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Michael C.: Entertainer Extraordinaire

By: Jamil Shabazz

Style, flair, suave and debonair. Four superlatives that accurately describe entertainer extraordinaire Michael Caston professionally known as Michael C.  Michael Caston was born on the south side of Chicago, blessed with music in his soul. An Army assignment transplanted him from Chicago to Fort Carson and in Colorado his career...

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Twinkle Twinkle, She’s A Little Star

By: Zilingo Nwuke

Raquel Garcia, a 13 year old girl with the voice of a grown woman, has a very bright future ahead of her in the music industry. Could she be the next Jennifer Lopez? How about Shakira or Whitney Houston? After performing during Mayor Hancock’s last State of the City address,...

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Spike in Youth Suicides in the Black Community Sparks Alarm

By: Alfonzo Porter

As African Americans, we have tragically become accustomed to overcoming the vestiges of suffering under the yoke of a nation compelled to ensure our perpetual suffering. But now we have happened upon a crisis that promises to tear at our very souls. Our community has become besieged with a shocking...

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The Lady Doctor: Mother of All Mothers

By: Thomas Holt Russell

Learning about prominent but anonymous historical figures has a purpose other than to highlight their accomplishments. Learning their stories can teach us about life. All of us spend our lives loving, influencing and communicating with others. We sleep, eat, and go to the restroom, just as everyone else regardless of...