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Carnegie Mellon researchers got $10 million from the EPA to study air quality in Pittsburgh
The federal government is dishing out $30 million in funding to three universities for air quality research, and Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Mellon University has snagged $10…
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Giant Eagle recalls pecan, walnut cookies over milk labeling
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ The Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle supermarket chain is recalling Walnut Delight and Pecan Tassie cookies because labels wrongly omitted milk as an ingredient.…
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Region’s young, gifted and Black celebrated
While hundreds attended a sold out comic book convention at the nearby Monroeville Convention Center, many gathered at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on April…
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29 of 36 homicides Black lives
There were 9 fewer homicides in April than in March providing some hope. There were only six homicides in April compared to 15 in March.…
Hundreds join with YWCA at CCAC to ‘Stand Against Racism’
Election races went largely as predicted

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NATIONAL NEWS

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Police: Attack Of Black University Of Iowa Student Likely A Hate Crime
Iowa City Police are investigating the attack of a University of Iowa student as a hate crime. The victim's family said the attack was unprovoked.
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#RapedByMorehouse: Spelman, Morehouse Investigate Rape Allegation Detailed On Twitter
The account, which started posting May 2, details how the unidentified student was partying with upperclassmen from the men's college -- which is also the brother school to Spelman, a private women's college -- when four students took the anonymous poster into a room and began the sexual assault.
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SIU offers plan to boost campus diversity after protests
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) _ The acting leader of Southern Illinois University pledged Tuesday to ensure the campus remains “free from racism and intimidation,” one day…
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Thousands of rich Americans live in taxpayer-subsidized public housing
Tens of thousands of high-income Americans live in low-income housing, according to a federal audit. More than 25,000 families inhabit federally subsidized housing, even though…
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Pastor Recounts Harrowing Details Of Violent Assault By Chicago Cops
Reverend Catherine Brown and her two small children were on their way home when a speeding Chicago Police squad car with no emergency lights rammed into her car. Dash cam video captured at the scene recorded the brutal encounter with Chicago Police as they dragged Rev. Brown out of the car and pepper sprayed her. One of the officers involved in […]
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Obama Drinks Filtered Flint Water, Meets Little Miss Flint During Visit
In an effort to assuage fears and instill hope, President Barack Obama on Wednesday visited the beleaguered city of Flint, Michigan amid a towering crisis involving lead in the city’s water supply. He also toured a food bank, participated in a roundtable discussion about the lead-contaminated water crisis, met with Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor […]
Utah Teacher Punished For Using N-Word In Class
CBC Message To America: UP Initiative Looks To Arm Urban Communities With Jobs And Economic Opportunities Instead Of Guns
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Cover To Cover…‘The Blackbirds’
    You and your girls are birds of a feather. You flock together, preen together, share your nest when needed and, while you happily…
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Musiq Soulchild an AWC sellout
The Musiq Soulchild ‘Soul Session’ was a sold out event on April 22, at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture. The lights dimmed, the…
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NEWS ROUNDUP: Tyler Perry Makes Real Estate History…AND MORE
Film mogul Tyler Perry has made his mark in the movie industry and now hit a major milestone in the realm of real estate. According to reports, Perry’s Atlanta mansion has been sold for $17.5 million, becoming the most expensive residential sale in the city’s history. The 34,688-square-foot home features a home theater, infinity pool, […]
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‘Rickey Smiley For Real’ Season 2 premiere feat. Porsha Williams, Joseline Hernandez, Da Brat
ATLANTA — It’s hard to say which was more appetizing: the unscripted drama and comedy on the “Rickey Smiley For Real” docu-series, Rickey Smiley’s back-and-forth…
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Was Percocet found in Prince’s system?
The source, who is unnamed, said it is not clear if the opioid "caused or contributed to the musician's death."
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WATCH: POTUS & FLOTUS Celebrate Star Wars Day
It's no secret that President Barack Obama is a fan of Star Wars.
The Latest: Feds, including DEA, join Prince investigation
Bassist Larry Graham: Prince found ‘real happiness’ as Jehovah’s Witness

SPORTS

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Rookie goaltender Murray stealing the show for Penguins
  PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Matt Murray isn’t in the mood to think about what it all means, this ride that he’s on. The NHL’s best…
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Bills select Ohio State QB Cardale Jones 139th overall
By ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) _ The Buffalo Bills filled their most pressing defensive needs early in the NFL draft before adding an intriguing long-term…
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Pittsburgh Steelers fill holes in NFL 2016 draft
In previous years the Steelers drafted the best players available and plugged them in. But this year there were some clear weaknesses, mostly the defensive…
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‘Boom or Bust’ draft for black and yellow
The NFL has no Ten Commandments that are set in stone to drafting rookie players. Every team has to build their own blueprint to the…
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Overtime 5-4-16
:10—First and foremost, I want to offer my sincere sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Ms. Kathy Neely. She was a delightful most…
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Very few surprises in NBA playoffs
There have been very few surprises in the NBA playoffs so far. In the East the Cleveland Cavaliers swept the Detroit Pistons, 4-0; and the…
DERBY 2016: A touch of gray gives 142nd Derby striking look
Centenarian Ida Keeling sets world record in 100-meter race at Penn Relays

