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CHICAGO, IL — Two audio tapes from Barack Obama’s campaign for U.S. Senate from Illinois ...
Comptroller seeks Agreed Order from AG to continue paying employees CHICAGO, IL - Illinois Comptroller Leslie ...
CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined with the Anti-Defamation League and the ...
New America Media By Deepak Chitnis NEW YORK -- Wells Fargo has officially launched its ...
Monday afternoon, an estimated 500 gallons of oil from the tar sands in ...
Nine individuals who perpetrated fraud schemes that cheated taxpayer funded government benefit programs out of ...
Bill was a priority of the Illinois Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide ...
James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 10:08 P.M. EST President Barack Obama:  As you know, a few ...
New America Media By Khalil Abdullah WASHINGTON, DC – Federal benefits for individual ...
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has filed a lawsuit against two chiropractors for allegedly ...

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

$70,000 Awarded to Black Law Students in LA

The John M. Langston Bar Association ushered in Black History Month by honoring the nation's preeminent African American attorneys and awarding $70,000 in scholarships to law students 500 Attendees Filled The Beverly Hiltons Ballroom to Witness the Installation of ...
$70,000 Awarded to Black Law Students in LA

On 52nd Anniversary of Selma to Montgomery March NAACP Sends “Democracy” Letter to all 50 Governors and Attorneys General on the Rising Scourge of Voter Suppression

AL, TX, AND NC among first letters electronically sent     BALTIMORE—MD - The NAACP released the following statement regarding its letter sent to state officials around the nation regarding the issue of voter suppression.On the 52nd anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery ...
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Civil Rights Groups Discuss Legislative and Policy Agenda with Senate Democratic Leader

Civil Rights Groups Discuss Legislative and Policy Agenda with Senate Democratic Leader Share Their Opposition to Gorsuch, ACA Repeal and Budget Cuts   WASHINGTON, DC - Civil rights leaders met with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer to discuss key policy issues and express their shared ...
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Two-Time Academy Award-Winner Kevin Spacey to Receive 2017 Gene Siskel Film Center Renaissance Award May 13

“Kevin Spacey: Renaissance Man,” the GSFC’s Annual Benefit Features Intimate Conversation at Four Seasons Chicago Hotel CHICAGO, IL — Celebrating one of the most dynamic and versatile actors today, the Gene Siskel Film Center (GSFC) of the School of the Art Institute ...
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After Rauner Comments, Appropriations Committee Asks Administration to Outline Higher Education Plan

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The House Appropriations-Higher Education Committee will ask Gov. Bruce Rauner’s top education advisor to explain comments made recently by the governor contradicting his record of slashing higher education funding at a hearing on Thursday, March 23, at ...
23 March 2017 I Read the full story
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Civil Rights Groups Discuss Legislative and Policy Agenda with Senate Democratic Leader

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Civil Rights Groups Discuss Legislative and Policy Agenda with Senate Democratic Leader Share Their Opposition to Gorsuch, ACA Repeal and Budget Cuts   WASHINGTON, DC – Civil rights leaders met with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer to discuss key policy issues and express their shared opposition to the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, the ACA repeal bill, and the Administration’s economic […]

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On 52nd Anniversary of Selma to Montgomery March NAACP Sends “Democracy” Letter to all 50 Governors and Attorneys General on the Rising Scourge of Voter Suppression

March - 23 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

AL, TX, AND NC among first letters electronically sent     BALTIMORE—MD – The NAACP released the following statement regarding its letter sent to state officials around the nation regarding the issue of voter suppression.On the 52nd anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery march, the NAACP is sending a letter to all Governors, Attorneys General […]

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Attorney General Madigan Urges Lawmakers to Pass Legislation to Strengthen Hate Crimes Law

March - 23 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

 Madigan Applauds Support for Legislation Following Hate Crimes Summit with Civil Rights Leaders on Impact of Immigration Executive Orders   CHICAGO, IL— Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan urged members of the Illinois House to pass legislation to strengthen Illinois’ hate crimes law. House Bill 3711 better protects Illinois residents from escalating incidents of hatred and […]

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Scammers are not “Friends” to Small Business Owners

March - 23 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

  By Rosario Méndez Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Scammers try to contact you in many ways. They call, email, put ads online, send messages on social media and more. If you own a small business, they’re trying to contact you too.  Lately we’ve been hearing about scams through Facebook messages directed […]

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Revised CPD “Use of Force” Guidelines – Another Reason for Community Control

March - 23 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

From: Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression Leaders of the movement for democratic community control of the Chicago Police Department blasted the CPD draft revised guidelines on the use of force (UOF) as encouragement of police crimes, including murder, that have plagued the department. The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression and its […]

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After Rauner Comments, Appropriations Committee Asks Administration to Outline Higher Education Plan

March - 23 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The House Appropriations-Higher Education Committee will ask Gov. Bruce Rauner’s top education advisor to explain comments made recently by the governor contradicting his record of slashing higher education funding at a hearing on Thursday, March 23, at 8 a.m. in committee room D-1 in the Stratton Building. On March 8, Rauner stated […]

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Antifascist Action for Seattle Shooting Victim

March - 23 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

 In solidarity with the antifascist who was shot and nearly murdered in Seattle on January 20th, and with antifascists around the world working to beat back the rising tide of hate. Minneapolis, MN – On Friday, March 31, 2017, at 5:30 PM, people from all over the Twin Cities and beyond will hold a public […]

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One Jewish Group to Another: “Defund Islamophobia”

March - 23 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Jewish Voice for Peace–Chicago calls on Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (JUF) to cut ties with anti-Muslim groups. New report reveals over $700K in donations from JUF to Islamophobia network groups from 2011-2014   CHICAGO, IL – At a press conference at 10 AM today at 30 S. Wells Street, Jewish Voice for Peace – […]

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Where African Fashions Meet the Stylish Traveler

March - 23 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Shangani Fashion’s debut presentation during New York Fashion Week conveys contemporary cuts that are accented with vintage accessories. Shangani Fashion Designs are a juxtaposition of culture and style. Shangani is an African tribe who dwelled near the Shangani River in Zimbabwe, Africa. The tribe was named after its founder; and the name “Shoshangani” means traveler. […]

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Civil Rights Group Sues Chicago Over Preservation of 911 Tapes

March - 23 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

City Routinely Violates the Law By Destroying Tapes After Only 30 Days, Jeopardizing Defendants’ Ability to Challenge Police & Others’ Accounts of Crimes CHICAGO, IL – Attorneys with the Chicago Civil Rights Project filed suit against the City of Chicago today for the failure of the City’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications to routinely […]

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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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