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A Separate Cinema: 50 Years of Independent African American Filmmaking Los Angeles, CA (BlackNews.com) – A ...
  CHICAGO, IL – In an effort to bring free resources to community members, Illinois  ...
  By Wade Henderson   African-Americans have long been targets of financial predators, but a new agency that ...
Written by Denise Bossarte and illustrated by Nancy Standlee, ‘Dreams of the ...
(Distributed through BlackNews.com) By Akbar Muhammad "Trouble Brewing" is the title of an October 30 article by ...
Madigan’s Nationally Recognized Consumer Advocacy Efforts Have Recovered Billions of Dollars for Illinois Residents   CHICAGO, ...
Education reformer calls for transparency, targeted state aid, middle class tax credit   CHICAGO, IL – Illinois ...
 State GOP launches online petition drive against permanent income tax increase   Chicago, IL – Illinois Republican Party ...
(From the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression)   Armando  Serrano   and Jose Montanez will have ...
(From New America Media) By Kevin Weston   San Francisco -- AT&T Park shook so hard I thought ...

Is Alderman Michelle Harris Trying to Destroy a Multi-Million Dollar Historical Landmark and Legacy in the 8th Ward, the Black Community? There are Some Who Think So.

Is Harris the Best Person to Represent the 8th Ward Community? There Are Many Who Think Not! By Pamela Bratcher-McMillan While allowing strangers to come into the 8th ward and build a low-income housing project in a mid to upper middle class ...
Is Alderman Michelle Harris Trying to Destroy a Multi-Million Dollar Historical Landmark and Legacy in the 8th Ward, the Black Community? There are Some Who Think So.

CTU Blasts Mayor Emanuel for Fingerprint Disaster – and Exploiting Student Safety for Political Gain

Disastrous background check process has banned teachers who taught through the summer – as well as activist teachers arrested for protesting for more school funds CHICAGO,IL — Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s political grandstanding has done nothing to protect public school students, and ...
CTU Blasts Mayor Emanuel for Fingerprint Disaster – and Exploiting Student Safety for Political Gain

Will the Real Alderman Michelle Harris Step Down as Alderman of the 8th Ward

By Pamela Bratcher-McMillan The 8th Ward looks disgusting, and we can prove it. Don't believe it? Drive up and down its main streets. Ald. Michelle Harris is helping the area plunge down into a slum by allowing businesses to come in ...
Will the Real Alderman Michelle Harris Step Down as Alderman of the 8th Ward

NAACP: The Kavanaugh Nomination Must be Postponed

US Senate Judiciary Committee hearings into Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s fitness to serve on the US Supreme Court and his views are now scheduled to begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.The NAACP has a number of grave concerns about this nomination and about ...
NAACP: The Kavanaugh Nomination Must be Postponed

Five Million Americans say it’s Time to Impeach

From: Tom Steyer Bob Fertik, Democrats.com <activist@democrats.com> The entire world watched the day Donald Trump took Vladimir Putin’s side in Helsinki, finally seeing what so many of us have been seeing for so long. The world saw President Trump deny that Putin orchestrated ...
Five Million Americans say it’s Time to Impeach

Is Alderman Michelle Harris Trying to Destroy a Multi-Million Dollar Historical Landmark and Legacy in the 8th Ward, the Black Community? There are Some Who Think So.

Is Harris the Best Person to Represent the 8th Ward Community? There Are Many Who Think Not! By Pamela Bratcher-McMillan While allowing strangers to come into the 8th ward and build a low-income housing project in a mid to upper middle class ...
16 October 2018 I Read the full story

CTU Blasts Mayor Emanuel for Fingerprint Disaster – and Exploiting Student Safety for Political Gain

Disastrous background check process has banned teachers who taught through the summer – as well as activist teachers arrested for protesting for more school funds CHICAGO,IL — Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s political grandstanding has done nothing to protect public school students, and ...
31 August 2018 I Read the full story

Chicago to See Roles of Women and Girls in Detroit’s ’67 Rebellion

Members of the cast of AFTER/LIFE in their 2017 Detroit debut Chicago, IL (BlackNews.com) -- A play chronicling the untold story of women and girls in the 1967 Detroit rebellion is making its way to Chicago ...
16 June 2018 I Read the full story

