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  Dr. Frances Cress Welsing Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, a psychiatrist who authored “The Isis Papers,” died January 2 in Washington, D.C. after suffering stroke. Dr. Welsing was 80. A Chicago native, Welsing, the daughter of a physician and a school teacher, graduated from Howard University Medical School. Welsing caused a stir after she said that homosexuality among African-Americans was[Read More…]

Marchers block traffic and store entrances to protest deadly police shooting

  by Frederick H. Lowe CHICAGO — Chanting “16 shots and a cover up,” 1,000 men and women on Friday marched down North Michigan Avenue, Chicago’s poshest shopping street, blocking entrances to stores to protest the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke and the alleged cover up of the deadly shooting by top[Read More…]

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