Voice Of The Urbane



Nigeria’s Boko Haram Kidnapping Outrage

Posted May 15, 2014 by Sylvester Cosby

While Chicagoans are hoping and praying that the violence here subsides, thousands of miles away Nigerians are tormented with the horrifying kidnapping of young girls that have garnered international headlines. Suspected Boko Haram Islamists have kidnapped more than 208 girls from Nigeria’s embattled northeast. 200 schoolgirls were abducted on April 14th from the town of […]

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Arthur M. Brazier

Bishop Arthur M. Brazier – The Activist

Posted October 24, 2013 by ndigo

Bishop Arthur M. Brazier was committed to his call as a minister and a pastor; however, he recognized early in his life a need for being actively involved in the civic life of Chicago, and particularly in the community in which his church resided, Woodlawn. He began his community work with the Industrial Areas Foundation […]

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Juror B29 – It’s Too Late To Apologize!

Posted July 30, 2013 by Sylvester Cosby

ABC’s Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts interviewed Juror B29. She allowed her face to be shown and used her first name, Maddy. Unlike Juror B37 (the first juror to publicly speak out after the verdict) who interviewed with CNN’s Anderson Cooper with her face obscured.     Maddy was the only minority juror on the […]

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