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    Georgia ranked in top 10 for barbecue states
    Georgia is ranked in the top 10 in the United States for barbecue, according to a travel company. According to Newton, Mass.-based TripAdvisor Inc., Georgia…
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    Georgia in top ten for most car thefts and recoveries
    Georgia had the No. 9 most car thefts and recoveries in 2014, according to an industry analysis. LockJack Corp. said law enforcement officials recovered more…
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    Atlanta man holds carjacker at gunpoint until police arrive
    An East Point man turned the tables on a would-be carjacker and held him at gunpoint until police arrived and arrested the suspect, according to Atlanta police.…
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    Missing Clark Atlanta University student found safe
    Alexis Jones-Rhodes, the 22-year-old Clark Atlanta University student who went missing on her way to graduation, has been found safe, a suburban Atlanta police department…

    BUSINESS

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    Chicago City Council Black Caucus Gets New Chairman
      Alderman Sawyer of the 6th ward,  is  the New Chairman of the City Council Black Caucus   Sixth Ward Alderman Roderick Sawyer’s known for his…
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    Detroiters need meaningful training and in-demand jobs
    There’s no question that the city of Detroit is once again on the rise. After experiencing a historic bankruptcy, facilitated by an equally historic appointment…

    SPORTS

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    Atlanta Hawks lose Eastern Conference opener to LeBron and Cavs
    ATLANTA — Atlanta Hawks fandom is a little shellshocked after the team was thoroughly defeated by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the opening of the Eastern…
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    Internet has fun at L.A. Clippers’ expense after epic collapse
    HOUSTON — One of the most epic collapses in NBA playoffs history is barely a few hours old, yet social media users are hovering above…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    He Tried It! Flavor Flav Arrested Again On Several Charges
    Flavor Flav just doesn’t respect his freedom. The troubled hypeman was arrested Thursday morning in Las Vegas, according to TMZ, and faces a slew of…
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    WTH? Thursday: Airplane Dumps Poop On Girl’s Birthday Party…AND MORE
    It’s WTH?! Thursday on TV One’s NewsOne Now and we’re taking a look at all of the crazy stories trending in this week’s news. This…
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    #SayHerName: Black Women & Girls Matter Protests Sweep The Nation
    Black women and girls matter too. Don’t forget. #sayhername #BlackWomenMatter #blackwomenslivesmatter pic.twitter.com/SoQde3dshr — satan with a fro (@delafro_) May 21, 2015 In an effort to…
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    FAB OR FUG: Chanel Iman Looking Like A Bag Of Money And Glitter At Cannes
    Chanel Iman just slayed everyone, brought them back to life and then slayed them all over again. The supermodel has had her fair share of…
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    POLITICS

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    Paul Rand blames Bill Clinton for ‘locking up a generation of black men’
    Republcian presidential candidate fired some serious shots on Wednesday at Hillary Rodham Clinton, blaming her husband’s policies as the main culprit in “putting a generation…
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    Fox’s Bill O’Reilly beat and dragged his wife in front of their kids
    Fox News’ overtly racist host Bill O’Reilly beat and dragged his wife multiple times in front of their kids after divorce documents were released. In fact,…

    ATL BLOG

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    Do men cheat more than women, or are women just better at it?
    Cheating is a terrible, terrible thing. And yet and many of us have had a penchant for doing it. Some people believe it’s because we’re…
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    Top 10 Reasons Why Women Cheat
    Numerous relationship studies have concluded that a woman is more likely to cheat than a man. And that woman is more likely to cheat during…

    COMMUNITY

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    Grand Jury Indicts Baltimore Police Officers Involved In Freddie Gray Death
    Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Thursday that a grand jury has returned indictments on all six officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. Gray,…
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    School Nurse Under Fire For Allegedly Yelling Racial Slurs At 11-Year-Old
    The mother of a 11-year-old from Georgia has slammed the school system for not taking stronger action against a school nurse who verbally assaulted her…

    PRAISE

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    Marvin Sapp Shares Music And Health Status
    Pastor Marvin Sapp has had a busy week. he started the week by revealing the doctor’s orders: For the past week my doctor has had…
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    Bishop T.D. Jakes’ church looks to close racial divide in pews
    If you want to see segregation in America, all you have to do is go to church every Sunday. Each week, African-Americans go to Black churches,…

    FEATURES

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    Black Dads Matter: Are Fathers really optional?
    Author Josh Levs has been standing up for fathers since he fought and won his own battle for paternity leave. From JoshLevs.com: When journalist and fatherhood…
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    Dr. Joseph Lowery Statement on the Sentencing of Atlanta Teachers
      “A Pound of Flesh” Joseph Lowery   In Shakespeare’s  “Merchant of Venice” a prosecutorial team demanded a pound of flesh from a man who…
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    The ‘Dumbing Down’ of American Education
    Early in 2001, when I was the chair of the education committee on the Council of the District of Columbia, I was talking with the…

    EDITORS PICK

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    My Black History: Keeping it real in school and life
    In the spring of 1968, while growing up in Indianapolis, my mother scooped up me and my three younger siblings and told us that she…

    VIEWPOINTS

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    Shooting drew together ordinary lives of driver, officer
    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — But for a series of split-second decisions that followed a traffic stop, Walter Scott might still be alive and police…
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    Should Black Americans be Liberals?
    Should Black Americans be Liberals? The concept is one of the many deceptions that have been perpetuated against blacks and other minority groups for some…
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