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Between 1904 and 1907, Germany’s imperialist policies attempted to exterminate a whole section of the Namibian people. Steppenwolf for Young Adults will examine that time in history when it stages Jackie Sibblies Drury’s 2012 play “We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the…

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Chance the Rapper has proven time and time again that he is passionate about reaching out and giving back to the youth of Chicago. Whether surprising students with an appearance by Kanye West at an open mic event for high school students or bringing Kendrick Lamar on stage to the amazement of the crowd at the…

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Chicago based emcee Chance The Rapper is putting together a free concert for teens at the city’s Northerly Island venue. The concert, being called the Teens In The Park fest, will take place Wednesday, June 24, 4-7 p.m. It features acts selected by the “Surf” rapper. The event is being sponsored by the City of…

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View some of Burroughs’ works demonstrating her artistic expression and sign the petition in support of the voice that is an important part of our history. Click here to sign the petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/rename-31st-street-harbor?source=s.icn.em.mt&r_by=8249924 Dr. Margaret Burroughs established the DuSable Museum of African American History, and now it’s time for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Park District to rename…

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(Additional Photos: Adrian S. Burrows Sr.) Chicagoans from across the city came out in droves for the third annual Chicago Westside Music Festival held last weekend in Garfield Park. Radio personalities Consuella Williams and Kenya Simone hosted the admission-free festival created to bring the city and residents of the Westside a day of food, fun, and entertainment…

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