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NYPD Officer Notices Woman Choking While Driving, Saves Her Life
NYPD Officer Gregory Zakoscielny’s razor-sharp observation saved the life an unnamed 49-year-old woman who was choking behind the wheel of her car on the Bronx River…
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Lamar Hawkins III: Family Mourns 14-Year-Old Boy Who Committed Suicide Inside School Bathroom
Family and friends of Lamar Hawkins III gathered to honor the life of the 14-year-old who apparently committed suicide in his school’s bathroom on September…
DOJ Announces Law Enforcement Initiative In Wake Of Ferguson Incident
[WATCH] Suspect In UVa. Student Disappearance Blames Mysterious Black Man

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WORLD NEWS

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American Man Confesses He Killed Girlfriend’s Mother At Bali Hotel, Police Say
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — An American man has confessed that he killed his girlfriend’s mother in a luxury hotel on Indonesia’s Bali island, and the…
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Sierra Leone To Shut Down For 3 Days To Slow Ebola
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Shoppers crowded the streets and markets of Sierra Leone’s capital Thursday, stocking up for a three-day shutdown when volunteers will…
Obama Reaffirms Opposition To US Combat In Iraq
Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Has Happened In The 5 Months Since

ENTERTAINMENT

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Meagan Good The Latest Nude Photo Leak Victim: She Responds
And the hits keep on comin’! The hits in this case would be leaks of celebrity nude photos. Earlier we reported the leaking of pics…
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AAHH Fest! Common Brings Hip-Hop to Union Park
  Hundreds of Chicago Hip-hop fans took a step into the past Sunday evening as they bobbed their heads and swayed to the music by…
Phaedra Parks and Apollo Nida Headed for Divorce?
Megan Good Nude Photos Leaked; Actress Blasts Hackers

POLITICS

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Chicago Won’t Have A Barack Obama High After All
Chicago has dropped plans to name an already controversial new high school after President Barack Obama. The Chicago Board of Education decided that the proposed selective-enrollment institution…
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Only 4 States Will See Cuts To Food Stamps
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuts to the nation’s food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans…

BUSINESS

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Shonda Rhimes Educates The New York Times On ‘Angry Black Women’
This is what happens when a major news publication doesn’t hire a Black writer to write about us. New York Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley…
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Discussing The Media’s Anti-Black Bias
Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel, featuring Dr. Jeff Gardere, Corey Dade, Danielle Belton and Peniel Joseph, break down the media’s selective bias against African Americans.…
Issa Rae Kicks Off Urbanworld Film Festival 2014 [VIDEO]
[Video] Don Lemon Compares Spanking To Training Dogs

SPORTS

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HBCU Alumni and Students Head To Soldier Field As The Sun Washed Away The Rain At The 17th annual Chicago Football Classic
It started off rainy and wet but the sun soon came out and shined on the 2014 Chicago Football Classic. The annual charity event that…
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NFL Players Blast Roger Goodell’s Press Conference; They Want Blood
It will be remarkable, and surprising, if NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell survives arguably the greatest scandal — and by far the worst two-week period —…
Brandon Marshall Opens Up About The NFL’s Domestic Violence Issues And His Own
WTH?!? Jonathan Dwyer Head Butted Wife, Broke Nose Because She Refused Sex

HEALTH

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CDC Tells Healthy Adults Not To Forget Flu Vaccine
WASHINGTON (AP) — Think the flu’s only a big threat to kids and seniors? Influenza hospitalized a surprisingly high number of young and middle-aged adults…
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Ebola Survivor: No Time To Waste As Obama Ups Aid
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who survived Ebola said there’s no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up…
Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Promote Diabetes
Uninsured Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since The ’90s

EDITORS PICKS

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Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Has Happened In The 5 Months Since
On the night of April 14, 2014, hundreds of schoolgirls at the Chibok boarding school in northeastern Nigeria awoke to the sound of gunfire. They…

FEATURES

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In Chicago, Hoops Tournament Helps Heal, Provides Hope
Almost three years ago, I joined Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Church on his weekly community walk on the South Side of Chicago. Father…

FAITH

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Sunday’s Testimomy: Be The Change
Affect. What kind of affect do you have on people? Do you make them feel comfortable when around you or nervous? Does their face brighten…
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Do You Think The Grass Is Greener On The Other Side?
Dear God:  Thank you for the reminder that you are the Creator of grass.  Even when my neighbor’s appears all together and mine does not.…

FOCUS

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45 Million Americans Still Stuck Below Poverty Line: Census
Despite five years of economic recovery, poverty is still stubbornly high in America. More than 45 million people, or 14.5 percent of all Americans, lived…
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Witnesses To Michael Brown Shooting Tell The Same Basic Story About His Death (VIDEO)
WASHINGTON — The people who saw Michael Brown die all tell a similar story. Several named witnesses have said that Brown was fleeing when Ferguson,…

CULTURE

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Erica Mena Reveals Engagement To Bow Wow [VIDEO]
Shad Moss (aka Bow Wow) is ready to settle down, and it looks like he’s chosen Erica Mena as his bride-to-be! Well, this should make…
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Janet Hubert Desires ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ Reunion in James Avery’s Memory
*A while back, Janet Hubert voiced a desire for a reunion of the cast of “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” to thegrio.com and it went by without any major effort. In the wake of the death of her former castmate, James Avery in 2013, Hubert is reigniting the call for the cast to come together one […]

VIEWS

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Do You Think The Grass Is Greener On The Other Side?
Dear God:  Thank you for the reminder that you are the Creator of grass.  Even when my neighbor’s appears all together and mine does not.…
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Advocates Tear Apart GOP Candidate’s Anti-Marijuana Comments
Illinois’ medical marijuana law “stinks” and should have been vetoed, the state’s Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner said during a Tuesday press conference. But medical…

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