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    Former APS superintendent Beverly Hall dies at 68
    Superintendent Beverly Hall died after a battle with breast cancer on Wednesday, March 4. Hall had been battling breast cancer as dozens of educators stood…
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    Fulton County police officer killed in ambush shooting
    A Fulton County (Ga.) police officer was ambushed by an intoxicated shooter in the dark overnight and was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Another…
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    Minute Meditation: Prayer For Strength
    Strength is a characteristic that is often underrated. Praying for strength is merely understanding that you are seeking out the ability to survive in our…
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    Bobbi Kristina’s family filming reality show while she remains in coma
    As Bobbi Kristina Brown clings tenuously to life via life support in an Atlanta hospital, the media has learned that members of her family are…
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    BUSINESS

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    Maya Angelou Forever Stamp unveiled, Robert Robinson Taylor honored with 2015 Black Heritage Stamp
      WASHINGTON —The U.S. Postal Service announced last month that it would honor Maya Angelou — the beloved author, poet, actress and champion of equality…
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    Toyota kicks off Chicago auto show by donating winter boots, socks to Chicago area homeless families
    Chicago – For many families living paycheck to paycheck, there’s the possibility of being an illness, an accident, or a paycheck away from living on…

    SPORTS

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    Marshawn Lynch is finally talking, and he says what we all thought
    In the aftermath of the Seattle Seahawks’ 28-24 loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX, one question remained. With Seattle on the…
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    Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, is dead at 86
    Nobody ever seems to remember second place or the second person to do something. This has been Earl Lloyd’s dilemma during the balance of his…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    A Little Positivity: Howard University To Pay Students Who Graduate On Time
    Seniors gearing up for graduation at Howard University can breathe a little easier now; the Mecca is implementing a new practice that will surely lower…
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    Col. Eugene F. Scott to make 2015 Bud Billiken Parade his last
    Col. Eugene F. Scott will take that last ride up Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in August after nearly 20 years of directing the nation’s…
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    The Bad and Worst at Black Bike Week at Hilton Head
    The annual Black Bike Week in Hilton Head, S.C. is what is now referred to as “Freaknik on wheels” — a ghetto-fabulous, inglorious and inhibition-free descent into…
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    Jazz in the Gardens 2015 lineup: Maxwell, R. Kelly, Toni Braxton, Run-DMC and others
    Miami Gardens announced the list of artists and celebrity hosts for the 10th annual Jazz in the Gardens 2015. The three-day weekend kicks off with a Friday…
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    POLITICS

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    Chicago’s Historic 2015 Aldermanic Election: Where Do We Go From Here?
    Even with a low voter turnout (33 percent), last Tuesday’s municipal election showed the power of the ballot box while candidates and political pundits scurried to re-examine their positions…
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    Guess What Obama Said After Israeli Leader Bypassed Him To Address Congress?
    On Tuesday, Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned U.S. Congress that a deal the Obama administration is discussing with Iran over the country’s nuclear program could “pave” its “path to…

    ATL BLOG

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    ‘RHOA’s’ Claudia Jordan calls Nene Leakes ‘Gorilla in the Mist’
    It is now apparent that “Real Housewives of Atlanta’s” Claudia Jordan has a problem with dark-skinned blacks. She continues on her self-hate rampage as she…
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    Mimi Faust’s porn tape partner Nikko’s wife coming on ‘Love and Hip Hop Atanta’
    “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta’s” Mimi Faust, who gained national fame — or rather infamy — for producing the “shower-curtain-rod” sex tape, has confirmed that…

    COMMUNITY

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    Philadelphia Man Charged With Murder In Stabbing Of Nicki Minaj’s Tour Member
    The man who stabbed two members of Nicki Minaj’s tour, one fatally, has been charged with murder, police say. Pierce Boykin of Philadelphia was arrested…
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    Take charge of your health today. Be informed. Be involved…. Hearing Health
    This monthly series is a partnership of the New Pittsburgh Courier, Community PARTners (a core service of the University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical and Translational Science…

    PRAISE

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    Gospel Music Hall Of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees
    Founded in 1964, the Gospel Music Association serves as the face and voice for the Christian/Gospel music community and is dedicated to exposing, promoting and…
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    Man who claimed to be ‘delivered’ from being gay was brutally beaten
    Andrew Caldwell, who man who became a video phenomenon when he declared that he was was delivered from homosexuality at the COGIC religious convention last…

    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…

    FEATURES

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    Georgia’s first Asian American Superior Court judge makes mark in history
    The Hon. Meng H. Lim became the first elected Asian American Superior Court judge in Georgia on July 22. Judge Lim was sworn in as…
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    Holder’s Nation of Equals
    After his departure, America will perhaps not have another attorney general like Eric Holder in a long time. Maybe the standard he set at the…
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    #AliveWhileBlack Response to #CrimingWhileWhite
    Last night, in the midst of protests in reaction to the non-indictment of Daniel Pantaleo, the Staten Island cop responsible for choking and killing Eric…

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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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