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  REGROW Act Accelerates New Therapies to Help Patients Living with Disease Stem Cell Therapies Help ...
CHICAGO, IL – Cirque Shanghai returns to Chicago’s Navy Pier this summer with a magnificent ...
From: Black Lives Matter Chicago The Family of Ronald "Ronnieman" Johnson requests IL Attorney General take ...
Blacks to get up to $23 million for Englewood Flyover   By Chinta Strausberg   The Metra board’s approving ...
Agreement Bans Unauthorized Data Collection, Requires Privacy Training for Employees & National Campaign on Protecting ...
New Original Sitcom “Mann & Wife” Delivers Family Friendly Laughs to Primetime on Bounce TV ...
Four Cook County Transportation and Highway Department (CCDoTH) facilities will be largely heated through a ...
I believe the very first step towards putting Illinois on a path to recovery and ...
  Additional notable industry powerhouses to lead church-oriented arts and entertainment workshops at annual conference     DALLAS, TX - ...
"The city's action's are late and insufficient—and that's why we're demanding the resignation of Police ...

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

Comptroller Munger Meets With African American Advisory Board

Board discusses challenges facing small and minority-owned businesses CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger met with her African American Advisory Board at the James R. Thompson Center on Thursday and highlighted the importance of open communication between government and ...
Comptroller Munger Meets With African American Advisory Board

Producer/Film Maker Seeks Donations for Her Musical Film, Western In Noir, Scheduled for Release January 1, 2016

Western in Noir, a musical feature film with elements of diversity and social justice, was written by a 29-year old African American Writer/Musician who is fighting a battle with Stage 4 Breast Cancer. 1 Drop Rule Productions has launched a crowd ...
Producer/Film Maker Seeks Donations for Her Musical Film, Western In Noir, Scheduled for Release January 1, 2016

Jesse White Joins Various Religious Organizations to Show Support for National Donor Sabbath

Secretary of State Jesse White joined with Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh faith leaders to show religious support for organ/tissue donation and recognize National Donor Sabbath, an interfaith campaign aimed at educating religious communities about organ donation. During the weekend ...
Jesse White Joins Various Religious Organizations to Show Support for National Donor Sabbath

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 39 years.  These books also make great gifts for any occasions. All books ...
Stimulate the Mind: Read A Good Book

Rep. Jan Schakowsky Joined President Obama, Rep. John Lewis and Others in Selma, Alabama in Honor of the Voting Rights Act

Earlier this month, Rep. Jan Schakowsky joined President Obama, civil rights hero Rep. John Lewis, and many others in Selma, Alabama, to honor the Voting Rights Act and the brave individuals who fought and sacrificed to expand ...
Rep. Jan Schakowsky Joined President Obama, Rep. John Lewis and Others in Selma, Alabama in Honor of the Voting Rights Act

Jesse White Honors Illinois First Hispanic Federal Judge, Chicago Fire Commissioner and Others

Illinois Secretary of State  Jesse White hosted his office’s annual National Hispanic Heritage MonthCelebration on Wednesday,  October 8th at  the James R. Thompson Center,  highlighting the historiclegacies of Illinois’ first Hispanic federal judge Ruben Castillo and other distinguished leaders. Pictured with ...
Jesse White Honors Illinois First Hispanic Federal Judge, Chicago Fire Commissioner and Others

NAACP Statement on Houston Protest by White Supremacists

Baltimore, MD - The National NAACP issued the following statement in response to a protest held outside the Houston branch office by armed men and women on Sunday: “Yesterday, a small group of white supremacists, armed with automatic weapons and waving ...
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Mayor Emanuel & City Sued for Sex Discrimination

  Transgender Woman’s Suit Targets City Liquor Laws that Discriminate Against Women Exposing Their Breasts in Entertainment Venues   CHICAGO, IL – Bea Sullivan-Knoff, a queer, transgender woman and performance artist, filed suit in federal court today against the City of Chicago and ...
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Expo Chicago Announces Selected Artists for In/Situ, In/Situ Outside and Expo Projects

    A Break in the Code, The 2016 IN/SITU Program Curated by Diana Nawi, and EXPO Projects To Be on Display at Fifth Edition Sept. 22 – 25, 2016 IN/SITU Outside, Presented in Collaboration with The Chicago Park District and The City ...
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Illinois Class of 2016 Average ACT Score up Slightly as National Average Declines

