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The Cradle - Raising Black Boys Roundtable

The Cradle, an adoption agency based in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, recently kicked off its new initiative, Our Children: An Education and Empowerment Series, with a roundtable event titled Raising Black Boys. Moderated by local news personality Derrick Young of CBS 2 Chicago, the panel featured five prominent community and business leaders who shared their personal insights…

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I am neither a conspiracy theorist nor someone who uses hyperbole to convey my thesis, but in America, sometimes Black boys don’t come home! This is the grim reality Black parents, especially Black Mothers, refuse to accept, but understand exists. My Grandmother told me that she would spend the night praying whenever any of her…

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For many parents having a child with autism is a unique hardship. There has been discussion in the news regarding giving children vaccinations and the link to autism. A 2004 study by the CDC titled “Examining the possibility of a relationship between an MMR vaccine and Autism,” concluded that the vaccination did not cause autism.…

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