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    Could Sarah Connor Knock Khaleesi Off The Throne? ‘Terminator Genisys’ Star Dayo Okeniyi Weighs In [EXCLUSIVE]
    You may not be familiar with the name Dayo Okeniyi, but all he does is win at the box office. He first appeared in the…
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    Congresswoman Waters applauds U.S.-Cuba agreement to open embassies
    *WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after President Obama announced that the United…
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    Robertson Treatment Syndicated Column (RTSC): Black Lives Matter interview with Lucy McBath
    Lucy McBath is the mother of Jordan Davis, the unarmed teenager gunned down at a Florida gas station for refusing to turn down the radio…
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    Black Confederate Flag defender believes slavery was a ‘choice’ (WATCH)
    Ask Karen Cooper what the Confederate flag stands for and you may do a double take. Contrary to what many black people think, Cooper sees…

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    Black women represent fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in U.S.
    A new report shows that the number of businesses owned by African-American women has grown 332 percent since 1997, according to Fortune magazine. The recently…
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    Three Indicted On Murder, Rape, & Arson Charges In Death Of 16-Year-Old Baltimore Girl
    Baltimore police have arrested two men and a teenager in connection with the rape and death of a Baltimore high school student who was found in…

    BUSINESS

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    Puerto Rico, Greece economies crash and burn, more …
    Also, the Supreme Court is making more groundbreaking rulings before their fall session and the second escaped convict has finally been caught.
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    Facebook stalls on diversity, hires 7 African Americans in latest count
    Amid demands by civil rights leaders and others for employers to improve foundering diversity on Silicon Valley, Facebook has been slow to build a workforce…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Surprise! Prince drops new sexy song: ‘HardRockLover’ (LISTEN)
    *OK Prince fans, if you’ve been feinin’ for something new and different from him, well he’s delivered. Out of nowhere on Wednesday, with no advance…
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    Motown Museum on tap for donation
    Detroit’s historic Motown Museum is hoping customers of Batch Brewing Co., located in Corktown, are thirsty this month. Launched on July 1, with every purchase…
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    Chris Brown Files Paternity Docs Over Baby Royalty
    Chris Brown plans to battle his babymama about child support.
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    NeNe Leakes Will Call Out Liars On ABC Game Show
    NeNe Leakes will put her judge of character skills to the test as a panelist on ABC's "To Tell the Truth."
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    Eva Longoria to Donald Trump: ‘You Must Expect a Backlash’ (Watch)
    Eva Longoria has weighed in on the Donald Trump controversy. The actress and political activist has some words of advice after the presidential candidate’s controversial…
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    Fantasia reunites with husband, faces tax lien
    Two months after Fantasia announced her split from husband, Kendall Taylor, she has debunked rumors of a divorce by revealing on Instagram that the two…

    LIFESTYLE

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    DPS kicks off Ambassadors program for district events and initiatives
    Detroit Public Schools is always on the lookout for dedicated staff, family and community members to serve as ambassadors for the district. DPS kicked off…
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    Fire Up The Grill: The Best 4th Of July Recipes
    From the classics like BBQ ribs to potato salad, here's the recipes you should make!
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    All The Mouth-Watering Dishes You Make For The 4th Of July
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    Does Dating Suck? Maybe It’s Time To Move
    We all want to believe that love should meet us where we are, but will it?

    SPORTS

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    LeBron James has opted out of contract with Cavaliers
    The Cavaliers are going through some contactual and personnel changes through the offseason in hopes of finally getting that NBA Championship. Of course, LeBron James will be at…
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    Funniest NBA Draft memes, especially ones ravaging the reeling Knicks
    NEW YORK — The first two rounds of the 2015 NBA Draft are complete and, let’s just say, Knick fans are even more depressed and…
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    NBA Draft 2015 Live: Every First Round Pick So Far
    After a few weeks of trade rumors and free agent speculation, the 2015 NBA Draft is here! Its widely assumed that University of Kentucky freshman Karl-Anthony…
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    Stephen Curry and LeBron James duke it out at 2015 ESPY Awards
    Nominees for this year’s ESPY Awards are in and there are at least a couple categories worth a double-take. In the midst of his ongoing…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Black pastors in Detroit grapple with gay marriage ruling
    On Friday, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of gay marriage. On Sunday, one can only imagine the reactions throughout the…
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    Faith leaders respond to Supreme Court Same Sex Marriage ruling
    Same-sex marriage bans are no longer legal in America, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today. Not everyone agrees. Faith leaders have responded in kind.…

    BLOG TALK

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    Increasing magnesium levels can help seniors avoid health risks, improve sleep and decrease pain
    We often hear that we are not absorbing enough minerals and vitamins in our diets. A lack of magnesium in the diet is among the…
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    In my hair feelings….
    Am I the only person that feels my hair dictates my outfit? My hair and outfit is a representation of how I am feeling that…
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    What’s The Temperature?
    Conversations and questions about the temperature or weather, happen daily in your community and are expressed by the meteorologist on TV. If you live in…

    ACHIEVE

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    DPS kicks off Ambassadors program for district events and initiatives
    Detroit Public Schools is always on the lookout for dedicated staff, family and community members to serve as ambassadors for the district. DPS kicked off…
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    Howard Fuller on educational opprtunities for low-income families
    I have been and continue to be a strong supporter of the fight to provide low-income and working class parents with the power to choose…
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    Detroit Public Schools congratulates its 2015 Parent University graduating class
    A unique graduating class was celebrated recently at Detroit Public Schools’ Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School. The 2015 class of the District’s Parent…

    LIVING WELL

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    Childhood obesity, why it exists and how it can be eliminated
               The percentage of overweight children in the United States is growing at an alarming rate, with one out of three kids…
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    Full and Fabulous: Building self-esteem in plus-size women and girls
      With so many concerns about overweight children and the impact that the additional weight has on their health, is anyone looking at the effect…
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    Doctors warn of health risks from wearing skinny jeans
    A 35-year-old woman in Australia was hospitalized for four days after experiencing muscle damage, swelling, and nerve blockages in her legs after squatting for several…
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