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Homewood-Brushton YWCA a safe place for East End teen girls
On Dec. 1, a young woman was shot in the arm as she sat with a male friend on Manning Street in Lincoln-Lemington. Her friend…
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NOBLE hosts its awards/scholarship luncheon
The Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives hosted its William H. Moore Awards and Scholarship Luncheon at the River’s Casino,…
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Hill students heading to Ireland
When the Hill House named their school Passport Academy Charter School, no one thought that this would come to ring true, but three of its…
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Die-In calls attention to health disparities
Taking a page from those protesting the lack of charges filed against officers in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City who killed young Black men…
Make-A-Wish helps child live like a princess
Police looking for missing South Side man

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Ferguson Prosecutor Admits To Letting Liar Testify Before Darren Wilson Grand Jury
Under increasing outrage and public pressure about how a woman who clearly lied on the stand was allowed to testify before the grand jury investigating…
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St. Louis Prosecutor Admits Witnesses Lied Under Oath & We’re Like You Still Have A Job? (VIDEO)
A month after a grand jury decided not to indict former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown, St. Louis Prosecuting Attorney…
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American Civil Liberties Union Sues Ferguson School District Because There’s Not Enough Blacks On The Board
  On Thursday, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the Ferguson-Florissant School District for undermining the Black vote for school elections. As stated…
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Shocker: Former Atlanta cop found guilty of police brutality
In a bit of news that will shock citizens based on the recent trend around the nation, a former Atlanta police officer was sentenced to…
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Bill O’Reilly Thinks Black People Should Wear ‘Don’t Get Pregnant At 14′ T-Shirts & We’re Like That’s Not How This Works
Bill O’Reilly welcomed Martin Luther King, III on his show for the most hateful segment in the history of his show. Always known to be…
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Renewed U.S.-Cuban Relations Could Mean Extradition For Assata Shakur
As the United States and Cuba ready themselves to patch their decades-long severed diplomatic relations, alleged cop killer and political prisoner Assata Shakur could be extradited back…
Lawmaker calls for investigation of St. Louis prosecutor
Obama calls in to Massachusetts governor’s show
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Animate The Movement: Tyler The Creator & Erykah Badu To Star In Black Dynamite’s Police Brutality Musical
Adult Swim’s animated series, Black Dynamite is delving head on into shining a spotlight on police brutality. The network announced plans to release the hour-long…
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Laverne Cox Falls Out After Getting Christmas Gift From Beyoncé
It was almost too much for Laverne Cox to handle when she was graced by some generosity from Beyoncé this holiday season. Laverne is a proud member of the Beyhive,…
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Action Bronson, Iggy Azalea, Azealia Banks, Q-Tip & Solange Knowles Beef On Twitter
  Azealia Banks is no stranger to controversy. In fact, the talented MC has often seen her abilities overshadowed due to her actions/outspoken nature. The…
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More Sponsors Pull Ads From VH1’s “Sorority Sisters,” Is The Show Doomed?
More sponsors have pulled their ads from VH1’s “Sorority Sisters.” Will VH1 pull the program or continue to air the show that has everyone upset…
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Bill Cosby’s Lawyer Desperately Tries To Explain Cosby’s ‘Neutral Black Media’ Statement & We’re Like, ‘Bruh…’
Last week, Bill Cosby released a statement in regards to the mounting sexual allegations that are stacking up against him. He said, “Let me say…
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Not A Single Care: Rihanna Runs Into Crowd Of Fans & Her Security Guard Made This Face
They don’t call her Bad Gal Ri Ri for nothing! Rihanna lives on the edge and proved just how fearless she is by running into…
Elijah Blake Wrote Your Favorite Artist’s Best Song & Now He’s Ready For The Spotlight
Bow Down To Her Highness: Queen Latifah Pays Laid-Off Talk Show Employees With Her Own Cash!


