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    Andrea Dumas Talks About New Inspirational Song ‘Speak It’ [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]
    Andrea Dumas has sung with the top names in Gospel music.  As a background vocalist for Yolanda Adams and Donnie McClurkin and a member of…
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    Memorial Day traffic will be worst in 10 years
    The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced that it will suspend major construction and lane closures on interstates and major state system highways beginning at noon…
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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…
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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…

    BUSINESS

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    Right to Work Zones and Unions in the Black Community
        Right to Work Zones and Unions in the Black Community By Maze Jackson Chicago Defender Contributing Writer Governor Bruce Rauner has proposed introducing…
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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…

    SPORTS

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    Openly gay player Michael Sam to play pro football again
    Michael Sam is getting another shot to play pro football. Just not in the NFL. Sam will play in the CFL — the Canadian Football…
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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…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Watch Portions Of The NewsOne Now Comedy Special
    As you prepare for your Memorial Day festivities, watch NewsOne Now host Roland Martin and comedian Niki Moore break down rules for your holiday cookout. Here…
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    Nigerian Army Relocates Women & Children Rescued From Boko Haram
    Hundreds of women and children rescued from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram are now in military custody, the BBC reports. The Nigerian army has relocated…
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    Listing Of Criminal Charges On Tamir Rice Incident Report Explained
    According to an article on MotherJones.com, it has been six months since Tamir Rice died and the Cleveland police officer who shot him has yet…
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    Congress To Expand Birth Control Options For Women In The Military
    A major move to broaden birth control options for women in the military is taking shape in both houses of Congress as they move forward…
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    POLITICS

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    Old politician promises to marry black teen baby mama
    A politician who is almost 60 years old with four babies with four different mothers has pledged to marry the mother of his latest baby…
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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…

    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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    New York City Accused Of Allowing Rikers Officers To Rape & Abuse Inmates
    Two women have filed an explosive lawsuit against a Rikers Island corrections officer and the city of New York, charging that they were raped repeatedly…
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    Homewood AMEZ holds Annual Tea
    “She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple.” This verse from Proverbs 31:22 graced the cover of the invite and the…

    PRAISE

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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,…
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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…

    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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