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‘Who’s Who in Black Atlanta’ to host gala on Feb. 23
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Father confesses to murdering 2-year-old daughter and mother over $600 child support
A Maryland man has been charged with murdering his 2-year-old daughter and her mother. The man confessed to waiting to confront the woman over child…
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Phaedra Parks and Russell Simmons visit Flint, Mich. during water crisis
FLINT, Mich. — In an impoverished former automotive town about an hour north of Detroit, a cataclysmic water crisis of unprecedented proportions continue to rage…
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Department of Corrections Launches Love Our City Community Improvement Campaign
ATLANTA – The city’s Department of Corrections (DOC) announced the launch of its new Love Our City community improvement campaign, which is aimed at beautifying the…

BUSINESS

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Rauner Madigan Stand-Off Is Hurting Black Community
 Rauner Madigan Stand-Off                                            …
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Mayor Kasim Reed Announces Inaugural Class of Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative
ATLANTA – Mayor Reed announced the 15 women entrepreneurs who will comprise the inaugural class of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI). The group of women,…

SPORTS

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ESPN’s Chris Broussard on the Pacers-Hawks game and their chances of dethroning LeBron in the East
ESPN’s televised NBA match-up of Indiana against Atlanta on Friday night features two intriguing and formidable teams who, along with Toronto and Chicago, are collectively…
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National Black Arts Festival the curator for Hawks Black History Month campaign
ATLANTA — The National Black Arts Festival (NBAF) has been selected to help shape the program and select the participants for the Atlanta Hawks’ True Comes…
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Erica Dixon quits ‘Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta’
“Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta” star Erica Dixon has abruptly quit the show after four seasons of fireworks and drama with former boyfriend Lil Scrappy…
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“Where We At, Man?” Golden State Warriors Visit The White House
The Golden State Warriors visited President Barack Obama, a famed basketball enthusiast, at the White House on Thursday, producing inspired social media commentary.
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Chanel Ousts Longtime Leader
Major change is happening with Chanel.
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In Memory Of Maurice White: Here Are Some Of Our Favorite Cuts
In memory of the great Maurice White, we've listed our 10 favorite Earth, Wind & Fire cuts. If we missed one of your favorites, let us know in the comments.
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POLITICS

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Mayor Reed’s State of the City address boasts major corporations relocation to Atlanta, economic upswing
ATLANTA – An emboldened and buoyant Mayor Kasim Reed boasted of the city’s economic surge bolstered, in part, by multiple transcontinental corporations’ relocation to Atlanta…
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Legendary Congressman John Lewis offering internships
ATLANTA — Congressman John Lewis’ (D-Georgia) staff will be conducting walk-in interviews on a first-come, first-served basis for unpaid internships in the revered representative’s Congressional office.…

ATL BLOG

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Jagged Edge’s Kyle Norman’s wife cut off from family for taking back abusive husband
Former Jagged Edge singer Kyle Norman and his wife Marrika appeared on the Steve Harvey Show to discuss the violent episode where he violently beat…
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COMMENTARY: Why ESPN’s Jemele Hill got pummeled after Michigan State’s loss to Alabama
For many years, this writer and the rest of Buckeye Nation could only sit and stew in silence whenever the likes of ESPN’s Mark May…

COMMUNITY

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Music, dance, worship at Macedonia’s Teen Bash 2016
Macedonia Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, located at 2225 Bedford Ave., in the Hill District, hosted its Teen Bash 2016. The theme was “G.O.T. F.I.R.E. (God…
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Fun & New “HIP HOP KARAOKE” with Teefa
S A T U R D A Y S Celebrate your Birthday, Anniversary, Date Night or Hang with friends at the  ‪#Fun‬ ‪#‎New‬ ‪#‎HipHopKaraoke‬ Join us this…

PRAISE

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Christians sound off on premarital sex
Due to societal changes, casual sex has become a norm. Sexual images are seen on social media, portrayed on television and in music. From a…
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Bishop Comes Out As Gay
Bishop Kevin Kanouse, head of the Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana area of the Evangelical Lutheran Church America released a letter to church leaders explaining his announcement. The…

FEATURES

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Eugenia Orr: A Calmer Side of Management At WVON
In life, we often start out in one career lane and in some cases switch over to several areas, eventually landing in a profession that…
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White Privilege: An American Reality
“Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man; will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint.” Alexander…
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Funeral Services for Chicago Legendary Blues Singer Otis Clay Announced
The following information is funeral services for legendary Soul & Blues singer, Otis Clay who died from massive heart attack this past Friday at 73.…

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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Planned Parenthood preys on Blacks to ‘control population’
The Washington Post fact checks the GOP presidential candidate's claim about Margaret Sanger, Planned Parenthood's founder.
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Min. Paul Scott/Straight Outta Con Man: Exposin’ the truth about NWA
“Fool me one time shame on you/Fool me twice can’t put the blame on you”  (No Role Modelz)  – J Cole I’d be lying to…
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