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Father Pfleger gets OK for 1-day gang peace    By Chinta Strausberg   From the moment hundreds prayed at ...
SPRINGFIELD, IL — The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced the availability of the ...
Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- Economic activist, Devin Robinson, explains how blacks can live ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) released the following statement today marking the ...
U.S. Economy Lost More Than $123 Million Due to Flight Disruptions FAA Acting ...
From: Black Lives Matter Chicago The Family of Ronald "Ronnieman" Johnson requests IL Attorney General take ...
The Bottom Line is: It's about trust...it's not about emotionalism. Who Do You TRUST to ...
POP AND R&B SONGSTRESS CORDULA RELEASES NEW SINGLE 'MY RIDE' ATLANTA, GA (BlackNews.com) ...
  Black male empowerment initiative by K&G Fashion Superstore                                               Baltimore, Md. -  Six dynamic men ...
Special Agent in Charge (SAC) J. Britt Johnson, FBI Atlanta, along with FBI Denver SAC ...

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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National Urban League President Responds to President Trump’s Criticism of National Anthem Protests

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to President Trump's criticism of athletes who symbolically protest by kneeling during the National Anthem:    "Rather than disparaging Colin Kaepernick and other athletes in vulgar terms, ...
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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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Malcolm X Scholarship for “Exceptional Courage” Now Open to African American Students

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- The Malcolm X Scholarship for "Exceptional Courage" is directed towards undergraduate students, who are enrolled at one of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) institutions. The scholarship was developed by award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee ...
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National Urban League President Responds to President Trump’s Criticism of National Anthem Protests

September - 25 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s criticism of athletes who symbolically protest by kneeling during the National Anthem:    “Rather than disparaging Colin Kaepernick and other athletes in vulgar terms, President Trump should be addressing the systemic racism and police brutality that inspire […]

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Malcolm X Scholarship for “Exceptional Courage” Now Open to African American Students

September - 25 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The Malcolm X Scholarship for “Exceptional Courage” is directed towards undergraduate students, who are enrolled at one of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) institutions. The scholarship was developed by award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee to increase the awareness about the life and contributions of Malcolm X within society. The program will provide […]

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FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY, All Books by Award-Winning Journalist Juanita Bratcher 30% Off

September - 2 - 2017 Reporter: Juanita Bratcher Respond

  FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY, ALL BOOKS  BY AWARD-WINNING JOURNALIST HYANITA BRATCHER, 30% off.   Two Political Icons Who Changed the Course of Politics and History in Chicago, Cook County & Illinois   “Harold: The Making of a Big City Mayor” Mayor Harold Washington, Chicago’s greatest mayor, was the first African-American elected mayor 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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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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