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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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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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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…
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Cops Caught On Tape: 3 Stunning Cases Of Police Misconduct [VIDEO]
Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel looked at three instances of police misconduct involving African Americans. First off, military vet William Wingate was…
What sparked Suge Knight’s murderous hit and run episode?
Missy Elliot Could Join Katy Perry On Stage For Super Bowl Halftime Show

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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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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Dr. Dre Sells $32 Million And The Photos Are Insane
Dr. Dre just keeps on winning. According to TMZ, the rapper-turned-entrepreneur recently sold his Hollywood Hills mansion for a majestic $32.5 million. The gossip site…
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9 Hip-Hop Beefs You Probably Didn’t Know Started Because Of Money
The fiasco over at Cash Money keeps on giving. TMZ reported that Lil Wayne — who has been with the label since the ‘90s —…

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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