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Dunbar Vocational High School Bounces Back As Trades Training Hub

by Kai EL’ Zabar

Congressman Bobby Rush and Mayor Rahm Emanuel collaborate in the effort to revitalize Dunbar High school and surrounding Bronzeville community.

 

Starting this fall, Dunbar Vocational high school with a student body that’s 97 percent African-American will be known as the “Construction Trades Campus at Dunbar.”  Trade courses for elect

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Lead In Chicago’s Water?

By Ken Hare

Chicago Defender Staff Writer

Side by side water samples from Flint, and Detroit, Michigan

Predominately an industrial town in the 1950s, 60s and 70s, Flint, Michigan was once home to some of the giants in automobile manufacturing and their cottage industries that dumped tons of corrosive waste into the Flint River for decades. Since the

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 13:16

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Lead In Chicago’s Water?

By Ken Hare

Chicago Defender Staff Writer

Side by side water samples from Flint, and Detroit, Michigan

Predominately an industrial town in the 1950s, 60s and 70s, Flint, Michigan was once home to some of the giants in automobile manufacturing and their cottage industries that dumped tons of corrosive waste into the Flint River for decades. Since the

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 13:16

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How To Ensure Work Life Balance

Woman working from home.

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Even with a massive workload, there are ways to ensure your work-life balance remains intact. Here’s some tips to take you from the desk to that after work date in one swift click of a mouse.

Set boundaries

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There is nothing worse than dedicating eight plus hours to an employer, only to...

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 09:36

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Provident Hospital Is..

By Ken Hare

Chicago Defender Staff Writer

Provident Hospital today, Washington Park

Provident Hospital and Training School was founded on May 4, 1891. The first African-American owned and operated hospital in America was established in Chicago by Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, a Black surgeon during the time in American history where few public or private

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 08:26

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