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    Bernie Sanders Win Indiana Primary
    NEW ALBANY, Ind. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement on Tuesday after The Associated Press projected that he won the Indiana primary.…
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    Afeni Shakur Mother of Tupac Dies At 69
    As reported by CNN, Afeni Shakur Davis, the mother of one of hip-hop’s most seminal and iconic figures, has died at age 69, the Marin…
    Stop The Violence Music Video Sends A Serious Message
    S. Epatha Merkerson: Living With Diabetes

    CHI TOWN TV

    WORLD NEWS

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    Getting High In Saudi
    With Their Skyscrapers By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer As if the Burj Khalifa wasn’t high enough, the Saudi government is now in the…
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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…
    U.S. Government Takes A Bite Out Of Apple
    Capital Hill And White House On Lockdown After Shooting

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Sinead O’Connor called police on this celebrity who she says gave Prince drugs
    We don’t know which is more remarkable: the fact that one-hit wonder Sinead O’Connor has been able to ride her lone smash hit “Nothing Compares…
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    Chosen Few DJs Announce Two-Day House Music Festival Line-Up
    CHICAGO (May 3, 2016)—Responding to fan demand for more music, ground-breaking DJ/production collective The Chosen Few DJs today announced details of its inaugural Chosen Few…
    Afeni Shakur Mother of Tupac Dies At 69
    Lucas Museum: Forced Out

    POLITICS

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    Bernie Sanders Win Indiana Primary
    NEW ALBANY, Ind. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement on Tuesday after The Associated Press projected that he won the Indiana primary.…
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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…

    BUSINESS

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    Black Cannabis Entrepreneurs You Should Know
    Despite abysmal drug war statistics, under new legislation and thanks to the budding legalized cannabis market, there are a few African-American entrepreneurs who are pioneering the sale of legalized marijuana.
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    COALITION ANNOUNCES HENRY ENGLISH SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
    COALITION ANNOUNCES HENRY ENGLISH SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM FOR CHICAGO         Activists also demand the state fund 32,000 summer jobs for low-income…
    LINK Unlimited Scholars: Serving Chicago Youth for 50 Years
    Chicago Urban League’s Annual SUMMIT Luncheon

    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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    S. Epatha Merkerson: Living With Diabetes
    Most Americans have seen firsthand what the downside of diabetes can do to the human body. If you haven’t contracted the disease from a young…
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    IlliniCare Health Expands Its Community Resource Center
    IlliniCare Health Expands Its Community Resource Center   edited by Kai EL’  Zabar   IlliniCare Health, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), will hold a…
    ‘Project Formation’ Brings Free Personalized Boot Camp Training To Brooklyn
    Illinois Senate Black Caucus Supports Measure To Fund Social Services

    EDITORS PICKS

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    Chosen Few DJs Announce Two-Day House Music Festival Line-Up
    CHICAGO (May 3, 2016)—Responding to fan demand for more music, ground-breaking DJ/production collective The Chosen Few DJs today announced details of its inaugural Chosen Few…

    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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    “Migration,” Makes its Premier Run at etaCreative Arts Foundation
                Migration, the Play Makes its Premier Run at etaCreative Arts Foundation Migration by playwright Michael Bradford makes its premier run in…
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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…

    FOCUS

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    Stop The Violence Music Video Sends A Serious Message
    Chicago is experiencing the highest number of homicides and victims of gun violence in over two decades. The victims are mostly Black males between the…
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    “Invisible Man—Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem”
    Opening Event: “Invisible Man—Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem” edited by Kai EL’ Zabar     The Art Institute of Chicago will host the Opening…

    CULTURE

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    Chosen Few DJs Announce Two-Day House Music Festival Line-Up
    CHICAGO (May 3, 2016)—Responding to fan demand for more music, ground-breaking DJ/production collective The Chosen Few DJs today announced details of its inaugural Chosen Few…
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    Afeni Shakur Mother of Tupac Dies At 69
    As reported by CNN, Afeni Shakur Davis, the mother of one of hip-hop’s most seminal and iconic figures, has died at age 69, the Marin…

    VIEWS

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    Stop The Violence Music Video Sends A Serious Message
    Chicago is experiencing the highest number of homicides and victims of gun violence in over two decades. The victims are mostly Black males between the…
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    “Invisible Man—Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem”
    Opening Event: “Invisible Man—Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem” edited by Kai EL’ Zabar     The Art Institute of Chicago will host the Opening…
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