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Sharpton Says “Snitch” Headlines Only Helped NAN Convention
According to the Rev Al Sharpton, front page headlines that described him as a ‘snitch’ and a ‘rat’ only helped to make this year’s NAN…
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Why Blacks Should Care About Earth Day
April 22 marks Earth Day, the annual event held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It’s an important day to acknowledge but so often…
Roberts’ Court Takes Another Jab At Affirmative Action
NewsOne Minute: KKK Forms ‘Neighborhood Watch’ Group In Pennsylvania

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WORLD NEWS

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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…
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Somali Lawmaker Shot And Killed In Latest Attack
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two gunmen belonging to an Islamic extremist group shot and killed a Somali legislator Monday as he stepped out of his…
Uganda Suspends Track Coach Over Sex Abuse Charges
Parents: 234 Girls Kidnapped From Nigeria School

ENTERTAINMENT

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The Reviews Are In: #BlackTwitter Watched The Mimi Faust Sex Tape &…
When we first heard about Mimi Faust’s sex tape with her opportunistic boyfriend Nikko London (not to be confused with Nikko Smith), we was shocked…OK,…
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Nicki Minaj: No “Super Bass” Type Records On Next Album [VIDEO]
Rapper/actress Nicki Minaj has gone through a transformation in her music and look. When it comes to Nicki’s look, gone are the cotton candy flavored…
Brian Williams Kicks Gangsta Flow For “Gin And Juice” Cover [VIDEO]
Nicki Minaj On Wearing Her Natural Hair: ‘I’m More Confident In Myself’

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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Grieving Borrowers Told To Repay Student Loan
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some student loan borrowers who had a parent or grandparent co-sign the note are finding that they must immediately pay the loan…
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Documents Detail Another Delayed GM Recall
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more…
Kraft Recalls 96,000 Pounds Of Oscar Mayer Wieners
5 Smart Things To Do With Your Money The First 5 Years Of Your Career

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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Can This Sleep Position Improve Your Relationship?
Be thoughtful, communicate, compromise, and be respectful. These are just a few of the tenets of a successful and fulfilling relationship. But now, experts are…
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The 15 Best Belly-Blasting Foods
“How do I get rid of this belly fat?” This is easily one of the most common weight loss questions out there. In addition to…
Kids Get Codeine In ER Despite Risks, Guidelines
Health Care Site Flagged In Heartbleed Review

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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Columbus Short Responds to TJMS Interview: “I Was Not Drunk Or High” [EXCLUSIVE]
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These Baggage Handlers Threw Luggage 20 Feet Because Why Not
You have one job, baggage handlers. Two Air Canada baggage handlers are thisclose to being fired for throwing passenger luggage more than 20 feet down…

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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