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WALA WORD – So Low Redline

I can’t help but realize that the city I live in is very talented. One of the latest talents found here, SoLow Redline, deemed the “Homeless Subway Rapper”; has been rapping on a Chicago Redline station platform for countless years. Just until recently, SoLow Redline has done so without much notoriety until Co-Still (another local Chicago artist) posted a video of him performing in the Subway. You’d actuall ...

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Bobbi Kristina Brown Hospitalized

By: Charles Roughy Staff Writer   Singer Bobby Brown issued a statement Sunday confirming the hospitalization of Bobbi Kristina Houston Brown, his daughter with the late superstar Whitney Houston, after she was found unresponsive Saturday morning in a bathtub at her Georgia home. “The report that Bobbi Kristina Brown has been taken to the hospital in Atlanta, Georgia is accurate,” read a statement from ...

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THE FEMALE SOLUTION – “Married? Why would I want to get married? Marriage is for white people!”

by Naimah Latif Columnist “Married?  Why would I want to get married? Marriage is for white people!”   My jaw dropped and my mouth hung open in shock at the words of this sixteen year old sophomore student from my High School English class, his response to my suggestion about planning to marry his pregnant sixteen year old girlfriend. Having a child out of wedlock has become the norm in too many Africa ...

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Loretto Hospital and Get Covered America Team Up for Health Care Enrollment Final Push

Loretto Hospital and Get Covered America Team Up for Health Care Enrollment Final Push   In effort to ensure the West Side gets covered, Get Covered America and Loretto will join forces with Congressman Danny K. Davis, State Representative Camille Lilly, and Ada S McKinley to hold enrollment events the next two Saturdays, 2/7 and 2/14   With just 11 days left until the end of open enrollment, Get ...

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Parent Power chicago Resource Spotlight – Chicago Lights Community Outreach Organization at Forth Presbyterian Church

  Mission: To provide hope and opportunity to our city’s children, youth, and adults who face the challenges of poverty. Through supportive relationships and diverse programs, we empower people to thrive academically, secure economic stability, lead healthy lives, and build community. Chicago Lights offers six signature programs: • Tutoring • Urban Farm • Elam Davies Social Service Center • Summer Day ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2015 HONDA CR-V

By: Frank S. Wahington Contributing Writer   CAR REVIEW: 2015 HONDA CR-V   Honda called it a major minor model change. The automaker increased the fuel economy and added another trim line to the 2015 Honda CR-V. But they also improved their best-selling entry level crossover vehicle in 60 other areas. For 2015, the Honda CR-V has a new grille, new headlights, new front bumper, new skid plate and a ...

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Find a Way

By: Lyndia Grant SPECIAL TO THE NNPA FROM THE WASHINGTON INFORMER   Find a Way   “Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.”   ...

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Stepping Outside of My Comfort Zone

by Jocelyn Morris Fashion & Beauty columnist   I’m going to let you in on a big secret. When it comes to fashion, sometimes I’m a creature of habit. I’ve been blessed to have a sense of the best colors and garment types to complement my complexion and figure. But despite that, I realize that it’s still nice to have someone else’s perspective on what outfits look right. For that advice, I reached ou ...

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WALA WORD – Princess Baby Doll

WALA WORD - Princess Baby Doll   Those not familiar with with “Princess Baby Doll” need to take 5 minutes and Google her to see why this young lady has the internet going crazy! This beautiful energetic young lady’s dynamic personality is matched with as much talent as Beyonce, Nicki Minaj and Jade Pinkett Smith wrapped in one body.   As I prepare myself to walk into the room, I had to remind myse ...

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Prissi’s Corner – Playing It By Ear

Prissi’s Corner - Playing It By Ear Priscilla Powell Columnist Typically with my personal travel, all activities and events I play by ear. I inherited the gift of gab from my mother, so the moment I hit my plane seat, customs counter, taxi, airport bar or wherever I happen to be in my travel process,  I’m talking. Usually I’m picking people’s brains to see what they like, didn’t like, or feel I must experie ...

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