Month: May 2015

CCNM May 28, 2015

By Lynette Holloway A member of the best-known African-American unit of World War I, popularly known as the “Harlem Hellfighters,” is scheduled to receive a posthumous Medal of Honor on Friday from President Barack Obama for heroism during combat. The Medal of Honor will be bestowed upon Private …read more Source: Chicago Defender Category: News, […]

CCNM May 28, 2015

About 50 volunteers came out Sat., May 16, to spruce up the Austin Plaza Arms, 501 N. Central Avenue. Formerly the site of a YMCA, the facility is now used by the Single Room Housing Assistance Corporation (SRHAC) to provide people with temporary housing and a range of support services …read more Source: Austin Weekly […]

CCNM May 28, 2015

When, earlier this month, the Cook County Land Bank Authority identified 13 Chicago neighborhoods and 13 surrounding suburbs in which to aggressively purchase vacant single-family and multifamily properties — Austin was on the list. …read more Source: Austin Weekly News     

CCNM May 27, 2015

By Mark A. Clements Board Member of the Campaign to End the Death Penalty In 1986 Paula Cooper made international news as she became the State of Indiana youngest death row inmate as she plead guilty to murder and robbery of a white bible Sunday school teacher. Paula, is someone that was very outspoken to […]

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