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Evan F. Moore is a freelance journalist who also is a blogger for Chicago Now, WVON, and The Extra Blog: The blog website for Extra, Chicago’s leading bilingual newspaper. He also blogs at Fanning the Flames since 1978.

Sharon McGhee

Sharon McGhee was a member of the WVON family from 1998-2010. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Noon. William C. Harris Funeral Home 9825 Halls Ferry Road St. Louis MO  63136 Feel free to post … Continue reading

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Dr. Chandra Gill: Open Letter to Interscope Records about Chicago’s Violence – Chief Keef

The letter below is written by Chandra Gill, Ph.D., to Jimmie Lovine of Interscope Records. In the letter, Dr. Gill discusses the violence and murders of young men and rappers. Dr. Gill is questioning why Interscope Records is not taking … Continue reading

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My favorites quotes from the Republican National Convention

Compiled by Evan F. Moore Here are some of my favorite quotes from last week’s Republican National Convention: “Barack Obama’s failed us. But look; it’s understandable. A lot of people fail at their first job.” “We own this country.” “I … Continue reading

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1911 United travels to swing states to get President Obama re-elected

1911 United  is a Super PAC founded by members of Kappa Alpha Psi and Omega Phi Psi. 1911 United wants to make sure that President Obama is re-elected this coming November. This super PAC has visited the battleground states to … Continue reading

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Interview with Hoodwinked director Janks Morgan

By Evan F. Moore Filmmaker Janks Morton latest film is called Hoodwinked, Hoodwinked will be an exploration of the most recent data being released by the U.S. Census Bureau,DOJ, DOE, DOC and the CDC to highlight strides and achievements in … Continue reading

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Video:Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s Historic speech outside of Ecuador’s embassy

Julian Assange Historic speech @ Ecuador Embassy 19/08/2012 Compiled by Evan F.Moore: Some of my favorite excerpts from the speech: “As Wikileaks stands under threat, so does the freedom of expression and the health of all our societies. We must … Continue reading

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Hoodwinked

Compiled by Evan F. Moore For over four-hundred years, the majority society has used many tools to reinforce a message that the peoples of African descent are less-than, not-equal-too or not-good enough. In this modern era of information, the media, … Continue reading

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Should black celebrities get involved in social justice issues?

  Should black celebrities be involved in social justice issues? Just because these people are rich and famous should they speak out on certain societal issues that affect the communities they come from?  Or do we as a society ask … Continue reading

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Chicago Clean Energy Press Release

Compiled by Evan F. Moore Chicago Clean Energy, a $3 billion state-of-the-art gasification project proposed for Chicago’s Southeast Side, will provide a huge economic boom for Illinois, creating jobs and making strides and advancements in energy technology. Senate Bill 3766, … Continue reading

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ONLY IN AMERICA (by Bill Griggs)

ONLY IN AMERICA Could a controversy arise over the hair of a sixteen year old who, not only became the first African American to achieve a feat, but in the process, became the very best IN THE ENTIRE WORLD at … Continue reading

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