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  • Music Mogul Quincy Jones Honored at Ebony Power 100 Gala

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In many ways it was like a family reunion.
  • Ira Winderman: NBA's gambling fantasy? Bosh: 'It is a slippery slope'

    Ira Winderman: NBA's gambling fantasy? Bosh: 'It is a slippery slope'
    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver hinted it was coming, pushed for it Friday in an op-ed piece in The New York Times, and now the NBA is buying in. Literally. Before Silver and players' union leader Michele Roberts got into their revenue spat, the NBA...

    Jane Byrne humbles powerful party pols in mayor's race

    Jane Byrne humbles powerful party pols in mayor's race
    Until Jane Byrne managed the feat 35 snowy winters ago, nobody -- reformers or liberals, dissidents or Democratic Party dropouts -- had been able to loosen the famed Chicago machine's iron grip on City Hall. So going into the 1979 mayoral election,...

    What does it take to be black enough?

    I am the great-great-grandson of an American slave, Amanda Gibbs, and the great-grandson of a free black man, Sylvester Wickliff, whose account of his life is among the slave narratives compiled in the 1930s by the WPA Federal Writers' Project. And that's...

    Altman's Shoes fitting its last customers

    Altman's Shoes fitting its last customers
    After 47 years as a Loop institution, Altman's Shoes for Men will shut its doors Dec. 31. But not before the family business bids farewell to its bevy of loyal customers and finds some new ones with discounts on its inventory of thousands of new and...