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Staff reporterSNERD By Mortimer Snerd August 16, 2011 The Bears Looking for a "Sod-mother"… The controversy surrounding the slippery sod at Soldier Field isn't on solid footing behind the scenes. As Bears' and Chicago Park District bigwigs bicker about how best to...
Tags: Virginia McCaskey, Oprah Winfrey, Travel, Anthony Quinn, Jay-Z
Former Del. Kenneth L. Webster, who led the battle for and wrote the historic legislation that made the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday a legal state holiday in Maryland, died Friday of kidney failure at the Baltimore Veteran Administration Medical...
Vowing to improve the health of Chicagoans and cut the government's soaring health care costs, Mayor Rahm Emanuel went to a sweaty fitness room in Humboldt Park on Tuesday to unveil a comprehensive health agenda that includes a citywide "wellness plan."...
Mother used to tell this story. She was working as a domestic - this was the late '40s or early '50s - for a Memphis doctor when one day his daughter came up and inexplicably began rubbing her skin. It turned out the child had asked her grandmother...
The Chicago Sun-Times reports: Chicago will hire 111 bypassed black firefighters by March and pay at least $30 million in damages to about 6,000 other black candidates, under a settlement expected to be approved Wednesday by a federal judge here. Last...
Nearly one-quarter of Pasadena’s African American residents left the city in the last 10 years, replaced mostly by Asians and Pacific Islanders, according to 2010 Census figures. A lack of affordable housing and shifts in the real estate market...
Mayor Greg Ballard today was joined by Congressman André Carson, City-County Councillor Maggie Lewis, U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Mark D. Harnitchek, and friends and family of Lieutenant Junior Grade Graham Edward Martin to rename in his honor Fall Creek and...
Clout StreetIt will cost the city at least $45 million to compensate thousands of African Americans who lost a shot at becoming a Chicago firefighter because of a discriminatory test, under a federal court order entered today that brings an end to 13 years of...
Wichita, KS – In the final week of The Kansas African American Museum’s Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit the museum will hosts two events to honor local Tuskegee Airmen and Black Aviators. The first of those two events will be a “Senior...
The Bears Looking for a "Sod-mother"... The controversy surrounding the slippery sod at Soldier Field isn't on solid footing behind the scenes. As Bears' and Chicago Park District bigwigs bicker about how best to maintain the field, my football feelers...
Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has been importing high-quality, slightly-under-the-radar acts for years now. It's great to see that the series is still alive and kicking. Staff members announced the fall 2011-winter 2012 shows this week. As has been the...
Tags: Human Interest, Artists, Travel, Redd Foxx, Toronto (Canada)
On a chilly fall morning, mail carrier Khalalisa Norris wheeled her cart along West Congress Parkway in the city's Austin neighborhood. She had just dropped a bundle of envelopes into the mail slot of a two-flat graystone, when she heard a man call from a...
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