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ATLANTA (AP) -- The former fiance of a cast member from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" died Friday night after a fight outside an Atlanta strip club...
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ROCKFORD, IIl. (AP) -- The Aug. 24 death of Mark Anthony Barmore has created racial tension in this northern Illinois community of nearly 160,000 people...

BOSTON (AP) - Wyclef Jean is going back to school to earn a degree from Boston's Berklee College of Music.
In an exclusive interview with ACORN CEO Bertha Lewis, ESSENCE.com talks about the scandal, accountability, and why she says the group has been unfairly persecuted.
We get the latest on the African American buzz in hollywood from our friends at HipHollywood.com. In this week’s HipHollywood Weekly Wrap! Khloe and Lamar declare their love for all the world to see including Lamar’s teammates who show their...

VIDEO - The U.S. unemployment rate rose to 9.8 percent in September as employers cut far more jobs than expected...
OPINION - Chicago, once a haven for black culture and economic progress, has become more dangerous for black youth than Mississippi was for their forebears...
OPINION - Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele and GOP critics recently denounced the President's Olympic bid trip...

OPINION - The "Brothers" writers have exceptional talent to call upon, yet, in football parlance, they are afraid to stretch the field and allow the actors to run.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Kanye West and Lady Gaga's highly anticipated tour is over before it even began...
VIDEO - Money management and asset ownership, still at low, sharpened during the recession as unemployment still continues to rise for African-Americans...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Kevin Laue isn't supposed to be here, standing on the court practicing for his first season of Division I basketball. Born without a left hand, the 6-foot-11...
VIDEO - University police say freshman members of the band were assaulted with bats, paddles and wooden beams...
(AP) - Nike says it does not have a "contractual relationship" with Michael Vick, a day after the quarterback's agent announced a deal with the manufacturer...
OPINION - The United States remains the only country in the Western world without national standards for the use of police force, or with ongoing federal training for officers...
VIDEO - At one time, a retail job at the mall during the holidays was as sure a bet as barbecues during summer. Not anymore...
VIDEO - NFL superstar Larry Fitzgerald talks about breast cancer awareness...
TORONTO (AP) -- Yet even though the talk-show host has made best-sellers of unknown books, Winfrey didn't think even her staggering influence could make "Push"...
OPINION - I wish I could say that what happened to Derrion Albert was a new phenomenon. Unfortunately, such acts of violence are business as usual for people who live in the underbelly of the inner city.