OPINION

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Black Lives Matter, Big Brother’s bad example
Angelo Dundee was Sugar Ray Leonard’s trainer during the championship fight against Thomas Hearns.  Down on all score cards Leonard returns to the corner after…
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Field Negro…Another “White guy” endorsement
Tonight’s cut and paste post comes from a White guy who is endorsing Donald Trump. “I hereby offer my full-throated endorsement of Donald Trump for…
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Different rules for Black and White students
A representative from the office of Florida State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit Angela Corey spoke to a group of African-American clergy from around…
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To Be Equal …Nothing compares 2 U
“Dearly, beloved. We are gathered here today to get through this thing called life. Electric word “life.” It means forever, and that’s a mighty long…
Emanuel isn’t leading on police reform
Child Watch…Hope is waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court

BUSINESS

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Nigerian businessman Tony Elumelu wants to transform the continent with “Africapitalism”
  WASHINGTON – Tony O. Elumelu has emerged on the global business stage as a transformative and effective entrepreneur in energy, agriculture and financial services.…
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Grant awarded to staff a Women’s Business Center
Combined, all sources of income including record sales, revenue from fashion lines, performing earnings, royalties and sanctions, multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning recording artist and entrepreneur Beyoncé…
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A 5-year plan to rebuild Black wealth and expand homeownership
While economists contend that the economic recession is over, the reality for much of Black America is starkly different. Racial disparities in unemployment and under-employment…
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Drug companies pony up in illegal marketing cases, but critics wonder if penalties are enough
If you make truck deliveries in the overcrowded downtown streets of a big city, parking tickets might simply be a cost of doing business. For…
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton calls for probe of government advertising
Governor, county executive and mayor ask PUC to reconsider Uber fine

INTERNATIONAL

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Nigerian businessman Tony Elumelu wants to transform the continent with “Africapitalism”
  WASHINGTON – Tony O. Elumelu has emerged on the global business stage as a transformative and effective entrepreneur in energy, agriculture and financial services.…
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Have we forgotten the kidnapped school girls in Nigeria?
It was two years ago, April 14th to be exact, that the world witnessed the abduction of 276 Nigerian schoolgirls from their dormitory rooms at…
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U.S. Navy SEAL Killed In Northern Iraq ISIS Attack
Charles Keating IV was killed in a "coordinated and complex attack" by roughly 100 ISIS fighters, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
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First US cruise in decades set to arrive in Havana
HAVANA (AP) — The first U.S. cruise ship in nearly 40 years was crossing the Florida Straits from Miami to Havana on Monday, restarting commercial…
Parody Account “White Savior Barbie” Brilliantly Mocks Insincere Volunteer Selfies In Africa
Taliban Claims Responsibility For Deadly Attack In Afghanistan

LIFESTYLE

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Senior Missionary Society No. 1 Annual Tea
April 16 was a beautiful sunny day and dozens of ladies attended the Annual Tea presented by The Senior Missionary Society No.1 of Homewood A.M.E.…
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Mt. Carmel hosts Pep Rally…A Prelude to Jasmine’s Camp The Story of a Hero: Faith, Focus and Fortitude
She sprinted through life with a heart full of faith and love.  Armed with that same faith and love, she sprinted into the faithful and…
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Dear Mama, You Are Appreciated: Last Minute Mother’s Day Idea Guide
Do you still need a gift idea for Mother's Day? This list is for you!
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FAB OR FUG: Danielle Brooks Shows Off Her Snatched Waist
Danielle Brooks has been in the gym, illustrating that curvy girls do work out! https://www.instagram.com/p/BEy1fa-pqJb/?taken-by=daniebb3&hl=en The curvy Broadway star arrived at the 2016 Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Paramount Hotel in NYC wearing a midi-length leather pleated skirt and an off-the-shoulder striped top. Her hair was styled in loose shoulder-length ringlets. The […]
FAB FINDS: 6 Logo T-Shirt Sites With A Message
Church Circuit 5-4-16

