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A Colorized View Of The Racial Divide In Chicago

Examining Chicago by racial divide, the city of neighborhoods is reduced to seven very distinct areas.

04/28/2014

Chicago Bears v Washington Redskins

Hester, Chris Johnson Race Cheetahs; Who Wins?

National Geographic has pitted two of the fastest football players against cheetahs from Busch Gardens in Tampa to see who could cross the finish line first.

11/29/2013

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‘The Amazing Race’ Returns With New Cast

The CBS competition series is back for its 23rd installment, with 11 new teams embarking on a race around the world for a chance at winning $1 million.

08/29/2013

Rev. Corey Brooks discusses his cross-country walk to raise money for a community center in Woodlawn. (Credit: CBS)

‘Rooftop Pastor’ Considers Congressional Bid With Jackson Jr.’s Departure

Brooks says two “highly respected” individuals recently reached out to him and asked him to think about running for the 2nd District.

11/25/2012

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in 2007 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly Racist

While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.

10/05/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support Romney

The media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.

09/11/2012

Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers throws a first inning pitch while playing the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on September 5, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Tigers Avoid Sweep By Indians, Remain 1 Game Behind White Sox

Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer in the first inning and Prince Fielder added a solo shot in the eighth to help the Detroit Tigers avoid a three-game sweep with a 7-1 victory Wednesday night over the Cleveland Indians.

09/05/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His Presidency

Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.

08/09/2012

Mitt Romney accepting Donald Trump's endorsement (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial Division

In 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama’s election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.

08/08/2012

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

File photo: Mitt Romney and John Sununu (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Opinion: Learn To Be An American

One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.

07/18/2012

Daily Caller reporter Neil Munro (Photo credit BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Race Baiting Obama’s Hecklers Is Wrong

People who claim that Obama is being heckled and disrespected more than any other president tend to have a short memory.

06/19/2012

Marathon runners. (credit: Jim Prisching/Getty Images)

Guide To The Chicago Marathon

There’s nothing like the excitement of a race. 45,000 runners will hit the streets of Chicago to fulfill their dream of completing a 26.2 mile marathon this weekend. Many years ago, I was one of these happy runners, and now I am an even happier spectator. It’s true that running the race is like nothing else, but you can also get an adrenaline rush from watching the race.

10/01/2011

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Police: Race Was Motive In Some Attacks At Wisconsin State Fair

Police investigating the violent incidents at the Wisconsin State Fair has led to the arrest of a 16-year-old boy who said he targeted white fairgoers.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2011

Danny Davis

Davis To Clinton: Stay Out Of Chicago Politics

Congressman Danny Davis has a message for former President Bill Clinton: Don’t take sides in the Chicago mayor’s race — or else.

12/28/2010

Rob Halpin

Emanuel’s Tenant Drops Out Of Mayor Race

The man who decided to run for mayor of Chicago after he refused to move out of Rahm Emanuel’s house says he’s dropping out of the race, but will remain in the house.

12/06/2010

Wilfredo De Jesus

Wilfredo De Jesus On Business, Race & Being The Underdog

Of the 20 candidates who’ve filed their petitions to run for mayor of Chicago, several are quite well-known. The others, without the big names or big money, are banking on grassroots campaigns somehow catching fire.

CBS 2–11/25/2010

Walter Jacobson

Walter: Don’t Inject Race Into Mayoral Contest

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson is not keen on the idea of a “consensus” candidate for African Americans, and says white people shouldn’t rally behind someone like them, either.

11/11/2010

Senator-Elect Mark Kirk Greeted Voters Wednesday At The Ogilvie Transportation Center. (Bernie Tafoya/WBBM Photo)

Republican Mark Kirk Defeats Giannoulias In Senate Race

Republican Mark Kirk has won the race for the U.S. Senate seat, according to the Associated Press.

11/02/2010

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