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Austin activist questions ministers’ support of GOP candidates

10.16.2014 Opinion

Dwayne Truss explains why he thinks black pastors should not be endorsing Jim Oberweis for U.S. Senate and Bruce Rauner for governor.

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Silence no longer an option, Austin ministers say

10.15.2014 News

Members of the Leaders Network want more economic investment on the West Side.

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Coalition determined to get elected school board

10.14.2014 News

More than 50 people gathered Monday outside McNair Elementary to announce a campaign to get the issue on the February ballot.

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Divvy coming to Austin in 2015

10.12.2014 News

Chicago’s 1-year-old bike-sharing program will be expanding to the West Side.

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Young activist seeking 28th Ward seat

10.10.2014 News

Marseil Jackson, 26, joins teacher Tammie Vinson in challenging Ald. Jason Ervin in the February 2015 election.

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Alderman caught up in controversy over violence prevention program

10.10.2014 News

The Chicago Sun-Times reported this week that aides to Gov. Pat Quinn worried that grants made to groups with ties to 29th Ward Ald. Deborah Graham would become a political issue.

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West Side nonprofits rise to the challenge

10.09.2014 Community

Local resident Valerie Leonard helps organizations by challenging them to become compliant in 30 days.

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Annie Bell Fragrances nets $1,000 in 2 hours of black economic empowerment rally

10.08.2014 News

It’s the third such event sponsored by the Austin African American Business Networking Association.

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Don’t miss today’s deadline

10.07.2014 News

If you want to vote in the Nov. 4 elections, you have until tonight at midnight to get registered online.

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The fearless and the powerful

10.06.2014 Opinion

Columnist John W. Fountain III ponders who’s responsible for the state of African Americans in the U.S.

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