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Today, Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) made the announcement that he will not seek re-election in 2018 after a series of sexual misconduct allegations. Conyers is one of the founding members of the Congressional Black Caucus and also the longest-serving member of Congress, having been elected in 1964. Allegations of improper behavior came out recently after…

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Last year I remember being so disappointed that I missed Yasiin Bey’s (formerly Mos Def) final performance at the Kennedy Center. Bey has been pretty elusive these past few years. He has been living in South Africa and recently had issues traveling due to issues with a World Passport. Fortunately for me and many of…

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What a day. Kobe Bryant retires from the NBA and a record that has stood for 20 years has been broken. It truly is the end of an era. As a Chicagoan, I can’t say was distraught over Kobe retiring, but I can’t ignore five championships, an 80-point game and two MVP awards. Kobe is truly one of…

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