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Body of Slain Gay Mayoral Candidate Found Beaten and Burned

Openly gay politician was dragged and beaten, according to authorities.

Lawrence Reed, 22, was charged with murder without bond in McMillian’s death.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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FBI Releases Its Records on Whitney Houston

FBI releases 128-page file on deceased singer.

Records reveal investigations of fan mail and criminal threats to singer.

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Email Links AEG to Michael Jackson’s Death

Email exchange suggests concert promoter pressured Jackson's doctor.

Prosecutors say AEG threatened Conrad Murray to get an exhausted Jackson to rehearsals.

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Would You? Man Returns $1800 After ATM Mistake

He could have used that but he decided to be honest

Man decides to give money back ATM gave by mistake

By Makkada B. Selah

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Manslaughter Charges Added in FAMU Hazing Death

Hazing victims had to run down the center of the bus while being punched and kicked by senior members of the band

Prosecutors have added a manslaughter charge in FAMU hazing death

By Makkada B. Selah

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Oprah Chosen as Harvard’s Commencement Speaker

This will be Harvard's 362nd Commencement

Oprah Winfrey to address Harvard graduates this year

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Bobby Rogers, Founder of Motown group “The Miracles,” Dead at 73

Motown songwriter dies at 73.

Rogers’ voice can be heard on Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On.”

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Teen Survives 15 Shots During Murderous Gang Shooting in Atlanta

An Atlanta teen is shot 15 times for attempting to leave the city's Young Mob gang.

Gang violence isn’t going anywhere

By Amber McKynzie

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Dennis Rodman Visits North Korea on President Obama’s Behalf?

Ex-NBA star says Kim Jong Un wants to talk basketball with President Obama.

Rodman spoke about his recent trip to North Korea with George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “This…

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Black Lawmaker Under Fire for Statement about Female Interns

State Congressman says forbidding himself female interns "keeps him good"

Do you think men should have male interns only?

By Makkada B. Selah

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HIV-Infected Infant Cured, Doctors Say

Doctors say this is the first instance of someone being "cured" through treatment

Infant “functionally-cured” of HIV researchers say

By Makkada B. Selah

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White Man Denies Sexually Abusing Haitian Kids

Matthew Andre Carter denies using his center in Haiti as a hoax to abuse minors.

Can you believe this story?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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Report Shows Decrease in African American Women Incarcerated

Societal change can be achieved

There has been a decrease in African American women being incarcerated from 2000 to 2009.

By Sasha King

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Suspect Arrested in Usher’s Stepson Jetski Accident

The man charged may have been a friend of the family

Man charged for the death of Usher’s stepson

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Fraternity Under Fire for Racist Pledging Incident

Does racism still exist in 2013?

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at Washington University has been suspended from campus due to…

By Sasha King

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Is American Audience Ready For A Black Bachelorette?

Will Americans watch men of all races vie for a black woman's heart?

You think the show would be a success?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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Fan Shot and Killed Outside French Montana’s Tour Bus

Rapper was inside tour bus while shot were fired at group of fans.

Police say the rapper or his entourage were not targets.

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Gynecologist Allegedly Tapes Patients With Hidden Camera

Dr. Nikita Levy allegedly taped patients using secret device.

After being escorted off hospital grounds, Levy, 54 killed himself in his home on Feb.…

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Rapper Ja Rule to Be Released from Jail in July

Rapper set to be released after serving two-year sentence.

36-year-old served time for gun possession and tax evasion of more than $3 million.

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Massachusetts Schools Send ‘Fat Letters’ Home to Parents

Parents outraged over letters sent home about children's obesity.

Parents argue that the letters are hurtful to their children’s self-esteem.

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