YOUTH

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NY valedictorian accepted at all 8 Ivies will attend Harvard
A Long Island, New York high school student who was accepted into 12 colleges, including all eight Ivies, plans to attend Harvard University in the fall.
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U.S. Dream Academy Celebrates 15th Annual Power Of A Dream Gala
The U.S. Dream Academy is a national after school program using mentoring, tutoring, and technology education to empower children at risk of future incarceration. Their 15th Annual Power of a Dream Gala will take place Tuesday night in Washington, D.C. honoring Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott; Jaime Casap, Global Education Evangelist; and Jarrett M. Adams, Judicial […]
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NNPA, Chevrolet announce 2016 ‘Discover the Unexpected’ journalism fellows
Sidnee King, a 20 year-old broadcast journalism student at Howard University, admitted that she was nervous about her summer plans, the day before the 2016…
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Malia Obama Picks Harvard University
The 17-year-old will not head directly to the university in Cambridge, Massachusetts after graduating from Sidwell Friends this spring, she “will take a gap year before beginning school,” reads the statement from the East Wing. Instead, she will enroll in the fall of 2017.
Prince helped launch tech initiative for urban youth
Michelle Obama In Harlem To Promote Higher Education During College Signing Day
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HEALTH

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No need to be embarrassed to discuss low testosterone
There are many topics in our society that are considered taboo. Though a fact of life, people just don’t talk about them. One of those…
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Time for focus on children’s health
Healthy lifestyles are learned at a young age. Like everything else, what you eat related to health, and it disproportionately impacts poor, African-American children. It’s…
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Don’t think AIDS happens to people like you? Neither did she
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) _ Sarah Thomas found out from a stranger. It was 1996, and after donating blood in Baltimore, a Red Cross worker called…
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The importance of health literacy
As public schools lose funding from debt-ridden state budgets, school administrators are being forced to cut “non-essentials” such as the number of teachers, classes are…
‘Project Formation’ Brings Free Personalized Boot Camp Training To Brooklyn
The truth about diabetes…Doug Banks’ death puts disease in fresh spotlight

Cover To Cover

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Cover To Cover…‘The Blackbirds’
    You and your girls are birds of a feather. You flock together, preen together, share your nest when needed and, while you happily…
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‘Brown is the New White’ by Steve Phillips
“Brown is the New White” by Steve Phillips “[H]ard-hitting…abundant use of solid statistics…brilliant commentary. Phillips’ robust plea for profound political changes is motivating and will…
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Michael Eric Dyson Discusses New Book, “The Black Presidency: Barack Obama & The Politics Of Race In America”
Dyson joined guest host Derek McGinty on NewsOne Now to talk about his new book and discuss how Mr. Obama has acted on behalf of the nation's African-American community by way of improving things for all.
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Cover to Cover…Little Shaq
  “Here, try this.” Ugh. That’s advice you almost never take because you hate new things. You know what you like, you know what you…
Cover to Cover…’We Love You, Charlie Freeman’
Cover to Cover…‘Incarceration Nations’

EDITORS PICK

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Black community political forum addresses issues
For the 13th year, Talk Magazine held the Pa. Black Community Network Conference and Pa. Black Community Candidates’ Forum. Black Leaders from around the state…

FEATURES

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Lifestyles Report…First in March
On Easter Sunday evening I went to see Disgraced, the current offering at the Pittsburgh Public Theater. Including myself there were four of us. Those…

VIEWPOINT

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The Wendy Bell diversion

PEOPLE

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Lupita Nyong’o Gives Vogue A Classy Clapback On Hair
Lupita won't stand for cultural appropriation.
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Genes On Fleek: Zoë Kravitz Is The Fresh Face Of YSL Beauty
Zoë Kravitz is the newest face for YSL Beauty. Check out her beautiful behind the scene beauty images.
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NY valedictorian accepted at all 8 Ivies will attend Harvard
A Long Island, New York high school student who was accepted into 12 colleges, including all eight Ivies, plans to attend Harvard University in the fall.
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Instagram model Maya Dutch busted for using body to go on $33,000 shopping spree
An Instagram model who allegedly loves robbery and fraud has been arrested and charged with stealing a woman’s credit cards and going on a $33,000 shopping…
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Beyoncé Took Us On A Lemonade Troll During The Met Gala
From wearing Becky's skin to showing up sans wedding ring, the Queen is doing her own thing.
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Sinead O’Connor called police on this celebrity who she says gave Prince drugs
We don’t know which is more remarkable: the fact that one-hit wonder Sinead O’Connor has been able to ride her lone smash hit “Nothing Compares…
Demetria McKinney hosts 1st annual ‘Single Mom’s Mothers Day’ at Suite Lounge
The Currys Cover Parents Magazine In What May Be The Cutest Photo Ever

Education

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NY Student Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools
For the second straight year, a student from Long Island, New York's Elmont Memorial High School has been accepted at all eight Ivy League schools, according to NBC 4 New York. The student, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, 17, who is the class valedictorian, has until May 1 to decide whether she'll attend one of the prestigious northeastern schools