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    Anthony Hamilton: Southern Soul With A Modern Day Twist
    Music transcends and evolves throughout time—it touches our souls in ways that are indescribable. The various genres are limitless and often categorizes the music as…
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    1 Stripped, 1 Promoted
    On This Day By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer On this day, April 28, 1967, New York State Athletic Commission and the World Boxing Association…
    The New Shepherds of Democracy
    TRIBUTE: Prince’s Most Memorable Live Performances

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    WORLD NEWS

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    Chicago Police Misconduct Records – Urgent Update!
    Chicago Police Misconduct Records – Urgent Update! By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer State Representative La Shawn Ford’s, HB6266 to save the Chicago Police…
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    U.S. Government Takes A Bite Out Of Apple
    Department of Justice Hacks iPhone By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The US government has dropped it suit against the giant tech company Apple…
    Capital Hill And White House On Lockdown After Shooting
    PHOTOS: Brussels Terrorist Attacks

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    ‘HTGAWM’ star Matt McGorry blasts Iggy Azalea over ‘Becky’ comments
    Another week, another Iggy Azalea controversy. The Aussie rapper and girlfriend of Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick “Swaggy P” Young, took umbrage at Beyonce’s use…
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    Leolah Brown’s shocking allegations about Bobbi Kristina and Whitney
    Leolah Brown has become synonymous with inflammatory, controversial statements. And in her latest interview, she said that a woman recently claimed that she’s the child of Whitney…
    Karrine ‘Superhead’ Steffans says she’s Beyonce’s ‘Becky,’ but you won’t believe why
    Chicago Producer Harvy Allbangers Dies at 43

    POLITICS

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    David Moore Is Not Backing Down for Using the N Word
    David Moore Is Not Backing Down for Using the N Word Edited By Kai EL’ Zabar  Aldermen David Moore  refused to explain or apologize for…
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    CPS Establishes Comprehensive Trades Program At Dunbar High School
    On Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01), along with community leaders from the Bronzeville and Oakwood community made a major announcement…

    BUSINESS

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    NNPA, Chevrolet Announce 2016 Discover Unexpected Journalism Fellows
    NNPA, Chevrolet Announce Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellows     By Freddie Allen NNPA National News Editor Edited by  Kai EL ‘Zabar   Sidnee King,…
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    CPS Establishes Comprehensive Trades Program At Dunbar High School
    On Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01), along with community leaders from the Bronzeville and Oakwood community made a major announcement…
    Chatty Cathy: Are You Driving Your Co-Workers Crazy By Being The Office Chatterbox?
    No Questions Asked: Chicago Police Department Host Gun Turn-In Event

    SPORTS

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    Blair Underwood Narrates Olympic Pride, American Prejudice
    Blair Underwood Narrates Olympic Pride, American Prejudice In a time where our freedom of speech and civil liberties are challenged by the constraints of government…
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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.…
    Is Grand Crossing Park Crossing Out The Community?
    Former Harlem Globetrotters Star Meadowlark Lemon Passes

    HEALTH

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    ‘Project Formation’ Brings Free Personalized Boot Camp Training To Brooklyn
    Get in shape without spending your coins.
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    Illinois Senate Black Caucus Supports Measure To Fund Social Services
    This week members of the Senate Black Caucus unanimously supported legislation to fund the remaining programs left out of the budget due to the impasse.…
    Insurance License Suspended Despite No Crime
    Chicago Defender Endorses Rush, Davis, Kelly

    EDITORS PICKS

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    Anthony Hamilton: Southern Soul With A Modern Day Twist
    Music transcends and evolves throughout time—it touches our souls in ways that are indescribable. The various genres are limitless and often categorizes the music as…

    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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    Erica Campbell Nationally Syndicated Radio Morning Show To Debut In May
    Multi-award winning gospel artist and reality TV star Erica Campbell brings her voice, inspiration, charisma and style to a new morning drive radio show syndicated…
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    Pastor Chris Harris: Shining Bright For Bronzeville
    The Bronzeville community on the near South Side of Chicago has a rich and cultural history among people of color. It was the hub of…

    FOCUS

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    Chicago Defender Publisher Addresses Issues Plaguing Our Community
      Chicago Defender Publisher Addresses Issues Plaguing Our Community   posted by Kai EL’ Zabar
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    Elizabeth “Bessie” Coleman
    The Original “Fly Girl” By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer When most people hear the term “fly girl” immediately, In Living Color comes to…

    CULTURE

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    Anthony Hamilton: Southern Soul With A Modern Day Twist
    Music transcends and evolves throughout time—it touches our souls in ways that are indescribable. The various genres are limitless and often categorizes the music as…
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    MOLINA HEALTHCARE OF ILLINOIS HONORS LOCAL HEROES
    MOLINA HEALTHCARE OF ILLINOIS HONORS LOCAL HEROES AT ITS THIRD ANNUAL COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS AWARDS CEREMONY edited by Kai EL’ Zabar    Recently the good deeds of…

    VIEWS

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    Chicago Defender Publisher Addresses Issues Plaguing Our Community
      Chicago Defender Publisher Addresses Issues Plaguing Our Community   posted by Kai EL’ Zabar
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    Elizabeth “Bessie” Coleman
    The Original “Fly Girl” By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer When most people hear the term “fly girl” immediately, In Living Color comes to…
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