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  • NAACP president Ben Jealous in the spotlight during March on Washington events

    NAACP president Ben Jealous in the spotlight during March on Washington events
    When NAACP president Benjamin Todd Jealous takes to the steps of the Lincoln Memorial Saturday to address those gathered for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, he'll share his own version of the dream made famous by Martin Luther King Jr....
  • Now everyone's tea'd off

    Now everyone's tea'd off
    Jesse Lee Peterson hit all the right (or wrong) buttons: Gays aren't born that way, most African Americans hate whites, and President Obama is the worst thing to happen to this country. In his interview with Patt Morrison published Wednesday, the South L....
  • South Side street renamed for Massachusetts governor

    South Side street renamed for Massachusetts governor
    Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick was honored on the South Side this afternoon with the unveiling of a city street named in his honor. The 5300 block of South Wabash Avenue was adorned with honorary street signs bearing his name. Patrick was greeted by...
  • Roseland Hospital chief resigns after blaming state for financial woes

    Roseland Hospital chief resigns after blaming state for financial woes
    With Roseland Community Hospital on the brink of closure, President and CEO Dian Powell has resigned a day after officials said she inaccurately blamed the hospital's financial insolvency on missing payments from the state. Powell on Monday said the...
  • 50 years of Chicago's WVON: A Chicago voice that echoes nationwide

    50 years of Chicago's WVON: A Chicago voice that echoes nationwide
    In the volatile world of radio, almost nothing lasts half a century. But a great Chicago radio station — WVON-AM 1690 — has managed the feat: The institution marks its 50th anniversary Monday and celebrates with a concert featuring Toni...
  • Review: 'Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic' a keen look at gifted comic

    Review: 'Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic' a keen look at gifted comic
    Richard Pryor died in 2005 at the age of 65 from a heart attack related to multiple sclerosis. The unexpected thing, given his life and habits and health, was not that he died so young but that he lived so long. Marina Zenovich's enlightening...
  • Bond set at $25,000 for State Sen. Trotter

    Bond set at $25,000 for State Sen. Trotter
    It’s been a whirlwind 24 hours for State Senator Donne Trotter.  Yesterday,  62-year-old Trotter was  on his way to Washington D.C.  He was arrested a O’Hare Airport when TSA agents discovered an unloaded 25 caliber berretta in his carryon...
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns

    Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns
    Jesse Jackson Jr is no longer a congressman. He submitted his letter of resignation to the Speaker of the House in Washington DC Wednesday and walked away from a 17 year career in public service.  After six months off the job, his father, Rev Jesse...
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. Quits Congress, Cites Health Reasons

    Jesse Jackson Jr. Quits Congress, Cites Health Reasons
    CHICAGO -- U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress effective Wednesday, citing the need to spend time "restoring my health." Jackson, who announced his resignation in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, has been is the subject of several...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'The Moment' on NBC

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'The Moment' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 26 - June 1, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SERIES Bridezillas The unscripted series...
  • Wednesday, November 21, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Jonathon Brandmeier 6:05 a.m.  Comedian Paul Rodriguez is serving Thanksgiving dinner at the Laugh Factory.  He'll give you and Johnny B the details.  9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell  10:05 a.m.  Mike McConnell wants to hear about...
  • Jackson misspending probe widens to include wife: report

    Jackson misspending probe widens to include wife: report
    The misspending investigation involving Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has expanded to include his wife Sandi. The Wall Street Journal quotes two insiders as saying investigators are trying to determine whether Sandi Jackson was complicit in...