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    American Masters Premieres Special on Legendary Bluesman B.B. King on PBS
    B.B. King, born Riley B. King, was one of the most influential and celebrated blues musicians of all time. From his roots as a sharecropper’s…
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    Largest Illinois Campaign Donation Ever Goes To…
    Ken Dunkin’s Campaign Receives $500,000 Donation By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Despite being at odds with Mike Madigan, State Representative, Ken Dunkin’s campaign…
    Earth, Wind and Fire Founder Maurice White Passes At 74
    Is Poverty In Illinois The Result Of Racism?

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    American Masters Premieres Special on Legendary Bluesman B.B. King on PBS
    B.B. King, born Riley B. King, was one of the most influential and celebrated blues musicians of all time. From his roots as a sharecropper’s…
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    Largest Illinois Campaign Donation Ever Goes To…
    Ken Dunkin’s Campaign Receives $500,000 Donation By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Despite being at odds with Mike Madigan, State Representative, Ken Dunkin’s campaign…
    Women Viewed as “The Enemy” by Pro-Rape Group
    FOP Contract Arbitrator Says “Destroy All Records”

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Finally It’s Been Said, We Are Enough!
    Finally It’s Been Said, We Are Enough! So often Blacks  have been slighted and left out and have been placed in the position of second…
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    Goodbye Ne-Yo: Monyetta Shaw flosses new millionaire boyfriend at plush vacation
    Monyetta Shaw has traded in a millionaire for a mega-millionaire for a full-blown swirl relationship. Shaw, the ex-girlfriend and mother of singer Ne-Yo’s two children,…
    Guess Who’s Not Returning To ‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’
    L.A. Reid Clears Pebbles’ Name: “She Never Robbed Anybody Or Ripped Anybody Off”

    POLITICS

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    African American Ministers Endorse Hillary Clinton
    African American Ministers Endorse Hillary Clinton Earlier this week, 28 African American faith leaders from across the country endorsed Hillary Clinton, citing her experience, long commitment…
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    EXCLUSIVE CTU President Karen Lewis: Finding Peace in the Fight
    By: Mary L. Datcher and Robert T. Starks The challenges of every day responsibilities encompass a great deal more when you are a parent or…

    BUSINESS

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    Finally It’s Been Said, We Are Enough!
    Finally It’s Been Said, We Are Enough! So often Blacks  have been slighted and left out and have been placed in the position of second…
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    African American Ministers Endorse Hillary Clinton
    African American Ministers Endorse Hillary Clinton Earlier this week, 28 African American faith leaders from across the country endorsed Hillary Clinton, citing her experience, long commitment…
    Rauner Madigan Stand-Off Is Hurting Black Community
    American Masters Premieres Special on Legendary Bluesman B.B. King on PBS

    SPORTS

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    Is Grand Crossing Park Crossing Out The Community?
    “We are still waiting,” says CeCe Edwards By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Located in the Greater Grand Crossing  neighborhood at 7655 South Ingleside sits 17.16…
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    Former Harlem Globetrotters Star Meadowlark Lemon Passes
    Harlem Globetrotters Legend Meadowlark Lemon dies at 83 By Kai EL’ Zabar Former Harlem Globetrotters star Meadowlark Lemon has died. He was 83. Legendary Globetrotter…
    Daily Sports Fantasy Betting Illegal in Illinois
    The Bigs: (VIdeo) Tomlin- “Bulls,1-0, will take wins how they come.”

    HEALTH

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    Is Poverty In Illinois The Result Of Racism?
    Poverty In Illinois: Highest Ever By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The Heartland Alliance, a not-for-profit research group, just published its report on the…
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    Women Viewed as “The Enemy” by Pro-Rape Group
    The Return of Kings By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer On February 6, 2016, the outlier group The Return of Kings, the pro-rape advocates…
    UN Group Convenes In Chicago For Charges Of Abuse
    U KNOW, TODAY IS . . . FREE COFFEE DAY

    EDITORS PICKS

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    Finally It’s Been Said, We Are Enough!
    Finally It’s Been Said, We Are Enough! So often Blacks  have been slighted and left out and have been placed in the position of second…

    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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    Eugenia Orr: A Calmer Side of Management At WVON
    In life, we often start out in one career lane and in some cases switch over to several areas, eventually landing in a profession that…
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    Is Poverty In Illinois The Result Of Racism?
    Poverty In Illinois: Highest Ever By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The Heartland Alliance, a not-for-profit research group, just published its report on the…

    FOCUS

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    Largest Illinois Campaign Donation Ever Goes To…
    Ken Dunkin’s Campaign Receives $500,000 Donation By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Despite being at odds with Mike Madigan, State Representative, Ken Dunkin’s campaign…
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    Is Poverty In Illinois The Result Of Racism?
    Poverty In Illinois: Highest Ever By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The Heartland Alliance, a not-for-profit research group, just published its report on the…

    CULTURE

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    Finally It’s Been Said, We Are Enough!
    Finally It’s Been Said, We Are Enough! So often Blacks  have been slighted and left out and have been placed in the position of second…
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    African American Ministers Endorse Hillary Clinton
    African American Ministers Endorse Hillary Clinton Earlier this week, 28 African American faith leaders from across the country endorsed Hillary Clinton, citing her experience, long commitment…

    VIEWS

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    Largest Illinois Campaign Donation Ever Goes To…
    Ken Dunkin’s Campaign Receives $500,000 Donation By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Despite being at odds with Mike Madigan, State Representative, Ken Dunkin’s campaign…
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    Is Poverty In Illinois The Result Of Racism?
    Poverty In Illinois: Highest Ever By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The Heartland Alliance, a not-for-profit research group, just published its report on the…
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