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POST-RACIAL SOCIETY?   New book by Northwestern University professor examines the race issue   Evanston, IL - President Barack Obama -- ...
Madigan urges parents, caregivers to immediately stop using Baby Chairs until restraints installed    CHICAGO, IL ─ Illinois ...
  John Mahoney to Attend to Pay Tribute to his Frasier Co-Star     CHICAGO, IL – Cinema/Chicago and the ...
Black History Month may be over, but we can celebrate the stories that ...
2010 Jeff Award-winning Best Actor co-stars with Bruce and newcomer Paige Collins in Jennifer Barclay’s ...
 Illinois Municipalities, Agencies to Receive Over $2 Million in Restitution From Bank’s Scheme Chicago, IL — Illinois Attorney ...
(Distributed through BlackNews.com) By Akbar Muhammad "Trouble Brewing" is the title of an October 30 article by ...
  (From the Better Business Bureau)     CHICAGO, IL - The days of summer are drawing to a ...
  Chicago, IL  - 70 percent of Aldermen in Chicago's City Council endorsed Alderman Berny Stone ...
   (A Message from Defend the Vote)   What is the security of your vote? How does the Illinois ...

Dr. Ken Brown, Executive Vice Chancellor and COO of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Travels to China as of the University’s Efforts to Develop and manufacture Pharmaceuticals

Memphis, TN (BlackNews.com) -- Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), traveled to China earlier this month to participate in an international conference sponsored by ...
Dr. Ken Brown, Executive Vice Chancellor and COO of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Travels to China as of the University’s Efforts to Develop and manufacture Pharmaceuticals

State’s Attorney Recognizes Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez celebrated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in a recent ceremony honoring two prominent community members for their professional and personal contributions to the Asian community. The Honorable Edmond E. Chang (left), United States District Court ...
State’s Attorney Recognizes Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Topinka Celebrates Asian American Youth Leadership

Comptroller honors 14 young community leaders, organization CHICAGO, IL - Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka on honored 14 young Asian American leaders for their commitment to service and community as part of her office's celebration of Asian American Heritage Month. Nominated ...
Topinka Celebrates Asian American Youth Leadership

Alpha Phi Gamma Lambda Chapter Partners With Jackets For Jobs Women’s History Month to Support President Obama’s Initiative

Detroit area men seeking employment to benefit from the 100s of suits donated by the Detroit chapter fraternity Detroit, MI (BlackNews.com) – Ms. Alison Vaughn, founder/CEO of Jackets for Jobs, proudly partners with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., ...
Alpha Phi Gamma Lambda Chapter Partners With Jackets For Jobs Women’s History Month to Support President Obama’s Initiative

Saint Sabina closes out a whirlwind week with Pastor Donnie McClurkin

By Chinta Strausberg Donnie McClurkin was the keynote speaker at Saint Sabina's two-day revival held earlier this week where he challenge the standing-room only crowd to know who they are and to understand the power and authority God has given us. ...
Saint Sabina closes out a whirlwind week with Pastor Donnie McClurkin

Former Ald. Robert Shaw Vows to Defeat Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Pledges to fairly slice city’s contractual pie By Chinta Strausberg Leapfrogging over the customary exploratory committee stage of his campaign, former Ninth Ward alderman and Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Robert Shaw Thursday announced his mayoral candidacy vowing to reform the ...
Former Ald. Robert Shaw Vows to Defeat Mayor Rahm Emanuel

MADD Awards Illinois with 5-Star Rating for Efforts to Combat Drunk Driving

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White was joined by Sam Canzoneri, state executive director of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)-Illinois, to highlight Illinois’ top 5-Star rating by MADD-National for our state’s efforts to combat drunk driving. White applauded MADD for ...
MADD Awards Illinois with 5-Star Rating for Efforts to Combat Drunk Driving

State’s Attorney Alvarez Celebrates African American History Month

Annual Stradford Awards Ceremony Honors Outstanding Work of Two Community Members Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez recently honored two prominent African American community members in a ceremony in recognition of African American History Month. Alvarez presented the State’s ...
State’s Attorney Alvarez Celebrates African American History Month

Counterprotest will tell ‘Stand With Israel’ rally: “Stop excusing Israeli atrocities.”

