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Push for corporate equity and inclusion continues
Unlike past years, the fourth annual Corporate Equity and Inclusion Roundtable did not focus solely on getting more African Americans into the “C-suite” upper echelons…
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North Allegheny grad Henderson keeps Navy Wing flying
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—A 2009 North Allegheny High School graduate and Pittsburgh native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville, the largest base…
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Local students compete in Dancing Classrooms ‘Colors of the Rainbow’
Ten teams of fifth-grade students from participating Pittsburgh Public Schools (Banksville, Brookline, Carmalt, Colfax, Phillips, West Liberty, Westwood, and Whittier, Environmental Charter School at Frick…
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Mayor recognizes 14 Generation Next Candidates— Young people making a difference in their lives
A Celebration was held on Wednesday, June 15, at the Hill House Association, Hillman Auditorium, recognizing the first 14 Generation NEXT Candidates.  Co-sponsors of this…
Black urban gardeners open farmers market in Homewood
Low homicide number may mask true violence level

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NATIONAL NEWS

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Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential election
DENVER (AP) _ Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration policy. The rise of populist and nationalist sentiments, particularly among less-educated and older White voters.…
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Lewis victory in Congress taken from civil rights playbook
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Bernard Lafayette was all smiles as he watched his civil rights comrade John Lewis commandeer the floor of the U.S. House for…
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Largest US Presbyterian denomination picks 1st Black leader
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The largest Presbyterian denomination in the U.S. has elected its first African-American top executive. The Rev. Herbert Nelson won an overwhelming…
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All 3 Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles raided by agents and accounts frozen
ATLANTA — Another tidal wave of bad news and PR has struck the local famous restaurant Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles. Just a few months…
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Chicago-Area Black Residents Leaving The Area In “Reverse Migration,” Research Shows
William Frey, a demographer from Brookings Institute dubbed this cycle, “reverse migration.”
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After Orlando, slight cracks in gun-rights’ grip on Congress
WASHINGTON (AP) — How has the Orlando shooting slaughter affected the politics of gun control in Congress? A bipartisan House measure barring firearms sales to…
Disbelieving state workers asked not to hang up on governor
Political toll adds up for Philadelphia with departure of Fattah
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ENTERTAINMENT

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The Celebrity Guide To Understanding Game Of Thrones
If you could describe the characters using celebrities, who would they be? We make our predictions! Never seen the show? We’ll help you get on track before the next watch party!
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On Broadway, more shows bring the curtain down; 1 moving
NEW YORK (AP) _ The post-Tony Awards audits are in full swing on Broadway, with two shows on Thursday setting closing dates and one new…
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Kanye West unveils “Famous” video of him, celebrities
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Kanye West has unveiled a video on a subject he knows something about: fame. The video for a single titled “Famous”…
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Birthday With Bey: Solange Shares Time With Sister On Snapchat
Solange Knowles celebrated her dirty 30 on Friday with words of wisdom, encouragement, and quality time with loved ones.
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Kanye West Gives A Huge Dose Of T.M.I. In Visuals For ‘Famous’
If you woke up thinking: I'm really in the mood for something bizarre, slightly obscene and salacious, then rest assured, Kanye West has got you.
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Funniest responses to Kanye West’s provocative ‘Famous’ video
A tidal wave of humanity spilled into the sold out Forum theater in Los Angeles on Friday to see the premiere of Kanye West’s new video…
A Little Positivity: An Offer To Carry Groceries Turned This Memphis Teen’s Life Around
Celeb Pics Of The Week 6/19 – 6/25: Kelly Rowland Brings Her New Group Out; ‘The Real’ Hosts Do First Promo Without Tamar Braxton & More!

SPORTS

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Championship ring: President calls Cavs coach after title
CLEVELAND (AP) _ Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue got a unique championship ring _ from the White House. President Obama called Lue to congratulate Lue on…
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Steel Sensations…Steelers have a real shot at number 7
As we round out the month of June and head into July, we find ourselves just a few weeks away from the start of training…
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ESPYS’ highest honor goes to teen who died shielding friends from gunfire
Past award winners include transgender activist and Olympian Caitlyn Jenner, former NFL player Michael Sam, and award-winning broadcast journalist Robin Roberts.
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Atlanta Hawks and Emory break ground on Emory Sports Medicine Complex
The Hawks Practice Facility and Training Center will be Named the Emory Healthcare Courts   BROOKHAVEN, Ga. – The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club and Emory Healthcare…
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NFL to interview Harrison, Matthews, Peppers in PEDs probe
NEW YORK (AP) — James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers will be interviewed next month by NFL officials in connection to a media report…
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Hey Neymar, Globetrotters will let you use your hands
  ATLANTA (AP) — Hey, Neymar, we’ll let you use your hands. The Harlem Globetrotters have “drafted” the Brazilian soccer star in their annual exercise…
Steelers cut kicker Suisham following injury setback
At The Finish Line…Where Only the Truth Matters

