• The Colorism of Race: Bill Duke

    Bill Duke is one of America’s most prolific actors and directors as he continues to capture the topics that challenge people to think consciously on…

  • Bob Love And Darryl King Join Gift of Hope

    BOB “BUTTERBEAN” LOVE AND DARRYLL KING JOIN GIFT OF HOPE TO BRING DONATION AWARENESS MESSAGE TO CHICAGO’S SOUTH SUBURBS — Former Chicago Bulls Forward and…

  • 30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards—A Weekend to Remember

    The 30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards was filled with excitement, exhilaration, laughter and celebration of artists past and present who continue to deliver great…

  • Our Own Plan

    By the time you read this article, Chicago will have elected its next mayor who once again will not be Black, but by all accounts…

  • Journey To Empowerment exhibit opens at local 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…

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Don t vote for Hillary Clinton
 “Don’t vote for Hillary Clinton” The obituary for Larry Darrell Upright asks mourners not to vote for Hillary Clinton. How important is candidate popularity to…
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ADHD Wars Against Black Boys: Dr. Umar Johnson Details How To Combat Misdiagnosis Of The Learning Disorder
Why are we medicating so many of our young African-American males for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Recent studies show that there’s a 70 percent increase…
Jackie Robinson Day at Wrigley Field
5 Reasons The American Dream Is Eluding Black People

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WORLD NEWS

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World Health Organization Approves 1st Quick Test For Ebola
BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization has approved a quick test for Ebola that will dramatically cut the time it takes to determine with…
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Ebola Cases Decline In West Africa, By Over 80 Percent In Sierra Leone
The U.S. military is bringing home all but 100 troops dispatched to West Africa almost 10 months ago in an effort to stem the Ebola…
Boko Haram, Hit By 3-Nation Offensive, Rampage In Cameroon
Liberia: Only 5 People Being Treated For Ebola In Country

ENTERTAINMENT

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There are some people that can multi-task and there are others that are focused on one task at a time. The music business can be…
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The Soul Music Movement: Leela James
Who doesn’t love a good soul song? The heart of a great song is about what emotion it strikes within you — the emotional chord…
Spike Lee’s 5 Biggest Secrets
Hanah Jon Taylor Artet at The Promontory

POLITICS

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Our Own Plan
By the time you read this article, Chicago will have elected its next mayor who once again will not be Black, but by all accounts…
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Daughter of Englewood will Not Concede to Opponent
    Victory Still Within Reach in the 16th Ward Aldermanic Race, Stephanie Coleman Says CHICAGO – Saying there are too many outstanding issues and…

BUSINESS

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ComEd Reduces Delivery Rates and Saves Millions for Illinois Customers
Starting in January 2016, ComEd’s residential customers will save on their monthly bills thanks to company’s smart grid program. When you look at your electricity…
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TD Jakes To Help Kick Off Radio One’s Empowerment Expo Series Aimed At Black Women
Radio One, the parent company of NewsOne,  plans a series of expos aimed at African American women to introduce them to financial management tools, including…
Turner Supports Measure to Increase Redevelopment of Abandoned Schools
Qliques The New APP On The Block

SPORTS

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Jackie Robinson Day at Wrigley Field
On this date in 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier and became the first African American player in Major League Baseball history. He was…
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Bob Love And Darryl King Join Gift of Hope
BOB “BUTTERBEAN” LOVE AND DARRYLL KING JOIN GIFT OF HOPE TO BRING DONATION AWARENESS MESSAGE TO CHICAGO’S SOUTH SUBURBS — Former Chicago Bulls Forward and…
Hawks’ Sefolosha out for the season after arrest
Hawks collaborate with local beverage company to open ‘Atlanta Brews’ craft beer stand

HEALTH

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Top 5 low calorie drinks
Top 5 low calorie drinks By Siddiqu “The Personal Trainer         Calories from alcohol are ’empty calories’ which means they have no…
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Bob Love And Darryl King Join Gift of Hope
BOB “BUTTERBEAN” LOVE AND DARRYLL KING JOIN GIFT OF HOPE TO BRING DONATION AWARENESS MESSAGE TO CHICAGO’S SOUTH SUBURBS — Former Chicago Bulls Forward and…
A Long Dry Winter Welcomes the Summer Sun
Bravo’s ‘Thicker Than Water’ Cast Use Personal Struggle As Teaching Moment

EDITORS PICKS

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‘Blood Is Still Red': Ferguson Fears Setback As Cop-Shooter Eludes Manhunt
FERGUSON, Mo. — As reporters flocked back to this St. Louis suburb following the ambush shooting of two officers outside the police department overnight, residents, law enforcement…

FEATURES

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Journey To Empowerment exhibit opens today at local 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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Ultimate 5 Spring Non Fiction Must Reads
Book reading season is upon us! Here are the five must read  non fiction books of the spring season. Power Forward Reggie Love by  Reggie…
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Jonathan McReynolds ‘Pressure’ [NEW MUSIC VIDEO]
From Switzerland to Los Angeles, the prison to the pulpit and beyond, “your music is like a breath of fresh air” is what audiences across…

FOCUS

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Another life lost: Deonte Hoard
  Shots rang out in South Deering, a far southiside  neighborhood, last Monday when 17-year old Deonte Hoard was accompanying his friend to the store…
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The Way Forward for Black Students
For good reasons many African Americans have wonderful memories of their time in public schools. Among those recollections are the family and community legacies, the…

CULTURE

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Hanah Jon Taylor Artet at The Promontory
  Hanah Jon Taylor Artet at The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park,Wednesday, April 22 – 8:00 pm The Magical weekend of the Association for the…
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Is Nicki Minaj Engaged To Meek Mill?! See The Ring! [PHOTOS]
There’s buzz that Nicki Minaj might be jumping the broom with her new boo Meek Mill! Nicki has cranked up the rumor mill with a…

VIEWS

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From Public Assistance to Going Public: Motivational Guru Lisa Nichols- Part One
Spring is here and Chicagoans are looking forward to another seasonal change. One of the things that we look forward to on our social calendar…
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Daughter of Englewood will Not Concede to Opponent
    Victory Still Within Reach in the 16th Ward Aldermanic Race, Stephanie Coleman Says CHICAGO – Saying there are too many outstanding issues and…

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