Chicago Home of “The First Lady of the Black Press” Is Falling Apart
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Chicago Home of “The First Lady of the Black Press” Is Falling Apart

By Erick Johnson (The Chicago Crusader, NNPA Member) The roof is coming apart. The creaky…

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Stop The Presses: Few endorsements Making Headlines in Black Newspapers
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Stop The Presses: Few endorsements Making Headlines in Black Newspapers

By Erick Johnson (From the Chicago Crusader, NNPA Member) Forget it Hillary. Sorry Bernie. When…

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First Black Astronaut Robert H. Lawrence Jr. Remains a Forgotten Pioneer
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First Black Astronaut Robert H. Lawrence Jr. Remains a Forgotten Pioneer

By Erick Johnson (Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) Two historic events that changed America occurred 50 years…

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Black Chicago Fights to Save Historic EBONY Building from Developers
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Black Chicago Fights to Save Historic EBONY Building from Developers

By Erick Johnson (Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) Downtown Chicago is set to explode with construction. In…

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Still Pleading Our Own Cause: The Black Press Celebrates 190 Years
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Still Pleading Our Own Cause: The Black Press Celebrates 190 Years

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) The oldest Black business industry in America…

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Chicago’s Black Community Stunned by Latest Police Shooting
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Chicago’s Black Community Stunned by Latest Police Shooting

By Erick Johnson (The Chicago Crusader, NNPA Member) Chicago police have shot another teenager, and…

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Café Mocha Radio Salute Her Tour Concludes with a Celebration of Chicago’s Phenomenal Women
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Café Mocha Radio Salute Her Tour Concludes with a Celebration of Chicago’s Phenomenal Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHICAGO — On December 8th the nationally syndicated Café Mocha show wrapped…

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The Night “Yes, We Can!” Became “Yes, We Did!”
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The Night “Yes, We Can!” Became “Yes, We Did!”

By Patrick Forrest (Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) When President nominee Barack Obama won the election back…

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Crusader Writer Pens Retrospective about Chicago’s South Side
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Crusader Writer Pens Retrospective about Chicago’s South Side

  Special to the NNPA from the Chicago Crusader CHICAGO – Chicago Crusader columnist Elaine Hegwood Bowen…

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