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Written by on July 25, 2014

A Hunger and a Hope, Chicago’s Black Media

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Building Strength in the African-American Community On a cold, rainy night nearly 100 people from Chicago’s African-American community packed a room at Little Black Pearl in Hyde Park to talk with members of the African-American media about how to work together. Attendees represented nonprofits, businesses, youth groups, educators, and families from the South Side and […]

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Written by on January 3, 2012

Who speaks for black Chicago?

You read the headline on the Chicago Defender that says, “Don’t Count Us Out.” Underneath that it says, “Defender remains a staunch advocate for the community.” On page two, president Michael House refutes a Chicago Sun-Times story about his newspaper’s viability. His 106-year-old newspaper, he insists, is not about to vanish. And you wonder. What […]

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Written by on November 2, 2011