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September 14, 2014

At 9 Years Old, Grace Has Already Beaten Cancer. Now She's Taking On Child Homelessness

Grace Callwood
WeCancerve

Everything You Need To Know About Michael Brown's Record

Michael Brown
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Adrian Peterson Turns Himself In To Police

Adrian Peterson
ASSOCIATED PRESS

The Worst Jobs For Your Health

Worst Jobs Health
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Tavis Smiley: 'Black Americans Have Lost Ground Under Obama'

Tavis Smiley
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How Obamacare Could Be A Huge Boon To 'Alt-Labor' Groups

Obama Smile
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‘Why Didn't You Just Leave?’

Lovern

New Details Emerge In Zimmerman Road Rage Incident

Zimmerman Road Rage
Lake Mary Police

4 Things You Should Buy In Bulk -- And 3 You Shouldn't

Nuts
iStock/Thinkstock

School Hallway Monitor Who Strangled Prostitutes Is Dead

Kendall Francis Dies
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Rarely-Seen Photos Spotlight The 1970s Social Scene Of South Side Chicago

South Side Photos
Michael L. Abramson

Olive Garden And Its Flavorless Pasta Get Ripped Apart In 294-Page Report

Black Elementary Students Are Absent At Alarming Rate In This State

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Report: Death Toll In Central African Republic Tops 5,000

Central African Republic
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WATCH: NFL Broadcaster's Impassioned Plea For The NFL To Address Domestic Violence

James Brown Speech
CBS Sports

Illinois GOP Senator Fundraising Off Possibility Michelle Obama Could Challenge Him

Michelle Obama
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Hawks GM Takes Indefinite Leave Of Absence After Racist Remarks Revealed

Danny Ferry Hawks
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10 High Schools That Beat The Odds

Bayside High School
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Black People And Asian Men Have A Much Harder Time Dating On OKCupid

Okcupid Race
OKCupid

Mr. Cory's Back To School Video Is The Cutest Thing You'll See All Day

Mrcory
Instagram/MrCorys

Democratic Congressman Hilariously Recommends 'Sexting' As An Organizing Tool

Jim Clyburn
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Could Ebola Lead To Liberia's Collapse?

Ebola
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Bill Cosby: Blacks Must Prepare To Fight Voter Suppression

Bill Cosby
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A Thank You Note To HuffPost Readers

Ferguson
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Ballerina Misty Copeland: No, All Black Women Don't Have The Same Body

Misty Copeland
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Obama: U.S. Will 'Intensify' Sanctions On Russia

Obama
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Black Men's Excuses For Ray Rice Sound A Lot Like The Ones Darren Wilson's Supporters Used

Ray Rice
ASSOCIATED PRESS

We All Remember Where We Were On September 11. These Are Your Stories.

Wherewereyou
HuffPost

Ta-Nehisi Coates Tops The Root 's 100 List Of Black Influencers

Tanehisi Coates
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Police Chief Defends Vast Inequalities In Arrests

Bill Bratton
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Paul George's Controversial Comments On Ray Rice Case

Paul George
ASSOCIATED PRESS

New Video Reveals Details Behind Mike Brown Shooting

Michael Brown
ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Idris Elba And Dolphins Take The Box Office

No Good Deed
YouTube/Sony

FLASHBACK: Marvin Gaye Delivers Iconic Anthem At 1983 NBA All-Star Game

Marvin Gaye Nba
Rolling Stone

Kanye West Demands Wheelchair-Bound Audience Member Stand Up

Kanye West
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Beverly Johnson Is ‘Angry' To See So Few Black Faces On The Runway

Beverly Johnson
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Beyonce And Nicki Minaj Finally Performed 'Flawless' Remix Live

Nicki Bey
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Michael Che Makes Comedy History

Michael Che Weekend Update
Mindy Tucker

Comedy Sketch Nails Media Portrayal Of Black Victims To The Wall

Black Teen Public Relations Firm
Funny Or Die

You Can't Go Wrong Wearing These Colors At Fashion Week

Street Style
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Steve Harvey Pinpoints A Big Reason Success Often Feels Just Out Of Reach

Steve Harvey Oprah Lifeclass Success
George Burns/Harpo Studios

'The Real' Promises To Live Up To Its Name

The Real Tamar Braxton
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Black Twitter Won't Let Vogue Forget Epic Article Fail

Iggy Azalea Back
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Tyler Perry Makes History, AGAIN!

