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    Steve Harvey and Ford Bring Highly-Successful ‘Neighborhood Awards’ to Atlanta
    Words and Images by Terry Shropshire This writer’s first introduction to the Steve Harvey Ford Neighborhood Awards (formerly the Hoodie Awards) was a startling site that…
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    NYC Cop Who Killed Eric Garner With Chokehold Once Slapped Black Men’s Genitals
    The New York Police Department officer who killed Eric Garner with chokehold had once pulled down two black men’s pants in an illegal search and…
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    Gov. Nathan Deal Meets with Hispanic Leaders, Has Softer Tone on Immigrant Kids
    Several days after firing off a scathing letter to President Obama for having federal agencies transport over a thousand illegal immigrant kids to Georgia without…
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    Couple gets run over by mad mother after helping her son stuck in hot car
    A good Samaritan couple was run down by a psychotic woman enraged that they would call the police on her for leaving her son locked in…
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    BUSINESS

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    Deal announces start of statewide tax-free holiday weekend
    If you are looking to save money on back-to-school shopping for the kids, it’s best to do it this weekend. Gov. Nathan Deal today announced…
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    GM Foundation Donates $25,000 to National CARES to Support Youth Mentoring Program
    LONG ISLAND, N.Y. – Today, the General Motors Foundation donated $25,000 to the National CARES Mentoring Movement to help fund critical mentoring programs for black…

    SPORTS

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    Evelyn Lozada Blasts Antoine Walker’s For Claiming She’s a Gold Digger
    Former “Basketball Wives” Evelyn “walk-on-top-of-conference-tables” Lozada clapped back hard at former fiancé Antoine Walker for strongly insinuating that she was a gold digger who got…
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    Jeter Gets Presidential Farewell In Texas
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Derek Jeter got a surprise presidential farewell before playing his final game in Texas, when former President George W. Bush took…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Funniest Twitter Responses to ‘Sharknado 2′ Phenomenon
    Sharks attacked New York City Wednesday night as celebs and fans took to social media to report on the invasion. “It’s raining flaming sharks in…
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    ‘That’s Not Me': Ray Rice Apologizes For Domestic Incident, But Will The Public Ever Believe He’s Sorry?
    Ray Rice is doing what it takes to make sure he never hits his wife again, but is that enough to satisfy the court of…

    POLITICS

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    Obama Administration Joins Suits Against GOP-Backed Voting Restrictions In Wisconsin, Ohio
    The Obama administration on Wednesday sought to join two ongoing lawsuits against voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio. In the filings, the Justice Department argued…
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    House GOP Scrambles For Votes On Border Bill
    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans, scrambling to win conservative support for a bill addressing the immigration crisis on the border, have scheduled a companion vote…

    ATL BLOG

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    ‘LAHHATL’ Momma Dee Shows Off New Boyfriend
    Bodacious and bombastic “Love and Hip Hop” star Momma Dee declared to her reality show kingdom that she finally found a king to sit beside…
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    Kevin Hart, Ice Cube now filming ‘Ride Along 2′ in Atlanta
    This year’s surprising blockbuster comedy Ride Along will soon have a sibling. Kevin Hart and Ice Cube have officially started filming Ride Along 2 in Atlanta. The follow-up…

    COMMUNITY

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    Best Bronner Bros. Hair Show 2014 Hairstyles
    ATLANTA — On the eve of the 67th Annual Bronner Bros. International Hair Show, the largest such urban-based hair exhibition and training session in the…
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    Top 10 Things to do in Atlanta This Weekend, Aug. 1-3
    Art is in abundance this weekend in Atlanta. If you want to partake in spoken word art, canvas art, hair art, musical art or just…

    PRAISE

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    The Praise Diaries: Fred Hammond And Donnie McClurkin Get Ready To Praise Him! [VIDEO]
    The Festival of Praise 2014 Tour featuring multiple GRAMMY®, Stellar and Dove Award-winning recording artists Fred Hammond and Donnie McClurkin is hitting the road! The…
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    Donnie McClurkin Speaks on Yolanda Adams Gospel Tribute at Essence
    Donnie McClurkin’s appreciation for Yolanda Adams goes back a long way. So it’s only fitting that the gospel entertainer be among those honoring his fellow…

    EDITORS PICK

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    When ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’ … It’s His Fault
    Clichés abound when it comes to the subject of relationships and dating, and the overwhelming majority of those agonizing statements being directed at the female…

    FEATURES

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    This Type Of Job May Lead To Diabetes
    According to a new study, shift workers may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes. The people particularly at risk? Men. Also at special…
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    Lifestyles Report: You know it’s summer when……
    You can be sure it’s summer when you hear the distinguishable sound of flip flops everywhere you go. Believe it or not some people wear…
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    Chicago archdiocese wants to help child immigrants
    CHICAGO (AP) — Cardinal Francis George said the Archdiocese of Chicago wants to help care for the tens of thousands of immigrant children gathering at…

    VIEWPOINTS

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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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    White Supremacist Fueling Hate Crimes Worldwide
    In an ideal world, people would be treated equally and without regard to skin color.  In our current world, however, people continue to be treated…

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