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Fund Run will benefit Baltimore crime victims

Whether it’s domestic violence, robbery, assaults, child abuse or any other crimes, victims suffer a great deal of physical and emotional harm.

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Lifelong sickle cell patient gets relief with laughter

Laughter is often said to be the best medicine. For Benjamin Clark, a 25-year-old local resident with sickle cell disease, comedian Tony Roberts has been the prescription that he has needed.

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The NNPA launches historic black voter turnout project for 2016 election

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) proudly asserts that, “We are the authentic voice of Black America.” We must use that voice as an urgent clarion call for a massive, historic and unprecedented Black American voter turnout on November 8, 2016 across the nation.

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Federal grant helps Morgan State coalition tackle substance abuse

The Morgan State School of Community Health & Policy has received a five-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to implement a “Get SMART West Baltimore Drug Free Community Coalition,” Community Health and Policy Associate Professor Lorece Edwards said this week.

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New museum tells America’s 'unvarnished' truth

Just steps away from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall another dream has been realized. The doors to a museum devoted exclusively to the preservation and commemoration of African American life, history and culture will finally open.

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RAMBLING ROSE: Baltimore musicians perform in the District of Columbia

Hello everyone, how are you? I hope everything is well with you.

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Injustice, not Kaepernick, is the problem

Issac Bailey: I've been quietly cheering on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick

Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan stood before the media on Tuesday and explained what should be obvious to anyone in America.

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President Obama makes urgent call for black voter turnout

Last Saturday, we were pleased to witness, firsthand, President Barack Obama’s keynote address at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 2016 Phoenix Awards Dinner; it was his final speech, as Commander-In-Chief, at the celebration that included Black members of Congress, celebrities, civil rights leaders, journalists and corporate partners.

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'Empire' Season 3 premiere kills off...

Season 2 of the show ended with a cliffhanger, and now we know what happened

WARNING: This story contains spoilers about the Season 3 premiere of "Empire."

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Backlash to police shootings resonates beyond Charlotte, Tulsa

Tensions have resurfaced this week in the wake of another round of black men being shot by police.

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Tulsa officer's emotional post after NC, OK police shootings

As a second night of protests rent the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, a police officer from another town feeling the pain of an officer-involved shooting wrote an emotional and compassionate plea on Facebook.

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Students and parents explore science at 5th Annual Stem Extravaganza

Morgan State University’s Talmage Hill Field House was filled with scientific adventure and discovery for 200 Baltimore City children and their families at the 5th Annual Baltimore Stem Extravaganza on Saturday, September 10, 2016.

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Reading Partners helping Baltimore students succeed

Reading Partners, the nonprofit national early literacy organization that relies on the support of community volunteers to provide one-on-one tutoring to students in under-resourced elementary schools, has released its 2015-2016 impact reports which revealed that young Baltimore children are benefiting in a big way.

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Serena Williams won't rush back after battling injuries in 2016

Serena Williams says she's sick and tired of playing at grand slams while injured.

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Beyhive swarms over Beyoncé Emmy loss

"Lemonade" was nominated for four Emmys

Hold up Beyoncé, they don't love you like we love you.

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Federal courts blunt voter suppression efforts in five states

In the span of thirty days, federal judges have scuttled voter suppression laws in North Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin, Kansas and North Dakota, giving voting rights advocates a few, much-needed victories for the blood and sweat wrought in their court battles and protests since the controversial United States Supreme Court decision in Shelby v. Holder.

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This YouTube star makes $1,800 a month reviewing fast food

Sitting in his parent's living room in suburban New York, Youtube food reviewer "ReportOFTheWeek" skeptically eyes his newest subject: Burger King's Cheetos Chicken Fries.

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Consumer financial agency wins court case against Cashcall

The fight for fair lending got a big boost on August 31 when a federal court rejected a payday loan collector’s attempt to evade consumer laws. The decision against CashCall, a California-based online payday and installment lender, upheld the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) authority to investigate and fine lenders for unfair, abusive or deceptive practices.

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The iPhone 7 hits stores -- but some models are already sold out

Apple fans are finally laying their hands on the brand new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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LETTER: Dangerous Donald Trump

Dangerous Donald Trump (DDT) might be a threat to our viability.

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