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    URBAN LEAGUE’S STATE OF BLACK RANKS CHICAGO 62 . . .
    40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE’S STATE OF BLACK AMERICA RANKS CHICAGO 62 OUT OF 70 IN UNEMPLOYMENT EQUALITY AND 65 IN INCOME EQUALITY…
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    Baltimore Officer Nero Acquitted In Freddie Gray Case
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Freddie Gray arresting officer Edward Nero was found not guilty on all counts by Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams Monday morning. Nero…
    Pastor John F. Hannah: Enough Is Enough
    EXCLUSIVE Interview: Andrea Zopp is Chicago’s New Deputy Mayor

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    Chicago State Trans-Atlantic Agreement©
    From Vision Into Reality By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The genesis of the Chicago State Trans-Atlantic Agreement©, or CSTAA© for short, goes back to 2012…
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    U.S. Navy SEAL Killed In Northern Iraq ISIS Attack
    Charles Keating IV was killed in a "coordinated and complex attack" by roughly 100 ISIS fighters, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
    Getting High In Saudi
    Chicago Police Misconduct Records – Urgent Update!

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Roland Martin Defends Marilyn Mosby’s Decision To Prosecute Baltimore Cops
    Two of the six Baltimore City police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray are now suing Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for defamation and invasion of privacy. The officers filing suit are Sergeant Alicia White and Officer William Porter — both are facing charges of involuntary manslaughter for Gray’s death last April. White […]
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    ‘Married to Medicine’s’ Quad’s Brazilian birthday bash in Atlanta
    SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. — Amid an explosion of bright, bold and beautiful colors that spanned the spectrum and corresponded with her perky personality, the ever-so colorful…
    ‘The Real’s’ Tamar Braxton think this person betrayed her and fired her
    Summertime CHI Edition: Hot Cool and Dope Picks

    POLITICS

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    EXCLUSIVE Interview: Andrea Zopp is Chicago’s New Deputy Mayor
    By the time a familiar Chicago columnist dropped the news that former Chicago Urban League President and Illinois U.S. Senate candidate, Andrea Zopp would be…
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    Chicago Detective Kills Rekia Boyd: Resigns From CPD
    Breaking News Today the Chicago Police Board just released an official statement informing the public that Chicago Police detective, Dante Servin has resigned his employment…

    BUSINESS

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    Black Tech Company Helps You Lose The Wires
    by Andre Carter                                             …
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    URBAN LEAGUE’S STATE OF BLACK RANKS CHICAGO 62 . . .
    40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE’S STATE OF BLACK AMERICA RANKS CHICAGO 62 OUT OF 70 IN UNEMPLOYMENT EQUALITY AND 65 IN INCOME EQUALITY…
    Chicago Urban League Invites You to Rosenwald Film Screening
    Fifth Third Bank Honors 8 Outstanding Leaders

    SPORTS

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    ESPN Sports Brings Together Women in Chicago
    ESPN Sports recently hosted a one-day seminar bringing together women and men who work in all aspects of the sports world together for a one-day…
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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…
    Denver Bronco’s Take Home the Super Bowl Prize
    Is Grand Crossing Park Crossing Out The Community?

    HEALTH

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    Are Chicago Youth Mis-Lead?
    Are Chicago Youth Mis-lead? By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer On May 4, the Chicago Defender published the first part of an investigative series…
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    ChopBox Makes Amazing Dinner for You
    ChopBox Makes Amazing Dinner for You MAKE DINNER AMAZING – WWW.GETCHOPBOX.COM FOODPRENEUR AND CHICAGO CHEF MAKE DINNER AMAZING FOR COUPLES AND FAMILIES IN THREE EASY…
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    Provident Hospital Is..

    EDITORS PICKS

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    Willa J. Taylor: Reaching the Youth Through Arts
    The Goodman Theatre has been a solid stable in the Chicago performance arts community for the past 90 years. Established in 1925 by the Goodman…

    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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    Pastor John F. Hannah: Enough Is Enough
    This Saturday, May 21 will mark the 6th year for Pastor John F. Hannah’s Prayer on the 9. In the past, the event has included…
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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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    ON SOLID GROUND
    By Rev. Jesse Jackson , Jr. Chicago Defender  Contributing Writer                       “That decision changed the…
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    Expressway Murder
    Expressway Murder by Kai EL’ Zabar Officials  released information regarding two people, identified by the medical examiner’s office as   Eric Taylor, 43, and Camille…

    CULTURE

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    Willa J. Taylor: Reaching the Youth Through Arts
    The Goodman Theatre has been a solid stable in the Chicago performance arts community for the past 90 years. Established in 1925 by the Goodman…
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    Summertime CHI Edition: Hot Cool and Dope Picks
    SummerTime Chi 2016: Hot Cool and Dope Picks of Summer Mary L. Datcher Arts & Entertainment Editor  Hot Cool & Dope In the summer, Chicago…

    VIEWS

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    ON SOLID GROUND
    By Rev. Jesse Jackson , Jr. Chicago Defender  Contributing Writer                       “That decision changed the…
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    Expressway Murder
    Expressway Murder by Kai EL’ Zabar Officials  released information regarding two people, identified by the medical examiner’s office as   Eric Taylor, 43, and Camille…
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