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Generation NEXT: Two East Liberty sisters aspire to successful career paths
Sisters Chandel and Cieayrra Boozer, of East Liberty, have some very lofty pursuits when it comes to career choices. Their maturity is underpinned with a…
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Council weighs next steps on wage report
When Pittsburgh Councilman Rev. Ricky Burgess released his wage committee report on service worker salaries in the city, particularly at local hospitals, he called the…
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Pittsburgh suburbs aren’t immune to poverty
In the South Hills of Pittsburgh, the cookie-cutter houses and picket fences of suburbia are hiding the crippling effects of poverty on residents. At least…
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Peduto laments ‘two Pittsburghs’…Moves on economic inclusion and affordable housing
After again noting the city has to do more to include minorities, especially African Americans, in its economic revitalization during an address at the University…
Black & White Reunion holds 18th Annual Summit Against Racism
Free tax prep and filing help widely available

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NATIONAL NEWS

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School kisses Valentine’s Day and other holidays goodbye
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ A Minnesota elementary school has kissed Valentine’s Day goodbye. Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas, too. Bruce Vento Elementary in St. Paul…
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Judge rejects proposal to merge 2 universities
BALTIMORE (AP) _ A U.S. District Court judge has rejected a proposal to merge the University of Baltimore into Morgan State University. The Baltimore Sun…
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Black History Month: President Obama’s best moments in the White House
In honor of Black History Month 2016, NewsOne will honor the accomplishments of our Black politicians, organizers, entertainers, and everyday people who have undoubtedly contributed to this great nation.
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Former NAACP head Ben Jealous to endorse Bernie Sanders ahead if New Hampshire primaries
Former NAACP head Ben Jealous will offer his endorsement of Democratic Party presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Friday. The endorsement will be announced at an event in New Hampshire, where Sanders and his top rival, former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, are campaigning ahead of next week's primaries.
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Members Of Jewish Fraternity Accused Of Mocking MLK & Muslims In Racist Leaked Emails
Members of the University of Chicago's Alpha Epsilon Pi, a historically Jewish fraternity, have been accused of sending racist emails, according to a report on BuzzFeed.
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Retired Philadelphia cop claims officers ‘violated’ him
PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ A 54-year-old retired Philadelphia police officer filed a complaint with Internal Affairs after he was allegedly “violated” by officers during a case…
Detroit Teachers Accuse DPS District Of Blocking Union Appointed Health Inspectors
NEWS ROUNDUP: Hillary Clinton & Bernie Sanders Spar In Democratic Debate…AND MORE
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ENTERTAINMENT

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Singer Andra Day rises as soul songstress
ATLANTA (AP) _ A phone call from Stevie Wonder changed Andra Day’s life. He called Day and asked if he could work with her. Wonder…
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Keep your head to the sky…..Requiem for Brother ‘Reese
My post here is a personal one, folks.. I’ll start off by saying, this one hurts. A music hero is gone after 74 years of…
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NAACP show expects sparks, not fireworks from #OscarsSoWhite
  PASADENA, Calif. (AP) _ (hash)OscarsSoWhite? That’s so last year for the NAACP Image Awards. Despite the heated talk about racial diversity in Hollywood following…
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Stars React To The Passing Of Earth, Wind & Fire’s Maurice White
During Thursday evening's NAACP Pre-Show Awards dinner in Pasadena, CA, Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, caught up with some of our best and brightest stars and asked for their reactions to the passing of Earth, Wind and Fire's founder, Maurice White.
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Solange Blasts Music Critic On Twitter: ‘Don’t You Ever Dare Speak That 6 Letter Name’
Solange is no stranger to voicing her opinions especially on the open forum that is Twitter. Last night, the fashion icon unleashed a rapid fire of tweets that touched on everything from the music industry to race. The songstress also didn’t hesitate to clapback at New York Times music critic Jon Caramanica, schooling the writer on […]
In Memory Of Maurice White: Here Are Some Of Our Favorite Cuts
Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dead at 74

SPORTS

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At The Finish Line …Where Only the Truth Matters
Question of the Day . . . Now take your time and think long and hard about this before you answer . . . Wait…
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“Where we at, man?” Golden State Warriors visit the White House
The Golden State Warriors visited President Barack Obama, a famed basketball enthusiast, at the White House on Thursday, producing inspired social media commentary.
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Hamlin headlines homegrown talent for Narduzzi, Pitt
PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Pat Narduzzi pledged to keep the best players in western Pennsylvania in western Pennsylvania when he took over as head coach at…
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ESPN’s Chris Broussard on the Pacers-Hawks game and their chances of dethroning LeBron in the East
ESPN’s televised matchup of Indiana against Atlanta on Friday night features two intriguing and formidable teams who, along with Toronto and Chicago, are collectively using…
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‘What If’ moments that defined Super Bowl legacies
Imagine a world where the name Scott Norwood evokes awe in Buffalo, not “aww, dude.” A world where David Tyree is just another former NFL…
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National Black Arts Festival the curator for Hawks Black History Month campaign
ATLANTA — The National Black Arts Festival (NBAF) has been selected to help shape the program and select the participants for the Atlanta Hawks’ True Comes…
Newton wants Black QB issue put away for good
First West Side holiday celebration giveaway

