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    Bobbi Kristina’s friend said ‘she was deathly afraid’
    A friend of Bobbi Kristina Brown is actively working with suburban Atlanta police in trying to piece together what actually happened in the days and…
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    Cleveland cop who helped fire 137 shots at unarmed black couple found not guilty
    CLEVELAND – An Ohio cop on trial for killing an unarmed black couple after he and fellow officers fired 137 shots into their car was found not guilty of voluntarily…
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    Atlanta airport expecting 2 million passengers over Memorial weekend
    You would be prudent to get to the airport at least two hours in advance if you’re planning to fly out of Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta…
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    Andrea Dumas Talks About New Inspirational Song ‘Speak It’ [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]
    Andrea Dumas has sung with the top names in Gospel music.  As a background vocalist for Yolanda Adams and Donnie McClurkin and a member of…

    BUSINESS

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    It’s Real Out Here in These Streets: CHI RAQ
    It’s Real Out Here in These Streets: CHI RAQ By Mary L. Datcher CD Senior Staff Writer The very word Chiraq conjures up negative feelings…
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    Right to Work Zones and Unions in the Black Community
        Right to Work Zones and Unions in the Black Community By Maze Jackson Chicago Defender Contributing Writer Governor Bruce Rauner has proposed introducing…

    SPORTS

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    Funniest James Harden memes after Rockets blowout loss to Golden State
    HOUSTON — The systematic and wholesale demolition of the Houston Rockets by gunslinger Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the…
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    LeBron and Cavs push Hawks to the brink of elimination in blowout win
    ATLANTA — LeBron James resolutely refused to duplicate the mistake he made at the end of the first game of the NBA’s Eastern Conference Finals,…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Robert Ri’chard, Vivica Fox give life to ‘Chocolate City’ movie
    Fast money may help you pay your bills and enable you  to immerse yourself in the trappings of success. But fast money also sends a…
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    Coupled Up: Russell Wilson Spotted Pushing Ciara’s Son Future’s Stroller
    Remember those pesky breakup rumors Ciara and new boo Russell Wilson were facing last week? It looks like they shut them all down with their…
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    Kim Kardashian Shares Never-Before-Seen Photos On One-Year Anniversary With Kanye West [PHOTOS]
    Well, Kim and Kanye made it way longer than anyone thought they would have! No, all jokes aside, happy one year anniversary to the celeb…
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    Lance Gross Says ‘I Do': Actor Marries Longtime Girlfriend Rebecca Jefferson [PHOTOS]
    Lance Gross is officially off the market. The “House Of Payne” and “Crisis” star married fiancee, stylist Rebecca Jefferson Saturday in a beautiful ceremony in…
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    POLITICS

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    Old politician promises to marry black teen baby mama
    A politician who is almost 60 years old with four babies with four different mothers has pledged to marry the mother of his latest baby…
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    Paul Rand blames Bill Clinton for ‘locking up a generation of black men’
    Republcian presidential candidate fired some serious shots on Wednesday at Hillary Rodham Clinton, blaming her husband’s policies as the main culprit in “putting a generation…

    ATL BLOG

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    Do men cheat more than women, or are women just better at it?
    Cheating is a terrible, terrible thing. And yet and many of us have had a penchant for doing it. Some people believe it’s because we’re…
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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…

    COMMUNITY

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    Lifestyles Report…Beware of emails
    How did I get over 700 viruses on my computer? I don’t have the answer, but some of them could have come via emails. Please…
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    Cleveland Cop Who Fired 49 of 137 Shot Barrage Killing Two Unarmed African Americans: Not Guilty
    #MichaelBrelo waits w/ attorney Pat D’Angelo. @FotosByFong #BreloVerdict at 10 a.m.: http://t.co/d7eUbKabJR pic.twitter.com/oiwVhGfo9G — Akron Ohio (@AkronOhioNews) May 23, 2015 Today, Cleveland judge John O’Donnell…

    PRAISE

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    Bishop T.D. Jakes’ church looks to close racial divide in pews
    If you want to see segregation in America, all you have to do is go to church every Sunday. Each week, African-Americans go to Black churches,…
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    Marvin Sapp Shares Music And Health Status
    Pastor Marvin Sapp has had a busy week. he started the week by revealing the doctor’s orders: For the past week my doctor has had…

    FEATURES

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    Black Dads Matter: Are Fathers really optional?
    Author Josh Levs has been standing up for fathers since he fought and won his own battle for paternity leave. From JoshLevs.com: When journalist and fatherhood…
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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…

    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…

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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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