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A Whiz Kid, an Inmate, a High School Student and More in This Week’s Good News

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A college student discover's a medical shortcut, a former inmate helps his fellow comrades keep in touch with the outside world, and more in our good news roundup. Read more

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Immigration and the Black Community: Finding Synergy to Promote Progress

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Immigration reform affects the black community and its time for us to get active in the discussion as well as stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters who are immigrants. Read more

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Michael Brown’s Funeral Echoes with Cries for Justice

By Yamiche Alcindor, Rick Jervis and John Bacon 

Justice was a recurring theme as thousands of mourners packed the mammoth Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church. Read more

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Jackie Robinson West: A Beacon of Light for Southside Chicago

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Growing from their city’s violent reputation to world sports victors. Read more

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This Week’s Good News

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Ebola patients recover, a Southside Chicago victory, and more in this week’s good news. Read more

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Practical Ways to Help Ferguson

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It has been a little over a week since Mike Brown was shot and killed and the unrest in Ferguson continues, here are some ways to help. Read more

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Mo’ne Davis Pitching Inspiration

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This thirteen-year-old is one of 18 girls that have played in the Little League World Series and is set to break records. Read more

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At Church Rally, Community Pours out Support for Michael Brown’s Family

By Lilly Fowler 

Rev. Al Sharpton suggests that the Michael Brown case would mark a defining moment in civil rights history and fundamentally change the way police engage with the African-American community. Read more

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Across America, Silent Vigils Mark Mike Brown’s Death

By Trevor Hughes 

People across America came together to silently remember Michael Brown, a teen none knew in life but whose death Saturday sparked a wave of unrest in his Missouri hometown. Read more

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After the Ferguson Protests, Church Volunteers Pick Up the Pieces

By Lilly Fowler 

On the fourth morning after Michael Brown’s death, residents from different parts of the region came together to pick up the pieces. Many arrived as part of the faithful. Read more

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