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Identity 2005-10-01

 
identity 2005-10-01

Measure of Man

HUNG: A Meditation on the Measure of Black Men in America, Scott Poulson-Bryant; Doubleday, Hardcover $24.95, (224 p) ; ISBN 0-385-51002-0 reviewed by Tony Peregrin For a lot of men, how you 'hang' has a ...
identity 2005-10-01

We're Hurting Our Own

For awhile now, I've been writing articles that 'push buttons' to get a rise out of my readers. And, your feedback suggests that my quest has benefited folks by influencing conversation and debate on my ...
identity 2005-10-01

Mundo De-mente

Demente. Inigualables lectores de Chicago y Suburbios: Ahorita mismo es de noche pero no tan noche y lo confieso, las neuronas me revolotean (y que conste que dije la neuronas y no las hormonas eeeh) ...
identity 2005-10-01

What is a Puerto Rican?

By Carlos T Mock, MD I recently wrote a brief history of Puerto Rico. The funny thing is that as I wrote the article I could not help but ask, 'What is a Puerto Rican?' When I was growing up ...
AIDS Walk & Run

AIDS Walk & Run

Photo from the AIDS Walk & Run in September, where about 5,000 people helped raise $200,000. Photo by Amy Wooten ...
identity 2005-10-01

Ask Chat Daddy

Congratulations to the entire Windy City Media Group Family and especially our beloved publisher, Tracy Baim, for seeing the need and understanding that there are many untold stories that have to be told through your ...
Book Showcase: Getting Fab with Sylvester

Book Showcase: Getting Fab with Sylvester

The Fabulous Sylvester by Joshua Gamson (Henry Holt; $26)

Reviewed by Andrew Davis Pictured
identity 2005-10-01

Reward Offered in Teen's Death

A $1,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the conviction of the person who killed Michael Steven Williams, 14. Williams was found naked (except for a sock on a foot) in a park ...
identity 2005-10-01

What's the 411? —An ACT of Cowardice

'God Bless the Chile that got his own, that got his ooown!' — Billie Holiday Hurricane Katrina, the most devastating storm in American history, has surely left its mark on the 21st century. It has caused ...
identity 2005-10-01

Youth Health Group Seeks Leaders

The Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health (ICAH) is taking applications from young leaders who wish to help implement projects for social change that promotes sexual health, reproductive rights and the rights of teen parents. Last ...
identity 2005-10-01

FEATURE: Bush's Moral Indifferences

Those Black Christian pastors that urged their congregations to support President Bush because of his views on abortion and gay civil rights have got to be kicking themselves for their blind allegiance to his moral ...
identity 2005-10-01

Grapevine: Foot-in-Mouth Disease

'And so many of the people in the arena here [ the Houston Astrodome ] , you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this is working very well for them. ... What I'm hearing, which is sort of scary, is they ...
identity 2005-10-01

Sweet Sixteen

'Each morning I open my eyes is a miracle. The blessing of opening them is temporary on any given day.' — From the poem Cordon Negro, by Essex Hemphill Living long enough to make it to the age of 16 ...
identity 2005-10-01

Illinois Governor Announces New Black HIV/AIDS Initiative

On Sept. 15, before a packed auditorium at Northeastern Illinois University's Center for Inner City, Gov. Rod Blagojevich announced an expanded HIV/AIDS social marketing effort designed to reach the ...
identity 2005-10-01

Shaq Helps Gay Couple

Associated Press reported Sept. 13 that Shaquille O'Neal 'has been credited with an assist away from the basketball court, following a suspect who allegedly assaulted a gay couple and alerting police. The 7-foot-1 Miami Heat ...
identity 2005-10-01

ZAMI Honors

ZAMI, Inc., an organization for lesbians of African descent based in Atlanta, marked the 10th Anniversary of its Audre Lorde Scholarship Fund in a day-long celebration Sept. 24—13 scholars from across the country have been ...
identity 2005-10-01

SPIRITUALITY: Come to the Table!

In 1998 I came back to the table. Why did I? I heard a communion service with Reverend Greg Dell at Broadway United Methodist Church that changed me deeply. That Spring day when I walked back to the communion table ...
ALMA Benefit

ALMA Benefit

The dance group Esemble EspaƱol performed at the Association of Latino Men for Action Apoyando Nuestro Futuro fundraiser Sept. 17 at the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...
identity 2005-10-01

Lending Hands for Life: Help in Humboldt Park

For decades, Erie Family Health Center has provided help in a variety of medical, social, and cultural areas for Chicago's citizens. There are branches of the center in different neighborhoods, including a teen-centered facility at ...
identity 2005-10-01

Purrfectly Speaking

Happy Birthday to Me WOW! I can't believe that it is already here. Forty years old! It just doesn't seem real to me. In the past several years of continual introspection, facing lifelong 'demons' and ...





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