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    21 Ferguson Protesters Arrested in Atlanta; Reports of Vandalism
    Police reported that more than 20 people were arrested among the multicultural sea of demonstrators that converged on Underground Atlanta Plaza downtown in protest of the…
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    Ferguson’s Darren Wilson Says He Did Nothing Wrong and Would Do it Again
    Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson says he did nothing wrong when he discharged his firearm multiple times into the body of unarmed black teen Michael Brown. Moreover,…
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    Marathon Runners Go From Atlanta to Michael Brown Memorial By Foot
    *Michael Brown’s memory proved to be the motivator as two men traveled 550 miles by foot from Atlanta to the slain teen’s memorial in Ferguson,…
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    ‘Shut it Down Atlanta’ to Hold Rally to Protest Ferguson Grand Jury Decision
      An Atlanta organization “Shut It Down Atlanta” will hold a protest rally at Underground Atlanta to articulate their disappointment with the St. Louis Grand Jury’s decision…
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    Harvard leadership project comes to Detroit
    (pictured: Carol Goss)  Detroit has become a critical focus for urban revitalization and social innovation, and the world is taking notice of what is happening in the…
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    Barbie Dethroned By Team Elsa
    NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in more than a decade Barbie has been frozen out of the top spot on the holiday…

    SPORTS

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    NFL Hall-of-Famer Claude Humphrey Honored By Atlanta City Council
    Pro Football Hall-of-Famer and former Atlanta Falcon great Claude B. Humphrey was honored by Atlanta City Council recently before his family and former teammates. It has…
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    NBA’s First Openly Gay Player Jason Collins Retires
    *Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in the NBA, announced Wednesday that he is retiring from the league. According to Yahoo Sports, the 35-year-old athlete made the announcement in a first-person story for Sports Illustrated. It’s the same forum he used in April 2013, to publicly reveal his sexuality and become the […]

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    AM BUZZ: Solange Announces New Album About Race; #MikeBrown’s Stepfather’s Violent Reaction& More
    ‘Being Mary Jane’ Season 2 Trailer It may feel like we’re eons away from the season 2 premiere of BET’s hit show “Being Mary Jane,”…
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    Once The Unrest Is Over in #Ferguson, Will There Be Anything Left? [VIDEO]
    In the wake of the Ferguson grand jury decision, areas in the St. Louis suburb have been destroyed by people who have torched cars and burned…

    POLITICS

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    See Shocking Statement From Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani About Cops Shooting Blacks
    Former New York Mayor Rudy Guliani, who was notoriously tough on crime during his tenure in the Big Apple, had some very strong statements about…
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    Chicago’s New Treasurer Says He Has Big Plans for the City
    CHICAGO–Chicago’s new City Treasurer, Kurt Summers has big plans to show the world that all of Chicago is worth investing in, not just downtown. He…

    ATL BLOG

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    ‘RHOA’s’ Peter Thomas Debuts Peter’s Gourmet Coffee in Atlanta
    ATLANTA — Prolific proprietor and “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Peter Thomas has an undeniable flair for business ventures, and the Bar One owner unfurled yet another…
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    ‘RHOA’s’ Cynthia Bailey Slams Nene Leakes, Tells Her to ‘Find a Better Wig’
    “Real Housewives of Atlanta’s” Cynthia Bailey, normally stoic and statuesque, departed from her normal disposition to take a shot at former friend Nene Leakes that…

    COMMUNITY

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    Man Who Pistol-Whipped Girlfriend At Church Found Hiding In Dryer
    Johnathan Herring, 32, faces felony second-degree assault, felony domestic assault and felony terroristic threats charges after allegedly striking his unidentified girlfriend over the head with a pistol inside…
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    Ferguson Outrage Sparks Political Cartoons
    In addition to the multiplicity of social media responses to the Ferguson grand jury decision to exonerate officer Darren Wilson — not to mention the…

    PRAISE

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    Tina Campbell: ‘I Was in a Living Hell and Had to Find My Way Out’
    Tina Campbell has always  been honest with me. When you sit down to talk with her she  greets in you in that warm jovial way. That…
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    Bishop Charles E. Blake Apologizes For Homophobic, COGIC Convocation Sermon [VIDEO]
      Bishop Charles E, Blake, 74, Presiding Bishop of the Church of God in Christ and senior pastor at West Angeles Church of God in Christ…

    EDITORS PICK

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    Mara Brock Akil Urges Young Women To Speak Up For What They Want
    Mara Brock Akil is imploring young women to use their voices because it is the most valuable asset they have. Girls Inc. gathered up some…

    FEATURES

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    Why First-Time Church Goers Get Turned Off and Don’t Return: Survey
    *Christian blogger Thom S. Rainer, who is president of LifeWay Christian Resources, conducted an unscientific Twitter poll that asked first-time church guests what factors made them decide not to return. Surprisingly, the number one reason given was that most folks abhor the idea of being made to stand and acknowledge themselves a/k/a meet and greet. […]
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    J Moss to Appear on ‘NewsOne Now with Roland Martin’ Monday Morning at 9am Eastern
    *Detroit – Grammy Award nominated and Stellar Award winning artist J Moss is set to appear on TV One’s “News Now with Roland Martin” on Monday morning (11-10-14) at 9am Eastern to discuss a number of issues including his new album, Grown Folks Gospel. The project, his 5th studio album, is scheduled to be in stores and […]
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    Chicago Gospel Legend Honored For His Commitment to the Community
    CHICAGO–Gospel music has been apart of Chicagoan Andrew Jackson’s life for more than 50 years and on Friday, he was honored for being one of…

    VIEWPOINTS

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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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    The Courts Can Outlaw Racist Policies, But They Can’t Eliminate Racism [OPINION]
    Sixty years after the Brown v. Board of Education decision, education inequalities still exist. What did we really achieve through integration and how do we…
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