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By Bob Smith Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois.“This is so important to our state, not only in the past, but certainly now and in the future,” Quinn said.“We want… Read more
It can be hard to find the best skate parks in town if your a tourist or are new to the skate community. This map details the best skate parks ranked from 1-10, 1 being the most highly recommended park for the best skating experience. From skateboarding, to trick bikes, roller skates, and ice skates… Read more
2013 was the year three radical, feminist, Black organizers, Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi, created a Black-centered movement organized in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer, George Zimmerman. The hashtag BlackLivesMatter was developed as a social media organizing tool and platform to amplify anti-Black racism across the country and call authorities… Read more
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