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Black Off-Duty Officer Shot By White Cop In St. Louis

A Black off-duty police officer was shot by a White cop in St. Louis.

Black Lives Matter Responds To Claims Of A Dying Movement

Black Lives Matter has issued a response to the controversial “What Happened To Black Lives Matter?” article.

Black folks and healthcare

In a quest to find the reason why black folks are most affected by diseases that are extremely preventable such as Diabetes, heart attack/stroke, breast cancer, just to name a few. We stumbled upon this article by Robert Pearl, MD from Forbes.   The country is in a state of health care denial. Politicians, pundits, […]

Richmond’s Mayor Takes Moderate Path In Confederate Monuments Debate

The controversial displays will remain, but a commission will put them in historic context

Twista: New Music, New Label and Positive Outlook

The Chicago Defender’s Black Music Month Special Edition Twista  | @TWISTAgmg When Carl Mitchell first broke on the scene, his amazing lightning speed style of rap—spitting rhymes with precision—earned him a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the fastest rapper on earth in his youth. He knew this was a natural gift, […]

Ravyn Lenae: Millennial Moves

The Chicago Defender’s Black Music Month Special Edition Ravyn Lenae  |  @ravynlanae   When The Chicago Academy for the Arts (ChiArts) opened its doors in 2009, there was no warning that one their students would become a major recording artist before they graduated. Ravyn Lenae climbed her way into some of the most coveted musical […]

Sam Chatman: The Definition of A DJ

The Chicago Defender’s Black Music Month Special Edition Sam Chatman | Breaking Music and Creating Trends As a teenager, Sam Chatman fell in love with music. He spent most of his adolescence in St. Louis, but moved to Chicago to attend high school. It was the ideal place to soak up the musical diversity of […]

The Boy Illinois: Millennial Moves

The Chicago Defender’s Black Music Month Special Edition The Boy Illinois | @theboyillinois As a small child, William Gilbert Dalton was surrounded by music in his home; with his musician father belting out soulful tunes on his piano and his sister taking their father’s lead. His earlier memories of copying Michael Jackson’s dance moves as […]

Todd Dulaney: Fresh Faces in Faith

The Chicago Defender’s Black Month Special Edition Todd Dulaney |  @todddulaney When Todd Dulaney left a blossoming career in professional baseball to commit his life in music ministry, he had no idea where this life-altering decision would lead him. One evening, visiting Pastor Smokie Norful’s church shook something awake in him that had been dormant […]

Ty Money: Millennial Moves

The Chicago Defender’s Black Music Month Special Edition Ty Money | @tymoney The streets of Chicago can take you in, chew you up and spit you out without any remorse. There are many stories shared of young men whose lives have changed either for the better or worse. Ty Money has walked through most of […]

Mormon girl tells church she’s gay; interrupted, asked to sit down – Chicago Sun-Times


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Mormon girl tells church she’s gay; interrupted, asked to sit down
Chicago Sun-Times
Savannah, a young Mormon girl, told her congregation at a Sunday service that she is a lesbian before her microphone was turned off by local church leaders. Her emotional speech is sparking a new round of discussions about how the conservative religion …
12 year-old comes out to her Mormon churchWGN-TV
Reports: Senate Judiciary Committee looking into former AG Lynch role in Clinton emailsWJLA

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Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she’s gay at church, sparking debate – Chicago Tribune


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Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she’s gay at church, sparking debate
Chicago Tribune
This undated photo provided by Heather Kester, shows Savannah, whose mother requested only her first name be used and who is a young Mormon girl that told her congregation during a Sunday service she is a lesbian before her microphone was turned off …
12 year-old comes out to her Mormon churchWGN-TV
Reports: Senate Judiciary Committee looking into former AG Lynch role in Clinton emailsWJLA

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