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The NAACP Image Awards Show The Oscars What It's Missing

The 47th NAACP Image Awards boasted an all-star list of winners and brought out the best of black excellence Friday night. It was a big evening for ABC's "Black-ish," which dominated with 11 nominations and took home the award for outstanding comedy series, while the show'

My Son Is Gone Because Someone Deemed Him a Criminal and Not My Child

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Your Take: Police are under the impression that they have to be caregivers to our children because black parents are irresponsible, but #WeAreTheFamily.

My son is gone.

It’s been two years since my husband left our home—on Feb. 7, 2014—to pick up our

Michael Eric Dyson On Why Racial Issues Weren't A 'Priority' For Obama

Ever since Barack Obama was elected as the nation's first black president, the issue of race has loomed over his administration. But interestingly, the president never actually prioritized race as a policy issue, Michael Eric Dyson told HuffPost Live on Wednesday.

Dyson,

Hillary Clinton: Under Bernie Sanders' Definition, 'Obama's Not Progressive'

Clinton and Sanders.

"Vice President Biden is not progressive because he supported Keystone."

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took aim at Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) during Thursday's Democratic debate by questioning whether any Democrats could meet his definition of a progressive.

'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John says this daily ritual changed his life

When Daymond John was 14 years old, his dyslexia had yet to be diagnosed, and he only knew that he struggled with reading. But there was one book, Napoleon Hill's 1937 massive bestseller "Think and Grow Rich," that he not only happily read, but decided to re-read every yea

A Who’s Who of Who’s Black on the Campaign Trail

Black Campaign Trail.

Top row: LaDavia Drane; Osi Imeokparia; Clay Middleton; Jalisa Washington; Maya Harris; Ida Woldemichael. Center row: Marcus Ferrell; Electra Skrzydlewski; Danny D. Glover; Symone Sanders; LaDawn Blackett Jones; Roy Tatum. Bottom row: Deana Bass; Katrina Pierson; Armstrong

Beyoncé's Dancers Slay In Black Panther Outfits During Super Bowl Halftime Show

Beyoncé's Dancers Slay In Black Panther Outfits During Super Bowl Halftime Show

 Beyoncé's Super Bowl halftime performanceof her newly released single "Formation" was amazing -- but beyond the singing, it was the style she and her dancers rocked that really caught our attention. One look at the army of black women rocking leather outfits designed by Zana Bayne, afros and black berets and we were instantly reminded of the revolutionary members of the Black Panther Party. At one point, Beyoncé and her dancers even raised black power fists in the air marking...

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The NAACP Image Awards Show The Oscars What It's Missing

The NAACP Image Awards Show The Oscars What It's Missing

The 47th NAACP Image Awards boasted an all-star list of winners and brought out the best of black excellence Friday night. It was a big evening for ABC's "Black-ish," which dominated with 11 nominations and took home the award for outstanding comedy series, while the show's leading stars Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson were named outstanding actress and actor. Anderson, who hosted the award show, certainly didn't miss the opportunity to take a jab at the Oscars for...

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My Son Is Gone Because Someone Deemed Him a Criminal and Not My Child

My Son Is Gone Because Someone Deemed Him a Criminal and Not My Child

Andrew Joseph III Your Take: Police are under the impression that they have to be caregivers to our children because black parents are irresponsible, but #WeAreTheFamily. My son is gone. It’s been two years since my husband left our home—on Feb. 7, 2014—to pick up our 14-year-old son, Andrew Joseph III, from the state fair, after he was late for curfew. We understood him being late this particular Friday night because Saturday would be Andrew’s confirmation—a Catholic...

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Michael Eric Dyson On Why Racial Issues Weren't A 'Priority' For Obama

Michael Eric Dyson On Why Racial Issues Weren't A 'Priority' For Obama

Ever since Barack Obama was elected as the nation's first black president, the issue of race has loomed over his administration. But interestingly, the president never actually prioritized race as a policy issue, Michael Eric Dyson told HuffPost Live on Wednesday. Dyson, who unpacks Obama's evolving relationship with race in his latest book,The Black Presidency, questioned Obama's choice to stay mum on racial issues for the majority of his two terms in office. While some have suggested...

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Hillary Clinton: Under Bernie Sanders' Definition, 'Obama's Not Progressive'

Hillary Clinton: Under Bernie Sanders' Definition, 'Obama's Not Progressive'

"Vice President Biden is not progressive because he supported Keystone." Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took aim at Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) during Thursday's Democratic debate by questioning whether any Democrats could meet his definition of a progressive. Asked to respond to Sanders' argument that she isn't progressive enough to be the Democratic nominee, Clinton said, "I've heard Senator Sanders' comments, and it's really caused me to wonder, who is left in the progressive wing of...

