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City to deposit $20 million in Chicago’s last black-owned bank

The last black-owned bank in Chicago is set to receive a $20 million deposit of city funds. City Treasurer Kurt Summers on Monday announced the deposit into Illinois Service Federal Savings and Loan Association. Founded in Chicago in 1934 to help give the black community better access to credit, ISF Bank is one of just more than 20 black-owned banks ...

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COUNCIL OF BRONG AHAFO ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA (COBAANA) CHICAGO CONVENTION COMMUNIQUE

The eighth Annual convention of the Council of Brong Ahafo Association of North American ended in a grand style at Holiday Inn Conference Center in Matteson, Illinois on Sunday September 3rd 2017. The two days events included COBAANA general meeting, fund raising dinner dance, traditional festivities and picnic. The Convention was under the theme “Education, powerful tool for development” The ...

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ALDI Plans Grand Re-Opening in Evergreen Park

This story originally appeared at patch.com EVERGREEN PARK, IL — The much awaited grand reopening of the newly updated ALDI grocery store in Evergreen Park is set for Thursday, Sept. 21. The store at 2541 W. 95th Street has been closed for the past several weeks while undergoing a makeover. ALDI plans to remodel more than 130 stores in Chicago ...

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Cook County Soda Tax: Boykin Fights To Repeal Measure

This story originally appeared at patch.com CHICAGO, IL — If former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is going all-in to keep the Cook County sweetened beverage tax alive, Commissioner Richard Boykin is upping the ante. Boykin (D-Oak Park) is set to present an ordinance Wednesday to repeal the controversial sweetened beverage tax. Scores of residents are expected to attend ...

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Council of Ewe Associations of North America (CEANA) 2017 CEANA Convention Communique : Video and pictures!

The Council of Ewe Associations of North America (CEANA) celebrated its 24th annual convention on Labor Day Weekend, August 31st – September 3rd 2017, at the Marriott Hotel, Tarrytown, New York. The theme, “Improving Health Delivery Systems in Eweland”, was selected to address healthcare challenges that currently face the people of Eweland. The convention focused on raising funds for the ...

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Okwahu United of North America 30th anniversary celebration held in Columbus Ohio

Source: Alexander R. Anim – Mensah/ ghanaweb.com This year’s Okwahu United of North America’s (OUNA) Congress was in Columbus. It was hosted by the Ohio Chapter, Kwahuman Association of Ohio (KAO) with the theme “Education! A Promise for All Obooma”. This event coincided with OUNA’s 30th Anniversary Celebration. The 3-day event started September 1 and ended on the 3rd. The ...

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One week celebrations in Honor of the Late Mrs. Elizabeth Bekoe!

September 9 2017 Chicago IL: Members of the Ghanaian Community gathered at 741 E 84th Street for one week traditional celebration in honor of the late Mrs. Elizabeth Bekoe. The late Elizabeth A. Bekoe passed on to glory on August 22 2017 at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She was a teacher by profession. The late Mrs. ...

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CEANA 2017 New York Picnic

CEANA 2017 was hosted by the United Volta Association of New York from September 1 through September 4th 2017. The lenses of sankofaonline.com were there to bring to our worldwide audience pictures and videos of the picnic! Click here to see PICTURES AND VIDEOS OF THE CHURCH SERVICE CLICK HERE TO VIEW PICTURES AND VIDEOS OF THE DINNER DANCE

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