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Nicole M. Jackson was born and raised in the Bronzeville community on the South Side of Chicago. She has consistently been an active member of her community. Her time as a teacher at McCorkle Elementary and the principal of Hales Franciscan High School demonstrates her love of adding value and giving back to her community.…

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Chicago-based rapper Tray Savage was killed after being shot while driving on the city’s South Side. He was 26. According to Billboard and the Chicago Tribune, the Chief Keef-affiliated rapper had just dropped off his girlfriend when shots rang out on South Evans Avenue at approximately 11 a.m. on June 19. The publications stated that…

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A woman’s body was discovered stuffed in a suitcase on the South Side of Chicago this past Sunday. It has been reported that a group of teenagers stumbled across the suitcase and when it was opened they saw a Black woman inside with no clothing on. The Roseland community is currently on notice and awaiting…

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Summer made its presence felt in a big way in Chicago this past Saturday. The 90-degree weather was in full effect; however it didn’t stop anyone from enjoying themselves at the fifth annual Taste of WVON. The food trucks and vendors lined Lorraine Dixon park on 87th and Dauphin in Chicago. WVON — The Voice of a Nation — made sure…

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In a sport where only 6 percent of the players are black, it’s hard not to notice the Jackie Robinson West team. The Jackie Robinson West team is an all-black team of 11- and 12-year-old boys from Chicago’s South Side. They’re the first team in 30 years from Chicago headed to the Little League World…

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