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  1. Ida B. Wells-Barnett's Family Continues Fundraising Efforts For Chicago MonumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | NewsOne

    Over the course of her life, Wells-Barnett made major contributions to the city, the news outlet writes. She launched several Chicago-based organizations that helped African Americans rise up the ranks in politics-resulting in the election of the city's first Black alderman-and she created the first kindergarten program for Black children.

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  2. Dorothy Brown Could Be The First Black Woman Mayor Of ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | NewsOne

    Black woman is making a play for Chicago's mayoral office. Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown announced her decision Thursday to run in next year's race and oust the city's Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago Tribune reported.

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  3. University Of Chicago Pays Tribute To Forgotten Black Scholar With StatueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | NewsOne

    Dr. Georgiana Simpson , the school's first African-American female Ph.D. graduate in the early 1900s, was honored with a statue Tuesday, CBS Chicago reported. The life-sized bronze bust is the first of its kind on campus.

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  4. $25 Million National Fund To Ensure Preservation Of Black Historic SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | NewsOne

    More than $3 million has been collected for the African-American Cultural Heritage Action Fund , a multi-year effort announced Wednesday. is serving as both an advisor and ambassador for the preservation society's fund effort.

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  5. Top 5 Dick Gregory Conspiracy TheoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | NewsOne

    In honor of his memory, NewsOne has gathered five of his top conspiracy theories: There was nothing accidental about Prince's drug overdose at his Paisley Park home on April 21, 2016, Gregory says. He was actually killed for confronting music industry executives.

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  6. Mother Killed, 4-Year-Old Son Wounded In Chicago ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | NewsOne

    Nikia Betts and her 4-year-old son were victims in a string of Chicago shootings that left 16 people harmed. un violence in Chicago remains a lingering issue as a mother and her 4-year-old son were amongst 16 people that were shot over a 17-hour time span in the city, reports the Chicago Tribune .

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  7. String Of Chicago Shootings Leaves 3 Dead, 13 WoundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | NewsOne

    According to the outlet, the shootings took place between Friday and Saturday. Police say during one of the attacks, which occurred in the 5200 block of West Kamerling Avenue on Friday evening, gunmen "ambushed" a 27-year-old mother, her 4-year-old son, and a 19-year-old man that they were with.

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  8. Chicago Lyft Driver Accused Of Zip-Tying & Raping Woman At KnifepointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | NewsOne

    Chicago Lyft driver was arrested on July 19 after being accused of zip-tying and raping a 25-year-old woman at knifepoint after she fell asleep in his car, NBC Chicago reports. The Cook County state's attorney's office said Angelo McCoy , 48, of the 7200 block of South Sawyer Avenue, is facing aggravated criminal sexual assault, aggravated kidnapping, armed robbery and unlawful restraint charges.

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  9. 'Safari' Tours: Ousted Chicago Official's Email...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | NewsOne

    Paul Hansen, who is White, reportedly mocked the deadly Fourth of July violence in Black neighborhoods by offering fake "Chicago Safari" tours t a time of troubling violence in some of Chicago's Black communities in a city known for its racial divide , an ousted supervisor at the city's "scandal-plagued" water department is under fire for circulating racist emails, according to the Chicago Tribune . Paul Hansen, who is White, reportedly mocked the deadly Fourth of July violence in Black neighborhoods by offering fake "Chicago Safari" tours, according to a new watchdog report released Monday, writes the Tribune.

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  10. President Obama's BFF Valerie Jarrett Signs Book DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | NewsOne

    " I don't want to just tell my story - I want to share the experiences, life lessons and values that have shaped who I am and my ideas for the future ," she said in a news release. Jarrett's memoir will start from childhood experiences and include her personal history, as well as civic advice, the Seattle Times reported.

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