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Johnson Publishing selling ‘Ebony’ and ‘Jet’ magazine photo archives
Johnson Publishing, the mothership company of the beleaguered yet iconic magazines Ebony and Jet has put their legendary photo archives on the market for an estimated $40 million. The 5…
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It Shouldn’t Have Taken the Right 6 Years To See How Foolish Sarah Palin Is
On Wednesday, the Washington Post asked Senator John McCain (R-AZ) how would his former running mate, Sarah Palin (pictured), do if she decides to run…
What Michelle Obama’s Missing Headscarf Did and Did Not Mean
N.Y.C. Activist Makes Latest Court Appearance For Arrests Stemming From Last Year

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WORLD NEWS

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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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Dr. Dre says Suge Knight lied about ‘peace summit’ that ended in tragedy
Former Death Row partner Dr. Dre says Suge Knight lied when he said that he appeared on the set of Dre’s commercial for the purpose of holding…
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J. Cole Allows Single Moms To Live Rent-Free In His Childhood Home [VIDEO]
Rapper J. Cole (pictured) is proving that humanitarianism can start at any age!  The performer, who is known for his socially conscious raps (including the…
Gabrielle Union Catches A Case On Charles Barkely Dissing D-Wade’s All-Star’s Spot & Charles Responds!
Is Porsha Williams Returning Full-Time To The Real Housewives of Atlanta?

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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What Slowing Economy? US Consumers Are In A Mood To Spend
WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of…
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10 Super Bowl Ads That Everyone Will Be Talking About
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s almost show time. When the Super Bowl kicks off on Sunday, 40-plus advertisers will be hoping to win over the…
McDonald’s 1st Black CEO Don Thompson Steps Down Amid Sliding Sales
US Unemployment Benefit Applications Plunge To 15-Year Low

SPORTS

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Shocker: Marshawn Lynch gives ‘Entertainment Tonight’ an interview at Super Bowl media day
Other than “Deflate-Gate” scandal that continues to hound the New England Patrios, the biggest story of Super Bowl week has been Seattle Seahawks superstar running…
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Serena Wins 19th title at Australian Open, passes legends Chrissy and Martina
Serena Williams is still in disbelief that she has passed beloved legends Chrissy Evert and Martina Navratolova and their 18 Grand Slam singles tennis titles…
Hottest wives and girlfriends of Super Bowl’s Seahawks and Patriots
Hottest wives and girlfriends of Super Bowl Patriots and Seahawks

HEALTH

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Milk Does A Body Good? A Look At The Science
NEW YORK (AP) — Embattled milk producers launched a social media campaign this week to rebuild public confidence in the health benefits of their product.…
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Obama Calls On Congress To Fund ‘Precision Medicine’ Studies
WASHINGTON (AP) — Holding out the promise of major medical breakthroughs, President Barack Obama on Friday called on Congress to approve spending in medical research…
Study: Insurers May Be Using Drug Costs To Discriminate
Black Breast-Feeding Gatherings Battle Troubling Health Gaps

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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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Thicker Than Water’s The Tankards Take The Hot Seat
The Tankards are  honest. Very honest. The first season of Thicker Than Water revealed a side f Ben Tankard, who we we knew as  professional basketball…
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Niyoki ‘Praise Him In My Pain’ [WORLD PREMIERE]
‘I have to say that this is my best and most powerful video yet. This song and video is coming from a place of pain…

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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NYPD Unveils Anti-Terrorism Unit To Deal With Protesters
The New York Police Department is developing a new anti-terrorism unit that will be deployed, in part, to contend with protestors. The “Strategic Response Group,”…
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Rihanna Previews Kanye West-Styled ‘FourFiveSeconds’ Video
After releasing her Kanye West and Paul McCartney-assisted lead single, ‘FourFiveSeconds’ last week, Rihanna is preparing for her upcoming album with the single’s accompanying video.…

VIEWS

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Jordan Davis’ Parents Open Up About Coping With Their Son’s Death And The Documentary ‘3 1/2 Minutes’
It’s been more than two years since they lost their son, and the parents of Jordan Davis say the only thing that keeps them moving…
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“Suge Knight Took The Fun Out Of Hip-Hop” [VIDEO]
  Ruthless Records CEO Jerry Heller recently sat down with White Label Radio to discuss a wide range of topics. A large portion of the…

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