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In Selma, Ala., Obama Proved that he is ‘Black Enough’

                  BY: GEORGE CURRY NNPA COLUMNIST   In Selma, Ala., Obama Proved that he is ‘Black Enough’   Throughout his campaign for the presidency, Barack Obama was dogged by one question: Is he Black enough? The question was repeated so often that after showing up late for an appearance at the 2008 annual convention of the National Association of ...

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President Obama’s Visit Draws 150 Thousand To Selma March

  By: Naimah Latif STAFF WRITER President Obama’s Visit Draws 150 Thousand To Selma March President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s presence in Selma, Alabama to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches is said to be the catalyst for an estimated 150,000 participants in the highly publicized event, known as the reenactment of “Bloody Sunday.” Sunday, March 8, mar ...

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Harpo Studio Closes After 26 Years

  Oprah Winfrey’s Chicago-based Harpo Studios will close its doors after 26 years. The 26-year-old company that spurred the revitalization of the West loop surrounding areas is transitioning to the OWN headquarters in Los Angeles. The Chicago lease continues through April 2016, however Winfrey and her key executives intend to stop the back-and-forth routine and commit to California. The Harpo studio mo ...

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Wala Cam TV Spotlight – October

 Wala Cam TV Spotlight - October   When all else fails, get up and dance! Well, at least that’s the motto for this young and gifted dancer on the rise, widely known as “October”. With October’s upbeat personality and positive mind set, there is no wonder he has taken the dance world by storm! October is deeply passionate about dancing and makes every move personal! Recently, WalaCam sat down and interv ...

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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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Racial Disparities in Early Childhood Hurts U.S.

  Increased investment in early childhood education and care can eradicate many of the racial success gaps that persist throughout society, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP), Early childhood encompasses birth through 3 years old, and children of color are already the majority in this as-yet-unnamed generation. The report, titled, “Investing in Infants and Toddlers to ...

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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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Chicago Auto Show 2015 Features – Cars That Communicate

By: Naimah Latif Staff Writer Chicago Auto Show 2015 Features - Cars That Communicate Communication is the concept for the future in automotive designs,as displayed in this year’s Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place, 24th and King Drive, February 14-22, 2015. On Thursday, February 12, members of the media were treated to a special preview of world introductions from  Ford, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan. Ram and Toy ...

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WALA WORD – CO-STILL

WALA WORD - CO-STILL Written By: Tiffany Lebrón   CO-STILL When you think about Chicago rap legends some of the obvious MC’s come to mind like Common Sense, Kanye West and Lupe Fiasco. However with the re-emergence of the conscience rapper, one Chicago MC is promising to leave his imprint on the city he holds dear to his heart. Cordell Hunter, a.k.a CO-STILL is an emerging force who promises to bring h ...

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Who will hold the key to the CITY?

By : Charles Roughy Staff Writer   With a few days of early voting left,  less than 50,000 Chicagoans have taken advantage of the chance to cast their early ballots. In the election 4 years ago final totals were nearly 75,000 early votes casted early. Election Board spokesman Jim Allen said the last four days of early voting are traditionally the highest turnout and  with days to go, it’s possible to g ...

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