Chicago Teachers Union on Abuse Report: CPS, Mayor, Have Failed Our Students – and Emanuel’s Control of Schools Must End

Schools must have democratic oversight from elected, representative school board – the path forward to provide transparency and accountability that protects students from harm, says union. CHICAGO, IL—The CPS released a report on system-wide failures to protect students from ...
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Advocates Call for a Moratorium on Expressway Expansion in Chicagoland

August - 20 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Data shows Chicago region is growing more car dependent amid failed attempts to relieve congestion by building and expanding roads Chicago, IL— For decades, regional planning leaders have urged cities and villages across metropolitan Chicago to build communities in ways that reduce driving and increase walking, bicycling and public transit ridership. But a new analysis […]

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Attorney General Madigan Announces Multistate Lawsuit Challenging Federal Administration’s Family Separation Policy

June - 25 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

  President’s Executive Order Does Not Fix Unlawful & Cruel Policy     CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, along with 10 other attorneys general, today announced she will file a lawsuit challenging the federal administration’s policy of forced family separation on the U.S. southern border. The lawsuit will be filed in the […]

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Fatherless Daughters Network Helping Black Women and Others Worldwide to Find Hope, Help and Healing

June - 16 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Angela Patterson, founder of the Fatherless Daughters Network, and her new book Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The Fatherless Daughters Network is celebrating dads everywhere, especially since Father’s Day is during the month of June. On this occasion every year, children look for the perfect card and gift to give to that special man they call “father.” […]

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NAACP Committed to Countering Disenfranchisement of Voters in Wake of Husted Decision

June - 16 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

BALTIMORE — The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s premier civil rights organization released the following statement on today’s Supreme Court Decision to uphold the Ohio Supplemental Voter “List Maintenance” Process: “The NAACP is disappointed in today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Ohio’s supplemental voter ‘list maintenance’ process, but is […]

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Attorney General Madigan Reacts to Federal Administration’s Inhumane Immigration Policies

June - 16 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan issued the following statement in response to the federal administration’s recently announced immigration policies that separate families at the border and turn away survivors of domestic violence:   “It’s painful to think of anything more barbaric and unforgiving than tearing children away from their parents, especially when […]

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Coming This Sunday: A Sizzling Hot Father’s Day Event! Real Men Cook Father’s Day Celebration

June - 16 - 2018 Reporter: Juanita Bratcher Respond

WHAT:     REAL MEN COOK – The largest, longest-running and most anticipated urban-oriented Father’s Day celebration where “real men” from all walks of life serve up food to celebrate and uplift the family. The event, now in its 29th year, is sponsored by Real Men Charities, the benevolent arm of Real Men Cook. WHEN:     Father’s Day – Sunday […]

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Real Men Cook to Host Outdoors Celebration and The First Indoor Upscale Sitdown Dinner at Quarry

June - 16 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Real Men Cook will continue its 29-year tradition of men cooking and serving their special dishes to the public in an outdoor setting.  This year’s celebration will be held at Hales Franciscan High School, 4930 S. Cottage Grove, from 3-6 PM on Father’s Day, June 17.   However, for the first time in its history, the […]

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State Reps. Welch, Harmon Fight to Bring Greater Protections for Immigrants, Stand Up to Trump’s Extremism

June - 16 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

  SPRINGFIELD, IL – In an effort to fight back against Donald Trump’s hateful anti-immigrant rhetoric, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is partnering with Senate President Pro Tempore Don Harmon, D-Oak Park, to make Illinois a welcoming state to immigrants by enacting new safe zones. “People need to stick together in these tough times […]

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CTU Responds to New CPS Background Check Policy

June - 16 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

CTU on new CPS background check policy Members with due process rights are better empowered to protect students, says CTU Vice President. CHICAGO, IL — The following statement can be attributed to Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey. “We support common sense changes to CPS’s policies, just as we support our members’ rights to […]

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Chicago to See Roles of Women and Girls in Detroit’s ’67 Rebellion

June - 16 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Members of the cast of AFTER/LIFE in their 2017 Detroit debut Chicago, IL (BlackNews.com) — A play chronicling the untold story of women and girls in the 1967 Detroit rebellion is making its way to Chicago for special performances this month. AFTER/LIFE: In Honor of the City Rising from the Ashes debuted in Detroit last […]

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