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#StrengthInNumbers Podcast Episode 2 Meet: @DrePeriod.

On this weeks show I got a chance to catch up with Dre, Period. a North side MC who attends Chicago State University. We talked about his new EP dropping 1.27.18 entitled “That’s That. Peace.”, what influenced him to make it, how the #SaveCSU movement affected his music and how sex dolls may eventually take over the world. Check it

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Put Some Flava In Ya Ears (3018)

In the midst of a deteriorating drill scene, White Gzus‘ new project Flava Godz, will give you a taste of what Chicago hip-hop felt like pre-Chief Keef, extremely laid-back and pimpish. @NotGzusPiece and @BlancoCaine haven’t even thought about slowing down as this is their fifth collaborative project together and the first tape of the Flava Godz series. The tape is

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Apple Cider Vinegar and Its 3000 Uses

#FreedomOrDeaths ACV Bath Concoction:

DISCLAIMER: Before you try this understand how your body works, everyone is made up different so I will not be held responsible if there’s any malfunction

1/2 bottle of Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar (32 oz)
1/2 cup of Organic Coconut Oil
1/2 cup of Organic Lemon Juice
6 Green Tea Bags, steeped
2X2X2″ cube of African Black Soap

In order for you to really feel the effects of this mixture it must be concentrated, which means use 25-50% LESS water than you would normally. You will feel slightly dizzy when you go to stand up and this is because of the Apple Cider Vinegar though I’m not sure why. It will pass in about 5-10 minutes.

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The HUD Hustle

Will you help us stop the hustle hurting the hood? HUD rental assistance and Section 8 pays on average: $1,000.00-$1,500.00 a month, for a year. That is $12,000-$18,000 that HUD spends per voucher holder! $12,000-$18,000 a year x 10 yrs equals $120,000-$180,000! This is what HUD spends per voucher for Renting. $12,000-$18,000 x 20 years equals $240,000-$360,000 per voucher for Renting.

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Safeguard: Are We Safe from Corporate Trespass and Burglary?

PETITION: SAFEGUARD PROPERTIES – Mortgage Field Services SIGN!!! —> https://www.change.org/p/antieviction-gmail-com-stop-safeguard-properties-from-burglarizing-violating-homeowners-who-are-in-foreclosure?recruiter=78920878&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=share_for_starters_page&utm_term=des-lg-no_src-no_msg   Lawsuit   On June 2013, the Attorney General’s Office made public information regarding a pending lawsuit it has against the government contracted property management company, Safeguard Properties. In a period following our nation’s largest housing crisis, which was brought about by deceptive lending practices by US banks, the housing

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A Letter to Trump: Divestment vs. Investment

Dear Mr. Trump, Chicago is a global city, and if anyone knows that, it would most certainly be you; a man who owns prime real estate in one of the world’s most appealing locations for tourists, and business professionals. There is an elephant in the room though; there has been a stark contrast in the divestment versus investment when assessing

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