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Student Athlete Alexis Haywood

By Todd Thomas

Alexis Haywood, a sophomore point guard for the Truman Community College women’s basketball team and a graduate of North Lawndale College Prep High School recently sat down with the North Lawndale Community Newspaper to discuss her basketball career and academic goals as she works toward her associates degree, and pursues her […]

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The March on Washington

By: Ms. Chevette M. ConleyWriter/ Photojournalist

On August 28 thousands mobilized in Washington D.C. on the grounds of The Historic Lincoln Memorial for a much anticipated historic march. It marked the 57th Anniversary of the march on Washington that took place in 1963 headed by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King JR. 

Where he gave […]

Congressman Davis Racial Gap in Economic Mobility

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When asked about the racial gap in economic mobility in Chicago, Congressman Davis responded, “there isn’t just a gap there is a chasm” indicating that it is deep and more than what is seen on the surface. “You hardly ever see any black people at construction sites. Sometimes I will see […]

Residents, Church protest Planned Cannabis Facility

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Forty Acres Fresh Market

By Todd Thomas

Forty Acres Fresh Market Owner, Liz Abunaw

Having a healthy diet can be challenging for anyone, and the challenge is even harder for people living in some of the low-income and often undeserved areas of Chicagoland where grocery stores and produce markets are few and far between.

Healthy food advocates […]

Dr. William Yates Discusses COVID-19

By Todd Thomas

Dr. William Yates

As the Coronavirus continues spreading in the Chicago area, a local company – Yates Enterprises has begun distributing products to help people fight the pandemic, including an innovative walkthrough body temperature-taking device. Dr. William Yates, MD the company’s owner and founder spoke with NLCN about COVID-19 and […]

Lawndale Christian Health Center testing for Coronavirus

Lawndale Christian Health Center (LCHC) has been selected as one of several Coronavirus testing site. They are located at 3860 Ogden Ave. This particular coronavirus is called COVID-19, an abbreviation for coronavirus disease 2019 has been plaguing the world, since early January when a whistleblower reported it in China. […]

Creative Salon, Westside Black Men hand out more than 17,000 Masks & Gloves

Mark Carter, Creative Scott and Anthony Jones at Creative Salon a Beauty/Barber shop packaging a mask and a pair of gloves in each zipper locked baggie to give to individuals that come to the salon located at 3946 W 16th Street and to be delivered to senior buildings and other locations.

Since Friday […]