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Cheyanne M. Daniels is a staff reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times via Report for America, a not-for-profit journalism program that aims to bolster the paper’s coverage of communities on the South and West sides.

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A lifetime of waiting: South Side chef’s recipes featured in global cookbook

Josephine "Mother" Wade, owner of Chatham’s soul food restaurant Josephine’s Southern Cooking, has her recipes for shrimp etouffee and hush puppies featured in an exclusive cookbook featuring chefs from around the world.

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Volunteers beautify West Side elementary school on day of service honoring King

On Monday, hundreds of volunteers gathered at Joseph Kellman Corporate Community Elementary School as part of City Year Chicago’s annual day of service to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

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Rainbow PUSH Coalition to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with new documentary

A new documentary by Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition details King’s reason for coming to Chicago in 1966 and the birth of the PUSH Excel educational program. It airs Monday night.

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Ida B. Wells’ latest honor: a Barbie doll

The doll is set to hit stores Monday. According to Barbie’s Twitter account, it is part of Mattel’s Inspiring Women series, intended to highlight "heroes who inspire us to dream big."

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South Side church looks to develop hub for Black life

Rev. Byron Brazier, pastor of the Apostolic Church of God, and his son, J. Byron Brazier, have laid out a $600 million plan for the Woodlawn neighborhood.

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Community honors anti-violence activist fatally shot in West Pullman

Family, friends and community members held photos of LaNiyah Murphy as they shared a story of a beautiful, intelligent young woman who had overcome being shot and wounded in 2018.

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Holiday for Día de los Reyes honors spirit of giving

Families gathered in Humboldt Park on Thursday to celebrate Three Kings Day, a popular Latin American holiday.

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Divvy ofrece membresía de descuento a los estudiantes de los City Colleges

Divvy for Everyone, de $5 al año, es la alternativa a la membresía estándar de Divvy de $9 al mes.

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Austin public library branch closes due to high COVID rate among staff

The West Side branch of the Chicago Public Library system has closed its doors after multiple staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

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New program offers City Colleges of Chicago students free Divvy bike rides

Students at any City Colleges of Chicago location can get a free one-year membership in the city’s "Divvy for Everyone" program.