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Jada Pinkett Smith Talks ‘Free Angela’

Posted on April 4, 2013

Jada Pinkett Smith speaks about the film ‘Free Angela and All Political Prisoners,’ which she worked on as executive producer.

Jesse Jackson

Posted on January 4, 2013

With this week marking the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. visits to speak on the current state of race relations in the U.S.

100 Black Men of Chicago Scholarship Fair

Posted on October 3, 2012

An event that helps young African Americans get into college, 100 Black Men of Chicago’s 10th annual College Scholarship Fair takes place Saturday, October 13.

Bud Billiken Parade – This Saturday!

Posted on August 6, 2012

Join WCIU, The U at the 83rd Annual Bud Billiken Parade on Saturday, August 11! Also, parade will be broadcast live on The U beginning at 10 AM.

Mathell Givens & the Angels

Posted on July 11, 2012

Mathell Givens has always strove to be an “angel” in other people’s lives. Now, she’s hoping to spread that mentality to others with her book, “Angels in My Life.”

Natural Beauty Expo

Posted on May 4, 2012

With more and more African American women choosing to wear their hair naturally, it’s high time for the first ever Chicago Natural Beauty Expo!

Women of Excellence: Mathell Givens

Posted on April 26, 2012

Mathell Givens, one of 51 Chicago-area African American women recognized by The Chicago Defender, speaks about her organization, No One Left Unheard.

Women of Excellence: Ameena Matthews

Posted on April 25, 2012

CeaseFire’s Ameena Matthews, one of 51 Chicago-area African American women recognized by The Chicago Defender, speaks about being a Violence Interrupter.

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