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Chicago, Illinois: Make Sure You And Your Friends And Family Are Registered To Vote For The Nov. 4th Elections

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 is Election Day. This time we get to choose several different city, state and federal offices including Governor, Cook County Board President, US Senators and Illinois senators and representatives. (See the second page of this release for a complete list).

We will also have a chance to weigh in on an increase of the minimum wage to $10.00 per hour.

What Matters Most to You? Tell Somebody!

CHICAGO, Illinois,…


Added by Chinta Strausberg on September 26, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments

Chicago Faith-Based Community and Tech Community Come Together to Use Technology to Fight Crime and Poverty

Pastor Roosevelt Watkins (at the mike) Pastor Roosevelt Watkins, national president of MAADD, held a press conference Thursday at the Blue1647, located at 1647 South Blue Island, Chicago, IL, to unveil two new programs. The first program is the Tech Trybe, a “Greek Squad for the community” with the goal to refurbish computers and other devices, which will be…


Added by Chinta Strausberg on August 29, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Chicago Business Icon Dr. Willie Wilson & Coalition to Hold Economic Summit July 15 for Illinois Gubernatorial Candidates

Business icon, humanitarian and chairman of the Chicago Baptist Institute International, Dr. Willie L. Wilson and a coalition are holding a legislative economic accountability summit 11:30 a.m., Monday, July 14, 2014, at the Chicago State University where Gov. Pat Quinn and GOP Gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner will outline their economic development agendas.



Added by Chinta Strausberg on July 11, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Tio Hardiman Issues Wake-up Call To Chicago's Black Community - Says Police/ATF Must Focus On Gunrunners/Drug Lords

  • Says: ‘Police/ATF Must Focus on gunrunners, drug…

Added by Chinta Strausberg on June 12, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

Chicago: Chi-Lites founder, Marshall Thompson, to perform at “Portrait of Achievers’ awards.

  • Chi-Lites founder to perform at “Portrait of Achievers’ awards 
  • Marshall Thompson on tour, releasing book…

Added by Chinta Strausberg on June 12, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Chicago: Father Pfleger backs new candidate for 17th Ward race - seeks “new normal" for community.

  • Father Pfleger backs new candidate for 17th ward race
  • Seeks “new norm, greater vision”
[By Chinta Strausberg] At a press conference held at the Chicago Park District Ogden Park Field house 6500 South Racine, Father Michael L. Pfleger Monday announced his support for 50-year-old Glenda Franklin who is a member of his church and a…

Added by Chinta Strausberg on May 19, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

“Black and brown boys becoming endangered species in America” - Father Michael Pfleger

While 47-year-old Michael David Dunn, who killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis over some loud music was convicted on three counts of second-degree attempted murder and faces 60-years in prison, Father Michael L. Pfleger Sunday said that is not good enough because the jury failed to convict him for murdering the unarmed teenager.

Upset that the jury was deadlocked on…


Added by Chinta Strausberg on February 18, 2014 at 1:30am — 2 Comments

Chicago: Josephine’s Cooking SuperBowl Madness Featuring Soul Food Dips - Healthy touchdown food fit for winners

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 thru Super Bowl Sunday, February 2nd,partygoers can enjoy watching the long anticipated big game at Josephine’sCooking Restaurant, 436 E. 79th Street, Chicago, IL, while chowingdown on healthy, soul food Hors d’oeuvres that are tasty, attractively preparedand fit for winners.

Someof the Touchdown Super Bowl…

Added by Chinta Strausberg on February 1, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Assistant States Attorney Sondra Denmark inspired to run for judge by teen held captive by drug trafficker

Case ignites her compassion for justice

[by Chinta Strausberg] An assistant state’s attorney both in Cook and Will County since 2004, Sondra Denmark was inspired to run for the 15th sub-circuit judge position by a teenage girl once arrested for carrying drugs…a case that ignited a feeling of compassion but ended…


Added by Chinta Strausberg on January 26, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Donnie McClurkin, Jr. to preach a 2-day Revival at Saint Sabina Church in Chicago

Donnie McClurkin, Jr., a gospel music singer and a minister who has won three Grammy awards, ten Stellar awards, two BET awards, two Soul Train awards, one Dove award and one NAACP Image award, will preach a two-day revival at Saint Sabina 7 p.m., Monday, March 10, 2014, and Tuesday, March 11th, at Saint Sabina Church, 1210 W. 78th Place.…


Added by Chinta Strausberg on January 22, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Chicago: Blue lights for peace in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. shines brightly at Soldier Field


