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    Google apologizes for app that calls black people ‘Gorillas’
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    Morning Beautiful: Greece Loses Finance Minister, Votes ‘No’ On Economic Bailout & More
    Also in today's round-up, the US nears the end in nuclear deal talks with Iran and Team USA beats Japan in the World Cup.
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    Serena Williams Defeats Older Sister Venus 6-4, 6-3 In Historic Wimbledon Matchup
    Serena Williams defeated her sister Venus 6-4, 6-3 during their historic and highly anticipated Wimbledon matchup. This is Serena’s fifteenth win against her sister in…
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    Is Jason Pierre-Paul’s Fireworks Injury Career-Ending? An Update On His Condition
    New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul suffered injuries to his hands after a fireworks accident in South Florida. News of his injuries swept social…

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    NYPD Accused Of Destroying Evidence In “Bogus” Ticket Scandal
    New York Police Department lawyers and city lawyers are allegedly engaging in a “stunning pattern” of evidence destruction in a class-action case that accuses officers…
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    UNC-Chapel Hill Confederate Statue “Silent Sam” Vandalized
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was at the center of an act of vandalism when a Confederate statue was tagged with graffiti over the holiday…


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    Gov. appoints Sharon Madison to financial review team
    Sharon Madison, owner and CEO of Madison Madison International, was appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday to be one of five members of the…
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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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    Kourtney Kardashian Dumps Scott Disick After He Goes On Month-Long Party Binge
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    Miguel Leg Drops Frank Ocean: ‘I Genuinely Believe That I Make Better Music’
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    Safaree Samuels Celebrated His B-Day With A New Boo & The Internet Reacted Like This
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    WATCH: Bruno Mars and the Obamas jam to ‘Uptown Funk’ on July 4th at White House
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    DeVon Franklin answers critics of wife Megan Good’s sexy clothes
    *When it comes to Megan Good, the saying, “Never judge a book by its cover” has fallen flat for some folks. Since marrying Seventh Day Adventist minister DeVon Franklin, the actress has endured a good bit of criticism for her sexy outfits, most notably when she got many viewers talking upon wearing an eye-catching, low-cut […]
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    Aaron Camper’s back and is ‘Hypnotizing’ in new video (WATCH)
    *Aaron Camper is back with the 2nd release from his upcoming EP with “Hypnotizing,” a spellbinding ode to an emotionally elusive woman. The video plays perfectly with the song’s lyrics that tell the story of a woman who seemingly breezes in and out of Camper’s life, leaving him in a trance, feeling the effects of […]


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    Stay on Track with Your Wellness Goals
    With dreams of bettering their lives, people of all ages pledge to create resolutions with the start of every year. Many people discover, however, that…
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    A Flexible Way to Lose Weight
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    Power Up Throughout the Day with Protein
    As the building blocks of life, your body requires protein to function properly. But protein is also an important nutrient for those who wish to…
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    Food Allergies Can Cause Nutrition Gaps
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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…


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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.…


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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….
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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…


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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…


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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
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