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Report Shows Dramatic Disparities in Youth Unemployment in Chicago

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A new report illustrates some stark figures on youth unemployment in Chicago and suggests joblessness is worse there than other major American cities… Read More

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Emanuel AME Church Appoints New Pastor

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The Charleston, S.C. church where nine… Read More

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“Wrong is wrong: justice needs to be served,” is a statement that my client Jannie Ligons made when she was interviewed shortly after… Read More

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California Attorney General Kamala Harris has long been tipped as a future leader. And If she can win the Democratic primary, in a liberal state where… Read More

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In America, we are adroit and professional when it comes to labeling, separating, classifying and naming. It’s part of our… Read More

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Flint Water and Detroit Schools: The Link Between Two Crises

by Bankole Thompson

The crisis in Flint which has Michigan’s government looking everywhere for solutions is fueling demonstrations being staged by teachers in Detroit… Read More

Laquan McDonald: 2 Officers Removed from Street Patrol

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Two Chicago police officers involved in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald have been placed on desk duty. In December, the… Read More

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On Roe v. Wade Anniversary, Abortion Access Takes Critical Turn

by Deborah Douglas

Today marks the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which constitutionally affirmed a woman’s right to end her unwanted pregnancy. Within that… Read More

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Our Kids; Whose History?

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