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Obama’s Attempts to Close Digital Divide Jeopardized by Legal Dispute
Ruling by International Trade Commission is pending In July, President Obama traveled to Oklahoma to make a relatively little-noticed but important announcement that has the…
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Ben Carson: Planned Parenthood preys on Blacks to ‘control population’
The Washington Post fact checks the GOP presidential candidate's claim about Margaret Sanger, Planned Parenthood's founder.
EXCLUSIVE: Original Million Man March director has word for those ‘tired’ of protests
Blackhawks Win Third Stanley Cup in Six Seasons

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WORLD NEWS

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WATCH: Trump Escalates Attacks On Journalists, Tosses Top Hispanic Anchor From News Conference
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump ejected a top Hispanic news anchor from a news conference for, well, trying to ask a question.
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Julian Bond Served Our Community
Some people have a choice but Julian Bond always knew who he was and what his responsibility was to his community. He was born the…
Archbishop Desmond Tutu hospitalized
Majority Of Women Recently Rescued From Boko Haram Pregnant

ENTERTAINMENT

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Tyler Perry Releases A Heartwarming Tribute Video To Bobbi K
A heartfelt video that chronicles the short life of Bobbi Kristina Brown.
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Reality star blasts Ne-Yo for allegedly messing over ex Monyetta Shaw
As Atlanta Daily World previously reported, Ne-Yo has been taking a mob-like beatdown on social media for ostensibly convincing his ex-girlfriend Monyetta Shaw to burn…
‘Love and Hip Hop Hollywood’ star charged with Uber car driver beatdown
Morris Chestnut talks being racial profiled, ‘Boyz N the Hood’ 25 years later

POLITICS

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Black Students Return to School, But Will the Funding?
According to the Mayor and CPS officials, Chicago Public School students have been making tremendous progress in spite of school closings and budget cuts. But…
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Why Andrea Zopp is Running an Uphill Battle for U.S. Senate
Why Andrea Zopp is Running an Uphill Battle for U.S. Senate   This interview was originally conducted by Carol Felsenthal with Chicago Magazine. The former president…

BUSINESS

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Jeffery Osborne Closes out The African Arts Festival Sunday
JEFFREY OSBORNE HEADLINES AFRICAN ARTS FESTIVAL SUNDAY     by Kai EL’   Zabar Chicago Defender  Osborne who  hails from Providence returns to his home…
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Fox News’ Harris Faulkner Sues Hasbro For Naming Toy Rodent After Her
Fox News' Harris Faulkner launched a lawsuit against toy company Hasbro, Inc. over a doll that bore her name and supposed likeness.
Emmy award winning Joan Collaso at African Arts Festival
007 Author Says Idris Elba Is “Too Street” To Play Bond, Apologizes Immediately

SPORTS

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A Champion is crowned at the 2015 Nike Chi-League
    The stage was set Saturday evening at Whitney Young high school as the final 4 teams battled for the right to play for the…
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Bears Report Card: Preseason Week 1-Bears vs Dolphins
Before last night, the last image of Bears football that clogs my memory is that awful Sunday night when the defense had the ultimate lapse…
Bears starters leave much to be desired in 27-10 victory over Dolphins
Week 6 Recap: The “Final 4” is set at the Nike Chi-League!

HEALTH

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Aerie and NEDA celebrate body positivity with annual walk
It’s time to celebrate everyone’s bodies for what they are. Join the National Eating Disorders Association and it’s national walk sponsor, Aerie, to help combat…
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Summer Bay Salad
“Summer produce and winter produce are like third cousins. They’re distant relatives,” my grandmother always began whenever she explained why she never cooked from the…
SEA Blue Chicago Raises Funds for Prostate Cancer
It’s A Man’s Playground: Here’s The Simple Things Women Want From Their Gym

EDITORS PICKS

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Jeffery Osborne Closes out The African Arts Festival Sunday
JEFFREY OSBORNE HEADLINES AFRICAN ARTS FESTIVAL SUNDAY     by Kai EL’   Zabar Chicago Defender  Osborne who  hails from Providence returns to his home…

FEATURES

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Last Weekend Chicago Defender Exhibit at Harold Washington Library
Visitors to Harold Washington Library and 88 satellite libraries will have an opportunity to explore the treasured archives of the iconic Chicago Defender newspaper. Still…

FAITH

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4 Reasons Marvin Sapp Is The Most Romantic Gospel Star Ever
Love loyalty and dedication to a marriage is a rare thing in the music industry. These days with the Ashley Madison scandals  involving hundred of…
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America’s Got Talent’s Best Choir Moment Ever: Selected Of God Sings “Impossible” [VIDEO]
It’s rare that a choir ever makes it on to a talent show. This season America’s Got Talent has one in the finals.They are called…

FOCUS

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Better Love Yourself: An Old School Tradition with New School Necessities
For some students, attending college can be an exciting and fresh start to a whole new world of possibilities for those who’ve never left home.…
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Tamia: Balancing Love, Life and Music
We’ve come a long way since women first questioned balancing the affairs of mother, wife and the career woman. Since the emergence of women in…

CULTURE

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Jeffery Osborne Closes out The African Arts Festival Sunday
JEFFREY OSBORNE HEADLINES AFRICAN ARTS FESTIVAL SUNDAY     by Kai EL’   Zabar Chicago Defender  Osborne who  hails from Providence returns to his home…
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Emmy award winning Joan Collaso at African Arts Festival
Emmy award winning Joan Collaso at African Arts Festival Emmy award winner and international vocalist, Joan Collaso, will grace this years 26 Annual  African Festival…

VIEWS

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Better Love Yourself: An Old School Tradition with New School Necessities
For some students, attending college can be an exciting and fresh start to a whole new world of possibilities for those who’ve never left home.…
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Tamia: Balancing Love, Life and Music
We’ve come a long way since women first questioned balancing the affairs of mother, wife and the career woman. Since the emergence of women in…
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