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‘Who’s Who in Black Atlanta’ to host gala on Feb. 23
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Father confesses to murdering 2-year-old daughter and mother over $600 child support
A Maryland man has been charged with murdering his 2-year-old daughter and her mother. The man confessed to waiting to confront the woman over child…
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Phaedra Parks and Russell Simmons visit Flint, Mich. during water crisis
FLINT, Mich. — In an impoverished former automotive town about an hour north of Detroit, a cataclysmic water crisis of unprecedented proportions continue to rage…
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Department of Corrections Launches Love Our City Community Improvement Campaign
ATLANTA – The city’s Department of Corrections (DOC) announced the launch of its new Love Our City community improvement campaign, which is aimed at beautifying the…

BUSINESS

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Agreement Reached Re: O’Hare Airport $1.3 Billion Infrastructure Plan
Historic Agreement Reached on $1.3 Billion Infrastructure Plan for O’Hare Airport New project will create thousands of local jobs with significant focus on local workforce…
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Denver Bronco’s Take Home the Super Bowl Prize
Denver Bronco’s Take Home the Super Bowl Prize by Kai EL’ Zabar Cam Newton began with the coin toss, “Tails,” he said and got it.…

SPORTS

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ESPN’s Chris Broussard on the Pacers-Hawks game and their chances of dethroning LeBron in the East
ESPN’s televised NBA match-up of Indiana against Atlanta on Friday night features two intriguing and formidable teams who, along with Toronto and Chicago, are collectively…
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National Black Arts Festival the curator for Hawks Black History Month campaign
ATLANTA — The National Black Arts Festival (NBAF) has been selected to help shape the program and select the participants for the Atlanta Hawks’ True Comes…
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Video: Beyoncé Slays For The Gawds During Pepsi Halftime Show Performance
Queen Bey danced and sang her new single at the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show-- see it all here! PLUS: The Formation Tour dates.
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Chrisette Michele Gives Us A Musical Treat Ahead Of Fifth Studio Album
In preparation of her upcoming mixtape, Chrisette Michele has released a full video for her cover of Adele's "Hello".
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“Hot Sauce In My Bag, Swag”: Reactions To Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ And Its Larger Context
The singer got the internet talking when she released her first new song in two years-- that was incredibly pro-Black.
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Goodbye Ne-Yo: Monyetta Shaw flosses new millionaire boyfriend at plush vacation
Monyetta Shaw has traded in a millionaire for a mega-millionaire for a full-blown swirl relationship. Shaw, the ex-girlfriend and mother of singer Ne-Yo’s two children,…
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POLITICS

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Rep. John Lewis on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
On National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, February 7th, Rep. John Lewis urges all African Americans to know their status. Of the 1.2 million people in…
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Mayor Reed’s State of the City address boasts major corporations relocation to Atlanta, economic upswing
ATLANTA – An emboldened and buoyant Mayor Kasim Reed boasted of the city’s economic surge bolstered, in part, by multiple transcontinental corporations’ relocation to Atlanta…

ATL BLOG

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Jagged Edge’s Kyle Norman’s wife cut off from family for taking back abusive husband
Former Jagged Edge singer Kyle Norman and his wife Marrika appeared on the Steve Harvey Show to discuss the violent episode where he violently beat…
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COMMENTARY: Why ESPN’s Jemele Hill got pummeled after Michigan State’s loss to Alabama
For many years, this writer and the rest of Buckeye Nation could only sit and stew in silence whenever the likes of ESPN’s Mark May…

COMMUNITY

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Let the fun and fellowship begin…Delta’s Annual Card Party and Luncheon
Fellowship, fun and fundraising were the key components of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.’s Annual Card Party and Luncheon on Jan. 16, at the…
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Homer S. Brown Awards move to Ebenezer
Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “Drum Major Instinct” sermon Feb. 4, 1968, at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. So it was only…

PRAISE

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Christians sound off on premarital sex
Due to societal changes, casual sex has become a norm. Sexual images are seen on social media, portrayed on television and in music. From a…
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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…

FEATURES

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Eugenia Orr: A Calmer Side of Management At WVON
In life, we often start out in one career lane and in some cases switch over to several areas, eventually landing in a profession that…
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White Privilege: An American Reality
“Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man; will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint.” Alexander…
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Funeral Services for Chicago Legendary Blues Singer Otis Clay Announced
The following information is funeral services for legendary Soul & Blues singer, Otis Clay who died from massive heart attack this past Friday at 73.…

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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Planned Parenthood preys on Blacks to ‘control population’
The Washington Post fact checks the GOP presidential candidate's claim about Margaret Sanger, Planned Parenthood's founder.
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Min. Paul Scott/Straight Outta Con Man: Exposin’ the truth about NWA
“Fool me one time shame on you/Fool me twice can’t put the blame on you”  (No Role Modelz)  – J Cole I’d be lying to…
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