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Zeta Psi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is celebrating 50 years as 1st black sorority on UGA campus

First Black Sorority at UGA Celebrates 50 Years

When Helen Butler entered the University of Georgia in 1967, she says that she and the other blacks on campus were barely noticed. She says, "We were fighting to get recognition." There were no black sororities on campus, so Butler and 7 other women started their own. On November 11, 1969, they...
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Kmart Removes Inappropriate Children's Halloween Costume from Shelves

Kmart Australia just removed a children’s Halloween costume from its shelves. This decision happened after a concerned parent put together a petition and called the outfit "beyond inappropriate." Australia’s 7 News spoke to the mother, who said she noticed the costume while she was shopping with...
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Haunted House Will Pay You $20,000 If You Can Finish It

You can make some serious coin being terrified this Halloween. A haunted house in Tennessee is offering $20K to anyone who can complete its bone-chilling torture tour, according to Fast Company . It includes a rather convincing impression of trying to drown you. -- https://t.co/0RKjDlnsSw — Fast...
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Qantas Completes the World's Longest Commercial Non-Stop Flight

Qantas wants you to fly the friendly skies for as long as humanly possible. The Australian airline has completed the longest non-stop commercial flight in history, which clocked in at nearly 20 hours, according to CNN. Today, our first ultra long haul #QantasResearchFlight has set off from #NewYork...
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Netflix May Stop Letting You Share Your Password

Your days of Netflix and chill by using your friend or family member’s password may soon be over. The streaming service has revealed they are aware of the pervasive practice and are trying to figure out a way to turn those users into paying customers, reported the New York Post . Netflix may start...
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Watch This Woman's 'Genius' Trick to Avoid Baggage Fees

A woman went to hilarious lengths to avoid paying extra money for her baggage at the airport. When passenger Gel Rodriguez was informed by airline staff that her suitcase had exceeded the weight limit she decided to avoid the fees by layering up with multiple items of clothing, reported The Daily...
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NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal visits paralyzed shooting victim Isaiah Payton at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Shaq Helping Family of Boy Paralyzed in Shooting

"At first, I thought he was a big tall janitor" is what 12 year old Isaiah Payton said after meeting Shaquille O'Neal. The former NBA superstar was at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta to visit Payton, who was paralyzed when he was shot while leaving a high school football game at Lakewood Stadium...
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Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings served in the U.S. House of Representatives for more than 20 years.

Remembering Rep. Elijah Cummings

Atlanta Congressman John Lewis says of fellow U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, "he gave all he had." Cummings, who represented the 7th congressional district of Maryland for more than 20 years, died overnight. He was 68. In a statement, Lewis said of Cummings, "He dedicated his entire life to...
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is shown addressing a Democratic National Committee Conference in Atlanta in 2018

Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate Next in Georgia

Georgia State Representative Calvin Smyre calls it "long overdue". The next Democratic Presidential Debate will be held in Georgia on November 20. MSNBC made the announcement Tuesday. The exact location hasn't been announced yet, though sources believe Atlanta has a good shot at getting it. Smyre,...
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Remembering Diahann Carroll

A beautifully-captivating pioneer and icon of the industry, Diahann Carroll has passed today, as a result of a longtime battle with cancer. Diahann Carroll, born Carroll Diahann Johnson, in Bronx, New York— was 15, when she started modeling for Ebony . After graduating from high school, and being a...
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