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Youth showcase their talent and vision for Austin

07.28.2014 News

7th and 8th graders from Ella Flagg Young and Duke Ellington Elementary schools who participated in the 21st Century’s Beyond the Bell summer program performed Friday.

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New documentary shows how War on Drugs has affected one Austin block

07.25.2014 News

The community is invited to the July 25 premiere at Sankofa Cultural Arts & Business Center, 5820 W. Chicago.

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Community event to support black-owned business in Austin

07.22.2014 News

The Austin African American Business Networking Association will host the event at Surf’s Up restaurant, 5815 W. Madison St.

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Relatives of 8-year-old girl found dead in Austin sue the state

07.15.2014 News

The mother and maternal grandfather of Gizzell Ford filed a lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, charging the agency failed to report signs of trouble that led to her death.

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Rev. Ira Acree launches television show

07.14.2014 News

All Hands on Deck airs Fridays from 5 to 5:30 p.m. on CAN-TV Channel 21.

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Art exhibition features work of incarcerated youth

07.11.2014 News

The third annual Free Write Jail Arts & Literacy Program’s show will be held tonight from 6 to 10 p.m. at 1932 S. Halsted St.

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The West Side Writing Project moves to Austin

07.09.2014 News

Middle and high school students are welcome to participate this summer in the 7-year-old program.

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Stand up for peace this month in Austin

07.07.2014 News

The 100 Blocks, 100 Churches campaign against violence continues on Wednesday nights through the end of July.

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Spotlight put on Austin Village

07.01.2014 News

The Chicago Tribune featured the West Side area on its front page Sunday.

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West Side residents march to stop the violence

06.30.2014 News

About 40 people participated in the walk down Madison Street.

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