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The Women in Black History

I am grateful and appreciative of Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the man who claimed Negro History Week, which later changed to Black History Month. From a week to a month, but we need to rock the year, every year, because there are so many opportunities to celebrate Black History. The organization that Dr. Woodson founded, the Association for the Study of African American Life and Heritage (ASAALH) organizes a the ...

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Horoscopes Week of February 9 – 15 2012

Week of February 9 - 15, 2012 ARIES Check the fine print carefully this week. You may find yourself in a number of positions this week to advance your financial state. Be sure you have scrutinized the details before signing on any dotted lines. A partner or relative could seem to be urging you toward one of these opportunities; examine that one with love and common sense. Lucky Numbers: 6, 15, 40 TAURUS Kee ...

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ThyssenKrupp Formally Apologizes to Montrelle Reese

The Rainbow PUSH Coalition Purchases Stock in the Company for Future Access CHICAGO (February 8, 2012)--After multiple positive meetings facilitated by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., founderand president of the Rainbow PUSHCoalition, ThyssenKrupp Elevatorissued a public, face-to-face apologyto Montrelle Reese, a former salesrepresentative with the company who previously made accusations of racial discrimination ...

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Dedication to Bettering Our Community

Many in our community have dedicated their lives to addressing issues that others felt powerless to change – from someone as prolific as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement to the everyday hero feeding the hungry in the ...

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Dr. Daisey Dowell Returns Home From A Medical Mission to Haiti

Lawndale Christian Health Center's Dr. Daisey Dowell has recently returned home from a medical mission to Haiti. El Shaddai Ministries International, a Haitian ministry, hosted Dr. Dowell, members of Chicagoland area Presbyterian churches, and ...

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Struggling Economy Forces Public Schools to Make Cuts

The struggling economy has, unfortunately, forced state and local governments across the country to make cuts in much needed services and programs. The nation's public schools have been hit particularly hard by these cuts. First, some districts reduced or completely eliminated physical education classes and arts programming–programming that has been proven to enhance student academic performance. Then, othe ...

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Mayor Daley today announced the "Chicago-China Friendship Initiative" campaign with a theme of " Chicago : The Heart of America." The goal of this campaign is to raise the City's profile as a center of international commerce and establish Chicago as the most "China-Friendly" city in the United States . Mayor Daley will launch the initiative by traveling to China from March 18-30 to meet with Chinese governm ...

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40 Years of Black creativity

Jan. 26 – Feb. 28, 2011 Included in general admission. the Museum’s Black creativity program presents exhibits and programs recognizing the achievements of African Americans in fields such as medicine, music, engineering, film, justice, architecture and science. in its 40th year, Msi presents a retrospective exhibit of this unique program, featuring photographs, memorabilia, videos and hands-on activities. ...

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