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From Gang Member to Bachelors Degree, Chicago’s Urban Prep Celebrates First College Grad

Young Chicago native beats the odds and earns bachelor's degree

Krishaun Branch, former Chicago Urban Prep student, beats the odds and graduates from Fisk University

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Chicago Anti-Violence Leader Killed by Gunfire

Leonore Draper was killed outside of an anti-violence fundraiser

Chicago teenagers organized the anti-violence group Project Orange Tree to initiate efforts and to combat…

By Black Enterprise

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Kanye West, Common Plan on Raising Funds to Bring 20,000 Jobs to Chicago

The rappers' organizations, Common Ground and DONDA will spearhead the movement

Common and Kanye West, plan on using their names, influence and organizations to bring hope…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Local First Chicago Launches 2013 Unwrap Chicago Campaign

Unwrap Chicago Campaign Hopes to Pump $100 Million Into Chicago’s Economy

Shopping at local businesses could pump more than $100 million into Chicago's economy

Local First is launching a year-long program called Eat, Drink & Buy Local 365 to…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Alleged Chicago Baby Killer Caught

Six month old Jonylah Watkins was shot in March

Career criminal charged with killing of 6 month old Jonylah Watkins

By Makkada B. Selah

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Chicago Teen Says Bullying Students Set Her Hair on Fire

Parents upset because the school didn't immediately call the police

Two eighth grade girls set another girl’s hair on fire

By Makkada B. Selah

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Chicago Bluesman Jimmy Dawkins Dies at 76

The man known as "Fast Fingers" has passed on

Dawkins was known as part of Chicago’s West-Side sound

By Makkada B. Selah

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Michelle Obama Tears Up During Gun Violence Speech in Chicago

First Lady holds back tears in front of Chicago crowd.

Mrs. Obama urges business leaders to support fight against gun violence.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Grandmother Arrested for Hiring Grandson to Murder Own Granddad

Police say Grandma bought grandson a new red car and tatts for shooting granddad in the back on the way to his dialysis appointment

64 year old grandmother allegedly conspires with grandson to kill grandad

By Makkada B. Selah

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100 Percent of Chicago Urban Prep Graduates College-Bound

Urban Prep is an all-male charter school that is predominately African-American

Urban Prep Academy in Chicago continues its tradition of excellence

By Makkada B. Selah

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Chicago School Restructuring Misplaces African American Students

The bottom line is outweighing the value of an education

Aside from the teachers, those who will be most heavily affected are the students that…

By Sasha King

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Rihanna Visits Chicago High School Students

Rihanna shows up five hours late to Chi-town high school.

School won the visit through the “Shine Bright Like a Diamond” contest.

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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The Disparity Between School and Prison Investment in Chicago

Higher expectations for African Americans to end up in prison

Funding is going to imprison kids and not educate them

By Sasha King

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Chicago 6-Month-Old Dead After Being Shot Five Times

Chicago gunman opens fire on father changing daughter's diaper.

The infant’s father, allegedly has a known gang affiliation.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chicago PD Under Fire for Offensive Brochure

Tasteless brochure sparks community rage.

How do they have the time to do this in a crime ridden city?

By Sandra Evangelina Garcia

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5 Reasons the Obamas Should Bring the 2024 Olympic Games to Chicago

After a failed bid for the 2016 Games, Chicago is an early favorite among U.S. cities to land the Olympics. Make no mistake: the Obamas can bring it home, in their case, literally

After a failed bid for the 2016 Games, Chicago is an early favorite among U.S.…

By Darren Sands

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Chicago Teen Shot to Death After Sister Attended Obama’s Gun Speech

Teen gunned down while visiting friends

Teen is the victim of another senseless shooting in Chicago

By Makkada B. Selah

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Two Charged for Hadiya Pendleton Murder

The slain teen's mother said that she is 'ecstatic'

Two charged in connection with slaying of 15-year-old in Chicago

By Makkada B. Selah

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Pres. Obama Will Visit Chicago to Address Increasing Gun Violence

Obama responds to calls from gun-violence activists

Obama will address gun-violence in Chicago in upcoming visit

By Makkada B. Selah

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First Lady to Attend 15-Year-Old Hadiya Pendleton’s Funeral

Civil rights leaders call for answer to Chicago gun violence

She will be joined by White House advisor Valerie Jarrett and Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

By Sasha King

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