College ready percentage holds steady at one in four students SPRINGFIELD, IL — Results released today in ACT’s annual score report, “The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2016,” show Illinois’ graduating seniors achieved an average composite score of 20.8, an ...
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Mayor Emanuel & City Sued for Sex Discrimination

August - 24 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

  Transgender Woman’s Suit Targets City Liquor Laws that Discriminate Against Women Exposing Their Breasts in Entertainment Venues   CHICAGO, IL – Bea Sullivan-Knoff, a queer, transgender woman and performance artist, filed suit in federal court today against the City of Chicago and Mayor Rahm Emanuel challenging the city’s ordinance which prohibits only women, not […]

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NAACP Statement on Houston Protest by White Supremacists

August - 24 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

Baltimore, MD – The National NAACP issued the following statement in response to a protest held outside the Houston branch office by armed men and women on Sunday: “Yesterday, a small group of white supremacists, armed with automatic weapons and waving confederate battle flags, held a brief protest outside our office in Texas. “While some […]

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Alleged Child Abuser Apprehended After 23 Years on the Run

August - 24 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

In 1993, Boston-area resident John Hartin was 23 years old when he befriended two young boys—ages 6 and 9—and allegedly raped them. One of the victims eventually told a family member about the abuse, which led to an investigation and Hartin being charged in Massachusetts with five counts of rape of a child. Rather than […]

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Op-ed: Set Corey Jacobs Free From Prison

August - 24 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

He deserves a grant of clemency from President Obama By Brittany K. Barnett-Byrd, Esq. As the daughter of a formerly incarcerated mother, I know from personal experience that when one person goes to prison, the whole family goes to prison.  Mass incarceration has devastated families and communities across America. There is a real problem here and […]

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Illinois Class of 2016 Average ACT Score up Slightly as National Average Declines

August - 24 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

College ready percentage holds steady at one in four students SPRINGFIELD, IL — Results released today in ACT’s annual score report, “The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2016,” show Illinois’ graduating seniors achieved an average composite score of 20.8, an increase of 0.1 over last year’s score. The national average composite score on the […]

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State’s Attorney Charges Nine in Indictments Targeting Benefits Fraud

August - 24 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

Nine individuals who perpetrated fraud schemes that cheated taxpayer funded government benefit programs out of millions of dollars have been indicted following a long-term investigation by the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Regional Organized Crime Task Force, State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez announced today. The nine individuals are charged with operating schemes that defrauded the U.S.  Department […]

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2016 Carl Sandburg Literary Awards to be Presented to Erik Larson and Scott Turow at October 26 Event

August - 24 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

70 Additional Authors with Chicago Ties to Convene at Awards Dinner CHICAGO, IL – The Chicago Public Library Foundation and Chicago Public Library will present the annual Carl Sandburg Literary Awards to best-selling authors Erik Larson (Devil in the White City, Dead Wake) for non-fiction and Scott Turow (Presumed Innocent, The Burden of Proof) for […]

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Expo Chicago Announces Selected Artists for In/Situ, In/Situ Outside and Expo Projects

August - 24 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

    A Break in the Code, The 2016 IN/SITU Program Curated by Diana Nawi, and EXPO Projects To Be on Display at Fifth Edition Sept. 22 – 25, 2016 IN/SITU Outside, Presented in Collaboration with The Chicago Park District and The City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, and OVERRIDE | […]

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Black-Owned Businesses Get New Boost With Latest Social Network Platform, Ranktribe

August - 24 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

WASHINGTON, DC (BlackNews.com) – Great news for Black business owners and entrepreneurs looking for exclusive exposure and support online. Latest social networking platform RankTribe has arrived with a new Black-owned business locator and review service to render a further boost to Black-owned companies that will also enable customers to choose their needed services wisely. RankTribes web site […]

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Black Lives Matter Collaborates With Planned Parenthood – The Zenith of Oxymoron

August - 24 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The African American community was once viewed as the conscience of the nation but has now paid the Piper wolves in sheeps clothing to facilitate the theft of our heritage and historic legacy. Never before in the African American experience has there been a time where the machinations of manipulative House Negroes […]

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