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[VIDEO] Ben Carson Formally Announces Campaign for 2016 Presidency

The doctor and his wife were joined by a choir and acapella group as he shared his exciting news

“I gotta tell you something: I’m not politically correct. I’m not gonna be politically correct…

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The NBA Is Hosting A Camp In Cuba

The NBA becomes the first U.S. sports league to visit Cuba since Obama restored relations

“…our game is an inclusive, easy-to-understand sport that has brought people together. We think this…

By Michael Tolbert

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Killer Mike Joins Laverne Cox, Russell Wilson and More At White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The annual event's guest list is star studded and a rare night off for POTUS

The dinner brings together top members in government and members of the media for as…

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Career Highlights from African Americans Who Made Time’s 100 Most Influential People

Power moves from some of the world's most influential people

Career highlights from prominent African Americans who made Time’s 100 Most Influential List.

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Affordable Care Act’s 5th Anniversary: Where Are We Now?

Dept. of Health reports the largest change in the uninsured in four decades

On this day, five years ago, President Obama signed landmark legislation into law, affording healthcare…

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[VIDEO] Obama On Paying College Basketball Players

POTUS weighs the fairness of everyone getting paid in college sports except the student athlete

Much has been said lately about the big money that is made from college basketball…for…

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$1.9B Potentially Lost To March Madness at Work

NCAA tournament estimated to lure the attention of 60 million workers

Picking teams and waging bets on who will win in March Madness is estimated to…

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Why We Must Continue The Work of Selma To Remake America

Top moments on the 50th anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday'

All eyes were on Selma this weekend as tens of thousands – including President Obama…

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Deanii Scott on WBLS’ ‘Defining Moments in Black History’

The Hot 97.1 digital producer shares her special moment with us

Deanii Scott, Hot 97‘s social media producer, shared on WBLS her defining moment in black…

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Obama Proposes ‘Universal Child Care’ for Working Families

Obama aims to make child care more affordable

Obama’s “universal child care” plan unfortunately doesn’t ensure every child day care as the name…

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Small Businesses Left Out Of Tax Reform Debate

New policies need to address both individual income and corporate income tax codes

This week, President Obama recounted his vision for individual and corporate tax reform during the…

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President Obama Makes Home Ownership More Affordable, Saves Families More than $900 a Year

HE reveals plan to make more Americans home owners

President Obama and Julián Castro, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, visited Phoenix, Arizona to “put…

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United States In Talks To End Embargo Against Cuba

Obama and Castro plan to resume long withstanding trade talks

With President Barack Obama final term in office, the Commander-in-Chief attempts to formalize his legacy…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Sony Pictures Involved in Leaked Email Scandal

Execs under scrutiny after comments about President Obama and Kevin Hart

Sony Pictures facing scandal as emails are leaked involving President Obama and comedian Kevin Hart.

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NFL Player Darnell Dockett Posts Questionable Photo Of Malia Obama

Was the Arizona Cardinals player right or wrong?

Arizona Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett posted a questionable image of President Obama’s daughter, Malia,…

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Michael Brown’s Stepfather Apologizes For Incendiary Comments

38-year-old Louis Head is under criminal investigation

Louis Head, the impassioned stepfather of the late Michael Brown, is currently under criminal investigation…

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The 10 Biggest News Stories of 2014

Let’s take a look at the top moments from this year

There are the ten biggest news stories of 2014, from the disappearance of the Malaysian…

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Obama Administration Offers Extension for No Child Left Behind Act Waivers

POTUS educational policies set to extend beyond his presidential term

Obama administration issues No Child Left Behind Act waiver renewals to states

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Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Challenges Obama to Pickup Game

Marquis Jackson, 13, disputes the POTUS' hoop skills

South Side Chicago’s own Jackie Robinson West visited the White House, where 13-year-old Marquis Jackson…

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Kanye West Supports Democrats, Urges People To Vote

The 'Watch The Throne' MC endorses President Obama

Kanye West publicly endorsed Democrats and encouraged people to vote.

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