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    Government Shutdown – No End In Sight

    Washington (CNN) — After weeks of talking past each other, congressional leaders and President Barack Obama talked to each other Wednesday evening — only to emerge evidently no closer to a deal to halt the government’s budget stalemate.The White House meeting, coming a day after the start of the federal government shutdown, served at least one…

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    Jay-Z and Beyoncé: Super Rich

    In May 2003, Columbia Records released a single by Beyoncé titled “Crazy in Love.” It was a huge hit and was, in fact, the hottest song of that summer. One would assume that she had her husband, Jay-Z, at least partially in mind.Well, the super couple is also “crazy in wealth,” as was expressed in Forbes, the biweekly magazine that publishes…

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    An Emmy No Black Actress Has Ever Won

    When the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards nominees were announced, hopes were high that an African-American actress — in this case Kerry Washington, star of the red hot series “Scandal” — would take home the coveted trophy.It had never happened before, and it didn’t happen that night, Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.The category in…

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    50 Years Later, Our March Goes On

    Posted From White House.gov on August 24, 2013It was an honor to speak at the National Action to Realize the Dream March this morning to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.Fifty years ago, Dr. King shared his dream with the world and described his vision for a society that offered, and delivered, the promise of equal…

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    NAACP Petition Seeking City Council Support

    The NAACP petition calling for federal charges against George Zimmerman in the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin may have the support of Detroit City Council.Sources report that Councilwoman JoAnn Watson is expected to propose the resolution at city council’s meeting on Tuesday, supporting the petition that calls for civil rights violations be f…

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    Happy for Halle, but…

    News that Halle Berry had married actor Olivier Martinez in his native France on July 13 made international headlines, and most people were (and remain) happy for her.However, the Academy Award-winning actress has a history of marriages and relationships that have gone sour.The last relationship, with model Gabriel Aubrey, got particularly nasty….