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Pittsburgh Mentorfest 2015 coming October 24
TAMPA, Fla. — Project Primavera along with the City of Pittsburgh present the Mentorfest at 23 Market Square, Saturday, Oct. 24, from 1-6pm. Join in…
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Peduto, other leaders join in Resilience Pledge bringing $5 million in support to city
PITTSBURGH, PA –Mayor William Peduto is committing at least 10% of the city’s operating and capital budget spending to flood control, street and facility improvements,…
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Free Thursdays in October at Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania…Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History invite all visitors to enjoy free admission to the museums from 3 to 8 p.m. every Thursday…
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Attempted carjacking in Troy Hill
PITTSBURGH, PA – At approximately 11:30 p.m., Zone 1 Officers responded to the 1800 block of Ley Street in Troy Hill for an armed carjacking in…
Pittsburgh youth take on institutional racism
Police caution Perry South residents about home break-ins

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South Carolina faces historic floods, at least 7 dead
At least seven people are dead due to record-breaking rain and floods in South Carolina that also cut power to 20,000 homes.
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Revisionism Is Real: Texas textbooks lie about slavery
Educational publishing giant McGraw-Hill Education has acknowledged that a white-washed description of slavery in one of their Geography books is disingenuous at best and are…
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Civil rights leader, journalist ‘Jerry’ Mondesire dies at 65
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Philadelphia NAACP president and journalist J. Whyatt “Jerry” Mondesire died. He was 65. Mondesire’s family said in a statement he died…
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NEWS ROUNDUP: #LaughingWhileBlack women file racial discrimination lawsuit over Napa train incident…and more
A group of Black women who were kicked off a train while touring wineries in Napa Valley are seeking justice.
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White Florida cop fired after tasering man who did not resist arrest
A police officer has been fired after footage from his body-cam video showed him releasing a Taser on an unarmed man whose hands were up
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Atlanta police officer indicted in death of pedestrian
ATLANTA – After seven, long months, a Fulton County grand jury has indicted an Atlanta Police officer for the death of a pedestrian. Officer Christopher…
U.S. Senate announces bi-partisan criminal justice reform bill addressing mandatory minimum sentencing
Abortion, birth control, race top Supreme Court’s agenda
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Pitt Jazz Trombonist Iyanna Boatwright-Buffaloe recipient of 2015 Pitt-BNY Mellon Jazz Scholarship
PITTSBURGH—Iyanna Boatwright-Buffaloe is a University of Pittsburgh sophomore, a trombonist with an affinity for New Orleans-style jazz, and the recipient of the 2015 Pitt-BNY Mellon…
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Omarion cancels London Nightclub appearance after Black girls denied entrance for being ‘too dark’
A London nightclub is feeling the heat after Omarion takes a stand on the club's racist practices.
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Drake officially drops Beyoncé duet ‘Can I’
If you need a break from Drake’s “Hotline Bling,” he’s officially served up his latest collaboration with Beyoncé! Between his mixtape with Future, a bundle of remixes, and trying Meek Mill’s life, Drake’s been a busy guy this year. The highlight, however, might still be his most recent studio project with Queen B. Chances are […]
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#AmberRoseSlutWalk takes over Los Angeles
Amber Rose has taken her role as a feminist to heights today when her Amber Rose SlutWalk swept through the streets of Los Angeles. An…
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Fetty Wap’s album debuts at No. 1 on Billboard chart
Fetty Wap’s self-titled debut album has landed at #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The project, which was released on September 25 through RGF/300…
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Listen to Janet Jackson’s ‘Unbreakable’ (STREAM)
Rarely does a music icon give fans a world tour and album at the same time. In fact, Prince is the most recent one to…
“Salt”: New Talk Show Provides Space For Black, Christian Millennials To Congregate And Chill [VIDEO]
Rihanna and Dior’s mountain wrestle for attention in Paris


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Inside Conditions…Out of the frying pan, into the fire
Congratulations to the Pittsburgh Pirates and the city of Pittsburgh for the Buccos advancing to the MLB post season for the third consecutive year. In…
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Black College Football Hall of Fame announces 2016 finalists
The Black College Football has announced the 25 finalists for induction into the Black College Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016. The list includes…
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Warren Sapp pleads guilty in domestic violence incident but avoids jail time
Warren Sapp avoids jail time after reaching a plea bargain over an April 2015 domestic violence incident.
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Falcons destroy Texans, 48-21, at Georgia Dome
ATLANTA — The Falcons are justified for having championship aspirations. They steamrolled over the Houston Texans to begin the season 4-0 for the fourth time in…
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Steelers cut kicker Josh Scobee, sign Chris Boswell
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Josh Scobee’s miserable fourth quarter against the Baltimore Ravens cost him his job. The Steelers cut the veteran kicker on Saturday, less…
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Steelers regrouping after strange loss to Ravens
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Tough losses are part of the job. Weird losses too. The Pittsburgh Steelers managed to endure both Thursday night, outplaying the Ravens…
Pirates to start ace Gerrit Cole in wild-card game vs Cubs
Venus avenges Serena’s US Open loss and wins 47th career title


