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Confederate Flags placed near the King Center, Ebenezer Baptist Church
ATLANTA — Perhaps in defiance of the national move to remove the Confederate battle flag from government institutions, racist vandals tried to deface the historic…
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Metro Atlanta cop indicted for beating black homeowner
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. —  As the urbanites and the Justice Department fight incessantly to eradicate the deplorable string of black citizens being beaten, tortured and killed…
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University of Cincinnati officer charged with murder in Samuel Debose’s death [video]
CINCINNATI — A Hamilton County, Ohio grand jury on Wednesday indicted University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing on charges for senselessly and needlessly shooting…
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Atlanta district attorney wants to charge Nick Gordon in Bobbi Kristina’s death
ATLANTA — The district attorney for Fulton County, Ga. is seriously contemplating charges against Bobbi Kristina Brown’s boyfriend Nick Gordon now that she has passed…

BUSINESS

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More funding available for small businesses across the state
After a successful pilot launch last year, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and Huntington Bank will offer another $5 million to fund small-business micro loans…
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Beach Get-Away Combines Business and Pleasure
“Thou shall go H.A.M. all weekend long” and “Thou shall party until the sun comes up the following day” are just a few of the…

SPORTS

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Tom Brady slammed on social media after 4-game suspension upheld by NFL
NEW YORK — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell deflated the hopes of Tom Brady and the New England Patriots nation when he upheld the still four-game…
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Hulk Hogan fired by WWE after really racist rant leaked from sex tape
Millions of urban wrestling fans were shocked to wake up this morning and find out that one of their favorite stars is a rabid roaring…

ENTERTAINMENT

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Meek Mill completely destroyed on social media after Drake smashes him with ‘Back to Back’
We haven’t witnessed a hip hop bludgeoning like this since 50 Cent murdered Ja Rule’s career about a decade ago. Who is Ja Rule, you…
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Louisiana Man Arrested For Racist Hate Crime Against 12-Year-Old Boy
In the town of Clinton, La., a white 54-year-old man was arrested and charged with a hate crime and an additional misdemeanor charge after he…
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Brave Parents Break Into Daycare To Save Baby Locked Inside For Night
A Texas mother took initiative when her 10-month-old son was discovered locked inside of a daycare by staffers overnight.` Sharonda Ross says she dropped her…
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NewsOne Now Exclusive: Bill Cosby Attorney Pushes Back Against Sexual Assault Allegations
Bill Cosby continues to be at the center of the news, with more than thirty women accusing him of sexual assault over the last four…
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POLITICS

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Sarah Palin says Planned Parenthood killed more black babies than Confederate Flag
The former vice presidential candidate for the Republican Party, the bumbling and bombastic brunette who claimed she could see Russia from her backyard in Alaska,…
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Black Lives Matter galvanized a movement of ‘No more’
Activists from around the country gathered in Cleveland, Ohio for the first national #BlackLivesMatter conference to address the escalating tensions between the African-American community and…

ATL BLOG

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Rachel Dolezal says Black identity is not a costume
In mid-June when Rachel Dolezal was asked on camera, “Are you African-American?” she was left speechless, hesitant and caught off guard. After claiming to misunderstand…
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Artist faces backlash over Mike Brown exhibit showcasing replica of teen’s dead body
New Orleans artist Ti-Rock Moore has come under fire for her Chicago art exhibit that depicts a mannequin as Mike Brown’s lifeless body. According to the Huffington…

COMMUNITY

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Chicago Man, Cleared After 17 Years In Prison, Shot Dead In Robbery
Man wrongly imprisoned for 17 years shot dead on Near West Side: "The streets are so vicious" http://t.co/SfbUZ4PUsa pic.twitter.com/JotgowwQ65 — Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune) July 30,…
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SUNSCREEN YOURSELF
SUNSCREEN YOURSELF!   Bud Billiken Day back to school Parade is nearing and you should be preparing.  Get your folding chair out of the closet,  pack…

PRAISE

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Bishop Comes Out As Gay
Bishop Kevin Kanouse, head of the Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana area of the Evangelical Lutheran Church America released a letter to church leaders explaining his announcement. The…
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Muslim organizations raise $100,000 to rebuild torched Black churches
Muslim organizations have banded together to raise $100,000 in an effort to help rebuild Black churches in the South that were torched in recent months,…

FEATURES

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Reverend Derrick B. Wells: Continuing the Legacy of Christ Universal Temple
The city of Chicago has hiccuped some the world’s leading Black-owned companies that made an impact on the business world. Many decades after the Great…
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Jackie Joyner-Kersee Champions Health
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Champions Health Olympian Gold Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee, widely regarded as the  “THE WORLD’S GREATEST FEMALE ATHLETE” named after Jacqueline Kennedy by her grandmother…
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Rachel Dolezal wasn’t the first – 6 more whites who passed
Hey guys, can we talk about this #RachelDolezal story? http://t.co/ZcAdvDtfU5 pic.twitter.com/SbIYqgGAGS — E! News (@ENews) June 12, 2015 Long before Rachel Dolezal, head of 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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Remove Confederate flag and agenda it represents
The savage act of racial terrorism at “Mother Emanuel,” the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C., has been met with extraordinary expressions of faith in…
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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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