Tyler Perry The Haves And The Have Nots

Little Girl Understandably Bummed Obama Is Not Beyoncé

Obama
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CBS Pulls Rihanna From 'Thursday Night Football' Amid Ray Rice Scandal

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The Definition of Beauty for Black Women Is Still in Flux -- Why?

Beverly Johnson
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Elise Neal Lands Role In Aaliyah Biopic

Elise Neal
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Actually, Vogue, The Era Of The Big Booty Began A Long Ass Time Ago

Jennifer Lopez
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Terry Crews Speaks Out About Domestic Violence

Terry Crews
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5 NYFW Trends You Can Bring From The Runway Into Your Home

Nyfw Decor
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10 Things You May Not Know About Keke Palmer

Keke Palmer
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Dispute Over Duke Ellington Royalties Lands In Court

Duke Ellington
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Kanye West Hospitalized In Australia

Kanye West
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Jon Stewart Says What Everyone's Thinking About the NFL

Daily Show Nfl
Comedy Central

Pharrell On Ferguson: 'This Is Going To Be The Longest Hangover In Race Relations, Ever'

Pharrell Williams
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You've Never Seen Nicki Minaj Quite Like This

Nicki Minaj
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From indieWire:

Yes, really. We've written about The Help extensively on this site, and now the drama set in the 1960s segregated South will be presented in a special advanced screening at the 102nd NAACP National Convention next week, on July 27, at the Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 in Downtown Los Angeles.

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From the Los Angeles Times:

Twenty years ago this month, a small, hip-hop infused coming-of-age drama set in South-Central Los Angeles called 'Boyz N the Hood' was causing extreme reactions from two very different audiences.

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From MSNBC:

Lauryn Hill welcomed a bouncing baby boy on Saturday, but it wasn't all smooth for the singer or her new tot inside the delivery room.

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From indieWire:

It's no secret that Oprah's new joint venture television network with Discovery, now called the OWN network, has been struggling from day one. Not long ago, she let everyone know that plans were in the works to do some revamping. However, now comes word that her publication, O Magazine, is also struggling with ad sales.

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From the Telegraph:

Maybe this shouldn't come as a surprise – but the most gripping contribution to Eurepica. Challenge, a showcase of a dozen one-act dramas mapping the state of play in Europe today, comes courtesy of a founder member of the company presenting it (for too short a season) at the Almeida: Nikolai Khalezin of Belarus Free Theatre.

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From the Huffington Post:

Say it ain't so, Mercedes! Last week, 'Glee' showrunner Ryan Murphy dropped a bombshell when he announced that Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Chris Colfer would not be returning for the hit show's fourth season. Now, Amber Riley says her character might also graduate after this season.

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From People:

Just three days before she was found dead in her apartment on Saturday, Amy Winehouse appeared happy and healthy as she danced alongside her goddaughter, singer Dionne Bromfield, at a London venue.

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From Idolator:

Lauryn Hill warned us that some guys are only about "that thing" in her song "Doo Wop," and now her boyfriend has proved it.

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From the Associated Press:

Amy Winehouse
hadn't released an album in four years, hadn't had a hit in just as long, and when she performed on stage, the headlines she usually drew were for atrocious performances. She was an addict who, like so many performers before her, let her talents fall prey to a drugged-up lifestyle.

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Target's partnership with Beyoncé to provide fans with an exclusive deluxe edition of her new album, "4," has everyone dancing. Two short weeks after Beyoncé made a surprise appearance at a Target store in Harlem to help celebrate the store's one year anniversary with members of the local youth community, the retailer continues to spread Beyoncé Flash Mob Fever! Season 9 American Idol finalist Todrick Hall and a mob of dancers dressed in red and black took to the aisles of a Target store in Van Nuys, Calif., for a choreographed Flash Mob to Beyoncé's "End of Time."

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