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500 ‘Young African Leaders’ Meet With Pres. Obama [VIDEO]
On Monday, 500 participants of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders joined Pres. Barack Obama for a town hall meeting. The meeting caps off…
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Shanesha Taylor who left toddlers in hot car for job interview speaks out
The Arizona mom who got arrested after she left her kids in a hot car while she went on a job interview is finally speaking…
Carjacked Car Runs Over and Kills 3 Kids, Critically Injures Mother
Tara Walker: Jersey City Swears In First Ever Black Woman Firefighter In Department’s History



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US: Russia Violated 1987 Nuclear Missile Treaty
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile…
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Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia
  BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly…
Very Bad Week: Airline Disasters Come in a Cluster
EU: Regulator: Morning-After Pill Ok for All Women


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Did Tami Roman Confirm That ‘Basketball Wives’ Was Canceled?
There hasn’t been any official announcement about the fate of “Basketball Wives,” but Tami Roman may have hinted that the show is officially over. Season…
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30 Years Later, New Edition Continues to Bring It
Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike, Ralph and Johnny … You know the names and they evoke the melodies of, among others, “If It Isn’t Love,” “Candy…
Nicki Minaj Lends Her Voice To Cartoon Network For ‘Steven Universe’ [PREVIEW]
‘Crazy Eyes’ actress Uzo Aduba is crazy about fans


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Obama: Female Oppression Crippling Parts Of Africa
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spoke out Monday against gender oppression in Africa that he said is “crippling” parts of the continent, urging young…
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Clinton: US Needs Orderly Process For Border Kids
  WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she opposes changing a 2008 immigration law under consideration by Congress. The potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate…


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Red Lobster Goes Vertical on Plate to Push Quality
NEW YORK (AP) — Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it’s getting rid of some of its promotional…
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Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar For $8.5 Billion
NEW YORK (AP) — Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight for deal-seeking customers. The…
Where Are The Black Internet Workers? Civil Rights Bigs Weigh In
Radio One Founder Highlighted In Newseum Exhibit


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Byron Scott Says He Will be LA Lakers’ New Coach
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they’re apparently making Byron Scott wait…
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Judge Oks Record-Setting $2B Sale of Clippers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former…
Lebron Deep-Sixes Number; Will Be NO. 23 With Cavs
Byron Scott Says He Will Be LA Lakers’ New Coach


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Walmart’s Ice Cream Sandwiches Don’t Melt In The Sun
Last we checked, ice cream is supposed to melt if it isn’t kept chilled. But Walmart’s store-brand ice cream sandwiches don’t even melt in the…
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The Unseen Dangers Of Pool Water
Pools and summertime are the best of friends. But experts are stressing the importance of controlling a potentially dangerous health risk – drinking the pool…
This Type Of Job May Lead To Diabetes
When Being Obese Could Save Your Life


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NAACP Recognizes Quincy Jones’ Humanitarian Work With Medal
Quincy Jones is set to receive the 99th NAACP Spingarn Medal July 23 at the 105th NAACP National Convention. This medal is considered the highest…


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Antoine Walker Hosts Screening in Chicago for His Documentary ‘Gone in an Instant’
  In Antoine Walker’s new documentary, “Gone in an Instant,” he uses a personal life lesson to hopefully prevent other young NBA players from making…


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Inspirational Song Of The Day: Danetra Moore – Only God Can
​Danetra Moore is an exceptionally talented and dynamic vocalist, model and actress. She is a native of Stockton, California that now resides in Atlanta, Georgia.…
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Minute Meditation: A Prayer For Courage
The dictionary definition of Courage is the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery.…


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Mayor speaks out on Chicago red-light cameras
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is acknowledging that the city needs to take steps to restore public trust in the red-light camera program…
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Police Seize More than 3,600 Illegal Firearms in 2014
CHICAGO – Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy announced Chicago Police have seized more than 3,600 illegal firearms to date in 2014. Superintendent McCarthy was…


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LHHATL’s Karlie Redd Says Tyler Perry Won’t Hire Her
WKYS radio personality EZ Street did a great interview with Love & Hip Hop Atlanta star Karlie Redd in which she discussed how she auditioned for a Tyler Perry…
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No R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Johnny Rockets Employee Screams On Aretha Franklin
This is just further confirmation that people aren’t teaching their kids a dog gone thing! How in the world this happened to Aunti Aretha we…


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Stephen A. Smith Blames Those Accusing Him Of Victim-Blaming With Misconstruing What He Said
While many were expressing outrage at his comments about domestic violence, Stephen A. Smith let his followers on Twitter know that he was also ANNOYED.…
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Eric Garner Could Have Been Me
The recent death of Eric Garner, while in police custody, horrified and angered me. A video shows that police placed Garner in a choke hold,…



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