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    Magic Johnson Town Hall Meeting at NBMBAA Conference in Atlanta
    Basketball legend and business mogul Earvin “Magic” Johnson will lead at a Town Hall Meeting on economic development during the 2014 National Black MBA Association Conference on…
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    Ford Sponsors Dr. Skip Gates ‘Find Your Roots’ Season 2
    Ford Motor Company is collaborating with PBS to bring the second season of “Finding Your Roots with scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.  this fall learn…
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    Man Chokes Wife, Beats Her Over Fried Chicken
    A Florida husband was arrested for choking his wife following an argument over the lack of leftover fried chicken. Desmond Brownlee, 45, was jailed and charged with…
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    Michael Brown Grand Jury Delays Decision Whether to Indict Darren Wilson
    A St. Louis County (Mo.) judge has approved the delay of a grand jury decision on whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, the…
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    National Black MBA Conference 2014 Kicks Off in Atlanta
    ATLANTA — It was very apropos to hold the welcome reception for the 36th Annual National Black MBA Association Conference and Exposition at the newly erected…
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    US Homebuilder Confidence Soars In September
    U.S. homebuilders’ confidence in the market for new, single-family homes surged this month to the highest level in nearly nine years. The brighter outlook reflects…

    SPORTS

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    Another Wife Beater?!? NFL’s Jonathan Dwyer Arrested for Domestic Violence
    Just when you thought it was safe, stupidity rises up yet again like a shark’s fin and bites the NFL when it’s already bleeding badly.…
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    What Vulgarity Jameis Winston Uttered to Get Suspended; Twitter Reacts
    Embattled  Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has been suspended for the first half of the important game against conference rivals, Clemson Tigers for yelling obscenities and…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    45 Million Americans Still Stuck Below Poverty Line: Census
    Despite five years of economic recovery, poverty is still stubbornly high in America. More than 45 million people, or 14.5 percent of all Americans, lived…
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    Witnesses To Michael Brown Shooting Tell The Same Basic Story About His Death (VIDEO)
    WASHINGTON — The people who saw Michael Brown die all tell a similar story. Several named witnesses have said that Brown was fleeing when Ferguson,…

    POLITICS

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    Only 4 States Will See Cuts To Food Stamps
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuts to the nation’s food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans…
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    Obama Opens Campaign Against Campus Sexual Assault
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden plan to announce a campus sexual assault awareness campaign from the White House Friday,…

    ATL BLOG

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    Jailed Gucci Mane Gets 3 More Years in Prison for Felony Assault
    Already imprisoned in Atlanta for more than three years on a separate federal gun charge, Gucci Mane was just slapped with three additional years in…
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    Benzino Blasts Stevie J and Joseline Hernandez for Being Broke
    They’re at it again. Benzino tore into former friend Stevie J and his “wife,” Joseline Hernandez, claiming the “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” pair are broke…

    COMMUNITY

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    Ebola Survivor: No Time To Waste As Obama Ups Aid
    WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who survived Ebola said there’s no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up…
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    Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Promote Diabetes
    NEW YORK (AP) — Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests…

    PRAISE

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    What Choices Will You Make For A Better Tomorrow?
    Dear God: Thank you for the family you chose for me, the situations, circumstances and events you have ordained for my life. No matter what…
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    A Prayer For Desperate Souls
    Desperation is an emotion that can drive people to suicide. This summer we saw suicides rise. It is holiday time when people feel the lowest.…

    EDITORS PICK

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    T.I., Other Celebrities Blasts Blacks over Protesting in Ferguson
    Rappers T.I. and Nelly and other celebrities believe the black community “pulled the trigger” (pun intended) too soon on the protests and demonstrations over the…

    FEATURES

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    VaShawn Mitchell sings the praise ‘God My God’
    VaShawn Mitchell is one of gospel music’s leading men of “Praise and Worship.” His music including “Trouble Don’t Last Always,” “My Worship is For Real,”…
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    Christian Mingle, JDate Up For ‘Hottest Way To Hook Up’ On Adweek Survey
    Adweek posted its “Hot List Readers’ Choice Awards” survey on Monday, inviting readers to vote on some of their favorite brands, app and more…READ MORE.
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    Six Tips to Incorporate Your Faith Into Your Wedding Day
    Weddings today are all about the intimate details — from the decorations and the hors d’oeuvres to the groomsmen’s sock color and the no-play DJ…

    VIEWPOINTS

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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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    The Courts Can Outlaw Racist Policies, But They Can’t Eliminate Racism [OPINION]
    Sixty years after the Brown v. Board of Education decision, education inequalities still exist. What did we really achieve through integration and how do we…
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