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The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office yesterday filed a criminal contempt of court action against a building ...
By William Spriggs Last week the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee announced it will ease ...
 Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has been endorsed by the Illinois Education Association(IEA) for ...
Illinois AP participation continues to outpace national average and the percentage of Hispanic test ...
Josh Stumpenhorst teaches language arts and social science at Lincoln Junior High School in District 203 ...
  Presidential Library and Museum to receive golden gift April 15     Springfield, IL – The 14-karat-gold combination pen/pencil ...
Comptroller says costs of impasse even higher than initially projected CHICAGO, IL - Comptroller Leslie Geissler ...
  SPRINGFIELD, IL – Illinois State Rep. Juliana Stratton, D-Chicago, honored Chance the Rapper by ...
Restored Talladega College Murals to Begin Multi-city National Tour June 9th; First Ever Tour For ...
RLJ Entertainment and Urban Movie Channel Present Blackbird Available on VOD and Digital July 28 Coming ...

Stimulate the Mind: Read A Good Book

Chicago, IL - This is the ideal time to stock up on books by Author & Publisher Juanita Bratcher. Bratcher has been an Award-Winning Journalist and Publisher for 41 years. These books also make great gifts for any occasions. All books ...
Stimulate the Mind: Read A Good Book

Team PETAL et al Creates Two Video Games During Global Game Jam’s Annual Event in North Carolina

Team PETAL et al. completed another Global Game Jam successfully during this year’s annual event in North Carolina PETAL et al’s team jammed the weekend (January 20 - 22, 2017) at the UNC Chapel Hill site in North Carolina. The team ...
Team PETAL et al Creates Two Video Games During Global Game Jam’s Annual Event in North Carolina

PETAL et al. and CopyLine Magazine Executives Inspire Percy Julian Students on Career Goals During Junior Achievement Event

[caption id="attachment_93265" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pictured above: Juanita Bratcher, Editor & Publisher, Copyline Magazine and Ashley L. Thompson, Operations Manager, Junior Achievement of Chicago[/caption] PETAL et al., in collaboration with CopyLine Magazine, was a guest presenter for Junior Achievement at Percy L. ...
PETAL et al. and CopyLine Magazine Executives Inspire Percy Julian Students on Career Goals During Junior Achievement Event

Real Men Cook’s 2016 Father’s Day Celebration Expands to 27 to Forward Mission

Real Men Cook  -- Chicago's premiere urban Father's Day charity event - will depart from past years' formats by holding the much-anticipated event at 27 venues citywide/suburbanwide. These individual celebrations will be hosted by agencies and entities committed to the ...
Real Men Cook’s 2016 Father’s Day Celebration Expands to 27 to Forward Mission

NAACP Condemns ‘Unite the Right’ Hate Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia

BALTIMORE –The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) released this statement following the unlawful hate rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, this morning.   “The blatant racism on display in Charlottesville is absolutely disgusting. It’s hard to believe ...
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Black Boys Abused at Florida School Want Compensation

Black men who were used as modern day slaves, abused, and raped at Arthur G. Dozier Reform School want compensation and reparations Kentwood, LA (BlackNews.com) -- Peonage Researcher and Peonage Detective Antoinette Harrell has spent the past five years researching ...
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2nd Annual ASN Comedy Showcase Fundraiser on August 19th

Seats Are Limited. Make Sure to Buy Your Tickets Now! Click Here to Purchase Tickets Come join the Alternative School Network for an evening of laughter at our 2nd Annual Comedy Show Fundraiser. We have a night full of Chicago's best comedians, cash ...
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National Urban League Statement on Justice Department Intent to Undo Affirmative Action in College Admissions

  WASHINGTON, DC – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to reports that the U.S. Department of Justice, under the direction of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, intends to challenge the application of ...
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“Chicago is Becoming Whiter and Whiter”

August - 14 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Probation Challenge’s Interview with Christopher ‘Chris’ George Kennedy, Democratic Candidate for Illinois Governor   CHICAGO IL –  Christopher ‘Chris’ George Kennedy, Illinois Gubernatorial Candidate, recently visited the Probation Challenge Studio, where the Rev. Harold E. Bailey, conducted a heart-winching interview before a live audience. Chris Kennedy, 53, eighth child of Robert and Ethel Kennedy, began […]

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Black Boys Abused at Florida School Want Compensation

