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Road Rage Victim: George Zimmerman Said He Was Going To Shoot Me Dead!
George Zimmerman — the former Florida Neighborhood Watch volunteer, who fatally shot unarmed teen Trayvon Martin dead two years ago — is now being accused of threatening to kill…
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George Zimmerman Threatened to Kill Man in Road Rage Episode
Trayvon Martin’s killer George Zimmerman allegedly threatened to kill a man in Florida earlier this week during a road rage incident and cops pulled over…
Care & Support: What Janay Rice Really Deserves
[VIDEO] Black Churches Are Becoming More Gay-Friendly

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WORLD NEWS

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Pistorius Could Get 15 Years For Culpable Homicide
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva…
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4th Sierra Leonean Doctor Infected With Ebola
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Another doctor from Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, and an official said Thursday that she would be evacuated…
Judge: Pistorius Can’t Be Found Guilty Of Murder
US Confirms Death Of Somalia Terror Group Leader

ENTERTAINMENT

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‘Django Unchained’ Actress Says She Was Accosted By Police, Mistaken for Prostitute
Actress Danièle Watts was “handcuffed and detained” by Los Angeles police officers Thursday. She and her husband explained from their Facebook pages that the incident…
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‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ Star Geneva S. Thomas Arrested For Theft
One fabulous Bravo reality star got thrown into the slammer for allegedly stiffing a New York City taxi driver. This might be the most expensive…
Kendrick Lamar, Nas, Redman and Method Man at ONE Music Festival 2014 (Photos)
[VIDEO] Chris Brown Offers Advice To Ray Rice

POLITICS

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Can Obama Wage War Without Consent Of Congress?
WASHINGTON (AP) — As a U.S. senator from Illinois running for the White House in 2007, Barack Obama sponsored a resolution to prohibit President George…
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US Sharply Cutting Deportations
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama, who has postponed until after Election Day his plans that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation, is already…

BUSINESS

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Chicago Seaway Bank’s New CEO Discusses Personal Journey to Top
Seaway Bank and Trust Company is historical for Chicago’s Black community and its newly appointed president/CEO said he has big plans to not only uphold…
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US Retail Sales Rise In August On Auto Sales
WASHINGTON (AP) — Auto buying drove U.S. retail sales higher in August, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated…
Olive Garden Investor: Back Off On The Breadsticks
SNL’ Gets Its First Black ‘Weekend Update’ Host

SPORTS

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Chicago Bulls Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at New West Side Practice Facility
The Chicago Bulls have a new practice facility and it’s a lot closer to Chicago than the current one.  On Friday, Bulls’ representatives, along with…
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Union Reps To Discuss NFL Drug Policy Again
NEW YORK (AP) — Player representatives to the union will again discuss the NFL’s latest drug policy proposal, and on the table are changes that…
Sponsors Keep Close Watch On NFL Investigation
2 More NFL Players Face Domestic Violence Issues

HEALTH

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Obama To Visit Atlanta Health Center To Talk Ebola
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will travel next week to Atlanta to address the Ebola crisis during a visit to the Centers for Disease…
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Lawmakers To High Court: Protect Pregnant Workers
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 120 members of Congress urged the Supreme Court on Thursday to recognize that pregnant workers are entitled to reasonable accommodations…
4th Sierra Leonean Doctor Infected With Ebola
84 People In 6 States: Real Facts About Enterovirus D68

EDITORS PICKS

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Jackie Robinson, Meet Jackie Robinson West. America, Meet Hope.
Where have you gone, Jackie Robinson? Our nation turns its lonely eyes to you. (modified from Simon and Garfunkel lyrics for “Mrs. Robinson.”) On Saturday,…

FEATURES

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Fit And Fun Date Ideas To Get You Moving
What’s better than going on a date with your significant other? Getting to combine fitness and romance all in one! Traditional dates like dinner and…

FAITH

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Are You The Prophet In Your Home?
Dear God: Fortify us with strength, courage and power to move and overcome every attack the enemy sends, no matter the source. When Jesus spoke…
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The Best Thing About Gospel Music According to Today’s Stars (Pt. 1) [VIDEO]
Modern gospel music occurs in many sub-genres. In the broadest sense, gospel music can include old African-American spirituals, Christmas carols and even Christian-themed great symphonies.…

FOCUS

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New Terror Fight Casts Shadow Over 9/11 Ceremonies
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s gathering war against a new upsurge in Islamic terror hung heavy over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11…
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Ray Rice Video Sent To NFL In April, Law Enforcement Source Says
The National Football League’s story about how it handled the Ray Rice domestic violence situation may be further unraveling. The Associated Press reported on Wednesday that an unnamed law…

CULTURE

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Phaedra Parks Reportedly Moving Forward With Plans To Divorce Apollo Nida
Does Phaedra Parks plan to stand by her man Apollo Nida while he’s in prison for the next eight years? Maybe not! It’s possible that…
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YASSS: ‘Anaconda’ Choreography Video Delivers Copious Amounts Of Life
Two UC Irvine students have absolutely slayed some original choreography for Nicki Minaj’s twerktastic hit “Anaconda.” Jeffery Caluag and his friend Dimitri Mendez came for everyone’s…

VIEWS

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Ray Rice and Oscar Pistorius: Sports, Domestic Violence, and the Ties That Bind
This week has been a heavy one for the sports world. Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson is selling his team after an email reflecting his…
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‘Why Didn’t You Just Leave?’
Six Domestic Violence Survivors Explain Why It’s Never That Simple It’s the question every survivor of domestic violence is posed, often incredulously: Why didn’t you just…

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