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    Anthony Ray Hinton exonerated after 30 years on death row
    In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was convicted of two murders and sent to death row for crimes he did not commit. Thirty years and several appeals…
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    #BlackWorkMatters: Workers Across America Protest To Raise Minimum Wage To $15
    On Wednesday, protesters nationwide demanded $15 an hour minimum wage in a movement labeled with the hashtags #BlackWorkMatters and #FightFor15. Recent reports state that the…
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    Ohio toddler, 3, fatally shoots 1-year-old with gun found in home
    The fatal shooting of a 1-year-old boy at the hands of a 3-year-old in Ohio is being called “accidental” by Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams,…
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    Rev. Al Sharpton ‘banned’ from Walter Scott’s funeral in North Charleston
    According to reports in at least two newspapers, Rev. Al Sharpton’s presence at the last couple of major national fatal shootings of unarmed black men…


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    New Economy Initiative announces return of NEIdeas
    New Economy Initiative (NEI), a special project of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (CFSEM), kicked-off the return of NEIdeas: Rewarding Ideas for Business Growth,…
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    More bad news for Sony Pictures
    Earlier today, more than 30,000 documents and 170,00 emails from Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) surfaced, thanks to Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks site. The items were among…


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    Side Chick V. Stiviano Has To Pay Donald Sterling’s Wife Back $2.6M
    V. Stiviano, the woman who last year leaked evidence of racism by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling, has to pay Sterling’s wife back $2.6 million for…
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    Harden, Curry or Westbrook?: Inside the NBA’s MVP 3-headed race
    The NBA regular season is quickly coming to a close, but the race for the MVP award is heating up. Houston’s James Harden, Golden State’s…


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    Laugh ‘Til You Cry: What Happens When Loni Love Plays A Mall Cop With Paul Blart? [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]
    Comedic genius and our fave funny girl from “The Real,” Loni Love is starring in Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 and the best part about…
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    Kanye Served Papers While Holding North West
    Kanye West had the worst homecoming ever when he and his family got off the plane in Los Angeles. After a week catching up on…
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    Ohio Woman Learns Co-Worker Is Biological Mom
    For years, 38-year-old La-Sonya Mitchell-Clark of Youngstown, Ohio longed to meet her biological mother after learning of her adoption, according to ABC’s Good Morning America.…
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    EXCLUSIVE: NJ Teacher Suspended For Allowing 3rd Graders To Write Get-Well Letters To Mumia Abu-Jamal Says We Should Rethink “Leadership”
    “You’re our hero!” Support for the now-suspended New Jersey teacher who allowed her third-graders to write get-well letters to former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal was…
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    Ben Carson set to announce presidential plans soon
    He may announce his bid to run for president in 2016. He may not. But whatever Ben Carson’s political aspirations are, we’ll all know when…
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    President Obama supports Hillary Clinton’s 2016 White House bid
    [youtube President Barack Obama was endorsing Hillary Clinton’s latest run for the White House before she ever officially launched her campaign. It was no…


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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…
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    What are we going to do with the N-Word?
    Conversations about the N-word can be tiresome. Should we say it? Can White people say it? Will it always have hurtful connotations attached to it? Is…


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    Suge Knight Hospitalized After Being Ordered To Stand Trial For Murder
    Rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was hospitalized Thursday after a judge ordered him to stand trial in a fatal hit-and-run case that injured another man…
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    Tulsa Reserve Deputy Denies Forged Training Records, Apologizes To Family Of Eric Harris
    A day after a critical report raised questions about the training of a Tulsa reserve deputy, he denied Friday that his records were forged and…


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    TD Jakes helps kick off Radio One’s Empowerment Expo for Black women
    Radio One, the parent company of NewsOne,  plans a series of expos aimed at African American women to introduce them to financial management tools, including…
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    13 Faith films you must see before you die
    Faith based films are now the rage in Hollywood again.Christian-themed films without the plagues and floods also largely avoided the questions of biblical accuracy that…


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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…
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    How America is at war with Black women
    In celebration of Women’s History month, we revisit a timely and deeply personal essay by journalist Jennifer Marby outlining why equal opportunity in 21st Century America…


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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…


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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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    Amber Rose, Karrueche Tran, Christina Milian, Vanessa Simmons pose for Coachella
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    Man tapped to play Tupac Shakur looks EXACTLY like him
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