First Lady Notes Personal Struggles in Chicago Graduation
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First Lady Notes Personal Struggles in Chicago Graduation

SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama drew on her hometown…

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Violence Wanes in Chicago, but Fear Looms Over Mayor’s Race
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Violence Wanes in Chicago, but Fear Looms Over Mayor’s Race

DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A few years ago, violence on Chicago streets…

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Jordan Davis Worried That He Wouldn’t ‘Make it’ in Life
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Jordan Davis Worried That He Wouldn’t ‘Make it’ in Life

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Filled with doubt about his future,…

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Parents of Hadiya Pendleton ‘Still Mourning’
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Parents of Hadiya Pendleton ‘Still Mourning’

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA National Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – After a long day of travelling,…

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Parents of Slain Black Teenagers in Chicago and Jacksonville, Fla. to be Honored by Black Press in Washington, D.C.
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Parents of Slain Black Teenagers in Chicago and Jacksonville, Fla. to be Honored by Black Press in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (NNPA) Cleopatra and Nathaniel A. Pendleton, Sr., parents of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendelton,…

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National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation to Host Black Press Week
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National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation to Host Black Press Week

For Immediate Release Contact: Thelma Walker, 847.404.9997, tmunsonwalker@yahoo.com Adorn Lewis-Mitchell, 312.318.9696, adornlmitchell@aol.com National Newspaper Publishers…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Street Gangs – Chicago Style
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Beyond the Rhetoric: Street Gangs – Chicago Style

CHILD WATCH: The Devastating Voices of Children
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CHILD WATCH: The Devastating Voices of Children

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist “My friends are dead. I saw the bad man.…

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CHILD WATCH: An All-American Crisis
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CHILD WATCH: An All-American Crisis

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   “We are caught in an inescapable network of…

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Hadiya Pendleton Murder: Chicago Teen Who Participated in Inauguration Gunned Down After School
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Hadiya Pendleton Murder: Chicago Teen Who Participated in Inauguration Gunned Down After School

[Chicago Tribune] Ten-year-old Nathaniel Pendleton Jr. recalled the way his big sister Hadiya would often…

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