OPINION

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Homelessness grows in the United States
The United States’ economy, recently on the brink of collapse, appears to be making a recovery. The poorest families haven’t yet seen the benefits of…
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Donald Trump: The Treason Candidate
 When will the leadership of the Republican Party do their duty to the nation and disavow the candidacy of the wannabe dictator known as Donald…
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For politicians opposing gun control: Just stop talking
The U.S. Senate last week voted down four gun measures. Even after the slaughter of 49 people in an Orlando nightclub by a crazed gunman…
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Lifestyles Report…Gator vs. Gorilla
The stories sound so similar; parent out with a young child, both little boys and the child faces tragedy. The first story happened at the…
Disarming hate after Orlando
Blackonomics…Can Blacks prompt an ‘Orlando’ reaction?

BUSINESS

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Obama: Young people need right tools to start new businesses
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) _ More than half the global population is under age 30, President Barack Obama said Friday, and it is vital to…
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Push for corporate equity and inclusion continues
Unlike past years, the fourth annual Corporate Equity and Inclusion Roundtable did not focus solely on getting more African Americans into the “C-suite” upper echelons…
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Education Management Corp. lays off 3 percent of workforce
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corp. has laid off hundreds of employees at Art Institute campuses across the country, including 41 in the city.…
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All 3 Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles raided by agents and accounts frozen
ATLANTA — Another tidal wave of bad news and PR has struck the local famous restaurant Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles. Just a few months…
Facing new court ruling, free data advocates seek to simplify economic justice issues
Former boxing champ Foreman encourages inventors

INTERNATIONAL

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Between Brexit & The EU: Did People Of Color Have A Viable Option?
What Brexit does make clear, however, is that those who identify with leftist policies must continue fighting for alternatives, because neither option serves marginalized people of color or the masses of working-class immigrants in the long run.
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Britain votes to leave EU: Cameron to resign; markets rocked
LONDON (AP) — Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, toppling the prime minister Friday, sending global markets plunging…
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40 years after students sparked apartheid’s end, a new anger
By JOHANNESBURG (AP) _ The day was a key moment in the long campaign to end South Africa’s harsh apartheid system of white-minority rule. Forty…
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State Department Leaders Push For Military Action In Syria
In an effort to ramp up the fight against the Islamic State, more than 50 State Department officials have signed an internal memo urging the Obama administration to carry out military strikes against Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, according to CNN. The strikes against Assad’s regime would urge change in the only measure to defeat ISIS, writes […]
Did Islamic State claim credit for latest attacks too soon?
Zimbabwe’s flag center of social media war over frustrations

LIFESTYLE

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Local students compete in Dancing Classrooms ‘Colors of the Rainbow’
Ten teams of fifth-grade students from participating Pittsburgh Public Schools (Banksville, Brookline, Carmalt, Colfax, Phillips, West Liberty, Westwood, and Whittier, Environmental Charter School at Frick…
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Brady serves on nuclear-powered submarine
PEARL HARBOR—A 2007 Wilson Academy High School graduate and Pittsburgh, Pa. native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the world’s most advanced…
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Finding Mr. Right: Why Women Should Date More Than One Man
Ladies — when you're shopping around for a new car, shoes, or clothes, you give yourself options. So why doesn't that theory apply to your dating life?
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Classic Events presents Fourth Annual Ladies Who Network
On May 14, at Hosanna House in Wilkinsburg, Classic Events celebrated survivors with the Fourth Annual Ladies Who Network. The afternoon soiree featured a tea…
Lifestyles Report…Gator vs. Gorilla
Black urban gardeners open farmers market in Homewood