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'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John says this daily ritual changed his life

'Shark Tank' investor Daymond John says this daily ritual changed his life

When Daymond John was 14 years old, his dyslexia had yet to be diagnosed, and he only knew that he struggled with reading. But there was one book, Napoleon Hill's 1937 massive bestseller "Think and Grow Rich," that he not only happily read, but decided to re-read every year. The main takeaway he had as a kid, the "Shark Tank" investor writes in his own book, "The Power of Broke," was to stop telling himself everything...

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A Who’s Who of Who’s Black on the Campaign Trail

A Who’s Who of Who’s Black on the Campaign Trail

Top row: LaDavia Drane; Osi Imeokparia; Clay Middleton; Jalisa Washington; Maya Harris; Ida Woldemichael. Center row: Marcus Ferrell; Electra Skrzydlewski; Danny D. Glover; Symone Sanders; LaDawn Blackett Jones; Roy Tatum. Bottom row: Deana Bass; Katrina Pierson; Armstrong Williams; Elroy Sailor; Kay Cole James; Shermichael Singleton.  These are the nearly 50 African-American campaign staffers working the 2016 presidential race. If you want the black vote, it helps if you hire individuals in key positions who reflect the community. That...

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FBI agent says evidence manipulated in Baltimore 'Serial' hearing

Adnan Syed, 35, is serving a life sentence for the 1999 strangulation of his 18-year-old ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee. Syed's lawyers are seeking a new... Read more

Iraqi woman charged with role in Kayla M…

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Iraqi woman charged with role in Kayla Mueller's death

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I f one ever needed proof of the power of dance, they needn’t look any further than the floor routine of UCLA gymnast, Sophina DeJesus... Read more

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NYPD Cop Who Killed Unarmed Akai Gurley Says Fear Drove Him To Shoot

N ew York City police officer Peter Liang appeared in court on Monday, delivering a tearful testimony of the fateful November 2014 night that led... Read more

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08-02-2016

Holtzclaw Victims Anxious After He Disappears From Prison Database, Lawyer Says

A n attorney representing victims of former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw , convicted of raping Black women,   condemned prison officials for removing... Read more

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Father-To-Be Accused Of Researching Miscarriages Before Beating Up Pregnant Girlfriend

A Brooklyn man on trial for the murder of his unborn baby reportedly researched violent ways to purposely cause the miscarriage of his pregnant girlfriend,... Read more

Entertainment

Beyoncé's 'Formation' Is Where Black Bea…

08-02-2016

How do you work police brutality, #BlackLivesMatter and Hurricane Katrina into one explosive video? In true queen fashion,... Read more

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BET Breaks: Cam Newton's Still Chasing the Lombardi Trophy

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Hield's 3-pointer lifts No. 3 Oklahoma past No. 24 Texas (Yahoo Sports)

Buddy Hield's 3-pointer from the corner with 1.3 seconds remaining lifted No. 3 Oklahoma to a 63-60 victory over No. 24 Texas on Monday night.... Read more

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Crosby scores in 7th straight, Penguins top Ducks 6-2 (Yahoo Sports)

Sidney Crosby scored on a pair of breakaways to extend his goal streak to a career-best seven games and added two assists to help the... Read more

James, Irving lead Cavaliers past Kings …

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James, Irving lead Cavaliers past Kings 120-100 (Yahoo Sports)

LeBron James recorded his 40th career triple-double while Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 32 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers rolled past the Sacramento... Read more

Ingram leads Duke past No. 13 Louisville…

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Ingram leads Duke past No. 13 Louisville, 72-65 (Yahoo Sports)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Freshman Brandon Ingram had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Duke beat No. 13 Louisville 72-65 on Monday night.... Read more

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Peyton Manning's post-Super Bowl Budweiser plug may be 'the most valuable celebrity endorsement in history'

Peyton Manning gave Budweiser “probably the most valuable celebrity endorsement in history” on Sunday night when the Denver Broncos quarterback told a reporter in a... Read more

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Aside from a period of brief respite at the end of January, it’s been a bruising year for risk assets so far in 2016.... Read more

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What you need to know about the New Hampshire primary

Voting signs are seen at the Newmarket Fire and Rescue station in preparation for Tuesday's New Hampshire primary.   (Photo:... Read more

Marco Rubio repeats speech line amid att…

08-02-2016

Marco Rubio repeats speech line amid attacks he's too scripted

Marco Rubio speaks during a rally in Nashua, N.H., on Feb. 8, 2016.... Read more

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Bernie Sanders chugs along before N.H. vote

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