Monthly Archives: March 2012

I’m Shocked; You’re Shocked: Another Black Child Murdered

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March 26, 2012
I’m Shocked; You’re Shocked: Another Black Child Murdered

I’m Shocked; You’re Shocked: Another Black Child Murdered By Kenneth Braswell Life can’t get more tragic for the parents of Trayvon Martin. The hard and cold facts are that they both lost a son way too soon in life. Certainly a call made late in the afternoon by police informing them that their son...
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The Black Star Project’s Movers and Shakers Luncheon Series

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March 22, 2012
The Black Star Project’s Movers and Shakers Luncheon Series

Join us for lunch on April 4th with William Farrow, President and CEO of Urban Partnership Bank.
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41 people shot in Chicago including 1 year old and 6 year old

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March 21, 2012
41 people shot in Chicago including 1 year old and 6 year old

1-year-old and mother suffer graze wounds in South Side shooting Chicago police investigate the shooting of a mother and 1-year-old child… (Eric Clark for the Chicago Tribune) March 18, 2012|By Liam Ford | Tribune reporter A mother and her 1-year-old suffered graze wounds in a shooting in the East Chatham neighborhood this afternoon, authorities...
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Peace in the Hood through Better Parenting in the Hood, Resource Fair at St. Sabina

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March 19, 2012
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Join us on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at St. Sabina for a Parent Resource Fair.
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Joins Illinois Governor Pat Quinn In Push To Promote Science, Math

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March 19, 2012
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Joins Illinois Governor Pat Quinn In Push To Promote Science, Math

Gov. Pat Quinn and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar speak to Chicago Public Schools students to encourage them to seek careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. (Credit: CBS) CHICAGO (CBS) – NBA Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar urged Chicago Public Schools students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. WBBM Newsradio’s Michele Fiore reports Abdul-Jabbar joined...
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1 Out of 45 Children Are Homeless in United States

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March 18, 2012
1 Out of 45 Children Are Homeless in United States

Dec 15, 2011 1 out of 45 Children Homeless, Says Report ABC News’ Tom Shine and Amy Bingham report: The congressional hearing room in the Rayburn House Office Building was lit brightly, all warm and cozy. The chairs around the witness table were comfortable, and a bottle of water was set before each place....
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Daddy-Daughter Dance in Oakland, California Big Success!

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March 18, 2012
Daddy-Daughter Dance in Oakland, California Big Success!

Daughter Dance” Brickhouse Talk Features Brookfield Village Elementary School First Annual “Daddy Daughter Dance” March 18, 2012 By Ramonda Cutrer Leave a Comment Ramonda Cutrer & The Lovely Little Girls Picture this: Little girls with radiant smiles laughing, singing and dancing the night away without a care in the world!!! All because their dancing...
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Black Men of Honor College Fair

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March 18, 2012
Black Men of Honor College Fair

Black Men of Honor College Fair is Saturday, March 24th from 10 am until 1 pm at Sixth Grace Church. Come out for more information on specific colleges and universities as well as valuable general information on what it takes to effectively attend and finance your post-secondary education.
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In Different College Basketball Bracket, Study Finds Gap in Graduation Rate

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March 15, 2012
In Different College Basketball Bracket, Study Finds Gap in Graduation Rate

By: Mike Melia, PBS News Hour Ahead of Thursday’s tipoff of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, a study has found anew that the gap in the graduation rate between white and black players remains wide. The annual report, “Keeping Score When It Counts,” by the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports at the...
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Arusi Marriage Retreat for Black Couples

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March 15, 2012
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Marriage Retreat April 28-29, 2012 Hilton Garden Inn Tinley Park, Illinois $100 per couple Sponsored by a grant through the Office for Black Catholics, Archdiocese of Chicago What is Arusi?“Arusi” is Kiswahili for “marriage celebration.” It is an experience designed for Christian marriages. Arusi is an opportunity to discover ways your marriage is part...
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