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Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Oregon massacre won’t shake NRA stranglehold
*President Obama, stern and visibly shaken by the Oregon massacre, lambasted the NRA yet again for its suffocating grip on Congress. An equally shaken Democratic…
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A little lawmaker leverage could help budget impasse
Time is taking a toll on the finances of many Pennsylvania school districts, but ironically, not on the finances of the state legislators who are…
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Stand By Me
When the media jumped all over Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy last week for his comments about how the Benghazi hearings have driven Hillary Clinton’s polling…
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To Tell The Truth…HNIC mindset is highly detrimental to Black communities
There are a number of physical ailments that have taken a toll on Black people and most of us are familiar with them. Allow me…
The message, the medium, & the movement
Child Watch…The piercing cry of child poverty


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Hyundai appoints Yavonna Morris corporate counsel, transactional law
Hyundai Motor America recently announced Ms. Yavonna Morris has joined the company as Corporate Counsel, Transactional Law. In this capacity, Morris is responsible for working…
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The time is ripe for economic justice – #BoycottChristmas
  In his call for ‘Justice Or Else,’ the 20th Anniversary gathering of the Million Man March on October 10, in Washington, D.C., the Honorable Minister…
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Jobless rates fall for high school grads and Black Americans
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Black Americans and high school graduates fared better in the U.S. job market in September, while those without high school diplomas and…
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Ford Motor Company encourages HBCU student achievement
Each generation of African Americans has been challenged with both old and new hurdles to clear in the life-long marathon to achieve success and to…
Biscuit company excites D.C. foodies with southern flair
Blackonomics…Teaching our dollars to make more sense


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The hajj journey of Black Americans 50 years after Malcolm X
MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) _ As Shahidah Sharif, an African-American Muslim, joined millions of fellow pilgrims from around the world on the hajj this year,…
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London Club releases statement on racism accusations, attempts to blame victims
After a week of backlash, the popular London club DSTRKT has released a statement regarding allegations of racial discrimination. Last week, four women were denied entry…
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Revolutionary lessons from Burkina Faso
(NNPA)—The Sept. 17 coup against the interim president of Burkina Faso, Michel Kafando, contains important lessons regarding the struggle for justice and democracy. Under pressure…
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U.N. South-South Awards 2015 to focus on Black self-reliance in developing nations
The UN will bring together heads of state, business leaders, and humanitarians from all over the world to celebrate Black self-reliance.
No pause in royal ceremony after 38 teen dancers killed in crash
For some GOP presidential candidates, better to be with popular Pope Francis than against him


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Birth control pill for men will soon be available
Scientists have got closer to a birth control pill for men, and it's going to be a game changer.
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Memorial service held for noted dentist Dr. Hugh Primas Jr.
Dr. Hugh Raymond Primas Jr. passed on Aug. 25, at the age of 90. He was the first of two children born to Dr. Hugh…
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Rev. Dr. Otis Moss: Accept your desert assignment
Rev. Otis Moss, III spoke during this year's CBCFALC prayer breakfast, and NewsOne Now was there to capture his inspirational message.
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Sister/Sista Ministries celebrates 15 years
A large group of ladies gathered on Sept. 12 to honor Reverend June Jeffries, founder of Sister/Sista Ministries, and to celebrate that ministry’s 15 years…
Northside Institutional’s pastoral anniversary
This Week in Slayage: Celebrities Who Looked Insanely Gorgeous


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Pitt Jazz Trombonist Iyanna Boatwright-Buffaloe recipient of 2015 Pitt-BNY Mellon Jazz Scholarship
PITTSBURGH—Iyanna Boatwright-Buffaloe is a University of Pittsburgh sophomore, a trombonist with an affinity for New Orleans-style jazz, and the recipient of the 2015 Pitt-BNY Mellon…
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#TakeBackTxSU catches on like wildfire
The Black Lives Matter Movement isn’t the only movement that has created a hashtag that has caught on like a wildfire amongst young, Black people…
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WealthyU: How To Avoid Debt While In College
America's Wealth Coach Deborah Owens shares her top tips to help undergrads manage debt while in college.
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Fit!Live!Win! How To Avoid The Freshmen 15
College is an exciting time - many get their first taste of freedom and independence - but for some it also means gaining weight.
Jaylen D. Bledsoe, teen CEO of $3.5 million global enterprise, talks about his ‘dream GPS’
Pope blesses Black teen with Spina Bifida in touching moment during NYC tour


