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Deval Patrick, a native of Chicago’s South Side and Massachusetts’ first black governor, mulling Democratic White House run | Chicago Tribune

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FacebookTwitterMailFormer Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is considering making a late run for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to two people with knowledge of his deliberations. Patrick, a close friend and ally of former President Barack Obama, ruled out a presidential bid earlier this year but has since been talking with Democratic operatives and donors about launching a campaign. His deliberations […]
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Bud Billiken Parade Saturday to be bigger, better than ever (1975) – Chicago Tribune Tho most children today do not know who Bud Bliliken is or who he is supposed to represent, Billiken lives on each year in the parade of bands and floats that wind along Martin Luther King Drive.">Bud Billiken Parade Saturday to be bigger, better than ever (1975) – Chicago Tribune Tho most children today do not know who Bud Bliliken is or who he is supposed to represent, Billiken lives on each year in the parade of bands and floats that wind along Martin Luther King Drive.

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Tho most children today do not know who Bud Bliliken is or who he is supposed to represent, Billiken lives on each year in the parade of bands and floats that wind along Martin Luther King Drive.
Bud Billiken Parade Saturday to be bigger, better than ever (1975) – Chicago Tribune Tho most children today do not know who Bud Bliliken is or who he is supposed to represent, Billiken lives on each year in the parade of bands and floats that wind along Martin Luther King Drive." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

West Side Stories: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

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In the early 1900s, editor and founder of The Chicago Defender Robert Sengstacke Abbott urged Blacks to come to the north, especially Chicago, by advertising successful Black individuals in the city with many job opportunities and a boisterous social and entertainment life as inspiration for Blacks to leave the South.
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