YOUTH

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Brady serves on nuclear-powered submarine
PEARL HARBOR—A 2007 Wilson Academy High School graduate and Pittsburgh, Pa. native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the world’s most advanced…
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A Little Positivity: An Offer To Carry Groceries Turned This Memphis Teen’s Life Around
Chauncy Jones Black received $100,000 in donations after offering to help a shopper carry his grocery bags in exchange for doughnuts.
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Mayor recognizes 14 Generation Next Candidates— Young people making a difference in their lives
A Celebration was held on Wednesday, June 15, at the Hill House Association, Hillman Auditorium, recognizing the first 14 Generation NEXT Candidates.  Co-sponsors of this…
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Garland speaks at school where he tutors kids
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland hasn’t made much progress winning over Senate Republicans, but he found a more receptive audience Wednesday in…
Community Celebrates Valedictorian Banned From Graduation Over Facial Hair
Black Girls Being Magical: Teen designer featured in ‘Vogue,’ gets MET Showcase
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HEALTH

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High blood pressure, strokes and Blacks
Among the deadliest health issues facing African Americans today: Cancer; homicides; HIV/AIDS; etc. But few, if any, touch the lives of more African-Americans than high…
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‘Holding Hope‘…Allegheny Family Network Mental Health Expo
Allegheny Family Network recently  held its Annual Mental Health Expo at the Marriott City Center. This year’s theme, “Holding Hope,”centered around parents of children with…
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Sexuality and Stigma
This month, the “Take Charge of Your Health Today” page focuses on sexuality and the stigmas associated with sexual behavior that sometimes prevent people from…
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Reducing stigma is everyone’s responsibility
Stigma is a strong feeling of being shamed or disgraced. It can come not only from strangers but also from families, friends and peers. When…
Examining contraceptive use and unmet contraceptive need among women veterans
PrEP clinic helps prevent HIV infection

Cover To Cover

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Critics Say Children’s Book On Ferguson Whitewashes History
According to a review of the book by The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the authors were seeking to spread a message of “hope, healing and unity,” but instead many are saying the book doesn't do enough to explain the traverse effects surrounding what led to the city's collapse.
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Cover to Cover…‘I Almost Forgot About You’
    In every love life, there’s always The One That Got Away. He got away because you were both too young, too scared, too…
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Lifestyles Report…Summer reading list
For as long as I can remember I have loved to read. There is nothing like escaping into the pages of a good book. Not…
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Former teacher creates a new super hero to drive home family values from ground zero
Benton HarbOr, Mich. (BlackNews.com)—A former teacher at Benton Harbor High School started a publishing company to expand her reach beyond the four walls of her…
Cover To Cover …‘Chasing Perfection’
Blood Brothers: The Friendship Between Muhammad Ali & Malcolm X

EDITORS PICK

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Black community political forum addresses issues
For the 13th year, Talk Magazine held the Pa. Black Community Network Conference and Pa. Black Community Candidates’ Forum. Black Leaders from around the state…

FEATURES

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Lifestyles Report…First in March
On Easter Sunday evening I went to see Disgraced, the current offering at the Pittsburgh Public Theater. Including myself there were four of us. Those…

VIEWPOINT

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The Wendy Bell diversion

PEOPLE

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Cavs’ Kyrie Irving gets roasted on Twitter for all-White girls party on yacht
Kyrie Irving, the Cleveland Cavaliers emerging superstar point guard, attained overnight international fame after he boldly splashed the game-winning 3-point shot in the face of…
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Kim Kardashian shows off cute photos of Saint West
  Kim Kardashian has had no problems showing off photos of older sister North West on her Snap Chat and Instagram. However,  Saint has been a…
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Porsha Williams, Phaedra Parks Show Off Backsides In Running Man Challenge
The reality show stars stepped up to the challenge while in gym clothing.
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This 1-Year-Old Drumming Sensation Is The Cutest Thing You’ll See Today
A 1-year-old can teach you a thing or two on the drums.
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FLOTUS Joins Snapchat On #NationalSelfieDay
On Tuesday, also #NationalSelfieDay, the First Lady joined Snapchat with the username FLOTUS.
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LeBron James fans want wife Savannah to stomp Rihanna for coming on to him after title win
Rihanna has always demonstrated she’s got it bad for LeBron James, but after his Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors to win the NBA title,…
Kenya Moore’s Ex-Boyfriend Wants Her Back… Allegedly
Fantasia Looking Extra Snatched These Days + Wise Advice She Got From Oprah

Education

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NY Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools
For the second straight year, a student from Long Island, New York's Elmont Memorial High School has been accepted at all eight Ivy League schools, according to NBC 4 New York. The student, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, 17, who is the class valedictorian, has until May 1 to decide whether she'll attend one of the prestigious northeastern schools