Pfleger vows to take blue lights nationwide

Saint Sabina’s Father Michael L. Pfleger lateFriday night proudly stood outside of Soldier Field after joining Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel in lighting the historic building with blue lights in honor of his mentor, Dr. Martin Luther King,…


Added by Chinta Strausberg on January 18, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Pastor Kenyatta Smith rallying religious leaders to confront Chicago Police insult of Rev. Corey Brooks


After spending 94 days camped out on the rooftop of a vacant motel that stood in the shadow of the New Beginnings Church to raise $15 million for a new community center and after spending hours more living in a tent on the…

Added by Chinta Strausberg on January 17, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Chicago: Father Pfleger appeals to business community to hire youth

Says a record should be a stepping stone, not an excuse
~ By Chinta Strausberg~ Flanked by scores of unemployed youth each holding a copy of their resume, Father Michael L. Pfleger Monday held a press…

Added by Chinta Strausberg on December 10, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

It’s time to stop the war on the poor in Chicago - Rev. Marshall E. Hatch

It’s time to stop the war on the poor in Chicago.  We hear the talk all over the inner city.  Poor people want to leave the city because they feel it is unsafe and un-affordable.  It does not take sophisticated analysis to see the linkages between the poverty rate and violence in certain neighborhoods.  Between 2000 and 2010, Chicago lost 200,000 residents.  One-hundred…


Added by Chinta Strausberg on December 6, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Chicago: Father Michael Pfleger - 'Looking For Weight Watchers'.


This is the season of expectation’

~ By Chinta Strausberg ~ Preaching from the theme, “Looking for Weight Watchers,” Father Michael L. Pfleger Sunday said while this is the season of expectation, we live in a world consumed by losing weight where people fail to realize the results of their intake leads to…


Added by Chinta Strausberg on December 5, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Chicago: Pastor Ira Acree Donate Toys To 10 Year Old Samuel Love’s Disaster Project


Tells critics we must support our youth

By Chinta…


Added by Chinta Strausberg on November 28, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments

Chicago Public School Student to Hold Toy Drive for Children of Disaster Victims on Black Friday

CPS Student to Hold Toy Drive for Children of Disaster Victims on Black Friday
Chicago--While most students are looking forward to a Christmas vacation, 10-year-old Samuel Love will be holding a toy drive for children who were victims of the Oklahoma and Denver, Colorado flood and tornadoes, on Black Friday from 10 a.m. to…

Added by Chinta Strausberg on November 27, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Purpose Over Pain Gives Valuable Lessons In Life To Teens.

PURPOSE OVER PAIN GIVES VALUABLE LESSONS IN LIFE TO YOUTH Teaches basketball skills and mentoring at the ARK By Chinta Strausberg Purpose Over Pain, a group of grieving parents, are using their pain to not only fill avoid in their lives but because each lost a child to gun violence they filled Saint Sabina’s ARK gym up with dozens of energetic children seeking a safe haven toplay and a place to get positive mentoring, basketball skills and good free food all under the same roof. Purpose Over…


Added by Chinta Strausberg on November 24, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Harold Washington Legacy Committee to hold wreath-laying ceremony in honor of Chicago's first Black mayor

All invited to remember Chicago’s first black mayor

~ By Chinta Strausberg ~ At  11:01 a.m., Monday, November 25, 2013,the Harold Washington Legacy Committee, is holding a wreath laying ceremony inhonor of the late Mayor Harold Washington at the Oak Woods Cemetery, 1035 E. 67thSt., Chicago, IL where he was buried 26-years ago.

The gravesite ceremony will…


Added by Chinta Strausberg on November 16, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

On Thanking My Cousin, A Teenage Englewood, Illinois War Hero - For Paying The Ultimate Price

His blood spilled in Vietnam continues to heal today

~ By Chinta Strausberg ~ On this Veterans Day, I salute all men and women who have and are serving in the U.S. armed services—people who literally gave their lives to protect this nation including and especially my cousin, Milton Lee Olive, III, an18-year-old Englewood Vietnam War hero who paid the ultimate…


Added by Chinta Strausberg on November 11, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

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Humana CEO Refuses to Join Health Insurance Peers in Opposing "Medicare-for-All"

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Given an opportunity today to walk back prior support for "Medicare-for-All," Humana CEO Bruce Broussard refused,…Continue

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Read Olubandele Dada’s New Book “West African Folktales”, a Compilation of Legends and Fables of Africa That Reflect Its Grand Cultures to the Western World

Started by TheBlackList-Publisher in Education Apr 10. 0 Replies

Olubandele Dada, a passionate writer with an MBA from the University of Southern California and a PhD in clinical psychology…Continue

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