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Black History Month-February 1-28, 2017

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Upcoming Sporting Events

Chicago Bulls vs.Toronto, Tues. Feb. 14 @ 7:00pm on CSN

Chicago Bulls vs. Boston, Thursday. Feb. 14 @ 7:00pm on TNT

Illinois Men's Basketball at Iowa, Sat. Feb.18 @ 1:00pm on BTN

Illinois Men's Basketball vs. Northwestern, Tues.Feb 21 @ 7:00pm on BTN






Upcoming Events

Local & Regional




Musiq Soulchild

Feb 11 - 8:30 PM

Chicago Arie Crown Theatre at McCormick Place

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Gladys Knight

Mar 17 - 8:00 PM

Horseshoe Casino Hammond, IN

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The Stylistics, The Emotions & The Floaters

March 4, 2017 - 8:00PM

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Back to the 80s

Whodini, Doug E. Fresh, Kid Capri, Big Daddy Kane, Al B. Sure, Force MD's

April 8, 2017 @ 8:00pm

Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis, IN

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This Week's Little Known Black History Fact




To satisfy the labor needs of the rapidly growing North American colonies, white European settlers turned in the early 17th century from indentured servants (mostly poorer Europeans) to a cheaper, more plentiful labor source: African slaves. Beginning around 1619, when a Dutch ship brought 20 Africans ashore at the British colony of Jamestown, Virginia, slavery spread quickly through the American colonies. Though it is impossible to give accurate figures, some historians have estimated that 6 to 7 million slaves were imported to the New World during the 18th century alone, depriving the African continent of its most valuable resource—its healthiest and ablest men and women.

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