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In the News: Florida Drug Tests Welfare Recipients; Fewer Americans File Bankruptcy and More

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In the News: UConn Revokes Acceptance of Bronx Prodigy; Internet News Traffic Peaks With Casey Anthony Verdict and More

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In the News: Nike Re-Signs Michael Vick; NBA Lockout Begins; Facebook To Unveil Skype-Powered Video Chat

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Groupon elected Ariel Investments President Mellody Hobson to its board of directors (Image: File)

In the News: Mellody Hobson Onboard with Groupon; Diddy Settles Civil Suits; Twitter Selling You Out?

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In the News: Obama to Announce Troop Pullout; Shaq Talks Future in Business; Study Shows Men Network Better

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In the News: Southern Baptists Elect First Black Rev.; Stevie Wonder in Apollo Hall of Fame;Pres. Obama’s Job Council Gets to Work

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In the News: Unemployment Rate Inches Up to 9.1; John Edwards Is Indicted By Federal Grand Jury; Kwame Kilpatrick to Release a Biography

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The former Detroit mayor is set to release a biography late this summer…

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In the News: Shaquille O’Neal Announces Retirement; Clarice Taylor Dies at 93; Ernestine Shepherd Makes Bodybuilding History

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In the News: Sean Bell Community Center Opens in Queens; Maya Moore Signs Jordan Brand Deal; Google Advisor Launches

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In the News: CNN’s Don Lemon Tweets Sexuality; Donald Trump Ditches Presidential Bid;Bill Lester: First Black Grand-Am Winner

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In the News: WATCH Common Perform at the White House; 7.5 Million Facebook Users Are Under 13; Microsoft Acquires Skype for $ 8.5 Billion

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Hip-hop star Common performed at the White House Poetry night Wednesday (Image: File)…

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In the News: President Obama Talks Candidly on ‘60 Minutes’; OWN CEO Christina Norman Dismissed; Ad Age Ranks GlobalHue No. 1 African American Agency

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In the News: 2011 Tony Nominations Recognize Black Broadway; Oklahoma House Takes Action Against Rep. Sally Kern; TV Ownership Declines

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Anika Noni Rose and Matthew Broderick announce 2011 Tony Award nominees (Image: Press)

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In the News: Donald Trump Butt of Obama’s Jokes; President Announces Osama Bin Laden Is Dead

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In the News: Mother Faces 20 Years in Prison Over Education; Morris Brown’s Debt Forgiven; Census Shows More Women Than Men Have Degrees

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Women are in the lead, according to a recent Census Bureau report (Image:…

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In the News: WNBA Scores New President; Obama in High Demand for High School Commencements; Will.I.Am. ‘Joining Forces’ with US Service

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In the News: Formal Investigation on Michelle Obama’s Air Scare; Hear Tyler Perry Tell Spike Lee Where to Go; Marilyn Davenport Apologizes for Chimp Email

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In the News: NASA Grants Morgan State University $28.5 Million for STEM ;L.I. Homeowners Stand Up to JPMorgan Chase;S&P Lowers U.S. Rating Outlook to Negative

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In the News: Protestors Disrupt House Budget Talks; OWN Adds Additional Shows; Dennis Walcott Starts Off On the Right Foot

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In the News: Government Shutdown Fears; NYC Names New NYC Schools Chancellor; NBA Star Carmelo Anthony Inks Deal with JPC

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