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3:48am

Fri October 24, 2014
Race

A Black Cosmetic Company Sells, Or Sells Out?

Originally published on Fri October 24, 2014 11:50 am

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Lisa Wu Hartwell gets a hair treatment at a "Curl Party" hosted by Carol's Daughter and theYBF.com in 2010.
Paras Griffin Landov

Cosmetics giant L'Oréal purchased Carol's Daughter, a beauty company that sells natural hair and skin products for black women, earlier this week. It may seem like an unlikely chapter in the story of a business that began in a Brooklyn kitchen.

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2:07am

Fri October 24, 2014
Strange News

Halloween Twitter War Pits Conan O'Brien Against Madeleine Albright

Originally published on Fri October 24, 2014 4:03 am

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2:02am

Fri October 24, 2014
Business

Facebook's Zuckerberg Shares His Mandarin Skills

Originally published on Fri October 24, 2014 4:03 am

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1:53am

Fri October 24, 2014
Politics

Courting Republicans, Georgia Democrat Tries To Keep His Seat

Originally published on Fri October 24, 2014 11:25 am

Rep. John Barrow speaks at First African Baptist Church in Dublin, Ga. Barrow needs African-Americans to turn out on Election Day, but they're not enough to put him over the top.
Sarah McCammon NPR

1:53am

Fri October 24, 2014
Remembrances

Journalist And Political Aide Frank Mankiewicz Dies At 90

Originally published on Fri October 24, 2014 4:03 am

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