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New Law Increases Speed Limit to 70 mph on Interstates CHICAGO, IL – The ...
New America Media By Leon Rodriguez Traducción al español This week we celebrate Constitution Week, ...
Clarifies Who Must Report Dangerous Activity and What Constitutes “Clear and Present Danger” SPRINGFIELD, IL ...
By Chinta Strausberg Sunday’s Saint Sabina worship service saw a diverse group of visitors seeking spiritual ...
FBI Director James B. Comey has named Gordon Bitko as the FBI’s new chief information ...
  First-Ever Survey of Its Type Captures Scope of Devastation from Eligibility Changes July 1st CHICAGO, IL ...
  More than 3,000 undocumented undergraduate students will have access to a system-wide student loan program ...
Agreement supports RLJ Financials' Plan to provide viable alternative to Payday Lending for consumers in ...
SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois State Board of Education announced the following schedule for its ...
Washington, D.C. -  Acclaimed musician Nathan East and his son Noah East are part of ...

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

Nation’s Oldest African American Greek-Lettered Fraternity Announces New Strategic Alliance and $20,000 Donation To The NAACP

BALTIMORE –During its April executive committee meeting in Baltimore, the Grand Boule of the Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, announced a new strategic alliance to increase its support of NAACP’s work in protecting civil rights.  The agreement encourages members of the Grand Boule, the nation’s oldest African American Greek lettered fraternity to promote lifetime NAACP memberships among ...
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Trump Trashes Protections for Students and Taxpayers

Changes to Student Loan Repayment Plans Benefit Multi-Million Dollar Companies and Hurt Taxpayers, Students   SPRINGFIELD, IL - Private companies that service college loans will profit at the expense of students because the Trump administration killed commonsense changes to reduce the default ...
25 April 2017 I Read the full story

Big Changes in TV One’s Programming

TV One represents with expanded morning news, current affairs and lifestyle line-up, plus increased commitment to family reality and true crime & justice shows during 2017 upfront presentation NewsOne Now Becomes Black America Today and Expands to Two-Hour Format Joined ...
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Racial Discrimination at Strayer University

Strayer University leadership under fire for racial discrimination and abuse of power  By Sandra Wyckoff Nationwide (BlackNews.com) – In separate complaints filed in Virginia and Tennessee, employees at Strayer University, one of the largest for-profit college systems in ...
25 April 2017 I Read the full story
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Trump Trashes Protections for Students and Taxpayers

April - 25 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Changes to Student Loan Repayment Plans Benefit Multi-Million Dollar Companies and Hurt Taxpayers, Students   SPRINGFIELD, IL – Private companies that service college loans will profit at the expense of students because the Trump administration killed commonsense changes to reduce the default rate among college borrowers, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs said today. “Let’s be […]

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Nation’s Oldest African American Greek-Lettered Fraternity Announces New Strategic Alliance and $20,000 Donation To The NAACP

April - 25 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

BALTIMORE –During its April executive committee meeting in Baltimore, the Grand Boule of the Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, announced a new strategic alliance to increase its support of NAACP’s work in protecting civil rights.  The agreement encourages members of the Grand Boule, the nation’s oldest African American Greek lettered fraternity to promote lifetime NAACP memberships among its group, increase organizational participation in civic engagement and “get out the vote” efforts, as well as expanded engagement in activities in support of the NAACP’s strategic plan.  […]

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Men Sentenced to Federal Prison and Ordered to Pay Over $6 Million Restitution for Tax Fraud at Hope Hospital

April - 25 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Texarkana, Arkansas – Kenneth Elser, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that two men were sentenced this week on one count each of Failure to Collect or Pay Over Tax.  James R. Cheek, age 68, of Waleska, Georgia and Herschel J. Breig, Sr., age 69, of Nixa, Missouri were each sentenced […]

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Madigan & 20 Attorneys General Oppose U.S Department of Education’s Rollback of Student Loan Servicing Reforms

April - 25 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Reforms Informed by Madigan’s Investigation Into Student Loan Giant Navient Revoked by U.S. Department of Education   CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined with 20 attorneys general and the Office of Consumer Protection of Hawaii calling out the U.S. Department of Education for abdicating its responsibility to millions of student loan borrowers […]

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Rep. Stratton Fights to Provide Working Families with Paid Sick Leave

April - 25 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

CHICAGO, IL – Illinois State Rep. Juliana Stratton, D-Chicago, is fighting for the health and financial stability of working families by backing legislation to ensure employers offer paid sick leave to all their workers, a benefit that would help lift up workers who live paycheck to paycheck and also must take care of loved ones. […]

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Rep. Slaughter Advocates for Inmate Program in New Bill Passed Out of Committee

April - 25 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

CHICAGO, IL – Seeking to cut down on recidivism for inmates who are trying to improve their life, Illinois State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, passed legislation out of committee in an attempt to reduce the number of released inmates returning to prison.   “Giving people a second chance is important to their personal and professional […]

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Gov. Rauner Donors Get Visit From Upset Residents on Tax Evasion Trolley Tour

April - 25 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Community Groups Demand Hedge Fund Managers Profiting From Carried Interest Loophole Pay Fair Share to Help Solve State Budget Crisis CHICAGO, IL – On Thursday, community residents being impacted by the school funding crisis and state budget impasse took part in a Tax Evasion Trolley Tour to the homes of Hedge Fund political donors who […]

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Big Changes in TV One’s Programming

April - 25 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

TV One represents with expanded morning news, current affairs and lifestyle line-up, plus increased commitment to family reality and true crime & justice shows during 2017 upfront presentation NewsOne Now Becomes Black America Today and Expands to Two-Hour Format Joined by Daily Lifestyle Talker in Late 3Q17; Academy Award Winner Viola Davis EP’s New Investigative […]

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Six Emerging National and Milwaukee Bands Announced for Radio Milwaukee’s Free “88Nine Block Party” Concert and Celebration on June 24

April - 25 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

National Acts Noname, Strand of Oaks, Field Report to Headline All-Day Celebration of Non-Commercial Station’s 10th Year in Community Milwaukee – Nationally acclaimed rapper Noname and rockers Strand of Oaks and Field Report will headline Radio Milwaukee’s “88Nine Block Party, Presented by Educators Credit Union,” a free, all-day concert and celebration on June 24 outside […]

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Racial Discrimination at Strayer University

April - 25 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Strayer University leadership under fire for racial discrimination and abuse of power  By Sandra Wyckoff Nationwide (BlackNews.com) – In separate complaints filed in Virginia and Tennessee, employees at Strayer University, one of the largest for-profit college systems in the US, have alleged systematic racial discrimination and sexual harassment by the institutions leadership. The suits further […]

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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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