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What Michelle Obama’s Missing Headscarf Did and Did Not Mean
I do not envy Michelle Obama’s (pictured) position. No matter how innocuous her actions are — say, simply tackling childhood obesity with exercise and carrots…
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N.Y.C. Activist Makes Latest Court Appearance For Arrests Stemming From Last Year
Well-known N.Y.C. activist Edward “Noche” Diaz (pictured left of center) of the Revolutionary Communist Party made his latest court appearance Thursday morning, answering charges stemming from arrests…
Valarie Dalton sworn in as 1st female police chief of Morehouse College
Black McDonald’s CEO quits after sales decline

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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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25 Black Cast Members Who Made ‘The Real World’ Worth Watching
The Real World is in its 30th season, and we’ve seen a lot of cast members come and go. Some are prominent politicians, actresses, and…
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‘How To Get Away With Murder': Lies, Lies, and More Lies
In the new episode of How to Get Away with Murder, Annalise and her law students began the process of proving that Sam murdered Lila,…
Are Rev Run & Tyrese Gearing Up For Their Own Talk Show??
Welcome Back: Eddie Murphy Returns To ‘SNL’ After 31 Years!

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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Study: Insurers May Be Using Drug Costs To Discriminate
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Insurance companies, perhaps more than previously thought, may be charging the sickest patients extra for drugs under the federal health…
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Black Breast-Feeding Gatherings Battle Troubling Health Gaps
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Once a month, baby-toting young women gather in a YMCA conference room to share tips, talk about and demonstrate breast-feeding – an…
Obama Administration On Track To Surpass Health Care Goal
WHO: Ebola Response Shifts To Ending Epidemic

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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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Police And Protesters Clash At St. Louis Community Meeting [VIDEO]
St. Louis, Mo., police reportedly clashed with protesters at City Hall late-Wednesday during a meeting about the creation of a civilian review board that would…
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Jagged Edge Singer Arrested For Assaulting Fiancee
Jagged Edge member Kyle L. Norman has been arrested in Atlanta for allegedly assaulting his fiancée. The unidentified woman was taken to Atlanta Medical Center…

VIEWS

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What Michelle Obama’s Missing Headscarf Did and Did Not Mean
I do not envy Michelle Obama’s (pictured) position. No matter how innocuous her actions are — say, simply tackling childhood obesity with exercise and carrots…
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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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