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Georgia Military College hosts Dual Enrollment Summit
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia Military College (GMC) hosted its first Dual Enrollment (DE) Summit for nearly 50 high school principals, counselors, and administrators across the…
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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…

BUSINESS

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Saving community newspapers in the age of Facebook
Hundreds of newspapers have disappeared in the last 15 years and readership is on the decline. No newspaper is immune from the migration of readership…
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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…

SPORTS

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Another Gabby Douglas??? Simone Biles sets gynmastic records en route to Rio Olympics
Gymnast Simone Biles Wins Four Titles On The Road To The Olympics Superstar gymnast Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas captured the imagination of the international Olympic fan…
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Legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, 8-time champion, dies at 64
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pat Summit is the greatest coach in women’s college basketball history. Period. She is the one who introduced many people to the…
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Ex-NFL Player Dies In Accidental Shooting
Tipton's ex-teammate, Matt Overton, told ESPN Tipton was a "talented, hardworking player," who had an infectious personality.
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GET THE LOOK: Flawless Wedding Hair For The Bride On A Budget
This wedding hairstyle is perfect for the girl on a budget! Look fabulous on your big day without breaking the bank!
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Ciara and Russell Wilson Turn On Their Best Michael Jackson For Charity Performance
Ciara and fiancé Russell Wilson continue to display epic levels of cuteness wherever they go. This time they decided to turn up at a charity event with a little help from the King of Pop.   As reported by TMZ, Ciara and Russell Wilson provided an impromptu performance that had attendees cheering for more and […]
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Tamar Braxton Fans Call For “The Real” Boycott
Ever since Tamar Braxton was fired from daytime talk show The Real, the drama surrounding her exit appears to be never-ending. Now some of Tamar’s fans are vowing to boycott the singer’s former show as a sign of solidarity and standing up for what they think is right.   If you follow Tamar Braxton on […]
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POLITICS

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‘Grey’s Anatomy’s Jesse Williams delivers powerful speech about ‘Black Lives’ at BET Awards (video)
Jesse Williams, who is best known for playing Dr. Jackson on the long-running hit show “Grey’s Anatomy,” electrified the BET Awards more than some of…
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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…

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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#CouplesWeLove: Eric Bellinger & Lamiya Good Are Proof That Real Love Still Exists In Hollywood
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Lifestyles Report…‘Govment cheese’
There is so much fodder for columns on Facebook. Last week I ran across a repost from 2015. It was a picture of a block…

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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