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DA: Police fired 12 shots at man who fatally stabbed K-9
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Prosecutors say Pittsburgh-area police shot 12 times at a man they killed after he fatally stabbed a police dog. Allegheny County District…
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Report: PA lags in LGBT equality
In June, the U.S. Supreme Court made a historic ruling that legalized gay marriage in all 50 states. But more than half of them, including…
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Let the fun and fellowship begin…Delta’s Annual Card Party and Luncheon
Fellowship, fun and fundraising were the key components of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.’s Annual Card Party and Luncheon on Jan. 16, at the…
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Homer S. Brown Awards move to Ebenezer
Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “Drum Major Instinct” sermon Feb. 4, 1968, at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. So it was only…
Generation NEXT: Two East Liberty sisters aspire to successful career paths
Council weighs next steps on wage report

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NATIONAL NEWS

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Cruz’s 2016 strategy focuses on turning out White voters
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) _ Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in…
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Clinton calls Flint water crisis ‘immoral’ in break from NH
 FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Taking a detour from New Hampshire’s campaign trail, Hillary Clinton said Sunday that a water crisis in a Michigan city was…
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The number of unemployed millennials is shrinking
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Good news for parents: Millennials in their early 20s found work in January. The unemployment rate for workers ages 20 to 24…
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Angela Yee shares connection with one of Fredrick Douglass’ most famous speeches
To celebrate Black History Month, The Urban Daily will be reviving its “Black History Retold” series. The initiative began last year as we featured celebrities…
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Ben Crump To Endorse Hillary Clinton As Presidential Race Heats Up
Benjamin Crump, president of the National Bar Association and the civil rights attorney who represented the families of slain Black teens Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, is scheduled to endorse Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, reports BuzzFeed.
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Family Of Six, Including Two Children, Found Slain In Chicago Home
An entire family of six was found dead in their Chicago-area home this week, including 10 and 13-year-old boys, The Chicago Tribune reports.
School kisses Valentine’s Day and other holidays goodbye
Judge rejects proposal to merge 2 universities
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Alicia Keys gives positive vibes at pre-Super Bowl show
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alicia Keys was energetic when she performed for a loud and excited audience at a pre-Super Bowl party, but she also…
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Lady Gaga to sing national anthem at Super Bowl
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is set to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday. The NFL told The Associated Press…
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PaleyFest 2016 to honor “Empire,” “Black-ish,” “Scandal,” & more with diverse lineup
PaleyFest, the annual fan-filled event honoring the best primetime hits on the small screen, has announced a diverse lineup of honorees for this year’s event, which will take place March 11-20 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Occurring in the midst of a hotly debated award season, the addition of Black-ish, Empire, Power, and Scandal shines a spotlight on the enduring importance of diversity […]
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“Hot Sauce in my bag, swag”: Reactions to Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ and its larger context
The singer got the internet talking when she released her first new song in two years-- that was incredibly pro-Black.
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2016 NAACP Image Awards: ‘Empire’ wins big; Michael B. Jordan’s riveting speech & more
The 2016 NAACP Image Awards was a night to celebrate the fullness of Black excellence in all of its forms. With a handful of major awards being handed out on Wednesday night, viewers may have been wondering what may have what there was actually left to experience at the 47th Annual Image Awards. However, anyone […]
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Erica Dixon quits ‘Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta’
Guess Who’s Not Returning To ‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’

SPORTS

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Texas Western celebrating historic title 50 years later
EL PASO, Texas (AP) _ David Lattin says something happens every day to remind him of Texas Western’s historic NCAA championship in 1966, when the…
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The Super Bowl…Could the Sheriff and Wade Phillips’ defense be Superman’s kryptonite?
It’s the Super Bowl game and this game is going to be fun. Think about it. On one hand we have the Sheriff who is…
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Dungy, Greene, join kindred-spirit QBs Favre, Stabler voted into Hall of Fame
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first NFL game Brett Favre ever attended, as a teenager growing up in Mississippi, was the final home game of…
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Ex-NFL star Plaxico Burress gets probation for tax evasion
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former NFL star Plaxico Burress has five years to repay New Jersey $56,000 in back taxes and restitution or face going…
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At The Finish Line …Where Only the Truth Matters
Question of the Day . . . Now take your time and think long and hard about this before you answer . . . Wait…
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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.
Hamlin headlines homegrown talent for Narduzzi, Pitt
ESPN’s Chris Broussard on the Pacers-Hawks game and their chances of dethroning LeBron in the East

