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On Labeling Women 'Crazy'

On Labeling Women 'Crazy'

I've had to quit telling stories about crazy exes or women I've dated.

The problem was that I started realizing that when my friends and I would talk about our crazy exes or what-have-you, more often than not, we weren't talking about ex-girlfriends or random dates who exhibited signs of genuine mental health issues. Now I did have a few where I

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  • Written by The Chicago Defender
  • Category: Chicago

DuSable Museum presents Whoopi Goldberg's sold out film I Got Somethin' To Tell You

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    Photo courtesy of DuSable Museum of African American History 

    CHICAGO - DuSable Museum of African American History will present this weekend Whoopi Goldberg's sold out directorial debut "I Got Somethin' To Tell You."
    The documentary feature showcases comedy pioneer Moms Mabley, often referred to as "the funniest woman in the world."
    Mabley comes to

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    • Category: Chicago

    Height of 1 World Trade Center debated in Chicago

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      CHICAGO (AP) — Rising from the ashes of 9/11, the new World Trade Center tower has punched above the New York skyline to reach its powerfully symbolic height of 1,776 feet and become the tallest building in the country. Or has it?

       

      A committee of architects recognized as the arbiters on world building heights is meeting Friday to decide whether a

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      Wife: Trotter was treated for aneurysm, seizures

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        CHICAGO (AP) — The wife of Charlie Trotter said doctors discovered the acclaimed chef had an aneurysm months before he died and that he'd been taking medicine to control seizures, his blood pressure and high cholesterol.

        Trotter was declared dead Tuesday at a Chicago hospital after paramedics found him unresponsive in his home. An autopsy conducted

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago