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Texas House votes to deregulate natural hair braiders

Effort follows court decision declaring irrational laws unconstitutional

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Just who is Loretta Lynch?

Loretta Lynch takes her place in history this week as the U.S. Senate confirms as the first African American female U.S. Attorney General but who is she?

Backlash follows xenophobic South African attacks on fellow Africans

April 19 (GIN)—Shocking images of South Africans beating foreign-born residents residing in Durban, Johannesburg and other parts of the country stunned the continent, which had taken a message of brotherhood from former South African President Nelson Mandela.

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New Nigerian buharism and democracy

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, has turned a new page and heralds a new dawn with her March 28 presidential election that saw the emergence of Muslim politician and former Gen. Muhammadu Buhari elected to the highest office in the land.

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United States Senator Charles Schumer on the Loretta Lynch confirmation

The 5-month saga of Loretta Lynch’s confirmation process as Attorney General has been frustrating, but finally, today the Senate confirmed Ms. Lynch as the first African-American woman ever to hold the office of Attorney General.

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Obamacare: Its importance and complexities explained

Presuming you’ve done well and lived up to the good recommendations dispensed during March Nutrition Month, the upcoming fifth annual National Urban Health Conference is packed with additional information that will help you as you continue your pursuit of wellness and happiness.

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Imhotep's Guide to Black Events 4/23-4/29

Imhotep gives his weekly guide to Black events.

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Harlem Earth Day 2015

It’s that time of year again when we celebrate the Earth! Yes, we should be doing that every day, but this Saturday, April 25, Harlem Park to Park will present Harlem Earth Day in Morningside Park, noon to 4 p.m.

Talking SCHOP! Miso Mania

Kysha "SCHOPgirl" shares her recipes for Miso Black Cod and Red Miso Hangar Steak.

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More to Macon than meets the eye

African-Americans have played a significant role in the history of Macon, Ga., since its early founding. Although many people identify the city with two of its most famous native sons—Otis Redding and Little Richard—there were numerous other African-Americans and institutions that helped make the city what it is today.

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Spring awakening: Harlem Skincare & Laser Clinic has moved

Seven Brown is so excited to invite everyone to the opening of her Harlem Skincare & Laser Clinic April 23, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at 2119 Frederick Douglas Blvd., between 114th and 115th streets.

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Talulah’s terrific styles

For Australia’s Fashion Week earlier this month, Talulah’s collection was colorful, sexy and stylish!

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At last! Loretta Lynch confirmed as U.S. Attorney General

At last, after a delay of more than five months, Loretta E. Lynch was narrowly confirmed as U.S. Attorney General by the Senate Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters look to get back old disability pay

New York City firefighters are looking to restore disability pay for new hires that was lost under the previous state governor.

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Fight for $15 and ‘Black Lives Matter’ take over NYC

Across the country, fast-food workers walked off their jobs in a display of solidarity and how far they will go for a living wage.

Car wash workers win strike, sending a powerful message

After four months on the picket lines that spanned a brutally cold winter and a difficult holiday season, “carwasheros” at Vegas Auto Spa in Brooklyn, N.Y., have won their strike and ratified a landmark contract agreement that includes wage hikes, strong worker protections and a $1,500-per-person signing bonus.

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Jazmin is coming with a huge arsenal

David Goodson talks R&B singer Jazmin Sullivan in this week's Nightlife review.

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#March2Justice concludes in DC

March2Justice arrived at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., Tuesday. Members of Justice League NYC stood alongside Rep. John Conyers as he reintroduced the End Racial Profiling Act.

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The Greater NY Links in Philadelphia

The Greater New York chapter and the Philadelphia chapter of the Links commemorated the social activism of the Links founding members in celebration of Women’s History Month.

The Cosmopolitan Review 4/23-4/29

Yvonne Delaney Mitchell gives her weekly Cosmopolitan Review.

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