OPINION

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Unlike Farrakhan, Trump Can Get Away with Murder
A friend of mine said something to me last week that has kept me thinking:  “Why do you think the media lets Donald Trump say…
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Information is the Best Medicine…Why men struggle to kose weight
If you struggle with weight loss, as most of us do, you’ve figured out just how hard it is to lose weight. The question is,…
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Child Watch…Hungry children in rich America
Sarah is 3 years old. She and her 6-year-old brother, Bryce, are inseparable except when it’s time for him to visit the summer food program…
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How I balance life as a Black pastor and police officer
I serve as a police officer and I serve as a pastor–professions that both involve the act of ‘saving’–in one role, my focus is saving…
Lifestyles Report…In my Travels… winter 2016
Reparations: What precisely is there to support?

BUSINESS

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Pittsburgh to play home to new Netflix drama
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Pittsburgh is playing home to a new Netflix drama that will receive $18.7 million in film tax credits from the state. The…
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“It’s called show business, it should be called business show:” Bill Duke breaks down how the business runs
With so much attention being paid to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and the Academy Awards, Roland Martin and NewsOne Now shifted the focus of the conversation from acting nominations to a broader look at the entire movie industry. On Friday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Martin sat down with director/producer Bill Duke, who understands not just what happens […]
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The number of unemployed millennials is shrinking
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Good news for parents: Millennials in their early 20s found work in January. The unemployment rate for workers ages 20 to 24…
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Chanel ousts longtime leader Maureen Chiquet
Major change is happening with Chanel.
Restaurant owners create tasty and event-filled venue
Banks make billions from unfair overdraft practices

INTERNATIONAL

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Boko Haram burning kids alive in northeast Nigeria: witness
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP)—A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children among people burned…
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NYC’s Bloomberg offers Latin American city-innovation prizes
NEW YORK (AP)—Hundreds of Latin American and Caribbean cities are being invited to vie for millions of dollars from former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg,…
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Good Works and Good Looks: Meghan Markle Gives Us Humanitarian Glam In Rwanda
Meghan Markle works in Rwanda...and makes it look good!
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WHO Declares Zika Virus A Global Emergency
Experts are worried the virus may be spreading far and fast due to its formation in Aedes mosquitos.
Haiti’s Presidential Election Is At A Standstill Over Protests & Government Corruption Charges
Matt Damon brings call for clean water for all to Sundance

LIFESTYLE

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Tracee Ellis Ross Gives Us Fever In Plunging Rubin Singer Gown & More Red Carpet Looks At The 47th Annual NAACP Image Awards
Our favorite stars were giving us all kinds of fierceness at this year's Image Awards. From punchy prints to menswear-inspired gowns, check out the latest trends on the red carpet.
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Let the fun and fellowship begin…Delta’s Annual Card Party and Luncheon
Fellowship, fun and fundraising were the key components of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.’s Annual Card Party and Luncheon on Jan. 16, at the…
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Homer S. Brown Awards move to Ebenezer
Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “Drum Major Instinct” sermon Feb. 4, 1968, at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. So it was only…
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Red Carpet Rundown: 47th Annual NAACP Image Awards
Federal Executive Board celebrates Martin Luther King
Lifestyles Report…In my Travels… winter 2016

YOUTH

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Generation NEXT: Two East Liberty sisters aspire to successful career paths
Sisters Chandel and Cieayrra Boozer, of East Liberty, have some very lofty pursuits when it comes to career choices. Their maturity is underpinned with a…
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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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11-Year-Old Girl Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks: “I Was Sick Of Reading About White Boys & Dogs”
Here's a little #BlackGirlMagic to make it through your Tuesday.
Gateway Medical Society promotes medical interest in Black males through student special projects recognition
Top 5 young Black entrepreneurs to watch in 2016
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HEALTH

