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Detroit Receives Court Approval to Exit Bankruptcy
What’s Next?

by Edward Poteat

By now, you’ve probably heard that Detroit filed bankruptcy and as of November 7th received court approval for its… Read More

Kathy Payton Houston Mayor Annise Parker

Non-Profit CEO Revives Historic Black Houston

by Mame M. Kwayie

Kathy Payton vacillates between ostensibly different worlds. “I live in a very gray area,” says the 51-year-old president… Read More

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by Bolanle Omisore

Last summer, I was told unequivocally that I should bleach my skin. It was a well-intentioned suggestion from a neighbor, a woman… Read More

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Keep Chicago Out Your Mouth

[ENOUGH]
Keep Chicago Out Your Mouth

by Joshua Adams

Over the past few months, race… Read More

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Kidz Korna Turns Violent Intersection Into Safe Haven

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Kidz Korna Turns Violent Intersection Into Safe Haven

by DaShawn Drew

Since its inception in the early 1980s, Farley Keith “Jackmaster Funk” Williams has been a chart-topping… Read More

Jay Z and Beyoncé Didn’t Buy the Regal Theater...<br />
But They Should Have

Jay Z and Beyoncé Didn’t Buy the Regal Theater...
But They Should Have

by Rod McCullom

Jay Z and Beyoncé are not investing in a landmark Chicago theater. Read More

We're Looking for Hometown Heroes!

We're Looking for Hometown Heroes!

by #teamEBONY

Every city has that special someone who goes out of his or her way to organize anti-violence walks or ensure the local scouting troops… Read More

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Remembering Ashton Wise

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Remembering Ashton Wise

by Glenn Minnis

Erwin McEwen took the death of Ashton… Read More

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'I Want to Do Something About It'

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'I Want to Do Something About It'

by Gregory McPherson

I look upon my people today with a great sense of concern and fear. The violence has taken a toll on my Black and Brown people in… Read More

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Lack of South Side Trauma Center May Cost Chicagoans’Lives

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Lack of South Side Trauma Center May Cost Chicagoans’Lives

by Rod McCullom

Finally, some good news on homicides in Chicago. After a bloody 2012 that drew international attention for soaring gun rates and… Read More

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