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LGBT Institute’s grand opening at Center for Civil and Human Rights
  ATLANTA — The Center for Civil and Human Rights launched the LGBT Institute to ensure the rights of the lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transsexual…
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Atlanta looking for its first Urban Agriculture Director
ATLANTA –  In order to ensure urbanites have better access to, and an advocate for, healthy local food options, Mayor Kasim Reed announced he will…
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National Minority Prostate Cancer Association Launches ‘Check It & Correct It’ Campaign
  ATLANTA –  The National Minority Prostate Cancer Association will host its “Check It & Correct It” weekend in September to raise awareness about the…
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The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation to host 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend Celebration
This year’s 30th annual Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend Celebration will include a star-studded lineup. Will Packer, producer of such hit movies as Takers, Stomp…

BUSINESS

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Black president of Detroit Golf Club speaks on historic city treasure
Since October, 2014, Lane Coleman, an African American and global entrepreneur, has served as president of the historic Detroit Golf Club (DGC) and chairman of…
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The Kresge Foundation grants UNCF $1.12M to strengthen HBCU’s
UNCF (the United Negro College Fund), the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization, announced today a $1.12 million grant from The Kresge Foundation, a three-year…

SPORTS

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Funniest Tom Brady memes after beating Roger Goodell in ‘Deflategate’ suspension
NEW YORK — The only thing that wound up getting deflated in a New York federal courthouse was NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell oversized ego. Tom…
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Tom Brady beats NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on ‘Deflategate’; suspension removed
NEW YORK — Tom Brady does not play defense, but he has just sacked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on the infamous “Deflategate” controversy, as a judge…
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Morris Chestnut talks being racial profiled, ‘Boyz N the Hood’ 25 years later
Hollywood heartthrob Morris Chestnut has setting hearts aflame ever since he made his major celebrated cinematic debut 25 years ago in the seminal and transcendent film…
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Beyoncé’s sexiest photos on her 34th birthday
The reigning queen of pop culture is celebrating her 34th birthday today (Sept. 4). And we, in turn, celebrate one of the most dominating, transcendent…
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Coincidence? Al Roker’s Show Pulled After TV Network Refuses To Cover Katrina Anniversary
Al Roker's Weather Channel show was canceled after he and company president got into a dispute over email about Hurricane Katrina coverage
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Who Is Cheryl D. Mills & Why Does She Stand Out In Hillary Clinton’s Emails?
PolitickerOne: Mills, 50, is Clinton’s former chief of staff at State Department and a longtime family attorney. She is testifying before Congress about the emails, as well as Benghazi.
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POLITICS

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What?!? Malia Obama loves ‘Love and Hip Hop’
A writer and comedian who shared the fact that the the eldest daughter of President Obama loves “Love and Hip Hop,” even though the leader…
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Roland Martin Urges Bill O’Reilly To “Shut The Hell Up” Over Vow To Shut Down #BlackLivesMatter
NewsOne Now's Roland Martin said the Fox News host should "shut the hell up" after his vow to put the protest movement out of business. Then he issued a challenge. Tune in to TV One Thursday at ( a.m ET to see the next round.

ATL BLOG

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George Zimmerman selling Confederate Flag paintings at ‘Muslim-free’ gun store
Really, George? Georga Zimmerman, the man who ambushed and fatally shot Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. in 2012, is now selling Confederate flag paintings out…
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Rachel Dolezal says Black identity is not a costume
In mid-June when Rachel Dolezal was asked on camera, “Are you African-American?” she was left speechless, hesitant and caught off guard. After claiming to misunderstand…

COMMUNITY

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4 Reasons Marvin Sapp Is The Most Romantic Gospel Star Ever
Love loyalty and dedication to a marriage is a rare thing in the music industry. These days with the Ashley Madison scandals  involving hundred of…
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Maryland Man Arrested For Tweet Threatening To Kill All White People
Carlos Anthony Hollins was arrested for sending out a tweet threatening to kill all of the White people in his town of La Plata, Maryland.

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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Ten years after Katrina: Soledad O’Brien recounts devastation in New Orleans
Renowned journalist Soledad O’Brien joined Roland Martin Monday on NewsOne Now to discuss the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and what has changed since the…
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Becoming Belafonte: Author details rise of Civil Rights icon
Author Judith E. Smith talks with NewsOne Now guest host Mo Ivory about her new book, Becoming Belafonte: Black Artist, Public Radical. Smith explained she…
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CNN shocked no violence at ‘Straight Outta Compton’ screenings
There’s been no reports of any shootings, stabbings or killings during Straight Outta Compton‘s opening weekend. Shocking, right? If you think yes, then CNN is right…

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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