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Spike Lee Blasts Post-Racial America, Calls It ‘Bullsh*t’ [VIDEO]
  Spike Lee (pictured) has never been one to mince words, so when Fusion host Jorge Ramos asked him to during a recent interview to discuss…
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Report: Strict Texas ID Law Is Stopping Citizens From Voting
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was right when she predicted earlier this month that a strict Texas voter ID law would prevent Americans…
Georgia Voting Rights Discord Persists in Wake of Critical Midterm Election
D.C. Student’s Family Sues For $11 Million After Sex Tape With Teacher Goes Viral

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Hagel considering new military-wide Ebola policy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the military service chiefs recommended to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel that he require all U.S. troops returning from counter-Ebola…
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Army troops isolated after Africa duty tour
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army two-star general and 11 of his staff are being isolated at the base in Italy upon returning from serving in…
Ebola-stricken nurse being flown to Washington
UN Says Ebola Death Toll Rising To 4,500 This Week

ENTERTAINMENT

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‘NewsOne Now’ Premieres ‘White-ish:’ Why Don’t Black Folks Go To Renaissance Festivals?
“NewsOne Now’s” audio op, Tim Canalichio  traveled to a local renaissance festival in search of African Americans and the reasons why Black folks don’t patronize…
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Former Beyonce Dancer Visits Chicago, Offers Jazz Master Class
CHICAGO–Alvester Martin, 27, has already shared the stage with star studded entertainers like Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez and pop star diva Beyoncé. Yes, that’s right,…
Cirque du Soleil Zumanity at Atlantic Station: Special Prize Offer
Actress Debbi Morgan Shares Her Triumph Over Domestic Violence

POLITICS

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Members of Black Community Want Gov. Pat Quinn Re-elected
With only four more days until election day Gov. Pat Quinn supporters are getting more aggressive in their efforts to push more voters to the…
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Latino Mayoral Candidate: ”Harold Washington was a Mentor”
CHICAGO–Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (D-Chicago) said Wednesday, after a Latino Forum Policy breakfast, that if he becomes Chicago’s next mayor, he would create…

BUSINESS

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Cricket Wireless Launches Contest for Small Business Owners, Chicagoans Urged to Apply
CHICAGO–Cricket Wireless announced the launch of its Cricket Community Stars: Salute to Solopreneurs contest to recognize men and women who serve as one-person enterprises and…
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Lonely At The Top: Is Dating Harder For Entrepreneurs?
One of the most attractive qualities about dating an entrepreneur is the flexibility of their schedule. However, on the flip side, entrepreneur schedules can be…
‘Woke Up Black’ Filmmaker Seeking Young Subjects For Continuation
Urban Partnership Bank achieves lending milestone, announces award from U.S. Department of Treasury

SPORTS

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Giants Defeat Royals 3-2 to Win World Series in 7 Games
*(Via Newsy) – It’s safe to say a baseball dynasty has formed in the Bay Area! The San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in game 7 to capture the team’s third championship in the past five years — a feat only five other teams have achieved in MLB history. Despite an early exit from Giants’ starter Tim Hudson in […]
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“If”…The Story of The Chicago Bulls And The 2014-15 NBA Season
After the courting of Carmelo Anthony that never really stood a chance, the amnesty of Carlos Boozer, the addition of seasoned veteran power forward, Pau…
Bulls exercise option on Snell
LeBron James’ Wife Savannah Gives Birth to Baby Girl

HEALTH

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‘It felt like my bones were on top of each other, grinding together:’ New Procedure Brings Woman Relief
CHICAGO–For Chicago resident Folasade “Sade” Adekoya, taking a stroll through a park, running with her children or even just getting through the work day, were…
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Fearing Ebola? Doctors Say Get A Flu Shot
CHICAGO (AP) — Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola – chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug.…
#NationalOatmealDay: 5 Recipes For Delicious Oatmeal
Nurse who had Ebola will be released from hospital

EDITORS PICKS

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The Quintessential Choice for Governor| The Chicago Defender Endorses Pat Quinn for Governor
This may be the most important election in Illinois recent history.  Everywhere one turns whether it’s TV, radio, newsprint, the Internet or a tweet we…

FEATURES

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Chicago Artist, Mother, Uses Childhood Memories as Inspiration
There’s enough bad in the world that art should take you away from the negativity. Creating that positive element is what Chicago artist Dana Todd…

FAITH

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Why I Joined The Fight
All over the U.S., October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and I had the pleasure of representing Tyscot Music + Entertainment in the city of…
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VIRTUE ‘YOU ARE’ [NEW MUSIC]
With a coveted Dove Award win, Grammy and Stellar Award nominations and nearly 20 years of memorable music to their credit, to say that Contemporary…

FOCUS

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When Dating Becomes Deadly: Know the Signs of Teen Dating Violence
In a tragic case of teen dating violence in Romeoville, Illinois, on February 13, 2014, 15-year-old Briana Valle’s 23-year-old ex-boyfriend shot her and her mother,…
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What’s at Stake if We Don’t Vote?
Today’s Republican in-your–face racism should remind us why 50 years ago African Americans marched for the right to vote. The ‘Freedom Fighters’ suffered inhumane attacks…

CULTURE

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Antoine Dodson Will Fight ‘Bed Intruder’ On Pay-Per-View, Intruder Tells His Side Of Story
Wow, can you believe it’s been four whole years since Antoine Dodson let the news know that there was an intruder coming up in Lincoln…
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Why I May Be The Only Person Still Rooting For Mariah Carey
Even if she carries on as if she’s living in her personal version of Candyland, Mariah Carey is acutely aware of the world around her,…

VIEWS

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All We Ever Do Is Talk- Embracing Educational Reform
  There’s been a lot of discussion lately about our public school systems. A recent report revealed that 49 schools within Tulsa Public Schools received…
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Dems Desperately Want Black Votes, But Should We Support Them On Election Day?
Many Democrats up for election this year are running away from President Barack Obama and are desperate for Black votes. In other instances, Democrats and Republicans are…

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