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West Side Pastor, Community Reclaim Their Block

North Lawndale ranks third highest for violent crimes out of 77 Chicago community areas,  according to the City of Chicago’s data portal. Despite multiple reports of quality of life crimes like sale of narcotics and gang recruitment, some residents and organizations are trying to improve safety and sense of community in North Lawndale. 104 more words

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Dr. Dre Signs 23-Year-Old Rapper From Garland

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GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) – A 23-year-old rapper from Garland caught the ear of Dr. Dre, who signed him earlier this year. 87 more words


‘Return to Asbury’ Event Slated for Aug 7-9

By Taleen Babayan
Armenian Weekly

ASBURY PARK, N.J.—Hundreds of Armenians will once again flock to the Jersey Shore’s historic Asbury Park to spend a weekend full of camaraderie and tradition during “Return to Asbury.” 529 more words

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Maurice Berger, CADVC, Latest "Race Story" in The New York Times

In the latest essay for his Race Stories column in The New York Times, Maurice Berger, research professor at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, examines the research of photographers Martin Parr and Ruben Lundgren, whose exploration of Chinese photobooks has resulted in… 136 more words


Pook's Playlist | Music That Keeps Me Motivated

Whether it was helping me ignore cat-callers on the streets of NYC or cheering me on through a tedious day at work, music has always been there for me. 800 more words


For the Price of One! Corsbie, Jailall, Farrier - By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

For the Price of One! Corsbie, Jailall, Farrier – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

‘The Seawall in Guyana is extremely important,’ says Ken Corsbie, ‘ because a quarter of the population was conceived there!’ … 1,178 more words


Why I'm here for Ciara & Russell Wilson

You don’t have to marry the mother of your child to keep another man from doing the job given to you by biology. You simply have to be present and engaged in your child’s life. 222 more words

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