OPINION

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How I balance life as a Black pastor and police officer
I serve as a police officer and I serve as a pastor–professions that both involve the act of ‘saving’–in one role, my focus is saving…
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Lifestyles Report…In my Travels… winter 2016
I can’t help but share the price of rent at one of the new apartment buildings in East Liberty. Yes, this is 15206 folks. It…
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Reparations: What precisely is there to support?
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was asked if he was in favor of “reparations for slavery”. He gave one answer that I’ll divide into two…
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To Tell The Truth…Solutions or preventions to our problems
I was in the grocery store and a woman walked up and stated that she was an avid reader of the New Pittsburgh Courier, and…
The killers don’t care
Just Sayin’…Murders in America–Just us

BUSINESS

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Restaurant owners create tasty and event-filled venue
In a couple months Rosalees Southern Comfort Cuisine Seafood and BBQ Restaurant, 100 Wises Grove Road in New Brighton will celebrate their first year anniversary.…
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Banks make billions from unfair overdraft practices
Fees deducted from millions of consumer checking accounts are making legal and financial news in early 2016.  Banks are reaping billions of dollars on just…
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Comcast loses fewest TV customers in 8 years
NEW YORK (AP) _ Comcast is trumpeting its best year for traditional TV services in nearly a decade, even though it continues to lose TV…
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Yahoo to cut 1,700 workers as CEO tries to save her own job
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether…
Wilkinsburg ‘Mind Your Busine$$’ seminar
Best credit cards for 2016

INTERNATIONAL

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Boko Haram burning kids alive in northeast Nigeria: witness
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP)—A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children among people burned…
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NYC’s Bloomberg offers Latin American city-innovation prizes
NEW YORK (AP)—Hundreds of Latin American and Caribbean cities are being invited to vie for millions of dollars from former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg,…
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Good Works and Good Looks: Meghan Markle Gives Us Humanitarian Glam In Rwanda
Meghan Markle works in Rwanda...and makes it look good!
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WHO Declares Zika Virus A Global Emergency
Experts are worried the virus may be spreading far and fast due to its formation in Aedes mosquitos.
Haiti’s Presidential Election Is At A Standstill Over Protests & Government Corruption Charges
Matt Damon brings call for clean water for all to Sundance

LIFESTYLE

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Federal Executive Board celebrates Martin Luther King
The African American Heritage Committee of the Pittsburgh Federal Executive Board presented its “REMEMBER! CELEBRATE! ACT! ….King’s Legacy of Freedom for our World” at the…
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Lifestyles Report…In my Travels… winter 2016
I can’t help but share the price of rent at one of the new apartment buildings in East Liberty. Yes, this is 15206 folks. It…
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Music, dance, worship at Macedonia’s Teen Bash 2016
Macedonia Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, located at 2225 Bedford Ave., in the Hill District, hosted its Teen Bash 2016. The theme was “G.O.T. F.I.R.E. (God…
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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…
Maria Borges’ Fashion Vessel Is Her Afro
Is Kim Kardashian West Going Through A Style Evolution?

YOUTH

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Generation NEXT: Two East Liberty sisters aspire to successful career paths
Sisters Chandel and Cieayrra Boozer, of East Liberty, have some very lofty pursuits when it comes to career choices. Their maturity is underpinned with a…
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Purchase Fab 40 Tickets Here!
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Music, dance, worship at Macedonia’s Teen Bash 2016
Macedonia Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, located at 2225 Bedford Ave., in the Hill District, hosted its Teen Bash 2016. The theme was “G.O.T. F.I.R.E. (God…
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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.
Gateway Medical Society promotes medical interest in Black males through student special projects recognition
Top 5 young Black entrepreneurs to watch in 2016
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HEALTH

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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…
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Zika virus in PA but not spreading
Although Pennsylvania may be home to a few people carrying the Zika virus, there is no need to sound the alarms just yet. According to…
Stay Informed: 6 Things You Need To Know About The Zika Virus
Open enrollment for 2016 health insurance coverage at City-County Building Wednesday

Cover To Cover

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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…
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New memoir by AP reporter recalls covering MLK and family
In a new memoir, “My Time with the Kings: A Reporter’s Recollections of Martin, Coretta and the Civil Rights Movement,” retired Associated Press reporter Kathryn…
Tavis Smiley: Black America has lost ground in nearly every major economic category over last ten years
Cover to Cover…‘Breakthrough!’

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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Blac Chyna has a warning for Rob Kardashian groupies and fans
The notoriously reclusive Robert Kardashian Jr., better known as “Rob,” has been living like a hermit the past few years as he battles his considerable…
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Kim Kardashian and Amber Rose photo’d together and the funniest responses
Tea anyone? pic.twitter.com/HbkIJa998c — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) February 2, 2016   Whowouldathunkit?!? After spending years volleying insults and trading men and shade between them, “Keeping up…
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‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ star wanted by police
Police in North Carolina have issued a summons for a cast member of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” to appear and answer some serious questions…
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‘Race’ red carpet premiere with Kim Fields, Ludacris, Stephan James, others
ATLANTA — Ambassador Andrew Young is a living link to the late, legendary track megastar Jesse Owens. He regaled the red carpet media prior to…
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Rick Ross celebrates 40th birthday at Atlanta mansion with Joseline, Ludacris, Monica, others
FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. — The Maybach Music mogul brought in his fourth decade on earth in serious style by hosting the event at his own mansion,…
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Rumor: Is Amina Buddafly Pregnant Again?
Just when you thought the drama on Love and Hip Hop New York couldn't get any more over-the-top, here comes some more news.
After Months Of Separation Mike Epps Files For Divorce
5 Celebs Whose Churchflow Game Is The Truth

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…