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Ben Wilson: A Dream Unfulfilled

Ben Wilson: A Dream Unfulfilled
  Basketball fans know the names Marcus Liberty, Nick Anderson, Derrick Rose and the 2012-13 consensus #1 high school basketball player Jabari Parker. Marcus Liberty, from Chicago King was the #1 player in the country in 1987 and the rest attended Simeon High School. Chicago basketball fans know all those names and one more Ben Wilson. Ben... Read more »

Chatham: What to Do In October

Chatham: What to Do In October
There are plenty of events going on in the community that are informational and still plenty of FREE or nearly free events. Thursday October 4,2012 6pm-7:30pm If You Don’t Vote Don’t Complain by Jahmal Cole Whitney Young Library 79th King Drive Thursday Oct 4,2012 7pm Black World Cinema-Chicoand Rita ICE Theaters Chatham 210 W 87th... Read more »

Chatham on Film

Chatham on Film
There are two upcoming film documentaries coming up that will highlight the Chatham community. At the Black Harvest Film Festival being held at the Siskel Film center through August 30th, the documentary “The Curators of Dixon School” by Pamela Sherrod Anderson is being shown. The documentary is described Public schools don’t have to be a... Read more »
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Ben Wilson Cole Park Classic Time: Who Will be the Next

Ben Wilson Cole Park Classic Time: Who Will be the Next
You got game? Think you can coach? Just like to watch players such Derrick Rose and Anthony Davis at the top of their game? This is the place for you! The Ben Wilson Cole Park Classic presented by the Chicago Park District in conjuction with 6th ward Alderman Roderick Sawyer host the city’s best summer... Read more »

2012-The Rise of Chatham

2012-The Rise of Chatham
It is no secret that 2010 and 2011 were two of the worst years the residents of the Chatham community have seen. What could go wrong did go wrong. The community lost Officer Thomas Wortham IV, Michael Bailey and Firefighter Corey Ankum. We saw the closing of two Chicago landmark restaurants, Izola’s and Army &... Read more »

Candlelight Vigil for Ben Wilson

In 1984, Ben Wilson was the #1 high school Basketball player in the country and he and his fellow Simeon team members were considered the #1 basketball team in the country. To my community he represented more than basketball, he represented the hopes and dreams that every parent had for their children. They all wanted... Read more »
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