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Idris Elba Welcomes Baby Son Winston
NEW YORK (AP) — Idris Elba has welcomed a baby boy named Winston. The actor tweeted Friday that his son was born Thursday, adding a…
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Singer Chris Brown’s Bodyguard On Trial In DC
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man accusing singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of punching him in the face is trying to “get rich” as a…
Michelle Obama: High School Diploma Is Not Enough
GOP Rep Introduces Bill To Cut Eric Holder’s Salary

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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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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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FATHERHOOD FRIDAYS: Peter Hangs With His Young “Gunz” [PHOTOS]
Happy Friday!  In the next update of our “Fatherhood Fridays” we find more famous faces who are really having a ball with their  kids. Singer…
Drake Reportedly Being Sued For $300K Over ‘Pound Cake’ Opening Sample
John Singleton’s ‘Tupac’ Biopic Picked Up by Open Road Films

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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Fraternity Shuts Ole Miss Branch After Noose Tying
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around…
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Mike Epps Accused Of Bashing Woman In Face
Actor/comedian Mike Epps is facing some serious accusations from a woman claiming he struck her in the face at an “A Haunted House 2″ after…

VIEWS

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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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Bill Russell, Boston Celtics Veteran, Sounds Off On Gay Athletes
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell said Wednesday that gay athletes’ current fight for equality and acceptance reminds him of some…

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