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Mayor Kasim Reed celebrates groundbreaking of new downtown residential housing
ATLANTA – Mayor Kasim Reed today joined Post Properties President and CEO Dave Stockert, Invest Atlanta President and CEO Dr. Eloisa Klementich, CEcD and Atlanta…
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‘Who’s Who in Black Atlanta’ to host gala on Feb. 23
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Father confesses to murdering 2-year-old daughter and mother over $600 child support
A Maryland man has been charged with murdering his 2-year-old daughter and her mother. The man confessed to waiting to confront the woman over child…
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Phaedra Parks and Russell Simmons visit Flint, Mich. during water crisis
FLINT, Mich. — In an impoverished former automotive town about an hour north of Detroit, a cataclysmic water crisis of unprecedented proportions continue to rage…

BUSINESS

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Pure Michigan Business Connect, DTE Energy hosting supplier summit in Detroit
The 2016 DTE Energy Supplier Immersion Day, hosted by DTE Energy and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Pure Michigan Business Connect initiative, will bring Michigan…
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Lawrence Tech, Focus: HOPE extend partnership
 Lawrence Technological University and Focus: HOPE will offer LTU’s new Associate of Science in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree at Focus: HOPE’s training facility…

SPORTS

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Memes that SUPPORT Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers
It is open season on Carolina Panthers star quarterback Cam Newton. The current NFL MVP is taking the vast majority of the blame for the…
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Funniest Cam Newton memes after losing Super Bowl 50
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton can only take solace in his stellar season, prior to Super Bowl 50, that earned league…
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Kanye West says Bill Cosby is innocent; social media slams Yeezy
Kanye West has ignited another inferno on social media that he cannot put out, once again, after he said this about disgraced comedian Bill Cosby:…
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Black Lives Matter Activist MarShawn McCarrel Reportedly Commits Suicide On Steps Of Ohio Statehouse
#BLM activist committed suicide outside of Ohio statehouse.
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Happy Birthday Mr. President?
Proposed Bill Could Make Obama’s Birthday A Statewide Holiday By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Illinois State Representative, Andre Thapedi and several of his…
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Beyoncé Steals Style Swag For New Video?
Uh, oh, uh oh, uh oh...did Beyoncé steal style to create her latest video Formation?
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POLITICS

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Op-ed: State Rep. Stacey Abrams endorses Hillary Clinton for president
My five siblings and I were raised in Mississippi. Even though we sometimes struggled to make ends meet, our parents taught us to work hard…
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Rep. John Lewis on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
On National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, February 7th, Rep. John Lewis urges all African Americans to know their status. Of the 1.2 million people in…

ATL BLOG

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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…
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COMMENTARY: Why ESPN’s Jemele Hill got pummeled after Michigan State’s loss to Alabama
For many years, this writer and the rest of Buckeye Nation could only sit and stew in silence whenever the likes of ESPN’s Mark May…

COMMUNITY

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9 Times Cam’ron & JuJu Made Us Gush Over Their ‘Ride Or Die’ Love
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Let the fun and fellowship begin…Delta’s Annual Card Party and Luncheon
Fellowship, fun and fundraising were the key components of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.’s Annual Card Party and Luncheon on Jan. 16, at the…

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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Eugenia Orr: A Calmer Side of Management At WVON
In life, we often start out in one career lane and in some cases switch over to several areas, eventually landing in a profession that…
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White Privilege: An American Reality
“Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man; will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint.” Alexander…
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Funeral Services for Chicago Legendary Blues Singer Otis Clay Announced
The following information is funeral services for legendary Soul & Blues singer, Otis Clay who died from massive heart attack this past Friday at 73.…

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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