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Gale Hill is president of AJH Inc. and owner of four McDonald’s franchises in Columbus, Ohio. She is the consummate entrepreneur, having used her extensive experience in driving results through marketing strategies to build her businesses. She oversees all facets of running her businesses and has led her franchises through survival, turnaround and growth modes.…

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More than 2,500 family members and friends paid their final respects to Kim Porter during her homegoing service on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at Cascade Hills Church in Columbus, Georgia. The service was officiated by Bishop Noel Jones, who also delivered the eulogy. Sean “Diddy” Combs, the father of three of Porter’s children, arrived shortly after 11…

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Prosecutors say former Atlanta Falcons running back Justin Crawford, 23, who was arrested this past weekend by police in Columbus, Georgia, after his wife busted him in a comprising position with a 12-year-old girl, will face an additional charge of incest after new disturbing details have come to light in his case. Crawford was arrested on Saturday,…

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There are many questions after a tragic courtroom shooting claimed the life of an unarmed teen defendant in Columbus, Ohio. Joseph Haynes,16, was in a domestic violence hearing, regarding a firearms charge and the placement of an ankle monitoring bracelet. According to Rick Minerd, investigations chief with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, some type of…

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A viral video is causing a stir on social media. The video shows an officer in Columbus, Mississippi, racially profile and harass a Black driver for speeding. The 13-minute video shows the officer questioning the driver about where he works, his destination and comments about his personal life. The officer then threatens to have the driver…

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This morning, Ohio State University reported an active shooter on its campus. Reportedly, nine people were injured and the gunman is dead. First reports of gunshots came from Watts Hall, which is home to the school’s Materials Science and Engineering program, at around 10 a.m. Students/bystanders have been moved back from the scene toward Arps…

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Montravious Thomas lost use of his leg after his teacher Bryant Mosley reportedly slammed him to the ground when he tried to leave class. The incident occurred on September 12, 2016. Mosley at the time was teaching at a school in Columbus, Georgia for students with behavioral issues. Thomas was enrolled in the Muscogee County School District’s AIM program,…

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Domonique Smith

It is a story too hard for the loved ones of a deceased person to bear and yet it happened.  In Columbus, Georgia, a homeless man identified as Domonique Smith, 26, broke into the Hill Watson Peoples Funeral Service. Not only did he steal a bike worth $150 from the business, but he also decided to…

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Violence just seems to go hand in hand with Rich Homie Quan’s shows at this point. On March 4, two men were shot and killed and another wounded at Quan’s show at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans. This latest shooting marks the third time in four months that Quan’s show has been marred with…

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Ohio State University trustees picked a former California chancellor as the school’s next president Thursday, ending a search that began with the former president, Gordon Gee’s retirement following demeaning remarks about Roman Catholics and Southeastern Conference schools. Trustees voted unanimously in favor of University of California, Irvine chancellor Michael Drake to become the 15th president…

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference 2013, sponsored by Nationwide Insurance, concluded in spectacular fashion with the BE 100 Anniversary Celebration and Awards Dinner inside the Greater Columbus Convention Center, culminating with legendary billionaire businessman Bob Johnson being awarded the A.G. Gaston Award for outstanding entrepreneurial endeavors. Earlier in the day, Johnson shared…

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