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Americans Fought and Died to Preserve the Idea of America [Video]

Americans Fought and Died to Preserve the Idea of America [Video]

Men and women have fought for the last 244 years to preserve the idea the Founding Father’s envisioned for America. The idea that all men were created equal — European, Native, and African American is one of the foundations upon which the country was built. Equality includes everyone having fundamental rights, such as liberty, free […]

Kissing Bugs Are More Common Than People Know

Kissing Bugs Are More Common Than People Know

The Triatomine, or kissing bug, is an insect that carries the Chagas disease. The disease causes about 11,000 global deaths a year. It is called the kissing bug because it normally bites one around the eyes or nose. These insects harbor parasites and transmit them to a person through the bite. Since blood is the […]

North Lawndale Church Proclaimed a Chicago Landmark

North Lawndale Church Proclaimed a Chicago Landmark

North Lawndale’s The Pentecostal Church of Holiness has become a Chicago landmark. On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, Chicago’s City Council approved the designation, keeping the 90-year-old building from demolition. Pastor Chaun Johnson began his campaign to have the church deemed a landmark in 2019. We want to ensure that those who hear about North Lawndale […]

CDC Says Fully Vaccinated Kids Can Go to Summer Camp Mask-Free

CDC Says Fully Vaccinated Kids Can Go to Summer Camp Mask-Free

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) relaxed its recommendation for COVID-19 prevention in time for summer camp. On May 28, 2021, health officials announced fully vaccinated staff members, and kids can enjoy themselves mask-free. Now that people as young as 12 can be vaccinated against COVID-19, the CDC recommends everyone do so as […]

$80 Million Renters Assistance Available to Tenants Affected by COVID

$80 Million Renters Assistance Available to Tenants Affected by COVID

The City of Chicago allocated $80 million for renters that have struggled significantly with making rental payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As of May 24, 2021, those who meet the set qualifications can apply to receive a piece of these funds. Last week, Gov. J. B. Pritzker reported that the eviction ban for the […]

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