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Peduto discusses Pittsburgh’s uneven development
Mayor Bill Peduto was in the hot seat Wednesday afternoon talking about economic and racial disparities in the city. The mayor, who does a monthly…
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Questions and outrage… Is dog’s life more important than Black man’s life?
As a helicopter hovered above the police procession making its way through the five streets and one bridge closed for the occasion, the words penned…
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Community Calendar 2-10-16
Black Veterans Celebration     FEB. 13—Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum Trust Inc. will host the 6th Annual African-American Heritage Celebration “Black Veterans with…
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Black History Events
Bone Marrow Drive     FEB. 11—The NAACP and the Duquesne University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs will host a Be the Match Bone Marrow Drive from…
Gov. Wolf and Legislature tangle over new budget
SWAT finds vacant Pittsburgh home empty after shooting

Pittsburgh TV

NATIONAL NEWS

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Federal government expected to sue Ferguson, Missouri
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The federal government was expected to file a civil-rights lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the…
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LL Cool J learns family secret in ‘Finding Your Roots’
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ LL Cool J’s childhood was scarred by his parents’ separation and violence, with his maternal grandparents stepping in to give him…
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Bernie Sanders Hits Up Harlem, Scores Endorsement From Prominent Black Scholar Fresh Off New Hampshire Win
Just hours off his victory in the New Hampshire primaries Tuesday, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders swept into New York City's predominantly Black community of Harlem to meet MSNBC host and civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton in an effort to help garner support from African-American voters.
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Ta-Nehisi Coates Feels The Bern, Says He’s Voting For Sanders In Presidential Election
Coates explains that he took issue with Hillary Clinton's connections to Wall Street as well as her past involvement with criminal justice reform that has disproportionately hurt Black Americans.
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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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Black Unarmed Teen Shot & Killed By Austin Police Identified
An unarmed, naked teenager identified as David Joseph, 17, was shot and killed by Austin police officer Geoffrey Freeman the morning of Feb. 8.
Detention Center Employee Connected To Black Kentucky Teen’s Death Fired
Manslaughter, Other Charges Possible In Flint Water Crisis
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Comedian Godfrey Reads Langston Hughes’ Timeless Poem “Harlem”
We all have dreams. But it’s not until they’re realized that they can be acted on. In the latest installment of Black History Retold, we…
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Wildin’ Out Wednesday With Actress/Comedian Kym Whitley
During Roland Martin and NewsOne Now’s annual trip to Los Angeles for the NAACP Image Awards, Martin sat down with actress/comedian Kym Whitley for a hilarious, wild, and crazy interview. During the comedic barrage of one-liners and jokes between Martin and Whitley, they were able to sneak in a few moments to talk about all of […]
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White Feminists Attack Beyonce For Being Left Out Of “Formation”
Beyonce's Super Bowl Sunday performance of "Formation" left the world in either shock or awe, depending who you are. But many White feminists seemed to feel merely left out.
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Pgh celebrates Black History Month with tribute to Blacks in film
An exhibit celebrating Black History Month is on display in the grand lobby of the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh. It  can be viewed through…
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7 Snapchat Accounts That Will Help You Get Your Life
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Voting Rights Restored To 40,000 Maryland Felons
Just in time for this year's contentious election season, Maryland restores voting rights to 40,000 felons, reports Mother Jones.
‘Let My People Go’ created, performed by CAPA for Black History Month
Arts and Culture Calendar 2-10-16

SPORTS

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APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery
EMBU, Kenya (AP) — Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the…
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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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Overtime 2-10-16
SPECIAL FIVE STAR EDITION ~ THE “50 YEAR ANNIVERSARY” SUPER BOWL “TOP 10 THINGS” :10—Coming to you live from the Super Bowl in the Bay…
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Super Bowl 50 roundup
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP)—If this was the final game of his magnificent career, what a Super way to go out for Peyton Manning. He can…
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Hawks’ Jeff Teague selling Buckhead condo for $2.1 million
ATLANTA — As the rumblings about a possible trade grow louder regarding the Atlanta Hawks’ star guard Jeff Teague, he has proactively listed his posh…
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Newton defends actions at Super Bowl: ‘I will not conform’
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton isn’t apologizing for acting like a “sore loser” after the Super Bowl. The league’s MVP has been widely criticized…
UCLA gymnast Sophina DeJesus hits the Quan, Whip and Nae Nae In floor routine
Memes that SUPPORT Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers

OPINION

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Black quarterbacks are still held to a different standard
(GEORGE CURRY MEDIA)—Despite Cam Newton leading the Carolina Panthers to a 15-1 record during the regular reason and two playoff victories en route to his…
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My head says Hillary, my heart says Bernie
(NNPA)—I am looking forward to Nov. 8, 2016, and to voting for Hillary Rodham Clinton to lead these United States. I am so extremely excited…
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Filthy rich and dangerous, Part 2
(NNPA)—Yes, the new Progressive Movement is in full form and they are not taking any “prisoners.” Move On.org, ACORN and others are basically a memory.…
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Blackonomics: Raising money or just raising Cain?
Bernie Sanders raised $20 million with the average donation being just $27.00. What is wrong with Black folks? For decades conscious Black leaders have cajoled,…
All Elections Matter: It’s time to make our voices heard at the ballot box in 2016!
The RNC’s continued disdain for ol Blacks

BUSINESS

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Detroit native starts online marketplace for high-end items
DETROIT (AP) _ A new company launched by a Detroit native offers an online portal similar to the stock market for the buying and selling…
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Nielsen’s top programs for Feb. 1-7
NEW YORK (AP) _ Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Feb. 1-7. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. Super Bowl: Carolina vs.…
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Business Calendar 2-10-16
Women Business Leaders Breakfast     FEB. 12—The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University will host its Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series from 7:30-9:30 a.m.…
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Blackonomics…Black dollars don’t make sense
(GEORGE CURRY MEDIA)—Bernie Sanders raised $20 million with the average donation being just $27.  What is wrong with Black folks?  For decades, conscious Black leaders…
Employment Opportunities 2-10-16
Bids and Proposals 2-10-16

INTERNATIONAL

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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.
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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.…
Boko Haram burning kids alive in northeast Nigeria: witness
NYC’s Bloomberg offers Latin American city-innovation prizes

LIFESTYLE

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#NYFWNoir: Everything You Need To Know
#NYFWNoir: it's a celebration, it's a movement.
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Church Circuit 2-10-16
    Absalom Jones Day FEB. 12—The Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh will host its 2016 Absalom Jones Day Celebration at Trinity Cathedral, 328 Sixth Ave.,…
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9 Times Cam’ron & JuJu Made Us Gush Over Their ‘Ride Or Die’ Love
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Beyoncé Steals Style Swag For New Video?
Uh, oh, uh oh, uh oh...did Beyoncé steal style to create her latest video Formation?
Black And Proud: How Beyoncé used fashion to make a powerful political statement
#NYFWNoir: Chanel Iman Nails The Athleisure Look

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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Purchase Fab 40 Tickets Here!

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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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 .
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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.
Blac Chyna has a warning for Rob Kardashian groupies and fans
Kim Kardashian and Amber Rose photo’d together and the funniest responses

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…