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Fathers Day: A Time To Heal Old Wounds

                    Naimah Latiff Columnist   Fathers Day: A Time To Heal Old Wounds Annual Fathers Day celebrations are, for some people, like ripping a scab off an unhealed wound. We’re barely over the pain from the last time, yet here we are again, re-injuring that old sore spot, conjuring up sad memories of those special childhood moments (birthdays ...

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Belly Fat: Gotta Go

Belly Fat: Gotta Go Let’s face it ladies… SUMMER IS HERE! What does that mean? - more FAT to have to deal with because what do we do during graduation celebrations, June 19th, family Reunions, etc? We eat, eat, & eat some more. And we all know that the fat tends to head straight to our abs and just sit there. How can we get rid of our belly fat? It’s really hard to say because our wonderful bodies have ...

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Word of Mouth…

Word of Mouth...               Ribfest Chicago: Friday - Sunday,  June 12-14@ Lincoln/Irving Park/Damen               Chicago Blues Fest:  Friday - Sunday, June 12-14 @ Grant Park (Jackson & Columbus) NUBAA 5K Race for Diversity:  Saturday, June 13 @ Northwestern University in Evanston               ...

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ASK ALMA – Deciding to Move On

Deciding to Move On Deal Alma, I have been with this person for six years, and we've had our up and downs, like any relationship. We are living apart but he still wants us to keep our friendship.... I don't because he needs to get himself together financially and mentally. Basically, I feel if someone trueloves you they will do whatever it takes to be with the person. He's just not moving fast enough for me ...

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Celebrate Dad – With Father’s Day Gifts He’ll Cherish

Celebrate Dad - With Father's Day Gifts He'll Cherish Through the years, he's always been there to help you along. Show your apprecialtion for dad with special gifts he would love to receive. Check out these  gift ideas to make this Father's Day one he won't forget.   Give a moment , Not Just a Give Louis M. Martini Winery reminds us to "Seize the Cabernet" and share a moment over a glass of wine with ...

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What Would Happen if God RSVP’d

What Would Happen if God RSVP’d   This may sound familiar to some of you as I am commenting on an earlier article. There is a passage in scripture that tells us to be careful about how we entertain strangers because they in fact might be angels in disguise. Now I don’t know if you believe in angels, but have you ever wondered what you would do if you had the opportunity to entertain God. I mean what wo ...

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Street Sign Commemorates Life Of Slain Teen Derrion Albert

By Naimah Latif Staff Writer An-Janette Albert, mother of slain Fenger High School honor student Derrion Albert, is overcome with emotion at the unveiling of the sign naming a section of west 111th in his honor in a ceremony held Saturday afternoon, June 6, 2015. The section of 111th street from Wentworth street to Normal street will bear the sign “Derrion Albert Way.” Photo by Marcus Robinson.   Stree ...

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STEM Majors Awarded $25,000 Per Year for College

By FRANK S. WASHINGTON NNPA SENIOR Washington CORRESPONDENT STEM Majors Awarded $25,000 Per Year for College   WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When Morgan Grayned opened the envelope from the Buick Achievers’ scholarship program and learned that she would receive $24,000 a year to attend college, she screamed and danced and ran around her house with the letter. She posted it on Facebook. Her mom called the scholar ...

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Barbers Celebrate The Art Of Hair Styling At 4th Annual Ball

Barbers Celebrate The Art Of Hair Styling At 4th Annual Ball Val Warner of Windy City Live on ABC-7 (left) and Comedian Leon Roger’s of The Morning Show on WGCI 107.5 (right) were MC’s for the 4th Annual  Barber Ball held Sunday June 7th at the Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th Street. Photo by John Alexander   Barbers from across the Chicagoland area gathered on Sunday, June 7, 2015, at the Beverly A ...

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Melissa McCarthy Stars as CIA Analyst-Turned-Spy in Fish-Out-of-Water Comedy

film review: by Kam Williams   Melissa McCarthy Stars as CIA Analyst-Turned-Spy in Fish-Out-of-Water Comedy     For the past three years, Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) has been stuck sitting behind a desk as an analyst at CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia. In that capacity, she’s been providing technical support from afar to Bradley Fine (Jude Law), a veteran spy who has successfully ha ...

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