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George Zimmerman jokes about killing Trayvon Martin
  George Zimmerman, the man acquitted in the shooting death of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin, has apparently perfected the art of tough guy tweeting.…
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Subway knew of Jared Fogle’s interest in children in 2008, and did nothing
Subway acted as it was shocked and horrified by the recent revelations that its former spokesperson, Jared Fogle, was involved in child pornography and engaged…
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Flanagan’s family releases statement in aftermath of Virginia shooting (WATCH)
*One day after Vester Lee Flanagan killed two TV journalists during a live broadcast, his family expressed their condolences via a statement released on Thursday…
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Cumulus Media uses bogus test to discriminate against blacks
Cumulus Media, Inc., Cumulus Broadcasting LLC. dba Super Talk 99.7 WTN and 104.5 The Zone WGFX-FM on Tuesday August 18th was issued a Charge Of…

BUSINESS

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No passport needed for African festival of the arts
by Kai EL’ Zabar No Passport Needed for African Festival of The Arts Twenty-six years ago West African American Patrick Woodtor, entrepreneur who hailed from…
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Women we have come a long way baby . . ..
Women, We’ve Come a Long Way Baby According to Forbes it was another  record year for women on the 2015 FORBES list of the World’s Billionaires. Of…

SPORTS

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Usain Bolt mowed down by segway (WATCH)
Man down! Man down! Actually it’s two mans down. OK, OK, we’re just trying to be funny ’cause we know it’s 2 men down. Anyway,…
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NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dead at 58
  Darryl Dawkins, the colorful and bombastic and backboard-busting center for the Philadelphia 76ers in the late 1970s and early 1980s, has died at the…

ENTERTAINMENT

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K. Michelle declares love of white men: ‘I’m not really into black men’
When most people make the decision to switch teams in the dating game, they don’t make a public pronouncement and accompanying ceremony. But that’s not…
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Funniest Kim Kardashian memes, tweets after Kanye declares run for presidency at MTV VMAs
Kim Kardashian took a beating of epic proportions because her egomaniacal husband Kanye West had the intestinal fortitude to broach the topic of running for…
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Black Man Jailed For Months Over $5 Theft Found Dead In Cell
Tribute to Jamycheal Mitchell, young black man jailed for alleged $5 theft found dead in cell https://t.co/rtxtu4H2jA pic.twitter.com/LAPC9oCEgo — FB Newswire (@fbnewswire) August 30, 2015…
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Threat Against Black Students At Texas High School Causes Mass Absence
apparent threat against black students in Killeen TX causes parents to take kids out en masse http://t.co/phwfRiwMcN pic.twitter.com/K5wpTnlCyW — Tobias Salinger (@TobySalKC) August 30, 2015…
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POLITICS

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Commission on Medical Cannabis lacks African American presence
ATLANTA – The Georgia Commission on Medical Cannabis recently held its second meeting with presentations from four manufacturers of medical cannabis from other states who…
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Mayor Kasim Reed Appoints new COO of Atlanta
ATLANTA –  Mayor Kasim Reed announced the appointment of Dan Gordon as Chief Operating Officer of the City of Atlanta, a position that encompasses oversight and…

ATL BLOG

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George Zimmerman selling Confederate Flag paintings at ‘Muslim-free’ gun store
Really, George? Georga Zimmerman, the man who ambushed and fatally shot Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. in 2012, is now selling Confederate flag paintings out…
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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…

COMMUNITY

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Unhealthy restaurant meals
CSPI’s Most Outrageously Unhealthy Restaurant Meals by Candy Sagon   With all the discussion around the state of American’s poor health we need all the…
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While 2016 Candidates Point Fingers On Cause Of TV News Shooting, A Real Mental Health Crisis Brews
On-air shootings of TV journalists spur debate on whether guns or mental health are to blame.

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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Ten years after Katrina: Soledad O’Brien recounts devastation in New Orleans
Renowned journalist Soledad O’Brien joined Roland Martin Monday on NewsOne Now to discuss the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and what has changed since the…
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Becoming Belafonte: Author details rise of Civil Rights icon
Author Judith E. Smith talks with NewsOne Now guest host Mo Ivory about her new book, Becoming Belafonte: Black Artist, Public Radical. Smith explained she…
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CNN shocked no violence at ‘Straight Outta Compton’ screenings
There’s been no reports of any shootings, stabbings or killings during Straight Outta Compton‘s opening weekend. Shocking, right? If you think yes, then CNN is right…

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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