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Assessing The New 52

Sean Campbell | Posted 11.23.2011 | Black Voices
Sean Campbell

DC Comic's "The New 52," as the launch is being called, has given us a rarity, three books with Black characters as the lead. I decided to take a look at the first issues of these books and see how they stack up.

Cheryle Jackson Running For Obama's Old Senate Seat

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A political rookie who was a top aide to former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich announced Monday that she intends to run for the U.S. Se...

Cap'n Kirk Reporting for Duty

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Shawn Healy

By positioning himself as a centrist removed from the scandalous Blagojevich years, Mark Kirk has a betting chance to wrestle away a Senate seat in a purple state that has trended blue.