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WASHINGTON, DC — The NAACP released the following statement in response to the Senate ...
A public display of the card is scheduled for April 18th to kickoff an online ...
  By Chinta Strausberg   In business since 2003, Harold J. Davis, Jr., president of Amer-I-Can Enterprises II, ...
WASHINGTON, DC - On Thursday, February 6 at 1pm, Members of the Congressional Black ...
"We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, ...
Secretary of State Police conduct DUI Patrols   Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is reminding drivers ...
 Class of 2010: Most Illinois students in history take ACT     Springfield, IL – The Illinois State Board ...
Chicago, IL — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan took action against three Chicago area companies, filing ...
Pledges to fairly slice city’s contractual pie By Chinta Strausberg Leapfrogging over the customary exploratory committee stage ...
Movies, Documentaries, Features, Bios, News, Music and Specials Available   Philadelphia, PA (BlackNews.com) -- Comcast's Xfinity is ...

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

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

Kirk Calls for Tougher Sanctions Against Putin

Administration Announced New Round of Sanctions Against Russia Need to Sanction Russia Like Iran to Separate From Global Economy WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) released the following statement in reaction to the announcement by ...
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White House Announces New Executive Secretary/Chief of Staff for the National Security Council Staff

National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice announced that Suzy George will be named Deputy Assistant to the President, Executive Secretary of the National Security Council and Chief of Staff of the National Security Council staff.  Ms. George ...
30 July 2014 I Read the full story

African American Cartoon Series Puts a “Ninja” Spin on Slavery – And a Video Game is Also in the Works!

Berlin, NJ -- (BlackNews.com) -- There was Roots, then 12 Years a Slave, and now in development is a cartoon series called Mortolkosbei. Picture two runaway slaves who are fighting for their freedom by becoming cyborg ninjas. They ...
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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 ...
30 July 2014 I Read the full story
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White House Announces New Executive Secretary/Chief of Staff for the National Security Council Staff

July - 30 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice announced that Suzy George will be named Deputy Assistant to the President, Executive Secretary of the National Security Council and Chief of Staff of the National Security Council staff.  Ms. George will succeed Brian McKeon, who will soon depart the White House to become the Principal Deputy Under Secretary [...]

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Kirk Calls for Tougher Sanctions Against Putin

July - 30 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

Administration Announced New Round of Sanctions Against Russia Need to Sanction Russia Like Iran to Separate From Global Economy WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) released the following statement in reaction to the announcement by President Obama regarding additional sanctions against Russia. Since Russia’s occupation of Crimea in March and its ongoing efforts to destabilize eastern [...]

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Collins: New Laws Hold Charter Schools Accountable

July - 30 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

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 money. Collins sponsored the legislation, House Bill 3232, in response to high-profile charter school scandals that left families [...]

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Federal prosecutors will seek to bar evidence of sexual and physical torture in politically motivated deportation case of Palestinian American community leader

July - 30 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

(From U.S. Palestinian Community Network) “Replace judge who donated millions to defendant’s torturers,” say Rasmea Odeh’s lawyers and supporters, while prosecutors push for 10-year jail sentence. A support rally will be held Thursday, July 31st.  at 2 PM Eastern Standard Time (hearing begins at 3 PM EST), at the United States District Court for the [...]

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President Obama and Senator Kirk Praise Bob McDonald’s Confirmation as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs

July - 30 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

President Barack Obama’s Statement on McDonald’s Confirmation: “I applaud the overwhelming, bipartisan confirmation of Bob McDonald as our next Secretary of Veterans Affairs.  As a veteran himself and a proud member of a military family, Bob is deeply committed to serving our veterans and their families.  And as an executive with decades of private-sector experience, [...]

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Chicago Palestine Solidarity Activists Demand the City Council Drop Boeing from Air and Water Show!

July - 30 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

Chicago activists demand accountability for all those involved in continuing the current siege of Gaza. As human rights continue to be trampled in occupied Palestine, it is imperative that the global community refuse to reward this campaign of terror and destruction. Solitary Activist allege that Boeing weaponry is responsible for many of the over 1000 [...]

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No Slow Down In Job Opportunity Rip-Offs, Says The Better Business Bureau

July - 30 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

CHICAGO, IL – Thousands of individuals across northern Illinois are still unemployed. With prospects for getting a job remaining somewhat bleak, job seekers bite at any opportunity they feel may land them work. Given that scenario, the environment is ripe for scammers. Reports of “job opportunity” scams continue to come into the Better Business Bureau [...]

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African American Cartoon Series Puts a “Ninja” Spin on Slavery – And a Video Game is Also in the Works!

July - 30 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

Berlin, NJ — (BlackNews.com) — There was Roots, then 12 Years a Slave, and now in development is a cartoon series called Mortolkosbei. Picture two runaway slaves who are fighting for their freedom by becoming cyborg ninjas. They must enslave their future descendants named Mortolkosbei. Created by cartoonist Justin Serrette Jr, who also backed Aaron [...]

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The PrivateBank and the Cook County Land Bank Announce $10 million in Financing For Neighborhood Stabilization

July - 30 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

Matching individuals with vacant homes, working capital for rehabs and affordable mortgages Chicago, IL – The PrivateBank and the Cook County Land Bank (CCLBA) announced today the creation of a new partnership to help eligible participants realize the dream of homeownership by investing in rehabbing vacant homes in Cook County. The PrivateBank will provide up [...]

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July 30 Hiring Event to Maximize Veterans’ Non-Profit Job Opportunities

July - 30 - 2014 Reporter: Admin Respond

IDVA, IDES and U.S. Chamber Partner in first-of-kind event CHICAGO, IL – The Hiring Our Heroes event, one of the largest efforts to help Veterans, military service members and their family members to find employment, returns to Chicago on Wednesday, July 30. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) and Illinois [...]

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