• Dr. Mahalia Hines: Not the Common Mom

    Behind every great child, there is a strong adult in their life that has influenced their development. The role switches as we grow from being…

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    There is an old political saying that goes, “Good politics equals good government, and good government equals good politics.” Politics defined is the interrelationships between…

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                      E NOTES By Kai EL’  Zabar Executive Editor THE TRUMP FIASCO           …

  • Another Strike Against Chicago Rapper Chief Keef

    Another Strike Against Chicago Rapper Chief Keef   Not the most popular of rappers, amongst officials so when Rapper Chief Keef appeared — via hologram — at…

  • BUD BILLIKEN IS AROUND THE CORNER

    BUD BILLIKEN IS AROUND THE CORNER The Chicago Defender Charities has joined in partnership with Smart Chicago Collaborative, “A civic organization devoted to improving lives…

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Confederate Flags placed near the King Center, Ebenezer Baptist Church
ATLANTA — Perhaps in defiance of the national move to remove the Confederate battle flag from government institutions, racist vandals tried to deface the historic…
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Metro Atlanta cop indicted for beating black homeowner
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. —  As the urbanites and the Justice Department fight incessantly to eradicate the deplorable string of black citizens being beaten, tortured and killed…
University of Cincinnati officer charged with murder in Samuel Debose’s death [video]
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WORLD NEWS

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Majority Of Women Recently Rescued From Boko Haram Pregnant
Although we all rejoice that over 200 girls were recently rescued from militant Islamic terror group Boko Haram, reports are saying that 90 percent are…
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Couple Sentenced In Death Of Mother Whose Body Was Stuffed Into Suitcase In Bali
An Indonesian court found a #Chicago couple guilty of premeditated murder and sentenced them to prison. http://t.co/lGNtzn98XI — Katie Woodson (@katie_Woodson) April 21, 2015 A…
Ebola Survivors Urged To Practice Safe Sex To Prevent Spread Of The Disease
White House warns Senate anew on Iran legislation

ENTERTAINMENT

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Meek Mill completely destroyed on social media after Drake smashes him with ‘Back to Back’
We haven’t witnessed a hip hop bludgeoning like this since 50 Cent murdered Ja Rule’s career about a decade ago. Who is Ja Rule, you…
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SUNSCREEN YOURSELF
SUNSCREEN YOURSELF!   Bud Billiken Day back to school Parade is nearing and you should be preparing.  Get your folding chair out of the closet,  pack…
Dr. Mahalia Hines: Not the Common Mom
Rapper Styles P’s daughter committed suicide

POLITICS

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“Tensing Purposely Shot and Killed Samuel DuBose”
Tensing Purposely Shot and Killed Samuel DuBose University of Cincinnati police officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license…
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The Big Pay Back
There is an old political saying that goes, “Good politics equals good government, and good government equals good politics.” Politics defined is the interrelationships between…

BUSINESS

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Throwback Theater: Queen Latifah & Mary J. Blige Join NBC’s “The Wiz,” Black-ish Creator Tapped To Remake “Shaft”
More stars have been added to NBC’s live version of The Wiz, while Shaft is headed back to the big screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter,…
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Lisa Price: The Cost of Building Carol’s Daughter
The path to entrepreneurship is not easy. We’re taught early on in our childhood that dreams can come true. If we work hard, we will…
Chief Keef Tweets I’m Running for Mayor of Chicago
Hyde Park Chicago Teen Dead at 17

SPORTS

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee Champions Health
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Champions Health Olympian Gold Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee, widely regarded as the  “THE WORLD’S GREATEST FEMALE ATHLETE” named after Jacqueline Kennedy by her grandmother…
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Nike Chi-League Week 2 Recap: Summertime Chi Hoops In Full Swing!
There’s a reason why a lot of NBA players outside of Chicago DON’T participate in the Chicago summer leagues the way they do in New…
Nike Chi-League hits Chicago-Week 1 Recap
Nike Chi-League hits Chicago-Week 1 Recap

HEALTH

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee Champions Health
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Champions Health Olympian Gold Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee, widely regarded as the  “THE WORLD’S GREATEST FEMALE ATHLETE” named after Jacqueline Kennedy by her grandmother…
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Have You Lost Your Focus On Getting Snatched? Here’s 8 Simple Steps To Get You Back On Track
It's not too late to drop that cupcake and pick up some veggies.
Real Women Sweat: These 5 Tips Will Get You To The Gym Today
Using Whitening Toothpaste Will Not Make Your Teeth Whiter, But These Things Will

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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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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Reverend Derrick B. Wells: Continuing the Legacy of Christ Universal Temple
The city of Chicago has hiccuped some the world’s leading Black-owned companies that made an impact on the business world. Many decades after the Great…
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Sunday Best Season 8 All Stars Episode 3 Recap
When you are intimate with someone else, you trust them enough to share your secrets. As God, Jesus already knows everything about you anyway, but…

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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The Internet’s Favorite Gay Dads Break Up & We’re Crying Thug Tears
Noooooo! Say it ain't so!
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SUNSCREEN YOURSELF
SUNSCREEN YOURSELF!   Bud Billiken Day back to school Parade is nearing and you should be preparing.  Get your folding chair out of the closet,  pack…

VIEWS

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Dr. Mahalia Hines: Not the Common Mom
Behind every great child, there is a strong adult in their life that has influenced their development. The role switches as we grow from being…
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A Message from the Publisher
In 1905 from a small kitchen in Chicago, with a loan of $13.75, Robert S. Abbott singlehandedly changed the course of tens of thousands of…

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