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    This Is Tragic: Girls In Afghanistan Had Acid Thrown In Their Face For Going To School
    What kind of world are we living in?
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    Lil Wayne Finally Dropped The ‘Free Weezy Album’
    Lil Wayne‘s deal with Jay Z was good for Lil Wayne and Jay Z. That’s not really the case for everybody who doesn’t have TIDAL. The highly…
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    Ava DuVernay Will Not Be Directing Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’
    It felt a little too good to be true that Janet Jackson dropped a new single and that Ava DuVernay got confirmed to direct a Marvel movie in the same…
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    Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Boyfriend Nick Gordon Was Known To Physically Abuse Her, According To Friend
    Bobbi Kristina Brown has returned to the headlines with more bleak details. Her friend Alex Reid told E! in an emotional interview that Bobbi Kristina has been locked in a…

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    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Cuba Becomes The First Country To End Mother-To-Child HIV Transmissions
    The World Health Organization declared Cuba the first country in the world to eliminate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to child on Tuesday,…
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    Here Are The 10 People You’ll See At The Fourth Of July Barbecue
    It’s that time of the year again! We’ve been to a few family gatherings over the years, but the Fourth of July barbecue always brings…

    BUSINESS

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    Jesse Jackson blasts Twitter for lack of Black and minority employees
    Twitter may be a popular social media outlet for black America, but according to the Rev. Jesse Jackson, the micro-blogging site’s 2,910 employees is not…
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    Economy adds 223k jobs; Black unemployment down slightly
    The U.S. jobs report for June, 2015 was released today over all, things continue to go in the right direction in general. Even unemployment for…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Thank Your Lucky Stars: Diddy Won’t Face Felony Charges For UCLA Assault
    Looks like Diddy can breathe a sigh of relief.
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    InstaDaily: Chris Brown, Beyoncé & More Go Off For Diddy’s #FinnaGetLoose Challenge
    The turnup is real this Fouth of July weekend–so real that Diddy has started a hashtag for it. Mr. Can’t Stop Won’t Stop gathered up some of his Bad Boy Family from back in the day, and he set the mini-reunion to his latest cut, “Finna Get Loose.” While he never actually danced in the […]
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    Need A Reason To Finally Watch Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls’ Series? Malia Obama Is Interning There
    First daughter Malia Obama is working on the TV show 'Girls.' Maybe it's time to tune in.
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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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    Tamera Mowry-Housley Overjoyed By The Arrival Of Baby Ariah Talea
    Tamera Mowry-Housely welcomed a healthy baby girl on July 1.

    LIFESTYLE

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    4th of July weekend tips, info and more…
    Enjoy the holiday weekend but keep in mind safety tips, know about gas prices and have a backup plan for the grill. Pump prices stable…
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    Chick Chat: Step One Of Your Summer Sex Challenge Is All About Intimacy
    With the summer sex challenge in swing, let's focus on quality of sex more than the quantity and I’m sure we will have much more fun!
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    Must-Haves For Looking Cute On The Go
    Step out in style and be the envy of all of your friends!
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    Here’s Everything You Need To Get Your Summer Style On Fleek
    Vlogger Missy Lynn has got some fabulous notes on how to look cute at all of your favorite outings this summer.

    SPORTS

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    Lions legend Charlie Sanders passes at 68
    Widely recognized for an uncanny knack for hauling in passes from Lions quarterbacks, Hall-of-Fame tight end Charlie Sanders lost his fight with cancer today at…
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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…

    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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