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    Atlanta Dept. of Parks and Recreation tours the Play Mobile at city parks during the summer Months
    ATLANTA — The Department of Parks and Recreation announced today that the “Play Mobile,” also known as the city’s recreation center on wheels, will return…
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    Keke Palmer to receive Spirit of the League award from Atlanta Urban League
    Actress and Singer KeKe Palmer who began performing at the age of five, has had her own television show and starred in major stage productions…
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    Atlanta schoolgirl fights off would-be rapist at bus stop
    TUCKER, Ga. — A suburban Atlanta high school girl was nearly raped after being snatched after getting off the school bus. The teen gave police sketch artist completed…
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    Baltimore star state attorney Marilyn Mosby was once on ‘Judge Judy’
    The Baltimore City State’s Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, who streaked across the national consciousness like a meteor strike, got a first-hand education in the law on…

    BUSINESS

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    19-year old Black Biz expert gets big buy
    Leading consulting firm purchases more than 100 copies of 19-year old Sherron Steven’s book Earlier this year, while still just a freshmen in college, 19-year…
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    Collins Votes Against Catastrophic Budget Cuts
    Collins votes against catastrophic cuts and for a budget that meets obligations State Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-Chicago 16th) voted Wednesday against budget reductions Governor Rauner…

    SPORTS

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    Hottest wives and girlfriends of Cleveland Cavs and Golden State Warriors
    With the Golden State Warriors all but a mathematical certainty to meet the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2015 NBA Finals, it creates the dream matchup…
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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…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Jay Z blasted for all white Tidal staff while demanding blacks support him
    Because of lackluster sales of his over-hyped, much-ballyhooed Tidal music service, rapper Jay-Z flew into a curious and rare public tirade about his struggles as a…
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    TBT: Marilyn Mosby Won Big On ‘Judge Judy’ Back In The Day [VIDEO]
    Whether you know it or not, you’ve probably seen Marilyn Mosby well before she announced charges in the Freddie Gray case. This Throwback Thursday delivered a high-profile moment from the Baltimore’s State Attorney General past as someone posted a clip of her bringing a case before Judge Judy online. Marilyn appeared on “Judge Judy” back […]
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    ‘Friday’ Star Reynaldo Rey Dead At 75
    The actor and comedian died from complications due to a stroke.
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    Kevin Hart slams women who call fiancee Eniko Parrish gold digger
    Superstar comedian had to get a group of women off of his fiancee who were trolling her latest Instagram posting. Hart’s latest love and model…
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    POLITICS

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    Atlanta Mayor Reed Appoints Tim Keane as Commissioner of the Department of Planning and Community Development
    Kasim Reed today announced his appointment of Tim Keane as Commissioner for the Department of Planning and Community Development. Keane previously served as the Director…
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    Woman gets prison for running over husband for not voting
    PHOENIX (AP) _ A judge has sentenced an Arizona woman to 3 1/2 years in prison for running over her husband with an SUV because…

    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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    Oh, The Irony: NYPD Visits Baltimore To Boost Police Morale After Protests
    In wake of Baltimore protests regarding the death of Freddie Gray, a group of active and retired New York Police Department officers visited the city in an effort to…
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    Baltimore Cops Fear “Prejudice” In Freddie Gray Trial, Request Change Of Venue
    Lawyers for the six officers facing criminal charges in the Freddie Gray case have filed papers to have the trial moved out of Baltimore, arguing…

    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…

    VIEWPOINTS

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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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