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    Evergreen Road Improvement Project slated to begin this spring
    Construction will begin in May of 2014 and be completed by spring of 2015 After much initial groundwork securing funding and developing plans, the Evergreen…
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    Do Not Enter: SCOTUS affirmative action ban dashes hopes of Black minority students
    (GERALYN GAINES, secretary of the Black Student Union at the University of Michigan, ponders intently on the importance of affirmative action and diversity at their…

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    Retired NYPD Cop Confesses To Fatally Shooting Wife Ten Times In Front Of Children
    Kevin Canty (pictured above), a retired New York City police officer, stands accused of fatally shooting his wife, Jessica Mera (pictured below), 40, ten times in front…
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    Black Twitter Hijacks #MyNYPD Hashtag, Exposes Police Brutality
    The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is known around the world for its history of violence and brutality, particularly against underserved communities of color.…

    BUSINESS

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    Christian Values and Business Principles Give Two Friends a Boost
    (At the ribbon-cutting ceremony: Tosha M. Lindsey, Robert J. Lindsey, Harold and Kimberly Crittenden) For friends Robert J. Lindsey and Harold Crittenden, Christian values, family…
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    The Importance Of A Business Succession Plan
    Business succession planning is one of the most important tasks a family business owner should complete. If you do not have a business succession plan,…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Reflections: The king of dumb statements
    By no stretch of the imagination does rapper/producer Kanye West have a monopoly on foolish statements made by celebrities, but if a hall of fame…
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    The Return of the After Work Affair in Detroit
    When you are working in the middle of the week sometimes you need to stop and take a break before the ride home to unwind.…

    LIFESTYLE

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    FAB OR FUG: Zendaya Wows Us In A Menswear-Inspired Suit [POLL]
    With every red carpet appearance, Zendaya Coleman is officially one of my favorite fashion girls to watch. She attended ELLE’s 5th Annual Women In Music Concert…
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    5 Ways To Shop For Plus-Size Prom Dresses That Don’t Suck
    When I noticed that it was prom season my mind immediately thought about my junior prom and how shopping for a prom dress was a wickedly…

    SPORTS

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    Former Boxing Champ Arrested For Assaulting Flirting Man
    Former boxing champion Kassim Ouma just landed himself in a world of trouble. Ouma was arrested this past weekend in Los Angeles for knocking a…
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    Keyshawn Johnson Arrested For Domestic Violence
    Former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson didn’t finish his Easter weekend in the most positive way. He was arrested early Monday morning for domestic violence. According…

    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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    Everything You Need To Know About E-Cigarettes: Are They Really A Healthier Alternative To Smoking?
    This past weekend, a city-wide ban of electronic cigarettes went into effect in Los Angeles. Before the new law, vapors — as e-cigarette users like…
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    CHICK CHAT: I’ve Had Multiple Abortions, But I’m Not A Serial Killer
    I was 16-years-old when I had my first abortion. I remember nervously pacing down Park Avenue in New York city, barely able to function because…

    BLOG TALK

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    Education in Prison
    Last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo cancelled his innovative plan to offer basic college education programs to state prisoners. His plan, which was announced…
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    Republican House budget bill hurts Michigan families
    Who would turn their back on a battered woman? Who would steal food from a hungry child? Who would attack Medicare and the Affordable Care…
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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,…

    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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