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Hill House Association revamping programming for job placement
The nonprofit that funds social and community development programs in the Hill District has restructured its workforce development arm. After cutting programming that was underperforming…
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CORO hosts Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards
CORO Center for Civic Leadership Pittsburgh hosted its Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards at the Doubletree Hotel and Suites, 1 Bigelow Square, Downtown recently.…
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Hearing postponed for father of man who killed police K-9
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ A preliminary hearing has been postponed for a Pennsylvania man accused of fighting with police before his son fatally stabbed a K-9…
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Guard: Man said he’d kill lawmaker’s sister
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ A security guard says he heard a man say he’d killed a Pennsylvania lawmaker’s sister moments after she rejected his advances. The…
City to open regional warming centers, residents urged to stay inside if possible
Juvenile lifers now eligible for parole

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NATIONAL NEWS

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Harvard faculty member named Wellesley’s 1st Black president
WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) _ Wellesley College has named a Harvard Medical School faculty member as its next president. Dr. Paula Johnson will also be Wellesley’s…
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Slavery book author says she had concerns
NEW YORK (AP) _ The author of a children’s book pulled last month because of its smiling depiction of slaves says she herself objected to…
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Capitol Hill Buzz: GOP lawmaker lashes out at Beyonce video
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Beyonce’s new video “Formation” is “pro-Black Panther” and “anti-cop,” says a Republican congressman, who argued Monday that it perpetuates a lie about…
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Clinton aims to reset campaign with focus on Black voters
MILWAUKEE (AP) — After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo Black and Latino…
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Renewed Effort At Classroom Diversity Yielding Academic Benefits
Some school districts are pursuing classroom racial diversity through socioeconomic integration strategy. Studies say diversity narrows the academic achievement gap.
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Detroit Cop’s Facebook Post Over Beyonce’s Super Bowl 50 Show Prompts Investigation
  A Detroit cop is in hot water after making offensive remarks about Beyonce‘s Super Bowl 50 halftime performance and her backup dancers. A sergeant for the Detroit Police Department posted a photo on Facebook contrasting the singer’s dancers with an image of the Ku Klux Klan in what can only be assumed to be […]
Oklahoma City Man Accused Of Shooting, Decapitating Grandparents At Home Day Care
NEWS ROUNDUP: President Obama Makes History On “The Ellen Show,” Recites Poem For FLOTUS…AND MORE
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ENTERTAINMENT

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The enduring significance of Janet Jackson’s ‘Control’
Janet Jackson’s iconic third album, Control, turned 30 last week.
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Angela Robinson Reads A Powerful Excerpt From Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise”
Angela Robinson from The Haves and the Have Nots swung by our studios to read a portion of Maya Angelou’s Still I Rise. The triumphant poem…
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Berlin Film Festival jury questioned over diversity
BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin International Film Festival became embroiled Thursday in the debate about diversity in the movie industry, with jury president Meryl Streep…
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Even before controversy, Blacks cool to Oscars telecast
NEW YORK (AP) — The largest Black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when Chris Rock was host…
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Young Pgh DJ encourages youth through his career
Local Pittsburgh DJ, DJ Brickz aka Rich Burton Jr. is not your average DJ on the 1’s and 2’s. He has a particularly unique style…
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Will Smith admits he may have gone too far
Hollywood heavyweight Will Smith admitted recently to a reporter that he may have gone too far. He wasn’t referring to his and his wife Jada’s…
Comedian Godfrey Reads Langston Hughes’ Timeless Poem “Harlem”
Wildin’ Out Wednesday With Actress/Comedian Kym Whitley

SPORTS

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How I skipped the Super Bowl and survived to tell about it
The moment the St. Louis Rams turned into Los Angeles Rams is the moment I stopped caring about NFL football. You can call it sour…
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Stewart participating at US women’s hoop training camp
UConn senior Breanna Stewart is taking a break from her season to participate in a three-day training camp for the U.S. women’s national basketball team.…
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MLB Union head Tony Clark pitches for more jobs
NEW YORK (AP) — With spring training approaching and dozens of players still seeking jobs, union leader Tony Clark concluded baseball’s current system needs change.…
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US women start quest for 4th straight Olympic gold medal
The United States starts its pursuit of a fourth straight gold medal in women’s Olympic soccer over the next two weeks at the CONCACAF qualifying…
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Heat retiring Shaquille O’Neal’s No. 32 jersey next season
MIAMI (AP) _ Shaquille O’Neal helped the Miami Heat put up their first championship banner, and soon another banner will sway over the team’s home…
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Legendary receiver at Jackson State, Willie Richardson, dies
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ Jackson State legendary wide receiver Willie Richardson has died. Hinds County Coroner Sharon-Grisham Stewart tells The Clarion Ledger (http://on.thec-l.com/1KatQfP ) Richardson…
APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery
Cover to Cover…‘NFL Confidential’

OPINION

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Is Hillary Clinton pandering to voters of color?
Since jumping into the presidential race in June, Hillary Clinton has made it a point to reach out to Black voters, who have long supported her family’s political legacy. But the steady drumbeat of announcing support and endorsements from African-American celebrities, activists, lawmakers and the parents of fallen unarmed Black men is beginning to look, well, like political pandering.
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Behind Flint water horror, a corrosive cynicism
(GEORGE CURRY MEDIA)—The basic story of the poisoning of the children of Flint, Mich., through the water they drink is now pretty well known, but…
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Cam Newton, Beyonce targets of post-Super Bowl criticism
Super Bowl 50 was destined to be a big game. From the 50th anniversary to the match-up between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers, to…
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Old school politics
Alright, alright; enough about my column from last week where I called out several RNC staffers by name because of their total disloyalty and disrespect…
Just Sayin’…Is a dog’s life more important than a man’s?
The water crisis in Flint is a man-made disaster

