Gwendolyn Brooks Won the Pulitzer Prize while Living in a Housing Project
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Gwendolyn Brooks Won the Pulitzer Prize while Living in a Housing Project

By Erick Johnson (Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) Gwendolyn Brooks’ apartment was dark on May 1, 1950.…

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Iconic EBONY Magazine Moves Editorial to Los Angeles
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Iconic EBONY Magazine Moves Editorial to Los Angeles

By Erick Johnson (Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) Los Angeles has lured another Black icon away from…

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Black Press Honors Life and Legacy of Atlanta Inquirer Publisher John B. Smith, Sr.
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Black Press Honors Life and Legacy of Atlanta Inquirer Publisher John B. Smith, Sr.

By Erick Johnson (Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) The Black Press celebrated the life and legacy John…

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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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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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Woman Who Falsely Accused Emmett Till Will Avoid Prosecution
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Woman Who Falsely Accused Emmett Till Will Avoid Prosecution

By Erick Johnson (The Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) He’s been dead for more than 60 years.…

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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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The Great Migration was a Triumph of the Black Press
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The Great Migration was a Triumph of the Black Press

By Erick Johnson (From The Chicago Crusader, NNPA Member) There were over six hundred Black…

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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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Bleak Future Looms for Jackson Family Alma Mater in Gary
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Bleak Future Looms for Jackson Family Alma Mater in Gary

By Erick Johnson Special to the NNPA News Wire from the Chicago Crusader For nearly…

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