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Courier to celebrate city’s young movers and shakers
Recognizing those uniquely talented African American movers and shakers who are under the age of 40 and active participants in the upbuilding of their communities,…
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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…
Guard: Man said he’d kill lawmaker’s sister
City to open regional warming centers, residents urged to stay inside if possible

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Trump Supporters File Birther Lawsuit Against Cruz As Sparks Fly In GOP Primary Contest
Ted Cruz argues that he is eligible to serve as president, noting the distinction between natural-born and naturalized citizens.
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Man Googles miscarriages before beating and stomping pregnant girlfriend
A deranged reprobate named Torey Branch was irate that his girlfriend, Mia Jones, was pregnant and refused to agree to an abortion. Subsequently, he is…
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Anti-Violence Activist Matthew Williams Killed In Chicago Shooting
Matthew Williams, a young and vibrant activist who called for peace and justice in Chicago, was shot and killed on Saturday while inside a friend's apartment.
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Experts Pen Open Letter Requesting Gov. Snyder Establish Fund & Remedies To Help Those Impacted By Flint Water Crisis
The handling of the Flint water crisis has been compared to that of Hurricane Katrina and even the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder refuses to step down despite calls for his resignation from citizens and politicians alike. Yesterday, he came out with a $360 million budget to start dealing with the multitude of problems caused by lead […]
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Ohio Cop Placed On Leave After Mocking Suicide Of BLM Member
An Ohio police officer was placed on administrative leave this week after making insensitive comments about the death of a Black Lives Matter activist, ABC News reports. Lee Cyr commented, “Love a happy ending” on a Facebook news post about the suicide of MarShawn McCarrel. The 23-year-old reportedly shot himself in front of the Ohio statehouse on […]
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Two Female Students Dead Following Shooting At Arizona High School
In the first two months of 2016, there have been a reported seven school shootings.
Viewers’ Guide: GOP hopefuls spar in South Carolina
Harvard faculty member named Wellesley’s 1st Black president
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New adaptation of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ heads to Broadway
NEW YORK (AP) _ Harper Lee’s classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” _ and it’s now somewhat sullied hero Atticus Finch _ are heading to…
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Bounce TV to premiere original series ‘Saints & Sinners’
ATLANTA/PRNewswire/—Following the success of scripted comedy series, Bounce TV—the nation’s first and only broadcast television network designed for African American (AA) audiences and TV’s fastest-growing…
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Obama Plans To Nominate John King As Education Secretary
President Obama plans to nominate acting education secretary John King to the department's top post. This comes after the Republican-led Senate signaled its readiness to swiftly approve the nomination.
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Black officer compares Beyonce’s Super Bowl performance to the KKK
There are irrational calls to boycott Beyonce’s music, decrying the singer’s Super Bowl performance which challenged the number of black men and women who have…
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Columbus Short Debuts “50 Shades” Video With Wife, Karrine Steffans
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Columbus Short debuts a romantic video and song with his new wife.
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26 Georgians nominated for GRAMMY Awards
More than two dozen artists from the state of Georgia have been nominated for the 2016 Grammy Awards, which will be televised live from the…
Kanye’s lyrics about Taylor Swift ignite new controversy
The enduring significance of Janet Jackson’s ‘Control’


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Kobe’s last, Toronto’s 1st as NBA All-Star goes outside US
TORONTO (AP) _ Of all the goodies Kobe Bryant collects in his farewell season, one this weekend might be particularly useful. After all, you need…
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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…
Legendary receiver at Jackson State, Willie Richardson, dies
APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery


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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


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Baltimore businesses OK’d for $165K in riot recovery loans
BALTIMORE (AP) _ The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved more than $165,000 in economic injury loans to help 38 Baltimore-area small businesses and nonprofits…
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Preventing financial infidelity in your relationship
  The hack of Ashley Madison’s website several months ago revealed more about extra-marital affairs than the participants surely wanted. But there are far-less-obvious forms of…
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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…
Funding included for C-17 squadron at 911th Airlift Wing
Pittsburgh Bicentennial Program…Yearlong activities foster involvement for all


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World Leaders Announce Ceasefire In Syria, But Future Remains Uncertain
Top leaders from more than a dozen countries, including the United States and Russia, on Wednesday announced a ceasefire agreement in Syria as well as a plan to deliver aid to the embattled nation, Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday.
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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.
Suicide Bomber Forces Somali Airplane Into An Emergency Landing
More sex abuse by UN troops alleged in C. African Republic


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For Christian Girls Who Lost Their Virginity And Feel No Guilt
I am a Christian woman standing on my digital pulpit to declare, I am not a virgin. And I totally don’t feel bad about it. I am over the patriarchial rhetoric that preaches a woman’s sexual expression and her spritual connection to God can not coexist in the same body peacefully. Generations of guilt inducing […]
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FAB OR FUG: Kim Kardashian Gives Us Ice Princess For Yeezus 3
Ice, ice baby.
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7 Non-Traditional Ways Anyone Can Celebrate Valentine’s Day This Year
Calling all Valentine's Day haters, lovers, and in-betweeners.
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#NYFWNoir: How To Dress Like A Fashion Editor
12 Black TV Couples That Are Totally Our #RelationshipGoals
Must Have Items To Get Photographed At Fashion Week


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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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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

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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


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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.


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


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Wellesley College Hires First African-American President
Wellesley names its first African-American president. Dr. Paula A. Johnson plans to build on the college's commitment to diversity.
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‘RHOA’s’ Kenya Moore finally pregnant?
Has “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kenya Moore finally realized her dream of getting pregnant? Fellow RHOA star Phaedra Parks was posed the question on…
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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.
Meet The UK Twins Who Were Born With Completely Different Skin Tones
Ciara Hits Future With $15 Million Defamation Lawsuit


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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…