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    Trayvon Martin’s Brother Graduates from College
      Amid the senseless tragedy that was the Trayvon Martin killing at the hands of George Zimmerman in Sanford, Fla., a bright beam of goodness steaks…
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    GDOT Begins Construction of Tolls on I-75, I-575 to Ease Constant Congestion
    Are you sick of the Atlanta highways turning into parking lots during rush hour? State government leaders are here to administer the antidote to ease chronic traffic swelling.…
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    FBI Wants to Extradite Assata Shakur After Renewed Cuba Relations
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New Jersey State Police badly want to get their hands on convicted American cop killer Assata Shakur, who…
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    Oldest HBCU Cheyney University on the Brink of Closing
    Cheyney University, the oldest HBCU in the United States, is in dire fiscal straights and their bleak condition is only expected to worsen, a state…
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    Little Caesars Pizza doubles down on Detroit
     Twenty-five years after moving its headquarters from the suburbs to Detroit’s Fox Office Center, Little Caesars is building a new 205,000-square-foot Global Resource Center, expanding…
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    Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever
    NEW YORK (AP) — The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging…

    SPORTS

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    Atlanta Braves Release Renditions of New Stadium
    Atlanta Braves’ new home will be similar to their soon-to-be former home at Turner Field in downtown Atlanta: the ballpark will redefine state-of-the-art mixture of “live, work,…
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    Former NFL Star Darren Sharper Faces Life in Prison Over Alleged Rapes
    Former NFL defensive back Darren Sharper is being held on $2.5 million bond after being indicted for allegedly pulling a “Bill Cosby” — drugging and raping a number…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    The Obamas Reveal Personal Struggles With Racism In America
    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama opened up recently in an interview with People magazine about their personal experiences with racism in America.…
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    Evan Ross and Ashlee Simpson Expecting!
      Diana Ross is about to become a big mama once again! E! Online is reporting Evan Ross and his new bride Ashlee Simpson are…

    POLITICS

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    Bill O’Reilly Tells MLK III Blacks Should Wear ‘Don’t Get Pregnant at 14′ T-Shirts
    Being the proud racist flame thrower that he is, Fox News Bill O’Reilly did not disappoint when he tossed a grenade at Martin Luther King…
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    Jon Stewart Blasts Sean Hannity for Labeling Jay Z a Former Crack Dealer
    Comedian and Comedy Central host Jon Stewart

    ATL BLOG

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    ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Cast Reacts to Todd Tucker’s Mom, Miss Sharon
    The many warring factions on the “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” called a sincere temporary truce amid personal tragedy. Todd Tucker, who is married to…
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    Kandi Burruss, T.I., Tiny, Braxton Sisters at Ryan Cameron Charity Bowling
    On Thanksgiving day, Ryan Cameron felt like bowling. And not just bowling, he brought many of his closest celebrity friends to crank it up to…

    COMMUNITY

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    Celebrating 25 years of pastoral service
    On Nov. 16, individuals came from the Buckeye State of Ohio, the Blue Grass State of Kentucky and the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., all to…
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    Carrone Cares hosts Thanksgiving dinner
      Carrone Cares of Carrone Baptist Church, located at 7119 Frankstown Ave., in Homewood, hosted a free Thanksgiving Dinner for all on Nov. 22.

    PRAISE

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    Andrae Crouch Hospitalized, Pulls Out of ‘Let the Church Say Amen’ Tour
    *Gospel legend Andrae Crouch has called off his upcoming commitments after he was hospitalized with an undisclosed illness. The singer was admitted to the hospital on Dec. 1 and has since pulled out of his planned appearances on the “Let the Church Say Amen” tour throughout December. No further details about his health scare have […]
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    ‘Preachers of Detroit’ Releases Trailer and Premiere Date for February (Watch)
    *”Preachers of Detroit,” which is a spin-off of “Preachers of LA,” will premiere on Oxygen on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at 10 p.m. The show will focus on seven preachers — five men and two women — and will show each of the preachers navigating through their faith and personal lives. Bishop Charles Ellis, senior […]

    EDITORS PICK

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    Savannah Attorney Lester Johnson Appointed to Judicial Qualifications Commission
    State Bar of Georgia President Patrise M. Perkins-Hooker has announced the appointment of Attorney Lester B. Johnson III of Savannah to serve on the Georgia…

    FEATURES

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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…
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    7 Reasons Janay Rice’s Interview With the ‘Today’ Show Was The Saddest Ever [VIDEO]
    Janay Rice appeared on the “Today” show with her mother Candy Palmer to finally open up about what her life is like after everyone in the…

    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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