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Has Your Child Been Expelled from Preschool?

It might have been. I’ve previously written that, regrettably, studies from Yale show that racism…

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Common Core

Teachers Actually Like Common Core

But are the standards too high for immature kids?

Some teachers like Common Core, but the tests remain a work in progress. Can the…

By Robin White Goode

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Chicago A Leader in Youth Joblessness

New report shows 91% of Chicago black male teens are unemployed

A report released Friday provides shocking statistics on Chicago’s unemployment rate. A Frayed Connection: Joblessness…

By Cristie Leondis

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5 Worst States for Black Americans

Home seekers may want to avoid these socially disproportionate states

The coming year for many may involve moving in search of new beginnings and better…

By Essence Gant

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Man Receives Diploma 55 Years After Being Denied Graduation

Racism almost kept Alva Earley from receiving the high school honor he deserved

In 1959, Alva Earley was denied graduation because of his stand against segregation. Now, 55…

By Courtney Connley

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New Debt Collection Scam

Fraudsters continue to find new ways to rip off consumers

Scammers are always waiting for an opportunity to steal from you. Illinois residents are being…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Illinois Gay Marriage Bill Advances to House Vote

Executive committee approves same-sex marriage bill.

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has already vowed to sign the bill into law.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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First Black Illinois Congresswoman Dies at 81

Leaves behind a 24 year legacy in Congress

Collins passed away Sunday evening after suffering from a stroke.

By Sasha King

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Prisoner Recaptured After Paperwork Blunder Allows Him to go Free for Two Days

Steven Robbins was mistakenly released by the Cook County Jail

The case been closed in 2007 several years before the transfer was put through.

By Sasha King

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1st Primary Of Year To Decide Showdown In Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois voters groused their way to the polls Tuesday in the nation’s…

By Associated Press

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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