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Reparations approved in Evanston, Ill.

First city in the country to approve reparations

Marijuana will be legalized in Illinois on Jan. 1, 2020 and the city of Evanston..

HireLAX program registration open

Dec. 14 orientation

Job hunters are invited to register for the next mandatory..

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The reason for the season is year-round in gospel music

Melodies of Black soul

Gospel. The word derives from the Old English godspell, a translation of..

Food safety during the holidays

The centerpiece of any holiday feast is the bird -- whether a perfectly basted..

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Entrepreneurship is not for everyone

Requires sacrifice and self-confidence

Being an entrepreneur isn’t easy. Working outside..

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Proposition 52

If passed in November, Proposition 52 would enhance an existing law that imposes fees on hospitals and directs those fees and federal matching funds to hospital-provided Medi-Cal healthcare services.

How zip code impacts your life expectancy

Where you live can contribute to your well-being

Grandma lived in Pasadena until she was 102, and you’re hoping that you’ve inherited those good genes. But, according to the California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities, a 10-year, community engagement initiative which celebrated its “halftime” on April 16, when it comes to health, your zip code matters much more than your genetic code.

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‘Subversive Habits’

Exploring the history of Black nuns

During Black History Month, there are a lot of pioneers, heroes, inventors and artists we remember. And every year, we learn more about our history, gaining more pride through that knowledge.

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‘Freeze Frame’ tackles issue of gun violence

Special performances of “Freeze Frame,” a play about gun violence written by Debbie Allen,

World AIDS Day

Program targets Black youth

The theme for the 2015 World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, is “The Time to Act is Now,” and on the official U.S. Government website,

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