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  Washington, DC - Dr. Frank Smith, executive director of The African American Civil War Museum ...
Chicago Emergency Action in Solidarity with Baltimore CHICAGO, IL – Local organizers are calling for a ...
  Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- National President Betty J. Dixon of Shaker Heights, Ohio presided over the ...
From: American Muslims for Palestine The American Muslims for Palestine, a national education and advocacy organization, ...
Draft Biden 2016 has released its first digital advertisement highlighting a few of the ...
Eric Caine announced the lawsuit yesterday at a press conference at the office of Loevy & ...
Dr. Jill Biden will travel to the United Kingdom and Switzerland from September 12th ...
  Chicago, IL - The Committee Against Political Repression will hold a press conference today (January 25) inside ...
  Local Officials to join others from across the nation at three-day Leadership Institute     SPRINGFIELD, IL - ...
Annual conferences just part of ongoing family-school communication and collaboration SPRINGFIELD, IL – As school districts ...

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

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

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

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

CTU Responds to New CPS Background Check Policy

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 ...
CTU Responds to New CPS Background Check Policy

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

Black Filmmaker Expose: U.S. Government Destroyed Black Wall Street and Executed Black Leaders

Indie filmmaker, Brandi Webb, brings charges to indict the U.S government in her experimental documentary entitled "Betrayal of a Nation" New York, NY (BlackNews.com) - In an experimental documentary, indie filmmaker Brandi Webb has indicted the U.S. government on charges ...
Black Filmmaker Expose: U.S. Government Destroyed Black Wall Street and Executed Black Leaders

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

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

  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 ...
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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

CTU Responds to New CPS Background Check Policy

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 ...
16 June 2018 I Read the full story
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State Rep. Harper Pushes Measure to Require Greater Accountability on Currency Exchanges, Works to Lower Fees on Consumers

June - 4 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Currency exchange customers could see lower fees under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago. “Many people rely on currency exchanges for the basic and necessary service of cashing checks,” said Harper. “Unfortunately, the folks who rely on currency exchanges find themselves stuck with extremely high fees and they are often […]

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Chicago Jazz Orchestra Launches CJO Mondays at The Mill Happy Hour Jazz Series Every Monday in June and July at The Green Mill

June - 4 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Guest vocalists to include Dee Alexander, Frieda Lee, Paul Marinaro and more The Chicago Jazz Orchestra (including Jerry DiMuzio and other CJO saxophonists, top) will perform with Chicago’s top vocalists every Monday in June and July at Chicago’s iconic Green Mill as part of the new CJO Mondays at the Mill cocktail hour concert series. […]

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House Speaker Madigan on Bipartisan, Balanced Budget: Budget Holds the Line on Taxes and Spending

June - 4 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

SPRINGFIELD, IL – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Thursday after passing a bipartisan, balanced budget: “For the second time in as many years, House Democrats have worked alongside our Republican colleagues in the Legislature to pass a bipartisan, balanced budget. As House Democrats have said throughout the past four years, when we […]

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Asked to Pay by Gift Card? Don’t

June - 4 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

  By Jennifer Leach Assistant Director, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC   Has someone asked you to go get a gift card to pay for something? Lots of people have told us they’ve been asked to pay with gift cards – by a caller claiming to be with the IRS, or tech support, […]

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Memorial Day Has Special Meaning For African-Americans

June - 4 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

From: Marc Morial President & CEO, National Urban League History has not settled on the origins of the holiday we now celebrate as Memorial Day.   According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, roughly two dozen places claim to be the birthplace of the holiday. Yale historian David W. Blight places the origin […]

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Palestinians, American Jews, Others Protest Israeli Ambassador in Chicago to Send Message: “After Gaza, time for boycott”

June - 4 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

On the evening of Tuesday, June 5, a coalition of activists will protest Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer’s visit to Chicago. Three weeks after Israel’s massacre of unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza, a growing number of legislators and many human rights organizations have roundly condemned the killings as “calculated” and “an abhorrent violation of international […]

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Black Athletes, Entertainers and the Black Community Love/Hate Relationship With the Plantation

May - 31 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

By Terrance Amen Founder and CEO of 3Ufirst FPC Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — If Black people only knew their value, we wouldn’t have all the major problems we have today. What problems, unemployment or jobs that pay us less than our white counterparts for doing the same job, schools that treat our children different when it […]

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California Lawmakers Seek to Strengthen Police Use-of-Force Law…And More

May - 31 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Race & Justice News The Sentencing Project Reforms California Lawmakers Seek to Strengthen Police Use-of-Force Law In response to Sacramento police officers’ killing of Stephon Clark, California lawmakers Shirley Weber and Kevin McCarty introduced The Police Accountability and Community Protection Act (AB-931), reports The Nation. The legislation would tighten the guidelines regarding when officers can […]

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AFSCME Endorses Pritzker for Governor

May - 31 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

AFSCME People Committee Endorses Pritzker for Governor   The AFSCME PEOPLE Committee voted unanimously to endorse J.B. Pritzker for governor and Juliana Stratton for lieutenant governor. The PEOPLE Committee, comprised of rank-and-file union members from every part of the state, met April 27 to follow up on a resolution unanimously adopted at AFSCME Council 31’s […]

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Mitchelville, South Carolina to Host Annual Juneteenth Celebration

May - 31 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Mitchelville is a City Rich With Black Heritage – Confirms Plans for the Annual Juneteenth Celebration   Mitchelville, SC (BlackNews.com) — Mitchelville Preservation Project has confirmed an expansive celebration of the 2018 Juneteenth Celebration presented by Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park on Hilton Head Island. The Celebration will reveal new interactive experiences that are significant to […]

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