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    Cash for Business Ideas From New Economy Initiative Challenge
    More than 135 people, representing local businesses, communities, and city government, packed the Motor City Java & Tea House on the city’s far west side…
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    Tax Day Freebies
    The ‘Tax Day’ cometh and now it’s here. If you procrastinate like me, this day is met with many woes of last-minute paperwork, envelopes and…

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    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Nick Gordon Banned From Any Contact With Houston Family For A Year
    Bobbi Kristina Brown‘s husband Nick Gordon has made it extremely awkward at family functions with his violent behavior and threats he’s made via social media.…
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    While You Slept: Nick Young Gets “Illegal” With Iggy, Serena’s Cakes
    The newest Lakers star Nick Young celebrated the end of the team’s season in style. TMZ spotted the flashy guard leaving a nightclub with rapper…

    BUSINESS

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    3 Ways To Know If Your Man Is Cheap Or Just Financially Responsible
    I started dating when I was fifteen. I got married at thirty-two. That means that I spent over half of my life interacting with the…
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    Before You Buy Those Red Bottoms, Consider Doing These 4 Smart Things With Your Tax Refund
    We are nearing the end of tax season and if you weren’t procrastinating about getting your taxes done, you might have some extra cash on…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    The Anatomy Of Olivia Pope’s Lip Quiver
    Olivia Pope’s lip has been trembling on 100 this season. It’s pretty much what Kerry Washington has been known for in “Scandal.” We’ve decided to…
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    Nas ‘Time Is Illmatic’ Documentary Premieres At Tribeca Film Festival
    This year is a big one for Nas. His debut album, “Illmatic,” turned 20 this year, and the new documentary about the album’s process, “Time…

    LIFESTYLE

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    HOP ON IT: Easter-Inspired Finds That Will Make You Look Like A Lady
    Easter dressing may be easier than ever this year. Coincidentally, the trends of the moment are all timeless Easter staples: white, pastels and florals. To…
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    CHIC EATS: Angel Food Cupcakes [RECIPE]
    Ingredients 1 box angel food cake mix Strawberry Lemonade Sparkling ICE   Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line muffin pan with paper liners. Replace…

    SPORTS

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    Kevin Durant’s Dirty Laundry Aired Out In Travel Agent Lawsuit
    NBA player Kevin Durant recently had his dirty little secrets aired out in a counter-lawsuit brought on by his ex-travel agent. The travel agent detailed…
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    Reports: Joe Dumars Out As Pistons President
    According to reports, Former Detroit Piston Bad Boy Joe Dumars is out as President of the Detroit Pistons. ESPN.com reports: Detroit has decided not to…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    5 Celebrities in Need of Jesus
    #5 Cornel West Not sure why Cornell has gone after the president this week.. but BOY OH BOY! Jesus might be able to to tone…
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    Gospel Superstar & Pastor Steps Down From Pulpit And Heads To Reality Show [VIDEO]
    Originally posted on Elev8:
    Byron Cage serves as minister of music at Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church in Fort Washington, Maryland. In addition, as of…

    LIVING WELL

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    Model & ‘American Idol’ Alum’s Reaction To Deadly Cancer Diagnosis Is The Most Beautiful Thing You’ll See All Day [VIDEO]
    Wilhelmina model and former “American Idol” songstress, Joanne Borgella announced that she was diagnosed with cancer in October 2013. Since then, the beautiful talent has been…
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    Which Is Worse, Eating Tilapia Or Bacon? You’ll Be Surprised!
    Fish may be one of the best foods for our health, but it’s also one of the most detrimental. According to a new study, consuming…

    BLOG TALK

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    Ignorance is Not Bliss
    Yoga is a pathway to happiness. As more and more people have begun to practice yoga postures, some once or twice a week, others everyday,…
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    You Call That News?
    A recent Wall Street Journal business report detailed the inability of black-owned businesses to be approved for SBA-backed loans made through America’s most prolific small…
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    Allow A Vote On Unemployment Benefits
    On December 28, 2013, more than 1.3 million Americans lost their Emergency Unemployment Insurance benefits. The program allowed individuals who have lost their jobs to…

    ACHIEVE

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    Susan Taylor, Former Essence Magazine Editor and Founder of the National CARES Mentoring Movement, Launches Detroit CARES Chapter During National Mentoring Month
    (Detroit, MI) – January is National Mentoring Month and raises awareness and highlights the positive impact mentoring has on young lives. Since 2002, National Mentoring…
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    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. joins forces with NAACP to recognize Service and Leadership
    The oldest sorority founded for African American women will be celebrating 106 years of sisterhood and service on January 15, 2014, Founders Day. Fifteen metro…
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    Top 10 Scholarships For African American Students
    Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The new year is here, and it’s time for students to get back to work. This year, more than $50 billion dollars will…

    URBAN ED

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    Did You Know: March Is HBCU Awareness Month
    Monday, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund launched a new nationwide campaign, National “I Love My HBCU” Month, to honor historically black colleges and universities and the pride that…
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    [LISTEN] How Spelman Balanced Its Budget And Improved Student Health
    Roland Martin talked health and fitness with Spelman College President Beverly Tatum Monday on “NewsOne Now.” Tatum detailed how the historically black college was able…
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    [VIDEO] Laz Alonso: Let’s Save Our HBCUs
    Actor and Howard University alumnus Laz Alonso joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss how we can save fledgling historically black colleges and universities.…

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