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    American Masters Premieres Special on Legendary Bluesman B.B. King on PBS
    B.B. King, born Riley B. King, was one of the most influential and celebrated blues musicians of all time. From his roots as a sharecropper’s…
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    Largest Illinois Campaign Donation Ever Goes To…
    Ken Dunkin’s Campaign Receives $500,000 Donation By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Despite being at odds with Mike Madigan, State Representative, Ken Dunkin’s campaign…
    Earth, Wind and Fire Founder Maurice White Passes At 74
    Is Poverty In Illinois The Result Of Racism?

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    American Masters Premieres Special on Legendary Bluesman B.B. King on PBS
    B.B. King, born Riley B. King, was one of the most influential and celebrated blues musicians of all time. From his roots as a sharecropper’s…
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    Largest Illinois Campaign Donation Ever Goes To…
    Ken Dunkin’s Campaign Receives $500,000 Donation By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Despite being at odds with Mike Madigan, State Representative, Ken Dunkin’s campaign…
    Women Viewed as “The Enemy” by Pro-Rape Group
    FOP Contract Arbitrator Says “Destroy All Records”

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    NewsOne Now New Hampshire Primary Preview: Where Is Donald Trump’s Jobs Plan?
    As candidates make their final push for tonight's primary, Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel dissected the current state of the race and how candidates are trying to distinguish themselves from this year's crop of White House hopefuls.
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    Black Lives Matter Activist MarShawn McCarrel Reportedly Commits Suicide On Steps Of Ohio Statehouse
    #BLM activist committed suicide outside of Ohio statehouse.
    ‘Here We Go Again’ red carpet premiere
    Celebrating the Life of Therese “Teesee” Fambro Hooks

    POLITICS

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    Happy Birthday Mr. President?
    Proposed Bill Could Make Obama’s Birthday A Statewide Holiday By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Illinois State Representative, Andre Thapedi and several of his…
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    Russell Simmons Brings Water & Attention to Flint Victims
    Russell Simmons Brings Water And  Attention to Flint Victims  H2O Crisis By Roz Edwards                              …

    BUSINESS

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    Happy Birthday Mr. President?
    Proposed Bill Could Make Obama’s Birthday A Statewide Holiday By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Illinois State Representative, Andre Thapedi and several of his…
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    Russell Simmons Brings Water & Attention to Flint Victims
    Russell Simmons Brings Water And  Attention to Flint Victims  H2O Crisis By Roz Edwards                              …
    Celebrating the Life of Therese “Teesee” Fambro Hooks
    Agreement Reached Re: O’Hare Airport $1.3 Billion Infrastructure Plan

    SPORTS

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    Denver Bronco’s Take Home the Super Bowl Prize
    Denver Bronco’s Take Home the Super Bowl Prize by Kai EL’ Zabar Cam Newton began with the coin toss, “Tails,” he said and got it.…
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    Is Grand Crossing Park Crossing Out The Community?
    “We are still waiting,” says CeCe Edwards By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Located in the Greater Grand Crossing  neighborhood at 7655 South Ingleside sits 17.16…
    Former Harlem Globetrotters Star Meadowlark Lemon Passes
    Daily Sports Fantasy Betting Illegal in Illinois

    HEALTH

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    Is Poverty In Illinois The Result Of Racism?
    Poverty In Illinois: Highest Ever By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The Heartland Alliance, a not-for-profit research group, just published its report on the…
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    Women Viewed as “The Enemy” by Pro-Rape Group
    The Return of Kings By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer On February 6, 2016, the outlier group The Return of Kings, the pro-rape advocates…
    UN Group Convenes In Chicago For Charges Of Abuse
    U KNOW, TODAY IS . . . FREE COFFEE DAY

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    9 Times Cam’ron & JuJu Made Us Gush Over Their ‘Ride Or Die’ Love

    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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    Eugenia Orr: A Calmer Side of Management At WVON
    In life, we often start out in one career lane and in some cases switch over to several areas, eventually landing in a profession that…
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    Is Poverty In Illinois The Result Of Racism?
    Poverty In Illinois: Highest Ever By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The Heartland Alliance, a not-for-profit research group, just published its report on the…

    FOCUS

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    Largest Illinois Campaign Donation Ever Goes To…
    Ken Dunkin’s Campaign Receives $500,000 Donation By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Despite being at odds with Mike Madigan, State Representative, Ken Dunkin’s campaign…
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    Is Poverty In Illinois The Result Of Racism?
    Poverty In Illinois: Highest Ever By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The Heartland Alliance, a not-for-profit research group, just published its report on the…

    CULTURE

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    9 Times Cam’ron & JuJu Made Us Gush Over Their ‘Ride Or Die’ Love
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    Happy Birthday Mr. President?
    Proposed Bill Could Make Obama’s Birthday A Statewide Holiday By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Illinois State Representative, Andre Thapedi and several of his…

    VIEWS

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    Largest Illinois Campaign Donation Ever Goes To…
    Ken Dunkin’s Campaign Receives $500,000 Donation By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Despite being at odds with Mike Madigan, State Representative, Ken Dunkin’s campaign…
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    Is Poverty In Illinois The Result Of Racism?
    Poverty In Illinois: Highest Ever By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The Heartland Alliance, a not-for-profit research group, just published its report on the…
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