BUSINESS

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Pennsylvania to eliminate registration stickers in 2017
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) _ Pennsylvania is eliminating registration stickers that motorists affix to their license plates starting in 2017. The state Transportation Department anticipates the…
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UAW adds to unfair labor practices allegations at Volkswagen
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ The United Auto Workers alleges that Volkswagen has failed to consult with a newly elected maintenance workers union on a range…
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Funding included for C-17 squadron at 911th Airlift Wing
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ The budget sent by President Obama to Congress on Tuesday includes $85 million to establish a squadron of C-17 carbon planes at…
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Pittsburgh Bicentennial Program…Yearlong activities foster involvement for all
Attention artists, entrepreneurs, entertainers and residents of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. The year 2016 is scheduled to be filled with activities for different levels of…
Four Black Female Engineers Just Won One Of The Most Coveted Awards In The Tech Industry
After 40 years of fair credit laws, racial discrimination continues

INTERNATIONAL

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58 Killed In Nigeria Suicide Bomb Attack
Two female suicide bombers between the ages of 17 and 20 reportedly blew themselves up this week in a camp in northeastern Nigeria designed to protect people trying to escape Boko Haram terrorists, killing at least 58 people.
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More sex abuse by UN troops alleged in C. African Republic
UNITED NATIONS (AP)—A human rights group alleged Thursday that at least eight women and girls were raped or sexually exploited by U.N. peacekeepers late last…
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Sex Workers Flock To Sub-Saharan Africa Following Crackdowns On Chinese Prostitution
In what one researcher calls the "new El Dorado for the prostitution business," there are now between 13,500 and 18,500 Chinese sex workers providing services in countries like Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria.
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Suicide Bomber Forces Somali Airplane Into An Emergency Landing
Only two people were injured in the bombing attack on a Daallo Airlines Airbus A321 that held over 70 passengers.
More sex abuse by UN troops alleged in C. African Republic
Boko Haram burning kids alive in northeast Nigeria: witness

LIFESTYLE

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Ninth annual Let Freedom Sing! concerts
The Ninth Annual Let Freedom Sing! concerts celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., two different days at two different sites. The sites…
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#NYFWNoir: Bethann Hardison on fashion, politics and the worthy fight
In an exclusive interview, the fashion activist talked to us about designer Aurora James, #BlackLivesMatter and the presidential campaign.
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Are Threesomes Double The Fun Or Double The Trouble?
Prepare for what you truly sign up for when you suggest or decide to be party to a threesome.
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Yeezy’s Back….But Why?
The third collection of Kanye West has happened...and even Naomi Campbell could not save this mess.
The Best And Worst Style Moments At The Grammys
#NYFWNoir: Aurora James’ Ethiopian Inspired F/W16 Collection

YOUTH

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Black teen who volunteered for Donald Trump’s Iowa campaign shares his experiences
"When I would come into contact with people that I knew were going to vote for Trump -- I knew these were people who did not want minorities to succeed in this country."
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Twitter user mocks proud Black college graduate’s photo with Nutella blackface
After sharing a special photo on Twitter, a Black woman was trolled with a photo of a young man wearing Nutella as blackface.
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Black Lives Matter Activist MarShawn McCarrel Fatally Shoots Himself On Ohio Statehouse Steps
Black Lives Matter activist MarShawn McCarrel reportedly shot himself Monday in front of the Ohio Statehouse building in Columbus.
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Purchase Fab 40 Tickets Here!
Generation NEXT: Two East Liberty sisters aspire to successful career paths
Music, dance, worship at Macedonia’s Teen Bash 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…‘NFL Confidential’
Three points! That’s all your team needs to win. Can they make it? You’re doing your part: you’re wearing your lucky shirt and hat. A…
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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…
New memoir by AP reporter recalls covering MLK and family
Tavis Smiley: Black America has lost ground in nearly every major economic category over last ten years

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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#NYFWNoir: Bethann Hardison on fashion, politics and the worthy fight
In an exclusive interview, the fashion activist talked to us about designer Aurora James, #BlackLivesMatter and the presidential campaign.
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WTH?! Thursday: Woman Wrecks Her Own Car While Crashing It Into Cheating Boyfriend’s Vehicle, & More
It’s WTH?! Thursday on NewsOne Now, and we’re breaking down all of the crazy stories trending in this week’s news. Roland Martin is joined by WETV Digital Correspondent Ray Cunningham aka MissterRay, Washington Mystics Announcer and 92Q Radio Personality Autumn Joy, and comedian Lamont King for this week’s foray into madness. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned: Video has […]
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Picture of Black mom and her twin daughters goes viral — people can’t figure out who’s who!
Kaylan Mahomes (@kaylan_17) recently posted a photo/ video of herself with her twin sister, Kyla (@kylllllaaaaa), and her mother on her Twitter account, but she…
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The women of the Black Panther Party
While the image of the Black Panther Party often conjures one of a man in the signature beret carrying a gun, women were right there alongside the men of the party, making up an estimated 50 percent of membership.
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Meet The UK Twins Who Were Born With Completely Different Skin Tones
Hannah Yarker has one Black daughter and one White daughter with her husband, Kyle Armstrong.
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Ciara Hits Future With $15 Million Defamation Lawsuit
Ciara is reportedly suing ex-boyfriend Future and Dirty Sprite artist for $15 million for defamation, claiming that he is dragging her name through the mud in an effort to promote his new his album, reports TMZ .
Goodbye Ne-Yo: Monyetta Shaw flosses new millionaire boyfriend at plush vacation
L.A. Reid Clears Pebbles’ Name: “She Never Robbed Anybody Or Ripped Anybody Off”

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…