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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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    ‘Here We Go Again’ red carpet premiere
    ATLANTA — Last night in Atlanta, TV One, Hip Hop Weekly and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey celebrated the premiere of the new scripted series “Here We Go Again” at…
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    Celebrating the Life of Therese “Teesee” Fambro Hooks
    Celebrating the Life of Therese “Teesee” Fambro Hooks by Kai EL’ Zabar On Sunday January 31 a week ago our beloved Teesee passed away.  We are…
    Agreement Reached Re: O’Hare Airport $1.3 Billion Infrastructure Plan
    Video: Beyoncé Slays For The Gawds During Pepsi Halftime Show Performance

    POLITICS

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    Alderman Michelle Harris Staffer Falsely Accuses Press…
    eve. Michelle Harris Staffers – Disrespectful Towards The Press  By Ken Hare Chicago  Defender Staff Writer In a brazen moment of careless disrespect, Alderman Michelle…
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    African American Ministers Endorse Hillary Clinton
    African American Ministers Endorse Hillary Clinton Earlier this week, 28 African American faith leaders from across the country endorsed Hillary Clinton, citing her experience, long commitment…

    BUSINESS

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    Celebrating the Life of Therese “Teesee” Fambro Hooks
    Celebrating the Life of Therese “Teesee” Fambro Hooks by Kai EL’ Zabar On Sunday January 31 a week ago our beloved Teesee passed away.  We are…
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    Agreement Reached Re: O’Hare Airport $1.3 Billion Infrastructure Plan
    Historic Agreement Reached on $1.3 Billion Infrastructure Plan for O’Hare Airport New project will create thousands of local jobs with significant focus on local workforce…
    Denver Bronco’s Take Home the Super Bowl Prize
    Madigan Sues Chicago Tax Preparer for Fraud

    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

    EDITORS PICKS

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    Alderman Michelle Harris Staffer Falsely Accuses Press…
    eve. Michelle Harris Staffers – Disrespectful Towards The Press  By Ken Hare Chicago  Defender Staff Writer In a brazen moment of careless disrespect, Alderman Michelle…

    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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    Alderman Michelle Harris Staffer Falsely Accuses Press…
    eve. Michelle Harris Staffers – Disrespectful Towards The Press  By Ken Hare Chicago  Defender Staff Writer In a brazen moment of careless disrespect, Alderman Michelle…
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    Celebrating the Life of Therese “Teesee” Fambro Hooks
    Celebrating the Life of Therese “Teesee” Fambro Hooks by Kai EL’ Zabar On Sunday January 31 a week ago our beloved Teesee passed away.  We are…

    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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