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Chatham gets new Reentry Service Center

In an effort to heal a broken community, a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held Tuesday, March 3rd from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the GEO Reentry Service Center, 8007 So. Cottage Grove Avenue in Suite A located in the Chatham community. The son of the late Rev. Leonard Barr, Emanuel Barr, Outreach and Operations manager for the Center, said the ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. and ...

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Link Unlimited Scholars

Link Unlimited Scholars   www.parentpowerchicago.org   Mission Statement: LINK Unlimited Scholars provides educational college preparatory opportunities for economically disadvantaged African American high school youth. In so doing, it integrates mentoring relationships, college readiness and leadership development to foster academic success, personal development and interracial understanding and ...

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‘Mr. White Sox’ – REMEMBERING Minnie Minoso

Minnie Minoso, a former Chicago White Sox outfielder and pioneer, died Last  Sunday morning. Minnie “Mr. White Sox” Minosa  White Sox great was once struck by a pitch and homered in the same at bat, a strange feat considering you’re supposed to take first base after being hit. He told reporters the story to illustrate his aggressive hitting style. In a minor league game, Minoso turned into a pitch that stru ...

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Ferguson Police Created Fear And Resentment Among African American Residents

Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that the tensions between law enforcement and residents that erupted after the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager in Missouri, were unsurprising given the “toxic” environment created by the biases of the Ferguson Police Department. Wednesday, The Department of Justice announced that it would not bring federal civil rights charges against Officer D ...

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Mayor Emanuel Runs Another Red Light on Election Day

Mayor Emanuel Runs Another Red Light on Election Day Statement of Mark Wallace, Director of Citizens to Abolish Red Light Cameras.   Mayor Emanuel has proven once again that he is above his own law. Leaving a luncheon on 11th and Michigan, the second car of his two-car motorcade once again was caught by a red light camera running a red light. Apparently the red light cameras don’t prevent the Mayor of ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2015 Lincoln Navigator

CAR REVIEW: 2015 Lincoln Navigator For a while there, it seemed like the Lincoln Navigator was headed to the trash heap. That’s how long it took the brand to fashion a new generation of the first luxury full-size sport utility. But for 2015, Lincoln has managed to mesh new and traditional in a very appealing package. Sheet metal design is important but luxury is conveyed in the interior of any vehicle and L ...

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Black History Month Salute – Keeping the Dream Alive

By: Lyndia Grant Special to The NNPA From The Washington Informer Black History Month Salute - Keeping the Dream Alive “Energy Flows Where Attention Goes!” — Rev. Dr. Michael Beckwith, D.D.       This week, for Black History Month, it is my pleasure to introduce a “Son of Ward 8” – Curtis L. Etherly Jr., director of Government Affairs and International Stakeholder Relations, The Coca-Cola Company.  Curtis, ...

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Food Rx for Upset Stomach

BY: DR. RO NNPA COLUMNIST   Food Rx for Upset Stomach Ever get that queasy feeling in the pit of your stomach for seemingly, no reason at all? You’re not alone. Although many people experience inexplicable stomach upsets that have no complicated medical diagnoses, researchers say the symptoms that often follow –nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, and other digestive upsets, occur in women about s ...

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Foundation Review: Revlon Colorstay

BY: JOCELYN MORRIS FASHION & BEAUTY COLUMNIST   Foundation Review: Revlon Colorstay Hey everyone! I’m hoping that all is well with you. So I wanted to spill the beans on one of my favorite drugstore foundations. Did you just gasp when I said drugstore foundation? I heard you! Believe it or not, there are some really great products out there that are affordable and that work! For this blog post, I’m ...

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WalaCamTv.com Internet Dance Sensation (WALA WORD)

Internet Dance Sensation (J-MONEY) Don’t act surprised at what is behind that pleasant smile and sweet southern charm, with over 5 Million views online, two full athletic and academic scholarships from top schools in the nation, WalaCamTv.com internet dance sensation J.Money promises to be a triple threat of her own. With a passion for performing arts, sports and eduction. J.Money holds no punches when it c ...

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