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Supreme Court Could Bring Back Jim Crow Voting Laws

The word ‘budget’ conjures up feelings of deprivation and sacrifice – feelings humans avoid. Seeing… Continue
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Chokwe Lumumba: Remembering “America’s Most Revolutionary Mayor” (Part 1/2)

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James Brown Estate Fight Raises Many Questions

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What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…

The 1960’s – From Civil Rights to Black Power

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Death of Harold Washington

November 25, 1987 we were recording the lighting of the Salvation Army Christmas Tree near Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago when we learned that Mayor Harold Washington had suffered a heart attack. This is the first national news story I worked on as a young producer with WCFC-TV 38 Chicago. Wade Bobbitt ran camera as I recall.Read more…

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James Brown Estate Fight Raises Many Questions

City Councilman Nick J. Mosby visited several high schools Friday to connect teens with a group of people he knew would get their attention: Baltimore-bred rappers.
The councilman – whose West Baltimore district was the center of the unrest that followed the death of Freddie Gray – enlisted Young Moose, Lor Scoota, Chino and others to talk to the students about their dreams and journeys, andRead more…

Supreme Court Could Bring Back Jim Crow Voting Laws

Military veterans are at least twice as likely as civilians to hold high paying jobs…
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