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Occupy Atlanta Says City Suppressed Evidence in Woodruff Park Trespass Case

With the holidays, Woodruff park is all dressed up and ready for Christmas. It is a far cry from the scene there just over a year ago. That's when scores of Atlanta police officers moved...

Philadelphia’s Growing Rep as a Burger Town Challenging its Cheesesteak Icon

Quick: What's the first thing you think of when you hear "Philadelphia food?" Most likely you thought cheesesteak. The sublime sandwich has been a Philadelphia icon since Henry and Pat Oliveri cooked that first batch...

Working with ‘Frenemies’ to Your Benefit

“Frenemy” is a noun with nuance; its definition does not do it justice. A frenemy is a person who can never fully be trusted and must be approached with the utmost caution. This relational...

Nas Being Sued for $10 Million for Angolan Concert No-Show

Nas is being sued for $10 million (£6 million) by a concert promoter who claims the rapper is responsible for his kidnapping. The 'Cherry Wine' rapper was due to perform in Angola on December 31...

Digicel, Marriott Break Ground on $45 Million Haiti Resort

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Digicel and Marriott International have broken ground on the US$45 million 175-room Marriott Hotels & Resorts brand hotel in the Turgeau area of Port-au-Prince, with opening expected in early 2015, making...

How to Ensure Fulfilling Relationships in All Areas of Your Life

I would venture to say that right now you have at least 10 relationships in your life. Obviously, I am not just talking about romantic relationships. We also have relationships with our parents, our children,...

Police Investigate Whether Atlanta Teen Was Killed for Shoes

Investigators are looking into the possibility that a Grayson High freshman was shot to death over shoes. Paul Sampleton Jr. was found dead of a gunshot wound at his home on Wednesday. The 14-year-old was...

Soaking In the Benefits, Beauty of Rocky Mountain West’s Hot Springs

The ancient Romans knew it. So did the Native Americans. Sometimes getting into hot water is a great idea. A natural hot spring offers the benefits of a spa, with the added bonus of beautiful...

Weight Training Has Added Cardiovascular Benefits for Young, Black Men

Six weeks of weight training can significantly improve blood markers of cardiovascular health in young African-American men, researchers report in the Journal of Human Hypertension. The researchers measured blood markers associated with inflammation, immune response...

Young, Black Jazz Musicians at Forefront of the Genre

Had you been watching The Tonight Show with Jay Leno one Monday night last March, you might have seen pianist Robert Glasper leading his Experiment band from the NBC studios in Burbank, Calif. Had...

Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ Video 1st to Surpass 1 Billion Views on YouTube

Psy's "Gangnam Style" has just become the first video in the history of the Internet to reach and surpass one billion views. This morning (Dec. 21), Psy's mega-hit reached this unprecedented milestone just 27 days...

Halle Berry to Receive Special Recognition at 2013 BET Honors Awards

There’s finally some good news for Halle Berry, as she will be recognized at the 2013 BET Honors Awards. The BET Honors Awards acknowledges African American performers, artists and educators in top levels in...

Choose to Fight Less, Pick Your Battles

“A more peaceful way to live is to decide consciously which battles are worth fighting and which are better left alone.” ~Richard Carlson Have you ever been in a relationship that seemed more like work...

Club Med Unveils Caribbean’s 1st L’OCCITANE Spa at Punta Cana, D.R. Resort

Club Med – the world's leading all-inclusive brand with more than 70 resorts worldwide – unveils their fifth L'OCCITANE-branded spa at its Dominican Republic property, Club Med Punta Cana. Sandpiper Bay in Florida, Opio...

BMF: The Rise & Fall of a Hip-Hop Drug Empire

Detroit brothers Demetrius and Terry Flenory probably could have risen to take over one of their hometown's Big-Three auto manufacturers had their organizational genius been productively channeled in the right directions. Instead the brothers...

Norah Jones Mourns Passing of Her Father, Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar's music was all about embracing life—and so was his funeral. His musician daughters, Norah Jones and Anoushka Shankar, wife Sukanya, jazz great Herbie Hancock, conductor Zubin Mehta and George Harrison's widow, Olivia, were...

How Kendrick Lamar Rose to the Top in 2012, Why No One Saw it...

At the top of 2012, we had no real reason to believe that Kendrick Lamar would actually drop his debut album within the confines of the calendar year, much less have his good kid,...

Mega-Church Pastor, Bishop Wiley Jackson, Indicted in Investment Scam

One of Atlanta's most well-known pastors is accused of cheating his flock. A DeKalb County grand jury indicted Gospel Tabernacle Church Bishop Wiley Jackson and his brother Rodney on eight counts of violating the...

Thandie Newton’s DirecTV Series, ‘Rogue’, Tantalizes with ‘Fairly Full-On Sex’

Thandie Newton has a new upcoming cop drama series titled Rogue, which will debut on DirecTV in 2013. The series stars the actress as an undercover cop, who goes toe to toe with a...

Kim Kardashian Might Leave Instagram; Rihanna, Oprah’s Most Surprising Guest

Kim Kardashian is threatening to leave Instagram as Rihanna is named Oprah’s most surprising guest. First, the Keeping up with the Kardashian star that thrives on publishing at least two half naked photos a...

Atlanta-Based InterContinentalExchange to Buy NYSE Parent Co. for $8.2 Billion

IntercontinentalExchange struck an $8.2 billion deal to buy NYSE Euronext, a combination that will propel the commodities market powerhouse into European financial futures but threaten to further reduce the clout of the New York...

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