August - 14 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Black men who were used as modern day slaves, abused, and raped at Arthur G. Dozier Reform School want compensation and reparations Kentwood, LA (BlackNews.com) — Peonage Researcher and Peonage Detective Antoinette Harrell has spent the past five years researching peonage that took place at the infamous Arthur G. Dozier Reform School in Marianna, searching […]

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NAACP Condemns ‘Unite the Right’ Hate Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia

August - 14 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

BALTIMORE –The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) released this statement following the unlawful hate rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, this morning.   “The blatant racism on display in Charlottesville is absolutely disgusting. It’s hard to believe that in 2017 we are still plagued by so much race-based hatred. The […]

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Disadvantaged Kids May be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease Later in Life

August - 14 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Journal of the American Heart Association Report Study Highlights: * Children from socially and economically disadvantaged families and neighborhoods appear more likely to have thicker carotid artery walls, which in middle-aged and older adults has been associated with higher risk for heart attack and stroke. * The socioeconomic position of a child’s family was more […]

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NAACP Files Lawsuit Against State of Indiana for Voting Rights Violations

August - 14 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

The NAACP will participate as a plaintiff in case challenging Indiana’s SB 220  BALTIMORE (August 10, 2017) – Today, the Indiana State Conference of the NAACP filed a lawsuit against the State of Indiana, its general assembly, and various election officials challenging Indiana’s SB 220 as violating Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act of […]

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National Urban League Statement on Charlotesville

August - 14 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

  NEW YORK  —  National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement on the violence in Charlottesville, VA: “Horrifying expressions of white supremacy and Nazi sympathies sadly are nothing novel in the United States, even in the 21st Century.  What is shocking is that these demonstrations – with apparent deliberate […]

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Chicago Ignores Community Advocacy to Strengthen Sanctuary City Policy, Uses DOJ Lawsuit to Bolster Image

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

In response to the lawsuit filed yesterday by the City of Chicago against the Department of Justice (DOJ) over the threat issued to cities that provide common-sense protections to immigrants from deportation, the Chicago Immigration Working Group, a local coalition of organizations that has been working on strengthening Chicago’s Welcoming City Ordinance, issued the following […]

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NAACP Challenges President Trump Advisory Commission on Election Integrity

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

BALTIMORE – The NAACP vehemently opposes President Trump’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity as a thinly veiled attempt to suppress the votes of American citizens, especially those of color. The Commission has requested a wide range of voter data from all 50 states, as well as D.C., under the guise of curtailing fictitious widespread voter […]

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State Rep. Harper: Gov. Rauner’s Phony Education Funding Plan Robs Local Children to Reward Wealthy Schools

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

  CHICAGO, IL – Gov. Bruce Rauner is attempting to rewrite fair education funding legislation to favor his wealthy schools at the expense of local students, state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, said Monday:     “Our area is home to some of the most under-funded schools in the country. There’s no reason our children shouldn’t […]

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Madigan Opposes EPA’s Proposed Illegal Delay of Rule Limiting Methane Emissions

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Madigan & Coalition Say Rule Prevents Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Sources in Oil & Gas Sector   CHICAGO, IL – Attorney General Lisa Madigan today joined with 13 other attorneys general, the state of Colorado, and the city of Chicago to submit comments in opposition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed 27-month compliance delay of an […]

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Welcome to CopyLine Magazine! The first issue of CopyLine Magazine was published in November, 1990, by Editor & Publisher Juanita Bratcher. CopyLine’s main focus is on the political arena – to inform our readers and analyze many of the pressing issues of the day - controversial or otherwise. Our objectives are clear – to keep you abreast of political happenings and maneuvering in the political arena, by reporting and providing provocative commentaries on various issues. For more about CopyLine Magazine, CopyLine Blog, and CopyLine Television/Video, please visit juanitabratcher.com, copylinemagazine.com, and oneononetelevision.com. Bratcher has been a News/Reporter, Author, Publisher, and Journalist for 33 years. She is the author of six books, including “Harold: The Making of a Big City Mayor” (Harold Washington), Chicago’s first African-American mayor; and “Beyond the Boardroom: Empowering a New Generation of Leaders,” about John Herman Stroger, Jr., the first African-American elected President of the Cook County Board. Bratcher is also a Poet/Songwriter, with 17 records – produced by HillTop Records of Hollywood, California. Juanita Bratcher Publisher

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