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Cheryl Corley

Cheryl Corley appears in the following:

Coping While Black: A Season Of Traumatic News Takes A Psychological Toll

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Research on the psychological effects of racism, especially on people of color, is still in the early stages. But psychologists warn that events like the Charleston shooting can cause serious stress.

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Millennials Now Out Number Baby Boomers, Census Bureau Says

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Americans born between 1982 and 2000, known as millennials, now comprise one quarter of the country's population. At 83.1 million, millennials outnumber the 75.4 million baby boomers.

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In Charleston, A Day Of Faith And Recovery

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Parishioners returned Sunday morning to the Emanuel AME Church for the first worship service since Wednesday's mass shooting.

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Families Of Charleston, S.C., Victims Say They Will Not 'Let Hate Take Over'

Friday, June 19, 2015

Charleston, S.C., residents are mourning the loss of nine people who were fatally shot Wednesday at a historic black church. A judge set a $1 million bond Friday on the weapons charge for the suspect.

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Charleston Prayer Vigil Honors 9 Victims Of Deadly Church Shooting

Friday, June 19, 2015

People gathered at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., Thursday night to remember the victims of the mass shooting there. Authorities have apprehended a suspect in Wednesday night's shooting.

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'The Projects' Explores The Evolution Of Chicago's Public Housing System

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The face of public housing is changing in the U.S. In one of the biggest experiments, Chicago's Housing Authority has torn down most of its high-rise public housing units. For decades, they were home to thousands of residents who persevered even when the developments became overrun with crime and poverty. Now the American Theater Company is presenting The Projects, a documentary play about the hope, danger and changes that have occurred in public housing as told by current and former residents, gang members and scholars.

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Haiti's Government Unsure How Many Haitians Will Leave Dominican Republic

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The Dominican government hasn't said how many deportees will be sent to Haiti. An international migration group is working with the Haitian government to facilitate the influx.

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Dolezal Controvery Sparks Questions About Modern Civil Rights Movement

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The controversy over Rachel Dolezal's racial identity has sparked many public conversations, including one about the challenges faced by white people who are activists on racial justice issues.

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As White House Time Winds Down, Michelle Obama Speaks Openly About Race

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

In a speech to the 2015 graduates of King College Prep High School in Chicago, Michelle Obama talked candidly about race and how it marked her life. Mrs. Obama has become more outspoken on the issue.

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Former House Speaker Hastert To Appear In Federal Court On Tuesday

Sunday, June 07, 2015

The Illinois Republican, who served as Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1999 to 2007, will hear charges of withdrawing funds illegally and lying to the FBI. He's not the first high-profile Illinois politician to run afoul of the law.

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Hastert Indictment Concerns Ex-Speaker's Time Before Congress, Reports Say

Friday, May 29, 2015

Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert was paying an individual from his past to conceal sexual misconduct, according to multiple news reports.

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Latest U.S. Census Data: Fastest Growing Cities Are In The West And South

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show the 15 cities with the biggest population increases were in the South and West — with two exceptions: New York City and Columbus, Ohio.

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Chicago Wins Bid For Obama Presidential Library

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The Barack Obama Foundation announced Tuesday the bid from the University of Chicago — in the president's adopted home town — beat out proposals from Hawaii, New York and another Chicago university.

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Defense To Challenge Charges Against Baltimore Police In Freddie Gray Case

Monday, May 11, 2015

The 6 Baltimore officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, the black man who was injured in police custody, say the charges they face — ranging from murder to misconduct — should be dismissed.

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Baltimore Mayor Asks Justice Department To Investigate Police Department

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake asked the Justice Department on Wednesday to investigate whether there are patterns of discrimination and excessive force within the city's police department.

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From Oakland To Baltimore, Lessons Learned From Cities Of Unrest

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Such tragic events offer crucial lessons about policing for other cities. Mainly, they've taught officials the importance of good community relationships and keeping the public informed.

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Latest Protests Keep Attention On Police Killings Of Unarmed Minorities

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

It was a day of demonstrations in cities across the nation on Tuesday. The turnout and tone of the protests, organized with the Black Lives Matter movement, were varied.

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Chicago Offers Reparations Package To Police Torture Victims

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The city of Chicago offered a reparations package Tuesday for men who were tortured by a former Chicago police commander and his "midnight crew" of officers from the 1970s until the early 1990s.

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Chicago Voters Keep Mayor Rahm Emanuel In Office

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Rahm Emanuel faced a tough battle in a runoff against leading challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. Both had framed the city's first runoff for mayor as one in which the future of Chicago was at stake.

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Ferguson Activists Hope That Momentum Sparks A National Movement

Monday, April 06, 2015

Leaders of what some call a new civil rights struggle say the protests must lead to long-term strategies. The goal is to sustain a national movement and to get past challenging obstacles.

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