Year: 2017

CCNM December 24, 2017

As little girls we dream of many things and one of the things we dream about is marriage, having a home and children. We have seen the unbelievable, fairy tale movies such as; Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast and The Princess and the Frog, all of which displayed a magical wedding of two people that […]

CCNM December 24, 2017

By Macus Robinson, CCNM Photojournalist   Leaders from all over the country convened in Chicago for the 2017 North American climate summit and Blume Berge awards at the Sheraton Hotel in the Gold coast area. Chicago was one of the cities that received an award    

CCNM November 30, 2017

Billy Robinson aka Willie Robinson was the only uncle that I knew. He never talk down to me and I really appreciated that. One of my funniest memories of him was when I was a young boy visiting my Grandmothers house and Billy took me and my only sister for a ride in the country. […]

CCNM September 3, 2017

By Marcus Robinson It was a long week starting with a double hitter on August 21st. The White Sox had some up and down  moments as they beat the Minnesota twins. Then on Friday, August 25th,  the White Sox battled the Detroit Tigers on Elvis night at the ball Park where they had beat them before. On Saturday, […]

CCNM July 14, 2017

Tuesday morning, June 13th a young black man name Michael Baker graduated from John Hope College Prep Academy. All seemed well that day as I attended his graduation party. He had asked me to attend and he was happy to see that I showed up. I did a video shoot of him and his cousins […]

CCNM June 29, 2017

It was a beautiful day on June 24th in Chicago on the South-side at the Guarantee field home of the Chicago White Sox. It was a sell out crowd, the Sox fans packed the stadium to see the all time great Mark Buehrle, number 56, the number retired Mark Buehrle.   His son and his […]

CCNM June 19, 2017

Community Conversation on Violence Prevention in Chicago                          As summer approaches, concerns rise about the potential violence that may play out during the hottest months of the year. Chicago Urban League President Shari Runner and Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly M. Foxx will lead a solution oriented discussion with community residents on how everyone can […]

CCNM June 9, 2017

June 7, 2017 Mayor Rahm Emanuel today filed an Executive Order formalizing Chicago’s commitment to adopt the guidelines of the Paris Agreement after President Trump withdrew the United States, reneging on a consensus with 196 countries on environment protections. “Chicago has proven you can create jobs while reducing your carbon footprint, and we will continue […]

CCNM June 9, 2017

New grants to strengthen our commercial corridors on Chicago’s South, Southwest and West Sides June 8, 2017  Funding for 32 Neighborhood Businesses Generated by Large Downtown Developments Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced a Chatham vegan restaurant, a North Lawndale plant nursery and a West Humboldt Park art gallery are among 32 initial businesses to receive investments […]

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