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    First Lady Michelle Obama Kicks Off the DNC With A Bang
    FlOTUS SLAM DUKES THE OPENING NIGHT OF THE 2016 DNC As the 2016 Democratic National Convention gets underway, some familiar names and fresh faces graced…
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    Fall 2016: Men’s Luxury Footwear
    The Chicago Defender brings you the latest in men’s luxury footwear for F/W 2016. The silhouettes are still classic but some of the materials are…
    DNC Updates: Sanders Supporters Are Pissed Off In Philly
    Obama Rebukes Trump’s Wall, Emphasizes Strong Partnership With Mexico

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    WORLD NEWS

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    Don’t Just Fall For Anything…
    …Fall for these While you’re still basking in the summer sun; we’re thinking about fall. And the stunning selection of shoes and boots that you’ll be…
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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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    Dr. Dre racially profiled, handcuffed after racial road rage outside his own home
    How is this for being racially profiled? Dr. Dre just experienced this weird and scary event at his house. A stranger parks in front of…
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    The Carters Parisian Vacation Is The Epitome Of #FamilyGoals
    What?!? Ed Hartwell is divorcing Keshia Knight Pulliam, already!
    ‘RHOA’s’ Sheree Whitfield owes IRS hundreds of thousands of dollars

    POLITICS

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    DNC Updates: Sanders Supporters Are Pissed Off In Philly
    On Monday, 2016 Democratic National Convention has officially kicked off on in the city of Brotherly Love at the Philadelphia Convention Center with a series…
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    The 2016 DNC begins . . .
    The DNC is here. So what can we expect? Hillary will talk reality, platform, unity  and resolutions to issues We watched the RNC  as Donald…

    BUSINESS

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    Clinton Chooses VP Running Mate: Virginia Senator Tim Kaine
    On Friday afternoon, Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton announces her Vice Presidential running mate, Virginia Senator, Tim Kaine. She will introduce her new partner at a…
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    How To Make Professional Criticism Work For You
    Here’s how criticism should positively impact your career.
    Google Adds More Than 100 Emojis of Professional Women in 11 Different Careers
    What Every Protester Should Know About Their Rights To Peaceful Demonstrations

    SPORTS

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    WNBA Players Boycott Media, Only talk Social Issues After Fines
    The WNBA players fined by the league for wearing black t-shirts to protest the recent police-involved shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile,  as well…
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    Carmelo Anthony Criticizes WNBA For Fining Players
    Carmelo Anthony is not happy with the WNBA for fining players who supported recent police shootings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, as well as…
    Kobe Bryant Pens Letter To His ‘Younger Self’
    WNBA Players Fined For Wearing ‘Black Lives Matter’ T-Shirts

    HEALTH

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    Path to the Pistachios
    When the Obama administration lifted the decades-old embargo against the Iranian government earlier this year, local entrepreneur and Hyde Parker Yahnamore Zebulun immediately saw an…
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    Chicago’s Best Secret
      Chicago State University’s First Class Pharmacy Program By YD Avila                                …
    30-Day Flat Belly Challenge Kicks off July 11
    Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Donor Network Applauds Obama

    EDITORS PICKS

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    PUT A RING ON IT: Nia & Johnny Are A Vision Of Love
    Photographer Nia Jones had no clue how much her life would change when she shot a wedding and met the man she would marry, Johnny Frazier. She gained a husband, help meet, and business partner all in one click of her camera. Like so many of us have heard, love shows up when you’re not […]

    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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    Nikki Giovanni: The Revolution Is Now Streamed
    Nikki Giovanni: The Revolution Is Now Streamed By: Mary L. Datcher ¦ Arts & Entertainment Editor Words are powerful. They hold meaning when they are…
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    Tom Tresser Talks TIFs: Part 1
    Tom Tresser the editor of the book “Chicago Is Not Broke” stopped by the Defender to explain what is a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district…

    FOCUS

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    About Tim Kaine
    Its been months of speculation  of who Hillary Clinton might select as her running mate. Sen. Elizabeth Warren was  high on that list as we…
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    What Would Kanye Say About This?
    New Era Chicago youth take to the streets In a sight rarely seen in over 50 years, some are calling the New Era Chicago movement…

    CULTURE

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    PUT A RING ON IT: Nia & Johnny Are A Vision Of Love
    Photographer Nia Jones had no clue how much her life would change when she shot a wedding and met the man she would marry, Johnny Frazier. She gained a husband, help meet, and business partner all in one click of her camera. Like so many of us have heard, love shows up when you’re not […]
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    Colorism Makes A Comeback With New Dating App Smoochr
    After discovering the app, one Twitter user created the hashtag #shutdownsmoochr.

    VIEWS

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    About Tim Kaine
    Its been months of speculation  of who Hillary Clinton might select as her running mate. Sen. Elizabeth Warren was  high on that list as we…
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    What Would Kanye Say About This?
    New Era Chicago youth take to the streets In a sight rarely seen in over 50 years, some are calling the New Era Chicago movement…

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