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Pitt edges Oakland in overtime 81-77
PITTSBURGH (AP) – James Robinson scored 18 points, including five in the final minutes of regulation to send the game into overtime, to help Pittsburgh…
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Game Day Preview: Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers
The Steelers are on the verge of clinching a playoff berth and they can do so on Sunday if they beat a tough Kansas City…
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Hot-shooting Duquesne beats UMass-Lowell 79-63
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Micah Mason scored 17 points with five 3-pointers and Jordan Stevens added 10 points with seven assists as Duquesne snapped a four-game…
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At The Finish Line..Where Only the Truth Matters
Special Edition for all you futuristic on-liners #10 – Over 300 fantastic big time City League folks filled the room. Had a blast. Ate and…
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Thaw in US-Cuba relations warms up MLB
If one ripple from the thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations means baseball prospects get off the island and into the major leagues without payoffs to smugglers…
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39 bowl games and a reason to watch every one
Over the next three weeks, 38 bowl games and a national championship game will be played from Boise to the Bahamas and various points in…
Parity abounds among women’s hoops elite
NCAA executive backs athlete image compensation


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After we marched: Distractions, distortions and bold-faced lies
A week ago, the NAN offices were busy with activity.  We were planning for the Justice For All March that took place on December 13. …
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Was ‘Jackie’ raped at the University Of Virginia?
Rolling Stone did a story on a University of Virginia student, “Jackie,” who says she was brutally gang-raped at Phi Kappa Psi frat party two…
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To Be Equal…Our 10-point plan for police accountability
(NNPA)—“…a country’s conscience sometimes has to be triggered by some inconvenience, because I think a lot of people who saw the Eric Garner video are…
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Neutering Democracy in Michigan
You may not have heard about this. Earlier this month, a piece of legislation was introduced in the Michigan state legislature that is aimed at killing…
To Tell The Truth…Go tell it on the mountain
An open letter to Black elected officials


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Byron Pitts replacing Dan Abrams as ABC ‘Nightline’ anchor
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News says Byron Pitts is taking over for Dan Abrams as a co-anchor of “Nightline.” Pitts, the network’s chief national…
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Gift Guide: Home products come with connectivity
NEW YORK (AP) — Do you really need an app to tell you to brush and floss? It seems every household appliance is getting some…
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WealthyU: Year end money moves to help you keep cash in your pocket
America’s wealth coach, Deborah Owens stopped by “NewsOne Now” to share some of her year end money moves which are designed to help you save…
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Your info has been hacked. Now what do you do?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Criminals stole personal information from tens of millions of Americans in data breaches this past year. Of those affected, one in three…
Don’t let predatory lending loans spoil holidays
Why oil is down by half, what it means for you


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AP sources: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Cuba have agreed to establish diplomatic relations and open economic and travel ties, marking the most significant shift…
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UN Torture Committee calls on U.S. to investigate police brutality
The United Nations Committee Against Torture recently released its findings calling on the United States government to completely investigate and prosecute police brutality and shootings…
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Pakistan school: Devastation where 148 were slain
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The Taliban massacre that killed 148 people, mostly children, at a military-run school in northwestern Pakistan left a scene of heart-wrenching…
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Indian gays, lesbians march for their rights
NEW DELHI (AP) — Nearly a thousand gay rights activists marched through central New Delhi on Nov. 30 to demand an end to discrimination against…
‘Bad Hair’ Is A New Documentary Exploring Race In Venezuela
South African woman named Miss World 2014


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Holiday Entertaining Etiquette and Ideas
As the holiday is upon us and you’ve decorated your home full of cheer. It’s time to wine, dine and greet your guest to your…
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Who Knew: 5 Foods You Should Not Donate To Food Banks
With Christmas around the corner and although we’re filled with holiday cheer, there is no doubt that we will also be bombarded with imagery of…
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Editor’s Pick: Why I Love Elizabeth Arden’s Moisturizing Lipstick [VIDEO]
My lipstick collection is a reflection of a long time obsession with beauty that I’m not ashamed to admit to you beauties. I was that teenager who stashed/stole…
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Fashion Watch on the Ugly Christmas Sweaters
On Wednesday we had an “ugly Christmas sweater” contest at work. I don’t think there is anything ugly in my wardrobe but I put on…
Celebrating 25 years of pastoral service
Carrone Cares hosts Thanksgiving dinner


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Q&A: Why campus rape victims usually don’t report
WASHINGTON (AP) — Only about 20 percent of campus sexual assault victims go to police, according to a new Justice Department report providing insight into…
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College Student Lands In Jail For Not Having State Driver’s License
Ariel Delegol (pictured) is a junior at Clark Atlanta College who has never seen the inside of a jail—until recently. The young lady was stopped for…
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Revolutionary love: Ferguson protest leaders get engaged at City Hall
Ferguson protest leader Brittany Ferrell remembers the first time she saw Alexis Templeton step out of the car at the Ferguson Police Department in mid-August.…
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Fraternity suspended over ‘Beyonce’ holiday card
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A University of Pennsylvania fraternity has been suspended pending an investigation into a holiday card showing the mostly White group posing with…
Survey: E-cigs surpass regular cigs in teen use
Mychal Bell of ‘Jena 6′ graduates from Southern University


