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Monkeypox Is a Double Standard Infection

Monkeypox Is a Double Standard Infection

The monkeypox virus was first found in the late 1950s. During that time there were two pox-like epidemics in the colonies of monkeys, therefore they called the disease “monkeypox.” The earliest case of monkeypox was documented in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of Congo throughout a term of escalated attempts to terminate smallpox. Since then, […]

Chicago City Council Narrowly Passes Controversial Curfew Extension

Chicago City Council Narrowly Passes Controversial Curfew Extension

Despite protests from alderpeople, activists, and youth who will be affected by the change, Chicago‚Äôs city council passed a controversial measure pushing curfew for teens under 18 from 11 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday. The measure was passed in a close vote; with 30 in support and 19 against. At the end of a month […]

Juneteenth Is Approaching Come Celebrate With Phalanx

Juneteenth Is Approaching Come Celebrate With Phalanx

There is a big celebration coming soon for the community. The month of May getting ready to come to an end. Juneteenth is a holiday that marks the anniversary of when slaves were emancipated on June 19, 1865. By then slaves were supposed to be freed almost two years prior to 1865 but the people […]

All-NBA Teams Signals New Era

All-NBA Teams Signals New Era

With the playoffs winding down, and the finals approaching quickly; officials have revealed the All-NBA teams for the 2021-22 season. There are some names that made it but the shocker of it all is the players that made the first team All- NBA. Stars Luka “The Don” Doncic (Dallas Mavericks), Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns), Jayson […]

Chicago City Council Members Demand Answers From Police Superintendent Regarding Plans to Fight Crime This Summer

Chicago City Council Members Demand Answers From Police Superintendent Regarding Plans to Fight Crime This Summer

A group of Aldermen led by Ald. Raymond Lopez of the Back of the Yards neighborhood, rallied Monday to summon Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown and others from the Mayor’s office to present their specific plans to alleviate the rise in crime expected to occur this summer. With the month of May coming to an […]

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