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    Atlanta Alumnae Deltas to Present ‘Celebration of Women’ 2015 Awards
    The “Celebration of Women”, the annual signature luncheon for the Atlanta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will take place on Saturday, March…
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    Georgia WAND to protest proposed cancellation of early voting at Georgia state house
    The Georgia Women’s Actions for New Direction (WAND) will stage a “Women Say: HANDS OFF Early Voting” demonstration at the Georgia state house in downtown…
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    Ferguson: Justice Department finds shocking and historic abuse of black citizens
    The U.S. Department of Justice investigative review found the Ferguson Police Department engaged in rampant, racially biased enforcement that permeated the city’s justice system, including…
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    Former APS superintendent Beverly Hall dies at 68
    Superintendent Beverly Hall died after a battle with breast cancer on Wednesday, March 4. Hall had been battling breast cancer as dozens of educators stood…
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    Where are they now?: Women of Excellence
    Beverly J. Watts, deputy director of Wayne County Department of Public Services, does not actively seek awards and honors for the high-caliber work that she…
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    Pamela Moore’s mission to help the unemployed in Detroit
    Pamela Moore beams with excitement. To the casual observer, it may simply appear that she is an unapologetic lover of life. But to those who…

    SPORTS

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    Atlanta City Council joins the Atlanta Hawks for dedication honoring Dominque Wilkins
      Members of the Atlanta Council City Council will join the Atlanta Hawks in honoring longtime fan favorite and living legend Dominque Wilkins at 1…
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    Marshawn Lynch is finally talking, and he says what we all thought
    In the aftermath of the Seattle Seahawks’ 28-24 loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX, one question remained. With Seattle on the…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    ‘Empire’s’ original cast?
    The Fox network’s barn-burner “Empire” has been experiencing an unprecedented run with seven consecutive weeks of increased ratings, something that has never happened in the…
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    Ben Carson Apologizes After Backlash Over Homosexuality Comment
    Blindsided by the furor his comments provoked on the Right and Left, neurosurgeon Ben Carson apologized Wednesday for saying that homosexuality is a choice. The…
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    AM BUZZ: Chris Brown’s Baby’s Name; Taraji’s New Gig; Nick Gordon To Reveal What Happened To Bobbi K? & More
    Chris Brown’s Baby’s Name Revealed While Chris Brown has yet to comment on his alleged baby with some random “model” named Nia, several sources claim…
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    About Those Family Ties…Tonight’s ‘Empire’
      Cookie outed Anika to Lucious, letting him know Anika was working with Beretti. Anika walked out, despite Lucious begging her to stay. Andre flushed…
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    POLITICS

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    Atlanta group marching on Selma to rescue Voting Rights Act from those trying to kill it
      “Fifty years ago, we went to Selma to get the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Fifty years later, we are going back to keep it.”…
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    Before we say goodbye: A comprehensive list of Eric Holder’s greatest Civil Rights hits
    For nearly six years, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has been President Barack Obama’s legal pugilist, relentlessly fighting against racial inequality, defending the Voting Rights Act,…

    ATL BLOG

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    ‘RHOA’s’ Claudia Jordan calls Nene Leakes ‘Gorilla in the Mist’
    It is now apparent that “Real Housewives of Atlanta’s” Claudia Jordan has a problem with dark-skinned blacks. She continues on her self-hate rampage as she…
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    Mimi Faust’s porn tape partner Nikko’s wife coming on ‘Love and Hip Hop Atanta’
    “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta’s” Mimi Faust, who gained national fame — or rather infamy — for producing the “shower-curtain-rod” sex tape, has confirmed that…

    COMMUNITY

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    Park Place AME Church’s Annual Black History Celebration Luncheon
      The 10th Annual Park Place AME Church Black History Awards Luncheon was held on Feb. 28 at the Second Baptist Ministry Hall, in West…
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    Fate Of Obama Health Law Subsidies Rests With 2 Justices
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court argument over subsidies that help millions of people afford their health insurance suggests that the Obama administration has two…

    PRAISE

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    Gospel Music Hall Of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees
    Founded in 1964, the Gospel Music Association serves as the face and voice for the Christian/Gospel music community and is dedicated to exposing, promoting and…
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    Man who claimed to be ‘delivered’ from being gay was brutally beaten
    Andrew Caldwell, who man who became a video phenomenon when he declared that he was was delivered from homosexuality at the COGIC religious convention last…

    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…

    FEATURES

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    Georgia’s first Asian American Superior Court judge makes mark in history
    The Hon. Meng H. Lim became the first elected Asian American Superior Court judge in Georgia on July 22. Judge Lim was sworn in as…
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    Holder’s Nation of Equals
    After his departure, America will perhaps not have another attorney general like Eric Holder in a long time. Maybe the standard he set at the…
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    #AliveWhileBlack Response to #CrimingWhileWhite
    Last night, in the midst of protests in reaction to the non-indictment of Daniel Pantaleo, the Staten Island cop responsible for choking and killing Eric…

    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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