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    Atlanta’s legendary ‘Ghetto Burger’ creator Anne Price has died
    After years of hearing about the delicious and humongous “ghetto burgers that Ann Price created that garner national attention, a few coworkers and I decided…
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    Gov. Deal to sign controversial Opportunity School District bill
    Gov. Nathan Deal will sign legislation that would implement the Opportunity School District (OSD) on Tuesday, April 21, at 2 p.m. This law lays out…
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    Ebola Survivors Urged To Practice Safe Sex To Prevent Spread Of The Disease
    Until more information becomes available, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Ebola survivors to abstain from all forms of sex or use…
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    Few secrets revealed in Baltimore suspect death in police custody
    As the city of Baltimore breaks out with tightly-wound demonstrations and rallies and barely-controlled emotions, the city officials are aggressively investigating the violent injuries that…
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    BUSINESS

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    New Economy Initiative announces return of NEIdeas Small Business Challenge
    New Economy Initiative, a special project of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, kicked-off the return of NEIdeas: Rewarding Ideas for Business Growth, a two-tiered…
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    Blacks missing out on ‘Obamacare’ savings
    WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Even as health care costs continue to cause concerns for the poor, nearly 40 percent African Americans and about half of Whites…

    SPORTS

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    Side Chick V. Stiviano Has To Pay Donald Sterling’s Wife Back $2.6M
    V. Stiviano, the woman who last year leaked evidence of racism by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling, has to pay Sterling’s wife back $2.6 million for…
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    Harden, Curry or Westbrook?: Inside the NBA’s MVP 3-headed race
    The NBA regular season is quickly coming to a close, but the race for the MVP award is heating up. Houston’s James Harden, Golden State’s…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Did Drake Confirm Nicki Minaj Engagement Rumors?! [VIDEO]
    Drake might have confirmed rumors of Nicki Minaj’s engagement to Meek Mill in front of countless music lovers. Nicki snuck up on stage during Drizzy’s…
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    Cissy Houston says Bobbi Kristina is out of coma
    Finally, there’s a bit of good news coming from the Brown/Houston family. After being in a coma since Jan. 31,  Cissy Houston says her granddaughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is…
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    Damon Dash Loses Custody Battle To Rachel Roy
    Damon Dash no longer has to worry about taking care of his girls with Rachel Roy because he just lost custody of them. Dame has…
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    ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ ratings plummet
    Perhaps the years of manufactured drama has worn as stale as two-day-old oatmeal on the audience of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Not even the…
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    POLITICS

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    Ben Carson set to announce presidential plans soon
    He may announce his bid to run for president in 2016. He may not. But whatever Ben Carson’s political aspirations are, we’ll all know when…
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    President Obama supports Hillary Clinton’s 2016 White House bid
    [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84wxxGOLrxI%5D President Barack Obama was endorsing Hillary Clinton’s latest run for the White House before she ever officially launched her campaign. It was no…

    ATL BLOG

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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…
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    What are we going to do with the N-Word?
    Conversations about the N-word can be tiresome. Should we say it? Can White people say it? Will it always have hurtful connotations attached to it? Is…

    COMMUNITY

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    Cissy Houston: Bobbi Kristina Has ‘Irreversible Brain Damage’ And ‘Remains Unresponsive’
    Bobbi Kristina Brown’s grandmother, Cissy Houston, is clarifying earlier comments made by Bobby Brown about the current state of his daughter. The R&B singer, 46,…
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    Inkster Cop Who Beat Floyd Dent In Traffic Stop Charged With 2 Felony Counts
    The Inkster, Mich. police officer caught on dash cam beating and dragging a Black man during a Jan. 28 traffic stop has been charged with…

    PRAISE

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    TD Jakes helps kick off Radio One’s Empowerment Expo for Black women
    Radio One, the parent company of NewsOne,  plans a series of expos aimed at African American women to introduce them to financial management tools, including…
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    13 Faith films you must see before you die
    Faith based films are now the rage in Hollywood again.Christian-themed films without the plagues and floods also largely avoided the questions of biblical accuracy that…

    FEATURES

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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…
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    How America is at war with Black women
    In celebration of Women’s History month, we revisit a timely and deeply personal essay by journalist Jennifer Marby outlining why equal opportunity in 21st Century America…

    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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