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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: How to Be Your Own Hero and Other Actions You Can Take This Week [The Lookout]
  1. Detroit Teen Takes Affirmative Action Talk about not taking no for an answer! High school senior Brooke Kimbrough is literally this week’s poster…
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Angry Detroit Squatters Throw Taco Sauce At Reporter After Being Evicted
After disturbing a quiet neighborhood in Detroit for months, a group of squatters were evicted out of the home they occupied. However, they didn’t leave…
NewsOne Minute: First Latina Justice’s Powerful Words On Affirmative Action
Michigan Affirmative Ban Is OK, Supreme Court Says

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WORLD NEWS

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‘Piles And Piles’ Of Bodies In S. Sudan Slaughter
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The townsfolk believed the mosque was safe. They crammed inside as rebel forces in South Sudan took control of the town…
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Thieves Steal Rhino Horns In South Africa
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African officials say thieves have stolen a stockpile of rhino horns from the offices of a provincial parks agency, dealing a…
Somali Lawmaker Shot And Killed In Latest Attack
Uganda Suspends Track Coach Over Sex Abuse Charges

ENTERTAINMENT

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Chris Brown Ordered To Stay Behind Bars Until June
Sad news for Chris Brown fans: he’s not getting out of jail for at lease another month (that is if he’s found not guilty). According…
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Gladiators, Rejoice! Shonda Rhimes To Deliver Commencement Speech At Her Alma Mater, Dartmouth College
Shonda Rhimes is traveling back to her alma mater to deliver the 2014 commencement address. According to a news release from Dartmouth College, the “Scandal”…
Is Erica Mena Planning On Dropping A “Film” Of Her Own?
Oprah’s Ex-Stepmom Claims TV Icon Ruined Her Marriage

POLITICS

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Mrs. Obama To Appear On May Episode Of ‘Nashville’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is going a little bit country. The first lady’s office says she’ll appear on the May 7 episode of the…
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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…

BUSINESS

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EBONY Announces New Editor-In-Chief
Ebony Magazine has announced that Mitzi Miller (pictured) is their new editor-in-chief, according to a recent press release. SEE ALSO: Mitzi Miller: Jet Magazine’s Editor-In-Chief…
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E-Cig Industry Awaits Looming Federal Regulation
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They’re about to find out what federal regulators…
GM, Lawyers Fight Over Bankruptcy Protections
Grieving Borrowers Told To Repay Student Loan

SPORTS

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Nene Dominates, Wizards Rally Past Bulls, 102-93
CHICAGO (AP) — Nene started thinking about how it would all unfold in the middle of the night. No way could he have scripted it…
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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…
Hopes High Negro Leagues Stadium Makes Comeback
Sharper Challenges His No-Bail Status In Arizona

HEALTH

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Head-To-Toe Beauty Solutions For Busy Women
You wake up. Then you help wake everybody else up. Then, it’s all about breakfasts, packed lunches, getting dressed, heading out, dropping the kids off,…
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Phones Or Friends: Which One Hurts Teen Drivers More?
According to HealthDay, teen drivers distracted by passengers’ loud talking and fooling around are more likely to be involved in serious incidents than those distracted…
Can This Sleep Position Improve Your Relationship?
The 15 Best Belly-Blasting Foods

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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First Look: Mary Mary ‘The Last Chord’
Erica gets devastating news about her vocal cords… but will it mean the end of her career?   Make sure that you check out these…
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9-Year-Old Boy Sang Gospel Song Until His Kidnapper Set Him Free: Report
On the night of March 31, 9-year-old Willie Myrick was playing with his pet chihuahua outside his Atlanta home when a man grabbed him and…

FOCUS

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The Hidden History of Black People and Guns
“I have never killed a bird nor shot a rabbit. I never liked fishing and always let others kill even the chickens which I ate.…
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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…

CULTURE

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Why Is Kevin Hart’s Ex-Wife Taking Shots At His New Life?
Why is Kevin Hart‘s ex-wife Torrei Hart taking shots at his new relationship and his new life without her in it? We don’t believe that…
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Judge Orders Columbus Short To Grab His Things And Go
Things for “Scandal” star Columbus Short continue to spiral out of control. After his wife filed for divorce alleging the actor threatened to kill her…

VIEWS

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What Are Your Ideas To Stem Chicago Gun Violence?
Gun violence in Chicago isn’t letting up. More than 40 people were shot this past weekend, leaving many looking in search of a way to…
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‘Transcendence’ a must see
Wonderful movie. Please don’t forget to catch this film, #Transcendence, at theaters now. It’s a thought-provoking psychological/sci-fi thriller which challenges our thinking about the global…

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