum

POLITICS

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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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GOP Set To Again Block Senate Dems On Women’s Pay
  WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans were ready to derail an election-season drive by Democrats on Monday to pressure employers to pay women the same…

BUSINESS

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Apple: Record 4M Orders Of IPhones On 1st Day
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial…
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Chicago Seaway Bank’s New CEO Discusses Personal Journey to Top
Seaway Bank and Trust Company is historical for Chicago’s Black community and its newly appointed president/CEO said he has big plans to not only uphold…
US Retail Sales Rise In August On Auto Sales
Olive Garden Investor: Back Off On The Breadsticks

SPORTS

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Jay Cutler Rallies Bears Past 49ers In Fourth
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Marshall walked up to Jay Cutler and planted a congratulatory kiss on his quarterback’s head. No doubt the admiration…
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Vikings Reinstate Peterson Despite Abuse Charge
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings less than a week after he was charged with child abuse…
Chicago Bulls Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at New West Side Practice Facility
Union Reps To Discuss NFL Drug Policy Again

HEALTH

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Hurdles For Obama Health Law In 2nd Sign-Up Season
WASHINGTON (AP) — Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama’s health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just two months away. Don’t…
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US Works To Step Up Ebola Aid, But Is It Enough?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American strategy on Ebola is two-pronged: Step up desperately needed aid to West Africa and, in an unusual step, train U.S.…
Obama To Visit Atlanta Health Center To Talk Ebola
Lawmakers To High Court: Protect Pregnant Workers

EDITORS PICKS

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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…

FEATURES

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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…

FAITH

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Are You The Prophet In Your Home?
Dear God: Fortify us with strength, courage and power to move and overcome every attack the enemy sends, no matter the source. When Jesus spoke…
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The Best Thing About Gospel Music According to Today’s Stars (Pt. 1) [VIDEO]
Modern gospel music occurs in many sub-genres. In the broadest sense, gospel music can include old African-American spirituals, Christmas carols and even Christian-themed great symphonies.…

FOCUS

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New Terror Fight Casts Shadow Over 9/11 Ceremonies
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s gathering war against a new upsurge in Islamic terror hung heavy over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11…
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Ray Rice Video Sent To NFL In April, Law Enforcement Source Says
The National Football League’s story about how it handled the Ray Rice domestic violence situation may be further unraveling. The Associated Press reported on Wednesday that an unnamed law…

CULTURE

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Rarely Seen Photos Spotlight The 1970s Social Scene Of South Side Chicago
To say it was a different time is putting it lightly. In the 1970s on Chicago’s South Side, revelers in their finest packed into nightclubs,…
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Bill Cosby To Loan Art Collection To Smithsonian
WASHINGTON (AP) — After amassing a private collection of African-American Art over four decades, Bill Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their holdings…

VIEWS

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Cris Carter Takes A Stand Against Child Abuse And Reveals What NFL Players Truly Respect
Cris Carter believes there is no place in the home for corporal punishment and no place for abusers on an NFL field. In an emotional,…
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Ferguson, Dr. King And The Non-Violent Uprising
Dr. King said: a “riot is the language of the unheard.” What happens when folks do not feel like their voices are being heard? They…

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