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SHE DRINKS: 3 Fresh Ways To Sip Your Peppermint This Holiday Season
My favorite holiday flavor will be taking on a fresh new twist this year! I love this seasonal flavor and you will too because not…
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I Don’t Sweat, I Sparkle: How To Jazz Up Your Fitness Fashion With Holiday Cheer
  Looking for some fit gear that can do double duty this holiday season? Well I found the perfect look that can go from a…
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Should I Go Raw Or Nah? 10 Things To Know Before You Stop Cooking Your Food
Praised as the most nutrient-rich diet for humans, rawism or raw foodism is a lifestyle many seem to be adopting nowadays. Unprocessed foods and uncooked…
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World AIDS Day: Dear Women Of Color, Know Your Status & Protect Yourself
AIDS and HIV are not the immediate death sentences they once were. But of course, that’s no excuse for us to stay lax on practicing…
Open enrollment centers for Medicare and Medicaid services
AAWSB addresses breast cancer

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Cover To Cover…‘Prison Noir’
Three-and-a-half steps. Visualize it: that’s how big your home is. Back against the wall, three-and-a-half steps until you can’t go anymore. Arms straight out at…
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Cover to Cover…‘Firebird’
  You can’t. Doesn’t it make you mad to hear those words?  Of course you can—maybe just not now. Someday, you can drive a car,…
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Cover To Cover…‘Imagine This’
You can’t imagine being at your job much longer. The funny thing is, it was once your dream job. You couldn’t wait to get to…
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The ‘Hair Commandments’ book signing
A book signing for “The Hair Commandments” by LaToya Johnson-Rainey and C. Nathaniel Brown was held at A Hair Boutique, 5510 Centre Ave.
Shashana Page releases sequel novel – “Grace”
Cover To Cover…‘A Light Shines in Harlem’


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The Courier’s Crusade…With crime coverage, paper ‘challenging community’
PITTSBURGH (AP) — At the start of every month, the same image of a pistol points from the same place on the front page of…


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Black Captain America leading comic book diversity
WASHINGTON (AP) — For decades, comic books have been in color, but now they are more and more reflecting the true hues of American society.…
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Lifestyles Report…Simply smashing
When a new restaurant opens I want to be one of the first ones in the door. Especially if the restaurant is a part of…


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Bill Cosby’s understudy, Charles Barkley has arrived


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It’s Over: Yaya DaCosta Ends 2-Year Marriage
Between a huge movie role and ending her marriage, YaYa DaCosta has a lot going on in her life. The “America’s Next Top Model” alumna…
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Toni Braxton, Six Other Women Honored by Urban League of Greater Atlanta
More than 700 sophisticates assembled at the Marriott Marquis ballroom as the Urban League of Greater Atlanta paid homage to multi-Grammy-winning singer Toni Braxton and…
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Rosario Dawson Talks “Top Five” And The Dark Side Of Journalism [VIDEO]
Rosario Dawson sat down with Roland Martin to talk about her role as a journalist in the Chris Rock semi-autobiographical comedy, “Top Five.” She joked…
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Nicki Minaj Finds Peace After A Difficult Year, Reveals Thoughts On Starting A Family
Nicki Minaj, who recently released her latest album, The Pinkprint, says she’s happy right now, but this year was not an easy one for the rapper. “I’m…
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Kandi Burruss and Atlanta Dream Give Gifts at Children’s Hospital of Atlanta
“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss and the Atlanta Dream collaborated in a CHOA Holiday Party to provide food, presents, activities and cheer for patients and…
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Bobby Shmurda Pleads Not Guilty to Drug and Gun Charges, Held on $2 Million Bail
Bobby Shmurda‘s 2014 went from viral hit of the summer to a defendant against a serious accusation. The rapper, born Ackquille Pollard, was arrested at…
Evan Ross and Ashlee Simpson Expecting!
Rick Ross Attends Girlfriend Ming Lee’s Christmas Party in Atlanta


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Nation’s classrooms reflect on Ferguson decision
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When his high school English students came to class, Tom Rademacher knew there would be one thing on their mind: a…
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Top 10 scholarships for Black and minority students for 2015
  Nationwide — 2015 is expected to be a great year for students because a record-number of foundations and organizations are planning to give away…



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