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CCNM February 12, 2013

Brian Vickers: Since the removal of Rod Blagojevich as the Governor of the state of Illinois, almost two years ago, Illinois government has become worse. Although there is no “political gridlock,” and everybody is apparently getting along in the legislature, even in the General Assembly (State Senate), there is nothing to improve. However, Pat Quinn […]

CCNM February 12, 2013

Brian Vickers The Chicago Bears drafted Jim McMahon in 1982, in his rookie season McMahon instantly showed an ability to get the Bear offense into the end zone; he also showed poise in the pocket, and the mental toughness necessary to avoid mistakes that his predecessors were prone to make. Also in his rookie season […]

CCNM February 11, 2013

By Kendra L. Turner: As Valentine’s Day is among us in the midst of Black History Month, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on real black love. It was a true labor of love that allowed two friends and I to make a 13-hour road trip from Chicago after a more than stressful […]

CCNM January 26, 2013

As Prepared for Delivery –  Vice President Biden, Mr. Chief Justice, Members of the United States Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens:  Each time we gather to inaugurate a president, we bear witness to the enduring strength of our Constitution. We affirm the promise of our democracy. We recall that what binds this nation together […]

CCNM January 25, 2013

By Marcus L Robinson Hello my name is Marcus L Robinson, and I am a Photographer. I take a lot of pictures of just about anything and everything that moves. I am a Black photographer, and sadly to say, I have notice that many people here in the City of Chicago don’t respect Black photographers […]

CCNM January 19, 2013

1.16.13 Statement on President’s Plan to Protect our Children Quinn NEWS   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Brooke Anderson (o. 312-814-3158; c. 312-590-0195)  Wednesday, January 16, 2013 Grant Klinzman (o. 312-814-3158; c. 312-237-6568)  Statement from Governor Quinn Regarding President Obama’s Strong Action to Protect Our Children  CHICAGO – January 16, 2013. After participating in a call […]

CCNM January 19, 2013

South Holland, IL – The South Suburban College Basketball Program will host a Martin Luther King Basketball Classic featuring area high school and college basketball action on Monday, January 21, 2013. The schedule of games is as follows: Woman’s Basketball 11:00 a.m. Curie High School vs. Thornwood High School 1:00 p.m. SSC Lady Bulldogs vs. […]

CCNM January 19, 2013

By Marcus L Robinson    January 16 2013 was a perfect day for a great game at Chicago State University, in the Emil Jones Convocation Center 9500 South King Drive. The parking lot was filled and that could only mean that the stands were filled as well.  Tickets sold for 10.00 per person, and people […]

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