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All 3 Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles raided by agents and accounts frozen
ATLANTA — Another tidal wave of bad news and PR has struck the local famous restaurant Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles. Just a few months…
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Facing new court ruling, free data advocates seek to simplify economic justice issues
The organization that’s been on the front lines fighting to maintain free data for people who can’t afford it, took their fight to Capitol Hill…
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Orlando shooter’s gay lover say shooting was revenge for this reason
As the Department of Justice continues to investigate the terrorist hate crime in Orlando perpetrated by Omar Mateen, it has been revealed that the shooter was…
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Congressman John Lewis leads sit in on House floor to force gun safety vote
Legendary Congressman John Lewis (D-Ga.) never hesitated to put his reputation — and life — on the line for what he believed in. This was most…

BUSINESS

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Councilwoman Joyce Sheperd announced increased funding for Ft. McPherson redevelopment
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Joyce Sheperd announced the allocation of $750,000 for technical assistance in the redevelopment of Ft. McPherson and an additional $325,000…
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Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Withdraws from Chicago
Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Withdraws from Chicago Museum will be built in California CHICAGO, June 24, 2016 — The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art…

SPORTS

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Atlanta Hawks and Emory break ground on Emory Sports Medicine Complex
The Hawks Practice Facility and Training Center will be Named the Emory Healthcare Courts   BROOKHAVEN, Ga. – The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club and Emory Healthcare…
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Cavs’ Kyrie Irving gets roasted on Twitter for all-white girls party on yacht
Kyrie Irving, the Cleveland Cavaliers emerging superstar point guard, attained overnight international fame after he boldly splashed the game-winning 3-point shot in the face of…
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Porsha Williams, Phaedra Parks Show Off Backsides In Running Man Challenge
The reality show stars stepped up to the challenge while in gym clothing.
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Celeb Pics Of The Week 6/19 – 6/25: Kelly Rowland Brings Her New Group Out; ‘The Real’ Hosts Do First Promo Without Tamar Braxton & More!
Check out what your faves were up to this week.
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‘Stay In Your Lane’: Memphitz Acts A Complete Fool In Reality Show Clip
Toya Wright picked the wrong one.
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Birthday With Bey: Solange Shares Time With Sister On Snapchat
Solange Knowles celebrated her dirty 30 on Friday with words of wisdom, encouragement, and quality time with loved ones.
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POLITICS

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Congressman John Lewis leads sit in on House floor to force gun safety vote
Legendary Congressman John Lewis (D-Ga.) never hesitated to put his reputation — and life — on the line for what he believed in. This was most…
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Donald Trump has overwhelmingly negative approval rating among blacks, Hispanics
Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump can almost forget about trying to secure the black and Hispanic vote, if a newly released poll is any indication.…

ATL BLOG

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Councilman Michael Julian Bond to host ‘The Legacy Continues’
Descendants of leaders in the civil rights movement   ATLANTA – Many people are aware how hard it is for children share the surname of…
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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…

COMMUNITY

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30-Day Flat Belly Challenge Kicks off July 11
Best-Selling Author JJ Smith Leads Nationwide 30-Day Flat Belly Challenge on Monday, July 11th by Kai El’Zabar Don’t believe the hype, fat is not in.…
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Classic Events presents Fourth Annual Ladies Who Network
On May 14, at Hosanna House in Wilkinsburg, Classic Events celebrated survivors with the Fourth Annual Ladies Who Network. The afternoon soiree featured a tea…

PRAISE

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Meagan Good blasts ‘backward’ Christians who criticize her dresses
Megan Good’s mentality is this: she does not wear a saddle on her back, so you are not going to ride her back about the…
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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…

FEATURES

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Go, And Tell It…
…Like It Is By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The Justice Department as part of its pattern or practice investigation into Chicago Police Department’s…
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Black Women Need IT
Get IT for your future By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer A job readiness and training program aimed at helping Black women has been…
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“Migration,” Makes its Premier Run at etaCreative Arts Foundation
            Migration, the Play Makes its Premier Run at etaCreative Arts Foundation Migration by playwright Michael Bradford makes its premier run in…

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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