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    Keke Palmer to receive Spirit of the League award from Atlanta Urban League
    Actress and Singer KeKe Palmer who began performing at the age of five, has had her own television show and starred in major stage productions…
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    Atlanta schoolgirl fights off would-be rapist at bus stop
    TUCKER, Ga. — A suburban Atlanta high school girl was nearly raped after being snatched after getting off the school bus. The teen gave police sketch artist completed…
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    Baltimore star state attorney Marilyn Mosby was once on ‘Judge Judy’
    The Baltimore City State’s Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, who streaked across the national consciousness like a meteor strike, got a first-hand education in the law on…
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    Georgia inmate serving life sentence escapes prison
    HAMILTON, Ga. – A man who is serving a life sentence escaped from the Georgia Department of Corrections in Troup County and has been on…

    BUSINESS

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    19-year old Black Biz expert gets big buy
    Leading consulting firm purchases more than 100 copies of 19-year old Sherron Steven’s book Earlier this year, while still just a freshmen in college, 19-year…
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    Collins Votes Against Catastrophic Budget Cuts
    Collins votes against catastrophic cuts and for a budget that meets obligations State Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-Chicago 16th) voted Wednesday against budget reductions Governor Rauner…

    SPORTS

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    Hottest wives and girlfriends of Cleveland Cavs and Golden State Warriors
    With the Golden State Warriors all but a mathematical certainty to meet the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2015 NBA Finals, it creates the dream matchup…
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    Funniest James Harden memes after Rockets blowout loss to Golden State
    HOUSTON — The systematic and wholesale demolition of the Houston Rockets by gunslinger Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Anita Baker Vs. Cheryl Lynn: This Is What It Looks Like When You’re Too Damn Old For Twitter Beef
    @IAMANITABAKER Really girl, I thought we were cool. I guess I should've known something was up when you ignored me pic.twitter.com/iLsGqcAZNj — Cheryl Lynn (@itscheryllynn) May 28, 2015 We never thought we’d see the day where legends would have Twitter beef. But we guess it’s a brand new day! Iconic vocalists, Anita Baker and Cheryl […]
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    Is Ashanti Trying To Be An NFL Wife With Rumored New Romance?
    Is Ashanti trying to be an NFL wife with to San Francisco 49'er Darnell Dockett?
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    Cleveland Police Agree To Stop Shooting People In DOJ Settlement
    In a scathing rebuke of Cleveland’s police practices, the city and U.S. Department of Justice have entered into a court enforceable agreement to halt excessive…
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    The Riley Show: Stephen Curry’s Daughter Steals Postgame Press Conference Again, Raps Big Sean Record
    Ignoring critics who said Riley Curry’s appearance at a previous post-game press conference was distracting, NBA MVP Stephen Curry accompanied his 2-year-old daughter to waiting cameras…
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    POLITICS

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    Woman gets prison for running over husband for not voting
    PHOENIX (AP) _ A judge has sentenced an Arizona woman to 3 1/2 years in prison for running over her husband with an SUV because…
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    Black Prosecutor set to replace Loretta Lynch as Brooklyn US Attorney
    A longtime federal prosecutor in Brooklyn has won critical support to replace Loretta Lynch as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District, report various media.…

    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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    Baltimore Cops Fear “Prejudice” In Freddie Gray Trial, Request Change Of Venue
    Lawyers for the six officers facing criminal charges in the Freddie Gray case have filed papers to have the trial moved out of Baltimore, arguing…
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    Father Of Maryland Toddler Found Dead In Swing Speaks Out, Says Mother “Wasn’t Fit” To Take Care Of Son
    The father of a toddler who was found dead while in the custody of his mother, who had been pushing him in a swing for…

    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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