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Atlanta honor student killed by stray bullet while watching TV at home
COLLEGE  PARK, Ga. — An honor roll student who was watching TV inside of her home was struck and killed by a stray bullet that came…
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Did Someone Really Post An “Enjoy Your Ride” Sign In The Back Of A Baltimore Police Van?
In what must be filed under “you can’t be serious,” the Baltimore police is investigating a sign found inside the rear door of a police…
Donald Trump Defends Anti-Immigration Attack: “Somebody’s Doing The Raping”
Bobbi Kristina’s final texts revealed desperation, fear of Nick Gordon

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WORLD NEWS

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Majority Of Women Recently Rescued From Boko Haram Pregnant
Although we all rejoice that over 200 girls were recently rescued from militant Islamic terror group Boko Haram, reports are saying that 90 percent are…
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Couple Sentenced In Death Of Mother Whose Body Was Stuffed Into Suitcase In Bali
An Indonesian court found a #Chicago couple guilty of premeditated murder and sentenced them to prison. http://t.co/lGNtzn98XI — Katie Woodson (@katie_Woodson) April 21, 2015 A…
Ebola Survivors Urged To Practice Safe Sex To Prevent Spread Of The Disease
White House warns Senate anew on Iran legislation

ENTERTAINMENT

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Mimi Faust Wishes She Could Undo Her Sex Tape & The Time She Rekindled With Nikko At The VMAs
Mimi Faust is not an angry Black woman.
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College Football Star De’Andre Johnson Caught Punching Woman In Face
Based on his university's athletics' policy, Johnson may or may not be expelled.
INTERLUDES: Watch Lyfe Jennings’ Acoustic Performance Of ‘Crashing Down’
Why The Heck Did Essence Music Festival Cut Missy Elliott’s Performance Short?

POLITICS

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Rauner Administration Refuses to Attend Hearing
For Second Straight Week, Rauner Administration Refuses to Attend Hearing on Misleading Claims about Staff Pay Rep. John Bradley informed the public  that this is…
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Anatomy of a Shutdown!
  Today most likely, Illinois will experience its first shutdown in recent memory.  While Illinoisans experienced extended legislative overtime sessions during the Blagojevich era, they…

BUSINESS

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Rauner Administration Refuses to Attend Hearing
For Second Straight Week, Rauner Administration Refuses to Attend Hearing on Misleading Claims about Staff Pay Rep. John Bradley informed the public  that this is…
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Black Women Represent Fastest-Growing Group Of Entrepreneurs In U.S.
A new report shows that the number of businesses owned by African-American women has grown 332 percent since 1997, according to Fortune magazine. The recently…
Don’t Let It Rub Off On You: The 5 Types Of Co-workers You Should Avoid
How The Latest Congressional Inaction May Hurt Small Businesses & Main Street

SPORTS

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Nike Chi-League hits Chicago-Week 1 Recap
Is it me? Or did this past July 4th weekend seem to be the first “real” weekend of the Summer? The sun was shining as…
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Nike Chi-League hits Chicago-Week 1 Recap
Is it me? Or did this past July 4th weekend seem to be the first “real” weekend of the Summer? The sun was shining as…
The Stars come out for the Chicago United Hoops Classic
Chi-Town is Draft Town! The NFL invades Grant Park

HEALTH

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Real Women Sweat: These 5 Tips Will Get You To The Gym Today
Gym or dinner? If your choice is dinner, you need these motivational tips to get your sweat on.
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Using Whitening Toothpaste Will Not Make Your Teeth Whiter, But These Things Will
Wait, what?! Whitening toothpaste doesn't whiten your teeth. Yeah, you read that right. Check out what actually does work.
American Heart Association Opens Hearts to Save Lives
More Than 71,000 American Women Will Likely Die Of Lung Cancer This Year, When Was The Last Time You Thought About Your Lungs?

EDITORS PICKS

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‘Blood Is Still Red': Ferguson Fears Setback As Cop-Shooter Eludes Manhunt
FERGUSON, Mo. — As reporters flocked back to this St. Louis suburb following the ambush shooting of two officers outside the police department overnight, residents, law enforcement…

FEATURES

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Last Weekend Chicago Defender Exhibit at Harold Washington Library
Visitors to Harold Washington Library and 88 satellite libraries will have an opportunity to explore the treasured archives of the iconic Chicago Defender newspaper. Still…

FAITH

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Follow Proverbs 22:7 And Plant Seeds Not Needs
Proverbs 22:7 “The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.” The net worth of the average African-American ($11,000)* is…
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Travis Malloy Reboots Aaliyah’s ‘One In A Million’ As Praise Song [VIDEO]
Relative newcomer, Travis Malloy, is quickly making a mark, and his presence felt on the gospel music scene. Travis is an amazing singer/songwriter/producer, who in…

FOCUS

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Khandi Alexander: More Than Mama Pope
In the last 8 years we have been privy to the unique writing and story telling skills of Shonda Rhimes, the executive producer of hit…
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Slain Rapper Chinx Album Release Set for August 14
(June 2, 2015 — New York, NY) – eOne Music and Four Kings Management have announced the posthumous release of hip hop artist Chinx’s nearly-completed…

CULTURE

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Chick Chat: Step One Of Your Summer Sex Challenge Is All About Intimacy
With the summer sex challenge in swing, let's focus on quality of sex more than the quantity and I’m sure we will have much more fun!
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Illinois Urges Motorists to Celebrate 4th Holiday Weekend Safely
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White urged motorists who plan to celebrate the country’s independence day to drive unimpaired this Fourth of July holiday weekend.…

VIEWS

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Sam Fine: The Maestro of Make up
As women, how many of us have struggled learning how to apply make up to our faces when we were first introduced to cosmetics growing…
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Let’s Wear Orange for Hadiya! National Violence Awareness Day
CHICAGO–Today, in celebration of Hadiya Pendleton’s 18th birthday, former classmates will be wearing ‘orange’ in her memory. Today is National Violence Awareness Day. The King…

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