Coalition for Justice in Palestine Organizers put thousands on Chicago streets Sunday to oppose Israeli bombardment of Gaza -- and are mobilizing Tuesday counter-protest as outrage grows over Israeli execution video. Israel Counterprotest will be held Tuesday, July 22 at Noon, at ...
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President Obama’s Statement on the Situation in Ukraine and Gaza

South Lawn President Barack Obama: Good morning, everybody.  I want to make a brief statement about the tragedy in Ukraine.  Before I do, though, I want to note that Secretary Kerry has departed for the Middle East.  As I’ve ...
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BET.COM Adds LGBT Writer to this Summers You Gotta Have It List

Terry E. Hill's Sunday Morning Trilogy Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- BET, via their web site at BET.com, has chosen writer Terry E. Hills Sunday Morning Trilogy as three of this summers must-read novels. Often compared to the late E. ...
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College Changes Everything Conference Highlights Collaborative Efforts to Get Illinois Students To and Through College

DEERFIELD, IL – On Thursday, July 17, Illinois education, government and non-profit leaders converged in Tinley Park near Chicago to address challenges and identify solutions in helping Illinoisans get to college and graduate. The fourth annual College Changes Everything™ Conference ...
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President Obama’s Statement on the Situation in Ukraine and Gaza

July - 22 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

South Lawn President Barack Obama: Good morning, everybody.  I want to make a brief statement about the tragedy in Ukraine.  Before I do, though, I want to note that Secretary Kerry has departed for the Middle East.  As I’ve said many times, Israel has a right to defend itself against rocket and tunnel attacks from [...]

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Counterprotest will tell ‘Stand With Israel’ rally: “Stop excusing Israeli atrocities.”

July - 22 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

Coalition for Justice in Palestine Organizers put thousands on Chicago streets Sunday to oppose Israeli bombardment of Gaza — and are mobilizing Tuesday counter-protest as outrage grows over Israeli execution video. Israel Counterprotest will be held Tuesday, July 22 at Noon, at the Israeli Consulate, 500 W. Madison St., Chicago. In an effort to salvage [...]

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Collins to make inquiries into termination of Simeon’s electrical program

July - 22 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

“What our young people need most is hope for the future, and vocational programs provide that hope for many students.” — Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-Chicago 16th) CHICAGO, IL – Illinois State Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-Chicago 16th) issued the following statement on the decision to eliminate the Chicago Public Schools’ last remaining electrical program, [...]

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Staff Changes in the Office of the Vice President

July - 22 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

WASHINGTON, DC – The Office of the Vice President announced that Melanie Kaye, Director of Communications to Dr. Jill Biden departed the White House.  Kaye is succeeded by James M. Gleeson, who most recently worked in the U.S. House of Representatives. “It has been a pleasure to have Melanie serve as my Director of Communications,” [...]

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Stop Deplorable Conditions at Ohio and Michigan Prisons

July - 22 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

Action Alert! Inmates don’t need luxury in prisons, but they need to be treated like people. Serving them maggot-infested food is no way to do that. Stop Deplorable Conditions at Ohio and Michigan Prisons please share it helps! Ideally, prisons would serve to teach inmates a lesson about the consequences of their actions. In practice, [...]

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President Obama Applauds New Commitments in Support of the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative: FACT SHEET

July - 22 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

“That’s what ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ is all about. Helping more of our young people stay on track. Providing the support they need to think more broadly about their future. Building on what works – when it works, in those critical life-changing moments.” – President Barack Obama, February 27, 2014 In February, as part of his [...]

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Illinois Violence Prevention Task Force to Meet to Discuss Strategies to Curb Youth Violence

July - 22 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

CHICAGO, IL – The Violence Prevention Task Force (VPTF) will hear presentations addressing gun violence from two community advocacy groups and discuss plans to host town hall meetings at its next committee meeting. “We are all deeply saddened and concerned about the recent increase of violence in the City of Chicago, as well as other [...]

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NAACP Chairman Roslyn M. Brock’s Address to the 105th NAACP Annual Convention: Full Text

July - 22 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

My name is Roslyn M. Brock, and I’m all in for justice and equality. The theme of this year’s convention is inspired by our location, The City of Las Vegas, which refers to itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World.  In Vegas, as some affectionately call it, you can find opportunities for shopping, dining, [...]

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College Changes Everything Conference Highlights Collaborative Efforts to Get Illinois Students To and Through College

July - 22 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

DEERFIELD, IL – On Thursday, July 17, Illinois education, government and non-profit leaders converged in Tinley Park near Chicago to address challenges and identify solutions in helping Illinoisans get to college and graduate. The fourth annual College Changes Everything™ Conference drew a capacity crowd of over 500 people for the one-day event. College Changes Everything™ [...]

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Washington Business Journal Names Robert R. Hagans Jr. 2014 CFO of the Year Awards Honoree

July - 22 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

Washington, D.C. -Washington Business Journal has selected AARP Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Robert R. Hagans Jr. to be one of its 2014 CFO of the Year Awards Honorees. He is among 11 honorees in the Greater Washington area being recognized for outstanding performance in their roles as corporate financial stewards. Honorees were [...]

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