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    Kim Kardashian Caught A First Glimpse Of Caitlyn Jenner 12 Years Ago
    Kim Kardashian was recently unveiled as the cover star for Rolling Stone’s forthcoming issue, which is set to hit newsstands this coming Friday (July 3).…
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    Women Talk Everyday Sexism With #BeingFemaleInNigeria Hashtag
    Women talk about issues including being pressured to stay in abusive relationships, slut-shaming and double standards for men and women.
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    NAACP President compares Bree Newsome to Rosa Parks
    Activist and filmmaker Bree Newsome became a national hero when she took down the Confederate flag at the South Carolina statehouse last Saturday. Now, Rev.…
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    Anthony Mackie Is Playing MLK In A New HBO Movie
    Anthony Mackie has scored the role of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a new HBO project that’s centered on Bryan Cranston as Lyndon B. Johnson, according to Deadline. The movie, titled All the…

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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…
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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…

    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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    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…
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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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    Fresh Dressed, A Look at Hip-Hop and Fashion
    Hip-Hop music has long been a voice of social injustices, economic strife, and a cornerstone of fashion inspiration. The recently released documentary, Fresh Dressed, directed…
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    Photos: Usher and Miguel host 5th post BET Awards Party
    *After the 2015 BET Awards,  recording artists Usher and Miguel closed out BET weekend by hosting the 5th Annual Mark Pitts and Bystorm Entertainment Post BET Awards Party presented by JRose. Usher and Jermaine Dupri treated celebrity friends and guests to a surprise sing-along of classic throwbacks, spun by famed DJ, D-Nice. Usher then  joined the […]
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    YAASSSS!!! Misty Copeland Becomes First Black Principal Dancer At ABT
    Copeland has long spoken out about her goals to make it as a principal dancer for the company.

    LIFESTYLE

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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?
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    6 Must-Haves For The Perfect Weekend Bag
    Having a wallet and a cute outfit to match are just the basics that you should pack in your weekend bag.

    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 to garner volunteers for district events and enrollment 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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    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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    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 now considered overweight or…
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    Real Women Sweat: These 5 Tips Will Get You To The Gym Today
    Gym or dinner? If your choice is dinner, you need these motivational tips to get your sweat on.
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