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    Scholarships Online’s Top 6 ‘Black-to-School’ Scholarships for African-American Students
    Every year, billions of dollars in financial aid and scholarships are given away to students to help them pay for college tuition, books, and other…
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    Mother of Four: Cousin of NBA Star Dwayne Killed Pushing Baby Stroller
    Another tragic and senseless murder was committed Friday afternoon on the streets of Chicago. The first cousin of NBA star, Dwayne Wade, Nykea Aldridge, 32,…
    Chicago Beyond Awards First-Ever Innovation Challenge Investments
    Rev. Jesse Jackson Launches Relief Drive for Baton Rouge Flood Victims

    CHI TOWN TV

    WORLD NEWS

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    Malawi Police Arrest HIV-Positive Man Who Says He Had Sex With Young Girls
    According to the BBC, Eric Aniva did not disclose his health status to his sexual partners or their families.
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    Obama Offers Support For Germany In Wake Of Shooting
    Friday, President Barack Obama pledged to provide “all the support” that Germany may need in the wake of the Munich shooting spree. During a live…
    One Killed, 10 Injured In Shooting At Munich Shopping Center
    Kenya Wants Thousands of Foreigners, Volunteers To Leave

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Blac Chyna gets naked for ‘Paper’ magazine, just like Kim Kardashian
    Blac Chyna channeled her inner Kim Kardashian and posed naked for Paper magazine, which was released today. Chyna, who also goes by the name Angela…
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    2016 MTV VMAs Top Moments: Beyonce Smashed A Camera; Kanye West Shouts Out Amber Rose & More
    The 2016 MTV VMAs went all out to top last year’s show, and it delivered some major moments that could not be missed. But if you did, we have a few highlights from the show!   Work, Work, Work Rihanna kicked got the party started with a cotton candy extravaganza, mashing up some of her […]
    Mariah Carey Serenades Martin Lawrence In The Most Awkward Way
    Brandy Will Not Be Participating In The #SoGoneChallenge Anytime Soon

    POLITICS

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    Illinois Elections Should Reflect the Will of the People, Coalition says
    A non-partisan statewide coalition sponsoring a petition to place the Independent Map Amendment before voters in this November’s election. “What’s at stake,” you might ask?…
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    Soon, Selling a Lead Infected Home May Become Illegal in Illinois
      Senate Bill 2300, which aims to protect children against lead exposure, just passed in the Illinois Senate. The measure prevents the sale and resale…

    BUSINESS

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    Highest Paid Jobs in Chicago for 2016
    Career site Zippia released its list of the highest paid jobs in Chicago for 2016. Zippia, which provides information for jobseekers and career changers, looked at the U.S. Bureau…
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    Retired CPS Teacher Recounts Frightening Experience With Chicago Police Officers
    The following account is written by a Chicago resident and retired Chicago Public School teacher regarding an incident involving her encounter with on-duty Chicago Police…
    Community Banks are Against the Community Reinvestment Act
    Black Executives Share Why They Refuse To Talk Race At Work

    SPORTS

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    Jabari Parker Talks Almost Ditching The Hardwood For The Corner
    By @tomlindoesit #TheBIGS ON THE REAL: JABARI PARKER TALKS ALMOST DITCHING THE HARDWOOD FOR THE CORNER Chicago’s own, Jabari Parker is living a hoop dream.…
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    Kyle Hendricks stays dominant as Cubs beat Pirates 3-0
    By @stayhumble KYLE HENDRICKS STAYS DOMINANT AS CUBS BEAT PIRATES 3-0     Kyle Hendricks aka #PoetryInMotion was dominant once again as the Cubs blanked…
    1985 Chicago Bears Documentary Has a New Premiere Date
    Mother of Four: Cousin of NBA Star Dwayne Killed Pushing Baby Stroller

    HEALTH

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    Paper, Pen, And A Book
    The Paper It might sound like items on a back to school shopping list, but these are not school supplies. In fact, this is no…
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    Loretto Hospital Receives Competitive Star Rating by CMS
    Loretto HOSPITAL receives competitive star rating by CMS  Loretto Hospital’s latest recognition just put them  amongst the best.  It received 3 out of 5 stars…
    No Mainstream Farewell for Dr.Sebi
    Phytoceramides, 10% and XXX

    EDITORS PICKS

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    Why We Literally Cannot Afford Donald Trump
      On Black Women Equal Pay Day: Why We Literally Cannot Afford Donald Trump by Natalie Madeira Cofield – ESSENCE It is imperative to elect…

    FEATURES

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    Identity, Respect and Power
    Power is defined by Merriam-Webster as possession of control, authority, or influence over others. It also means the ability to act or do something. For…

    FAITH

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    Community Gather For Prayer Vigil For Dwayne Wade’s Cousin
    Today at 1pm, the Aldridge, Morris and Wade families, along with friends and concerned members of the community will gather at Willie Mae Morris Empowerment…
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    West Side Churches
    In  our introduction to “West Side Stories” the Chicago Defender took a look at people in the communities of Austin, East and West Garfield Park,…

    FOCUS

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    Local Student Nathaniel Lynn Receives National Honor
    The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) has announced student Nathaniel Lynn from Homewood, Illinois, has been selected to become a member of the…
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    Identity, Respect and Power
    Power is defined by Merriam-Webster as possession of control, authority, or influence over others. It also means the ability to act or do something. For…

    CULTURE

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    Here Are 6 Ways Social Media Can Destroy Your Marriage
    Don't let being connected to the internet disconnect you from your partner.
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    This Week at the Black Harvest Film Festival (8/29-9/1)
    The Gene Siskel Film Center’s 22nd Annual Black Harvest Film Festival celebrates the best in contemporary independent filmmaking exploring the stories, images, heritage, and history…

    VIEWS

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    Local Student Nathaniel Lynn Receives National Honor
    The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) has announced student Nathaniel Lynn from Homewood, Illinois, has been selected to become a member of the…
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    Identity, Respect and Power
    Power is defined by Merriam-Webster as possession of control, authority, or influence over others. It also means the ability to act or do something. For…

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