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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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    Anthony Hamilton: Southern Soul With A Modern Day Twist
    Music transcends and evolves throughout time—it touches our souls in ways that are indescribable. The various genres are limitless and often categorizes the music as…
    1 Stripped, 1 Promoted
    The New Shepherds of Democracy

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    WORLD NEWS

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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…
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    U.S. Government Takes A Bite Out Of Apple
    Department of Justice Hacks iPhone By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The US government has dropped it suit against the giant tech company Apple…
    Capital Hill And White House On Lockdown After Shooting
    PHOTOS: Brussels Terrorist Attacks

    ENTERTAINMENT

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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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    Stand Up Comedy
    Congrats On Your Success By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Chicago comedy lovers can head over to Unchartered Books in Logan Square, Thursday, May 5th…
    Gabrielle Union Reveals The ‘Driving Force’ Behind Getting Married
    Another Girl Allegedly Trespassed On Chris Brown’s Property

    POLITICS

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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…
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    CPS Establishes Comprehensive Trades Program At Dunbar High School
    On Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01), along with community leaders from the Bronzeville and Oakwood community made a major announcement…

    BUSINESS

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    LINK Unlimited Scholars: Serving Chicago Youth for 50 Years
    Lately a great deal of our story headlines have included the troubling challenges that our Black youth face everyday in school and personal life. The…
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    Chicago Urban League’s Annual SUMMIT Luncheon
    Chicago Urban League’s Annual SUMMIT Luncheon to Bring Together Diverse Network of Leaders, Innovators     edited by Kai EL’ Zabar On May 2, 2016,…
    NNPA, Chevrolet Announce 2016 Discover Unexpected Journalism Fellows
    CPS Establishes Comprehensive Trades Program At Dunbar High School

    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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    Couples We Love: Alicia Keys And Swizz Beatz Make Love And Music

    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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    “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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    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…

    CULTURE

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    Couples We Love: Alicia Keys And Swizz Beatz Make Love And Music
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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…

    VIEWS

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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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    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…
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