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Jesse Jackson to take on tech's lack of diversity

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Rev. Jesse Jackson plans to lead a delegation to the Hewlett Packard annual shareholder meeting...
Read more Mar 18 2014, 4:55pm CDT
 

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History Of Civil Rights In Chicago

Source: CBS2 Chicago

2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. March & Rally
By Heather Sadusky 1910: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) founded by both black and white racial progressives. 1917: Race riots in Chicago. 1919: The Chicago Whip newspaper for African-Americans is started. It survives until 1939. August, 1919: Chicago’s most infamous race riot occurs after an African-American boy drowns on the “white side” of a beach, crossing that invisible race line. Over 5 ...
Full article at: CBS2 Chicago Jul 2 2014, 4:05pm CDT
 

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At Least 27 Shot, 1 Killed in Chicago over Weekend

Source: Big Government

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At least 27 people were shot, one of them fatally, in Chicago over the weekend of June 27 to June 29. According to NBC Chicago, the lone fatality was "a 42-year-old man shot in the head while riding his bike." He was shot "just before 9 a.m. Saturday" and was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Ten other people were shot and wounded during the time that passed between Saturday afternoon and ...
Full article at: Big Government Jun 30 2014, 6:03am CDT
 

Quote of the Day

Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

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"Did you know that in the 11 Southern states that had slaves... those who were Jefferson Davis Democrats are now Reagan Republicans?" -- Rev. Jesse Jackson, quoted by the Chicago Sun Times, on the shift in party affiliat ...
Full article at: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire Jun 30 2014, 2:04am CDT
 

2 Teens Among 9 Shot Across Chicago Since Friday Evening

Source: CBS Chicago

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(STMW) — Nine people were shot across Chicago — including two 17-year-old boys — since Friday evening. One of the teens was shot and critically wounded near Rainbow PUSH headquarters in the Kenwood neighborhood. The 17-year-old was walking in the 4900 block of South Drexel Boulevard about 7:35 p.m. when a minivan drove up and someone inside fired shots, striking the teen in the back, police said. He was taken to John H ...
Full article at: CBS Chicago Jun 28 2014, 10:08am CDT
 

16 Shot in Chicago Overnight

Source: NBC Connecticut

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A teenage boy was shot Friday outside Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH headquarters and near President Barack Obama’s Chicago home. He was one of 16 people shot across the city in less than 12 hours. Police say the 17-year-old was walking in the 4900 block of South Drexel Boulevard at about 7:30 p.m. when someone fired shots from a minivan, hitting the teen in the back. The teen, who police say is a "documented gang member," was take ...
Full article at: NBC Connecticut Jun 28 2014, 9:37am CDT
 

Teen Shot Near Obama's Home Among 16 Shot Overnight

Source: NBC5.com

President Obama Visits Austin
A teenage boy was shot Friday outside Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH headquarters and near President Barack Obama’s Chicago home. He was one of 16 people shot across the city in less than 12 hours. Police say the 17-year-old was walking in the 4900 block of South Drexel Boulevard at about 7:30 p.m. when someone fired shots from a minivan, hitting the teen in the back. The teen, who police say is a "documented gang member," was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in ...
Full article at: NBC5.com Jun 28 2014, 9:18am CDT
 

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Jesse Jackson Praises 'Beauty' of Cochran Campaign

Source: Big Government

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Rev. Jesse Jackson praised the “beauty” of Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R-MS) victory over “Confederate” Chris McDaniel in an interview on CNN’s “Wolf” on Thursday. In a discussion on the progress of civil rights Jackson said that one of the problems he sees in America is the fact that “the 11 southern states have gone Confederate again and of the McDaniel variety where a state like South Carolina one-fourth poverty, rejec ...
Full article at: Big Government Jun 26 2014, 2:20pm CDT
 

Perennial Candidate's Daughter Dies in Brazil

Source: NBC5.com

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The youngest daughter of former gubernatorial candidate William "Dock" Walls died in Brazil this week. "Ashley Walls expired on Monday," he wrote Thursday morning on his Facebook page. "I have made all arrangements here in Brazil and am returning to Chicago this evening. Memorial Service arrangements are pending. Please keep my family in your prayers." He wrote that he flew to Brazil on Saturday ...
Full article at: NBC5.com Jun 26 2014, 10:34am CDT
 

Joe Walsh Pulled Off The Air For Using Racial Slurs On Radio Show

Source: CBS2 Chicago

CMT Crossroads: Joe Walsh & Friends
CHICAGO (CBS) – Former Republican Congressman Joe Walsh was kicked off the air in the middle of his radio show on Thursday, for using racial slurs during a discussion of the Washington Redskins controversy. Walsh took to Twitter to vent his frustration after he was cut off in the middle of a discussion over the Redskins nickname, in the wake of the team being stripped of its trademarks, because federa ...
Full article at: CBS2 Chicago Jun 20 2014, 9:50am CDT