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Thomas family calls for GBI Investigation after deadly Smyrna police shooting
DECATUR, Ga. — With defiance in their eyes and resolve in their souls, the mother and father of slain Nicholas Thomas, the unarmed black man…
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Massive HIV Epidemic Prompts Indiana Governor To Declare Public Health Emergency
South Indiana is under major pressure to create a medical safety blanket after it was revealed Gov. Mike Pence would declare a health emergency over the…
Cissy Houston says she’s prepared for Bobbi Kristina [VIDEO)
Police: Father of Missing 4th Grader Barway Collins A Suspect in Son’s Disappearance

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WORLD NEWS

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World Health Organization Approves 1st Quick Test For Ebola
BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization has approved a quick test for Ebola that will dramatically cut the time it takes to determine with…
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Ebola Cases Decline In West Africa, By Over 80 Percent In Sierra Leone
The U.S. military is bringing home all but 100 troops dispatched to West Africa almost 10 months ago in an effort to stem the Ebola…
Boko Haram, Hit By 3-Nation Offensive, Rampage In Cameroon
Liberia: Only 5 People Being Treated For Ebola In Country

ENTERTAINMENT

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AM BUZZ: Kanye & Dame Dash’s Big Announcement; Kerry Washington Tweeted During Labor & More
Kanye & Dame Dash’s Big Announcement Old Rocafella buddies Kanye West and Dame Dash have reunited and they have some new business ventures up their…
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Fugees’ Pras Michels premieres ‘Sweet Mickey for President’ at Atlanta Film Festival
The Fugees’ founding member Pras Michel, along with director Ben Patterson and producer Karyn Rachtman to be in attendance.   SWEET MICKY FOR PRESIDENT follows…
‘Scandal’ Recap: Olivia & Cyrus Get Wedding Fever
Casting Director Calls ‘Ethnic Casting’ A New Form Of Affirmative Action & She’s All For It

POLITICS

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Rauner's immigration message confuses advocates
Republican Governor Rauner shows his stoic stance on Immgration for the state of Illinois By Sophia Tareen Associated Press Immigration Minority Groups Bruce Rauner Finance Barack…
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Yet Another Black Man Attacked by Police
    Martese Johnson beaten by  police            Martese Johnson after the attack                …

BUSINESS

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Now Is The Time To Think About Later: 5 Ways To Turn Your Savings Into Retirement Income
Thinking about and planning for retirement and retirement income when you are still finding your place in the workforce can be quite difficult. Some of…
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The Retweet: Starbucks Plans To Stop Writing “Race Together” On Cups, But They’re Not Done With The Race Conversation Yet
Last week, Starbucks CEO Howard Shultz surprised many when he encouraged employees to scribble “Race Together” on the side of coffee cups to spark a…
Tweet Tweet: Your Favorite Social Media Platform Is Facing A Gender Discrimination Lawsuit
SHE WORKS: Lotty Dotty Founders Create Adorable, High-Fashion ‘Paper Doll’ T-Shirts & We Want One!

SPORTS

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NCAA March Madness Is Here! A Recap Of A Crazy First Day
March Madness is once again upon us! This is the time of year when the bright spotlight is on college basketball and all of the…
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Dominique Wilkins’ amazing tribute before Hawks outclass Cavs in Conference Showdown
It has been a whirlwind of emotions for Dominique Wilkins the past two days and it served as inspiration for the Atlanta Hawks organization he’s…
Derrick Rose Opens Up About Gun Violence In Joakim Noah’s New Documentary
Atlanta City Council joins the Atlanta Hawks for dedication honoring Dominque Wilkins

HEALTH

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Chef Richard’s Super Healthy 4-Pound Super Healthy Meatloaf Recipe
© Chef Richard and our friends at the Mayo Clinic are giving us a healthy alternative to meatloaf. Below Chef Richard shows us how to make…
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Preventing Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace
  Discrimination against pregnant women is common so IDHR introduces training to end it.   IDHR Introduces Training on Preventing Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace…
Republicans Overhauls Medicare and Repeals the Health Law
Obama To Visit VA Hospital, Check Progress On Veterans Care

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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Journey To Empowerment exhibit opens today at local 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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Mary Mary Season 4 Episode 4: Together Again Recap And Lesson
Recap: Erica desperately needs a vacation, so when Warryn cancels their getaway for a work trip in NYC, things get heated. But the real fireworks…
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High Notes: Gospel Charts And Stellar Awards Surprise
Gospel music’s latest singing sensation Casey J has topped the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart for the sixth non-consecutive week with her #1 radio smash “Fill Me Up.”…

FOCUS

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Another life lost: Deonte Hoard
  Shots rang out in South Deering, a far southiside  neighborhood, last Monday when 17-year old Deonte Hoard was accompanying his friend to the store…
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The Way Forward for Black Students
For good reasons many African Americans have wonderful memories of their time in public schools. Among those recollections are the family and community legacies, the…

CULTURE

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Tamar Braxton Defends Her Right To Feel Hurt Over Bullying
Tamar Braxton faced a backlash after she broke down in tears on “The Real” because she was truly hurt that people kept calling her a…
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The One Thing Every Woman Should Do Right Now
The One Thing Every Woman Should Do Right Now By Sylvia Snowden, Six Brown Chicks Madeline Albright once said “There’s a special place in hell…

VIEWS

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Over 1,000 attend police shooting victim Tony Robinson Jr’s funeral
Over a thousand people poured into a Wisconsin high school auditorium on Saturday to say goodbye to 19-year-old Tony Terrell Robinson Jr. On March 6, an unarmed Robinson…
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Ferguson’s part-time mayor in full-time spotlight
  FILE – In this March 11, 2015 file photo, Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III announces the resignation of police chief Thomas Jackson during a…

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