Month: May 2013

CCNM May 23, 2013

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American recording artist, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, the Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time.[1] Houston was one of the world’s best-selling music artists, having sold over 200 million records worldwide.[2] She released six […]

CCNM May 23, 2013

African-Americans have a long history of activism in America, from fighting for the right to vote to pushing for integrated public spaces. Activists like Stokley Carmichael organized freedom rides, James Meredith fought to integrate blacks and whites at the University of Mississippi, and Rosa Parks instigated the Montgomery Bus Boycott. These protests were often legal […]

CCNM May 14, 2013

  There are nearly 400 cameras around the city. The top five most-ticketed intersections raised more than eight million dollars, and many of them are in some of the city’s busiest neighborhoods. Rob Elgas reports. Mayor Rahm Emanuel removed Redflex Traffic Systems Inc.’s bid for the city’s speed camera contract after an Chicago Tribune investigation […]

CCNM May 14, 2013

                  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Fewer Black males were enrolled in the first year of medical schools last year than 32 years ago, a trend that, if left uncorrected, could hamper efforts to provide quality health care to underserved communities, according to a top officer in the American […]

CCNM May 9, 2013

Written by Hayes Brown Just one day after the Air Force’s chief of sexual assault prevention was arrested for sexual assault himself, a new Pentagon report shows a sharp increase in the estimated number of assaults in the military annually. The report from the Department of Defense’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office for Fiscal […]

CCNM May 9, 2013

Many lipsticks and lip glosses found at local drugstores and department stores contain lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum and five other metals, a just-published study by researchers at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health reports. Earlier studies, including one done in 2007 by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, reported the presence of lead in 61 percent […]

CCNM May 2, 2013

PJ Willis is visiting Imagine Engelwood if… President Wanda Carter.  He has a radio program every Friday night from midnight to 4 am on WBGX 1570 AM called “Grown Folks Music”.  He’s working with Imagine Englewood if… and Chicago Communicator Newspaper to help small businesses advertise themselves. For $10 he will announce your business and […]

CCNM May 1, 2013

Three people were killed overnight and 20 others were wounded — including two 16-year-olds — in shootings across the city. About a dozen were shot in 12 hours, police said. The gunfire erupted on a particularly warm day — the city’s first in seven months with temperatures in the 80s — and on the eve […]

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