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New America Media By Earl Ofari Hutchinson In less than 24 hours after two Las ...
    Blacks, Hispanics lead deaths in crashes     By Chinta Strausberg   In just two-days, America will celebrate the 237th ...
By William Spriggs The Brookings Institution, looking at data from 2010, has issued a report ...
Organization aims to become more diverse Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- The National Association of Professional Women ...
Snow, Ice, Freezing Rain Cause Slick and Dangerous Travel CHICAGO, IL – The Illinois ...
    Bipartisan Bill Reduces Crack-Powder Sentencing Disparity to 18-to-1                                                                                                                                                           Chicago, IL – An historic, ...
Washington, DC - In a kickoff celebration of "Fair Housing Month," the US Department of ...
National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement ...
President Barack Obama's statement After 14 months since I’ve called on Congress to reward the hard ...
J. Varnie Barker Responds to the Housing Crisis and the Presidential Debates in His New ...

Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center (RRBITC) held the “First Africa Digital Security Conference” Hosted by The Women Ambassador Foundation

Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center (RRBITC) held the "First Africa Digital Security Conference" hosted by The Women Ambassador Foundation on Thursday, August 7, 2014 during the historic White House Africa Leadership Summit in Washington, DC. PHOTO CAPTION: (L-R) Dr. Marilyn Sephocle, Founder/Director ...
Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center (RRBITC) held the “First Africa Digital Security Conference” Hosted by The Women Ambassador Foundation

Collins: New Laws Hold Charter Schools Accountable

CHICAGO, IL — Illinois State Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-Chicago 16th) proudly looked on last Thursday as Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law stricter rules governing the way charter schools conduct their admissions lotteries and spend public ...
Collins: New Laws Hold Charter Schools Accountable

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

Madigan Warns Illinois Businesses & Consumers to Widespread Data Breaches

Attorney General Issues Alert Following Homeland Security Disclosure That Over 1,000 U.S. Businesses Breached by Hackers Using Malware CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan alerted Illinois businesses and residents to a disclosure by the Department of Homeland Security that ...
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National Lawyers Guild Condemns Ongoing Arrests of Legal Observers in Ferguson

Police Arrest Three NLG Legal Observers Thursday At approximately 10:30 PM on August 21, St. Louis County Police arrested three National Lawyers Guild (NLG)-trained Legal Observers during a demonstration in Ferguson, Mo. protesting the fatal police shooting of unarmed black teenager, ...
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Hawkeye Plainview Productions and Oracle B*Sides present Super-Wellesian By Rory Jobst and Directed by Christopher Marcum

Part of the Chicago Fringe Festival Three Performances Only: September 4 @ 10.p.m., September 6 @ 7 p.m., September 7 @ 8:30 p.m. CHICAGO, IL – After a successful run of Samuel Beckett, Andre The Giant, and The Crickets, Hawkeye Plainview Productions ...
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Simon welcomes Class of 2025 back to Carbondale Middle School

Speaks about education reform initiatives Welcoming the Class of 2025 back to school, Illinois Lt. Governor Sheila Simon highlighted a new leadership program aimed at keeping Carbondale Middle School students on track to graduate. Simon joined Principal Marilynn Ross to tout ...
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National Lawyers Guild Condemns Ongoing Arrests of Legal Observers in Ferguson

August - 27 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

Police Arrest Three NLG Legal Observers Thursday At approximately 10:30 PM on August 21, St. Louis County Police arrested three National Lawyers Guild (NLG)-trained Legal Observers during a demonstration in Ferguson, Mo. protesting the fatal police shooting of unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown. All three volunteers had traveled to Ferguson together from Detroit, Mich. as [...]

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Madigan Warns Illinois Businesses & Consumers to Widespread Data Breaches

August - 27 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

Attorney General Issues Alert Following Homeland Security Disclosure That Over 1,000 U.S. Businesses Breached by Hackers Using Malware CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan alerted Illinois businesses and residents to a disclosure by the Department of Homeland Security that over 1,000 U.S. businesses were hit by hackers in the same types of data [...]

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In Retaliation for a Downtown Protest, Cook County Public Guardian’s Office Evicts Senior Citizen, Sets Family’s Belongings on the Curb

August - 27 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

As employees with the Cook County Public Guardian’s office removed Mildred Willis’ belongings from her Calumet Park home at 1130 W. 105th Street, her neighbors and supporters from across the city are rallying to keep the Willis family in their home. These efforts to stop the Willis family’s eviction come one week after they rallied [...]

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Early Withdrawals From Retirement Savings Can Cost You Money, Says Better Business Bureau

August - 27 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

CHICAGO, IL – During tough economic times, it’s tempting to forgo contributions to your retirement account or to even withdraw money from it. Some plans allow you to use these funds in case of a financial hardship. Although the option is available, tapping into your retirement plans can lead to tough financial complications. The Better [...]

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Hawkeye Plainview Productions and Oracle B*Sides present Super-Wellesian By Rory Jobst and Directed by Christopher Marcum

August - 27 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

Part of the Chicago Fringe Festival Three Performances Only: September 4 @ 10.p.m., September 6 @ 7 p.m., September 7 @ 8:30 p.m. CHICAGO, IL – After a successful run of Samuel Beckett, Andre The Giant, and The Crickets, Hawkeye Plainview Productions reteams with multiple Jeff Award winning Oracle Productions’ B*Sides program with Super-Wellesian at [...]

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Jackets For Jobs Earns a NASDAQ Spot on World Humanitarian Day

August - 27 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

New York, NY (BlackNews.com) — In honor of World Humanitarian Day, Tuesday, August 19, 2014, Jackets for Jobs, Inc, Founder & CEO, Alison Vaughn rang the closing bell at NASDAQ in New York City. A coveted opportunity reserved for the world’s most prestigious business leaders. World Humanitarian Day is an opportunity to celebrate the spirit [...]

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Illinois Tollway Temporary Customer Service Center Opens in Midlothian

August - 27 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

Customers visiting local Secretary of State’s Office can sign up for I-PASS and get transponders DOWNERS GROVE, IL – The Illinois Tollway announced it is opening a temporary Customer Service Center in Midlothian to provide Chicago Southland residents with a convenient location to obtain I-PASS or receive other assistance as the new, all-electronic Tri-State Tollway [...]

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94 Years Later, Here’s Where We Are…Change Hasn’t Ever Exactly Come Quickly for Women in This Country

August - 27 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

(Letters to Editors) From: Betsey Stevenson Member, Council of Economic Advisers In 1776, Abigail Adams wrote to John Adams, then serving on the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, and reminded him to “not put such unlimited power into the hands of the husbands.” Seventy-two years later, in 1848, women across the country gathered together for the [...]

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Dr. Jasmin “Jazz” Sculark, International Mega Voice, to be Installed as New Pastor of Jericho City of Praise by Bishop T.D. Jakes

August - 27 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

Dr. Charles Booth, Pastors John K. Jenkins, Co-Pastor Susie Owens, Tasha Cobbs, Stephen Hurd, Vashawn Mitchell and Pastor Jason Nelson Among Special Guests for Installation Services, September 4-7, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC – On Sunday, September 7, 2014 Jericho City of Praise (JCOP) will officially install Dr. Jasmin “Jazz” Sculark as the new pastor to lead the [...]

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Greg Bedell Announces Candidacy for State Legislature

August - 27 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

After 10 years without, 15th district voters will now have a choice in their representative GLENVIEW, IL – Greg Bedell announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the 15th District of the Illinois General Assembly, a seat currently held by Democrat John D’Amico.  The legal challenge that was brought to keep him off the [...]

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