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Tennis Star Under Investigation For Alleged Racist Remark About Serena Williams

Ilie Nastase is under investigation by the International Tennis Federation for allegedly making a racist remark about Serena Williams’ pregnancy.

Court allows Chicago church to fire gay worker under religious … – Washington Blade


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Court allows Chicago church to fire gay worker under religious …
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A court has ruled a church can fire a gay man under a religious exemption. A federal court this week rejected a Chicago-based music director’s claim he was …

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Obama To Call Out Trump In Post-Presidential Speeches?

Barack Obama will return back to public life with an April 24 Chicago event, with Democrats wondering if he will take President Donald Trump to task on several issues and policies.

West Town church celebrates 150 years – WLS-TV


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West Town church celebrates 150 years
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There was the Chicago fire, and plans to demolish the church to pave the Kennedy Expressway. “This very church moved an expressway, the expressway wraps around the church,” said Father Anthony Bus of St. Stanislaus Kostka. There have been lightning …

Eric Church Plays Epic Show in Chicago – LemonWire

LemonWireEric Church Plays Epic Show in ChicagoLemonWireEric Church fans got quite the treat last week when the country music star showed up for his Chicago show. For starters, the show brought 13,000 fans to the arena. But, on top of that, Church play…

Lil Duval & Faizon Love Talk New ‘Grow House’ Film With Roland Martin

Roland Martin traveled to Atlanta with Rodney Perry to chop it up with the funnymen and had a wild conversation.

Death Of Chicago Judge Raymond Myles Highlights Perils Of The Job

A tragic case unfolded in Chicago’s Southside neighborhood earlier this month in the fatal shooting of Circuit Court of Cook County Judge Raymond Myles.

Howard University President On Criticism, Challenges & Future Of The Fabled HBCU

President Wayne A.I. Frederick talks candidly about recent controversies.

IN THE MIXX: Lake FX CreativeCon, Rolling Stones Exhibit and Essence Features Kim Foxx

Dr. Willie Wilson spent part of his Easter Sunday at Greater Harvest Baptist to launch National Bail Reform Movement. He has become a public advocate for criminal justice reform and utilizing his wealth for the common good. His recent $160,000 donation to assist Cook County taxpayers with their property taxes brought a great deal of […]

Dr. Paul Phillips: Better Man Than Me Foundation

In a time where a life can be taken in a blink of an eye or the wrong choice can lead one down a path of no return—Chicago is suffering an epidemic of loss—the loss of our African American men. Dr. Paul Phillips created the Better Man Than Me Foundation (BMTM), a nonprofit organization, to […]

Spotlight: BomaniNow/Kaycee Sykes

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Chicago Defender Women In Music Profile: Cathy Carroll

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