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Study: Black patients fare better than Whites with equal healthcare access
According to most analyses, Black patients don’t do as well as White patients when it comes to health measures due to socioeconomic disparities, but researchers…
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KiKi Shepard’s 12th Annual Celebrity Bowling Challenge for Sickle Cell Disease Awareness
*STUDIO CITY, CA. –  How can you have fun, give back to the community and support a great cause all at the same time?  It’s simple! KiKi Shepard and The K.I.S Foundation host its 12th Annual Celebrity Bowling Challenge to ‘raise awareness of Sickle Cell Disease’ on Saturday September 26, 2015. The night of fun and […]
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Behind The Scenes At Chef Huda’s ‘The Kitchen Table’
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The cancer vaccine: Why so many kids are not immunized against HPV
The HPV vaccine has been heralded as the best preventative tool against some cancers, but its implementation has been an uphill battle. Reasons include its…
Take charge of your health today. Be informed. Be involved… Healthy pregnancy
Pregnancy…A special time to focus on health

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Cover To Cover…‘Hoops to Hippos’
Peanut butter and jelly. Bacon and eggs. Rock & roll, Mario & Luigi, whip & nae nae, Batman & Robin. Some things just naturally go…
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Cover To Cover…‘The Beast Side’
Bang.That’s all it takes to snuff out a life. One bang, though there are usually more before someone is dead: Freddie Gray, Michael Brown, Tamar…
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EUR Book Look: ‘Chocolate Me!’ by Taye Diggs (Illustrated by Shane W. Evans)
“Mike has awesome hair. He has lots of energy! His parents love him. And Mike is a perfect blend of the two of them. Still, Mike has to answer lots of questions about being mixed. And he does, with lots of energy and joy in this charming story about a day in the life of […]
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Cover To Cover…‘Black Man In A White Coat’
Lately, you haven’t been feeling like yourself. You’ve always been a bounce-out-of-bed kind of person, but not anymore: you’re achy now, tired, and you can’t…
Cover to Cover…‘Household Workers Unite’
Cover to Cover…‘Lillian’s Right to Vote’


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Floyd donates company services to rebuild St. James AME Church
In November 2014, the stone façade on the St. James AME Church in Larimer collapsed, leaving the structure exposed and destroying the front porch roof…


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Traffic-stop-to-jail aftermath leaves Memphis doctor ‘completely undone’
Dr. Marcia Bowden & Ira Marche  “I love America; I love being an American. But what is happening in our country we’ve got to address!” …
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What being ABT’s first Black principal ballerina means to me
 There was a moment last year while preparing to do my first “Swan Lake,” as a soloist with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in Australia, that…


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Farrakhan calls for economic boycott of Black Friday


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Congratulations to the Obamas on their 23rd anniversary
October 3rd 2015 marks the 23rd anniversary of The First Couple!
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Awww: Pictures Of Tamera Mowry’s 3-Month-Old Daughter Are The Cutest Thing You’ll See Today
Tamara Mowry has been sharing beautiful pictures of her 3-month-old daughter!
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T.I. takes stand against police brutality
T.I. delivered a spoken word performance tackling police brutality but he also has some words for social media activism and maybe even #BlackLivesMatter.
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Cosmo mag cover calls Kardashians, Jenners ‘America’s First Family’
  President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Malia Obama, Sasha Obama, Mama Mariane Robinson, Bo and Sunny may be America’s First Family, but Cosmopolitan…
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Bey & Jay go glam, Gabrielle & DWade get cozy
It was an adorable weekend for Black celebrity couples. While Beyonce and Jay Z looked glamorous, Gabrielle and Dwyane Wade spent some time having fun in the sun and our favorite couple, the President and First Lady, celebrated 23 years of wedded bliss. Check out our favorite moments in Black love from this weekend. Did […]
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Reunion? Amber Rose & Wiz Khalifa share photos together on Instagram
After previously slamming her former lovers Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa, Amber Rose issued an apology to both of them during her Slutwalk on Saturday (Oct.…
Is Beyoncé pregnant???
Cynthia Bailey Eyewear Trunk Show in Atlanta


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Xavier University producing highest number of Black medical students in the nation
Xavier University of Louisiana, located in a western neighborhood of New Orleans, produces the highest number of Black medical students in the nation, the New York…



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