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Two Charged for Hadiya Pendleton Murder

The slain teen's mother said that she is 'ecstatic'

Two charged in connection with slaying of 15-year-old in Chicago

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Pope Benedict Announces Resignation

Pope Benedict is the first pope to resign since the Middle Ages

Pope Benedict XVI steps down at the end of the month

By Makkada B. Selah

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$1 Million Reward Offered for Fugitive Christopher Dorner

Dorner is the subject of the largest manhunt in Los Angeles history

Former cop who allegedly killed three police officer is still at-large

By Makkada B. Selah

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PETA Ridicules Beyoncé for Superbowl Ensemble

PETA protests Beyoncé's animal skin Superbowl outfit.

PETA is protesting Beyoncé’s animal skin Superbowl ensemble just weeks after criticizing her black mink…

By Amber McKynzie

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Lil Wayne Being Sued for Alleged Skateboard Assault

Lil Wayne being taken to court again for an alleged assault

Seems like Lil Wayne is in the courtroom more than he is in the studio…

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Florida Man Awarded $1.3 Million After a Slip-and-Fall in Walmart

Man left with lifelong deformity

Florida man wins his case against Walmart

By Makkada B. Selah

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The Embrace of Black History Month in Canada

Not just significant for Americans

s we continue to celebrate the accomplishments and innovations of the black race for Black…

By Sasha King

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Bishop Eddie Long Accuser Releasing Tell-All Book

Will you buy this book?

What do you think of this whole scandal?

By Amber McKynzie

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Malcolm X’s Grandson Arrested by FBI

The FBI hasn't confirmed where he is or what the arrest was about

FBI arrests the grandson of Malcolm X while he is enroute to Iran

By Makkada B. Selah

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Black Family Claims Child Was Snubbed by Racist Rabbit at Disneyland

Lawyer for family says incident is part of a disturbing trend at Disney

San Diego family sues Disneyland for racism

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Justin Timberlake Named Creative Director of Bud Light Platinum

Justin Timberlake “Suits Up” as Creative Director of Bud Light Platinum

Timberlake will star in a new commercial that debuts during the Grammy Awards

On the heels of releasing his return single “Suit & Tie,” Timberlake signs on with…

By C. Daniel Baker

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First Lady to Attend 15-Year-Old Hadiya Pendleton’s Funeral

Civil rights leaders call for answer to Chicago gun violence

She will be joined by White House advisor Valerie Jarrett and Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

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She’s Back! Robin Roberts Returns to GMA on February 20

Popular anchor will be returning to her post on a limited schedule

Anchor Robin Roberts will make miraculous return starting February 20th

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Racist Term Used to Describe Black Italian Football Star

The player had recently been acquired by the team

When will the racism in soccer end?

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History! Washington Post Names Kevin Merida, First Black Managing Editor

Merida joins John Temple at the reigns

Kevin Merida became the first African American managing editor of the Washington Post when the…

By Sasha King

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Oldest African-American Person Alive Dies at 113

She was born in 1899.

Hines worked as a riveter during World War II, raised three children and owned a…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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GOP Official Sends Shocking Tweets About Trayvon Martin

Republican Todd Kincannon also sent offensive tweets about Hurricane Katrina victims

GOP official Todd Kincannon is in trouble over offensive tweets about Trayvon Martin and Hurricane…

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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Rooftop Horror! Teenager Throws Boy Off Roof, Captured by Cops

Leaves scene and returns to apartment

In the Bronx a teenager is accused of throwing a 9 year old boy off…

By Sasha King

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Prisoner Recaptured After Paperwork Blunder Allows Him to go Free for Two Days

Steven Robbins was mistakenly released by the Cook County Jail

The case been closed in 2007 several years before the transfer was put through.

By Sasha King

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Malcolm X’s Daughter Not Happy with Mother’s Portrayal in ‘Betty and Coretta’

The Shabazz sisters were not consulted during film's production

Ilyash Shabazz calls Lifetime’s new movie ‘Betty and Coretta’ fiction

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