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Kobe Bryant Out Indefinitely After Spraining Ankle

The Lakers star player says injury is worst in 16-year career.

Bryant severely sprains his ankle after missing a shot in a loss to the Atlanta…

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Tamar Braxton Announces First Child on Good Morning America

And she only has a few months to go.

“I have a love on top! I am pregnant!,” Tamar Braxton told GMA personality Lara…

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Child Abuse Linked to Asthma in Black Women

Study finds increase in asthma development in women with history of abuse.

In Black Women’s Health Study, nearly 30,000 with asthma admitted to being abused before the…

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Model Jessica White Lands Reality Show with Style Network

Model Jessica White puts the runway on hold for a spot on reality television.

Jessica White is making her solo reality TV debut on her new show with Style…

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Barack Obama Attends Daughter Sasha’s Basketball Game

POTUS takes care of daddy duties last weekend.

Barack Obama completes daddy duties at younger daughter’s Sasha basketball game last weekend.

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Essence Magazine Founder Says he Doesn’t Regret Selling to Time Inc.

Co-founder Edward Lewis defends Time Inc. sale after criticisms from former editor.

Lewis, who sold Essence in 2005, said he would do it all over again if…

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Man Wrongly Convicted of Rape Released After 14 Years in Prison

Innocence Project finds DNA evidence to exonerate Johnny Williams.

Santa Clara University students and lawyers prove that DNA on a t-shirt did not belong…

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Frank Ocean Hit With Lawsuit Over Song Credit

Man claims Grammy-winner did not give him proper credits.

Micah Otano says he co-created and co-owned Ocean’s song called “Lost.”

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Chicago 6-Month-Old Dead After Being Shot Five Times

Chicago gunman opens fire on father changing daughter's diaper.

The infant’s father, allegedly has a known gang affiliation.

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The Growth of “Super-White” Majority Counties in Atlanta

Could Atlanta soon suffer Detroit's fate?

White suburbs secede from Atlanta

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Michael Vick Signs up for Dog Training Classes

Vick turns a new leaf with his pets.

Has he fully changed?

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Fake Bomber Gets Through Newark Airport Security

Newark Airport TSA employees fail security test by letting fake bombers through a checkpoint.

Newark International Airport fails security test after their B1 checkpoint is unknowingly breached by a…

By Amber McKynzie

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Black School Districts in Philly Rocked by 23 School Closings

Mostly black kids will be affected by the closings

Philly school board closes several schools for “underperforming”

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Kwame Kilpatrick Found Guilty in Federal Trial

Kwame Kilpatrick stepped down as mayor of Detroit in 2008

Former Detroit mayor found guilty of racketeering and extortion in federal court

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16-Year-Old Shot and Killed by Plain-Clothes Cops After Pointing Gun

Two plain-clothes shot 16-year-old after encounter in Brooklyn.

Gray’s friends said they didn’t know he had a gun.

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NRA Airs New Ad Aimed at Minorities

Colion Noir gives his reasons on why you should arm yourself.

You think the NRA can sway our opinions on guns?

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Retired Boxer Tony Martin Shot and Killed in Philly

52-year-old retired boxer is murdered in his Philadelphia property.

Martin’s niece says a visitor of one his tenants got into verbal dispute with former…

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Plans to Attend Hugo Chavez Funeral

Jackson admits knowing Chavez directly and personally.

Jackson is one of many black liberals who were Chavez supporters

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First Lady Books Adele and Beyonce for her 50th Birthday

Preparations underway for Michelle Obama's 50th Birthday.

Who else will she get to perform?

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Black Man Wins $13 Million in Lawsuit After 13 Years of False Imprisonment

Cleveland police detectives withheld evidence in his case

African-American man wins 13 million in federal civil rights lawsuit

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