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February Is American Heart Month: Here Are 4 Things You Should Know To Prevent Heart Disease
Because February is American Heart Month, it's only right that we highlight ways to keep your heart healthy.
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Take charge of your health today. Be informed. Be involved….Vitamins and ­Supplements
This month, the “Take Charge of Your Health Today” page focuses on vitamins and supplements. Jennifer R. Jones, MPH, community engagement coordinator with the University…
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Which dietary supplement is right for you?
Do you take a daily multivitamin? An herbal supplement? How about a pill that advertises weight loss? If so, you are a part of the…
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Vitamin D and a Healthy Heart Research Study Opportunity
Vitamin D is important for our bone health. Maintaining adequate vitamin D levels in our blood may be beneficial for our heart-health. Our bodies make…
Zika virus in PA but not spreading
Stay Informed: 6 Things You Need To Know About The Zika Virus

Cover To Cover

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Cover to Cover…‘Best Friends Forever’
You’d do almost anything for your best friend. You’d take a bullet, take her in, or take her anywhere she needed to go. You keep…
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11-Year-Old Girl Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks: “I Was Sick Of Reading About White Boys & Dogs”
Here's a little #BlackGirlMagic to make it through your Tuesday.
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Cover To Cover…‘Women Who Broke the Rules’
Leaders come from surprising places. The quiet girl that sits the next row over may know how to inspire people. The know-it-all in your class…
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New memoir by AP reporter recalls covering MLK and family
In a new memoir, “My Time with the Kings: A Reporter’s Recollections of Martin, Coretta and the Civil Rights Movement,” retired Associated Press reporter Kathryn…
Tavis Smiley: Black America has lost ground in nearly every major economic category over last ten years
Cover to Cover…‘Breakthrough!’

EDITORS PICK

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FEATURES

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Do Black men prefer interracial relationships?
Paul Carrick Brunson, dating and relationships expert, recently excoriated the producers of FYI’s Married at First Sight for spewing inaccurate information about Black female dating pools and interracial relationships.

VIEWPOINT

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Is Islamophobia the ‘acceptable’ racism of the 21st century?

PEOPLE

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Goodbye Ne-Yo: Monyetta Shaw flosses new millionaire boyfriend at plush vacation
Monyetta Shaw has traded in a millionaire for a mega-millionaire for a full-blown swirl relationship. Shaw, the ex-girlfriend and mother of singer Ne-Yo’s two children,…
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L.A. Reid Clears Pebbles’ Name: “She Never Robbed Anybody Or Ripped Anybody Off”
L.A. Reid gets candid about his ex-wife and her involvement in TLC's financial troubles.
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Best of NAACP Image Awards red carpet and backstage
PASADENA, Calif. — In the aftermath of the complete blackout in the Oscars nominations debacle, the 2016 NAACP Image Awards in suburban Los Angeles had…
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Stunning Viral Photo Has Everyone Asking, Which One Is The Mom?
The Indianapolis natives' photo went viral, garnering over 19,000 retweets and the formation of their own "Mom, twin and me" Instagram page.
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Blac Chyna has a warning for Rob Kardashian groupies and fans
The notoriously reclusive Robert Kardashian Jr., better known as “Rob,” has been living like a hermit the past few years as he battles his considerable…
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Kim Kardashian and Amber Rose photo’d together and the funniest responses
Tea anyone? pic.twitter.com/HbkIJa998c — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) February 2, 2016   Whowouldathunkit?!? After spending years volleying insults and trading men and shade between them, “Keeping up…
‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ star wanted by police
‘Race’ red carpet premiere with Kim Fields, Ludacris, Stephan James, others

Education

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Students weigh in on Pittsburgh and Wilkinsburg educational partnership
Pittsburgh Public Schools and Wilkinsburg School District have agreed upon an educational partnership to start next school year, where Wilkinsburg students in grades 7-12 will…