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September 9, 2019 – Hip-hop’s first billionaire is helping with the NFL’s social justice efforts. But the partnership’s first few weeks have been riddled with controversies.

September 9, 2019 – The Introduction of the NFL & Roc Nation’s “Inspire Change” Campaign Draws Mixed Reviews

September 6, 2019 – Why the NFL and Roc Nation are off to a troubling start with their social justice initiative

September 5, 2019 – Rapsody, Vic Mensa Mentor Chicago Youth as Part of the NFL and Roc Nation’s Inspire Change Initiative

September 5, 2019 – Rapsody & Vic Mensa Mentor Chicago Youth As Part Of The NFL’s Inspire Change

September 5, 2019 – Meek Mill Greets Fans in Chicago | TMZ

September 5, 2019 – Rapsody vic mensa nfl legends lead chicago teen mentoring program

September 4, 2019 – Details on Jay Z, NFL and Roc Nation Donating $400k to Two Chicago Groups Which Give At-Risk Kids Alternatives to Gang Violence

August 30, 2019 – Meek Mill, Meghan Trainor to perform in free NFL pregame concert

July 1, 2019 – At 150, North Lawndale has lots of stories to tell

April 3, 2019 – Best of Black Harvest West 2019

April 1, 2019 – Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs law creating parole review for young offenders with lengthy sentences

March 15, 2019 – North Lawndale’s BBF Family Services Puts Community Members in the Shoes of Ex-Offenders

March 14, 2019 – Through interactive event, Westside organization puts people in the shoes of re-entering individuals

March 21, 2017 – Street Talk: Stop the Bleeding

March 17, 2017 – WGCI (107.5)/Chicago Hosts Town Hall Meeting On Gun Violence

January 19, 2017 – BBF Family Services Hosted the Citywide Mental Health Project

January 13, 2017 – New push for mental health help on the West Side

December 16, 2016 – M.A.D.D. Rhythms’ Bril Barrett is a tap evangelist

November 28, 2016 – Public invited to screening of documentary about African Americans from Chicago’s West Side

October 27, 2016 – Endangered Communities Listening Tour

September 15, 2016 – Making the West Side

August 24, 2016 – Get IN Chicago: Mentoring Cohort

July 19, 2016 – With baseball, cops show their humanity

July 18, 2016 – Youth Baseball League Aims to Bridge Gap Between Police and Community

May 26, 2016 – At Hull House, a focus on revitalizing the West Side

May 22, 2016 – Revitalizing West Side focus of Jane Addams-Hull House initiative

February 20, 2016 – 2/19/16 Full Show Podcast (BBF)

February 18, 2016 – The Roast of Richard Dent

February 18, 2016 – Bears legend Richard Dent: “Sunday was my day”

February 18, 2016 – The ’85 Bears

February 18, 2016 – The Roast of Richard Dent

February 16, 2016 – Urban League panel works out community trust issues

February 16, 2016 – Chicago Leaders Discuss Police-Community Relations As Coalition Calls For Special Prosecutor In McDonald Case

February 10, 2016 – Richard Dent Will Be the Victim of a Celebrity Roast Named SACKED

February 3, 2016 – Steve Cochran Show 2.3.16

January 27, 2016 – 1985 Chicago Bears to roast Richard Dent next month

January 27, 2016 – ’85 Bears set to reunite for Richard Dent roast

January 11, 2016 – Sacked: The Roast of Richard Dent

December 18, 2015 – Legacy of Laquan McDonald Will Be ‘Long and Strong’, Child Welfare Advocate Predicts

September 30, 2015 – After school, opportunity gaps linger

July 29, 2015 – Former Chicago Bear, WGN Radio host Mike Pyle Dies

June 5, 2015 – Former School Board chief returns as nonprofit CEO

March 16, 2015 – Windy Knitty: Chicago knitting club became a haven for teens

March 14, 2015 – Knitting clubs provide refuge for teens from high-crime neighborhoods

August 21, 2014 – This Man Has Mad Rhythm, And His Love For Tap Dancing and Community Speaks Volumes

August 3, 2014 – West Side Blues film Thursday 8/7

June 17, 2014 – Watch: How One Man is Saving His Community, One Child at a Time

March 10, 2014 – Insurance executive, Better Boys Foundation booster

June 24, 2013 – Better Boys Foundation (BBF) Presents Sundown in K-Town 2013: Dig In! A West Side Film Festival About Food

January 17, 2013 – Not a Box

December 11, 2012 – MDT at the Better Boys Foundation

July 28, 2012 – TapLAB dances on ABC 7

July 26, 2012 – Gapers Block list Sundown in K-town

July 13, 2012 – Sundown in K-town: Time Out Article

July 12, 2012 – Cine-File list Sundown in K-town screenings

July 12, 2012 – Sundown in K-town screenings get listed in the Chicago Reader

July 11, 2012 – Now playing: the Sundown in K-town documentary series

July 9, 2012 – Mike Gray here for West side fest on social justice

July 8, 2012 – Chicago Independent and Documentary Films/Movies list Sundown in K-town Screenings

June 28, 2012 – Kartemquin Films to screen at Sundown in K-Town Festival

July 11, 2011 – Fox News Chicago: Chicago’s Better Boys Foundation Celebrates 50 Years of Success

July 7, 2011 – Kartemquin Films: FilmLAB@1512 Participates in Interrupters Youth Summit

July 6, 2011 – WBEZ: Chicago’s BBF Turns 50

July 2, 2011 – Blogazina: Blogazina Visits KnitLAB@1512

June 12, 2011 – hotdoggerblog.com: The Oscar Meyer WeinerMobile Visits BBF

June 4, 2011 – igNation: BBF Partners with Loyola University Center for Experiential Learning

May 27, 2011 – Chicago Tribune: NFLPA pledges support of Chicago’s Better Boys Foundation

April 29, 2011 – YouTube: Roosevelt University Student Slide Show “Better Boys Foundation: Why After School Matters”

January 17, 2011 – scrappers.movie.com: BBF Hosts Screening of Scrappers

January 5, 2011 – Emanuel: Ads could help pay for after-school programs (news conference held at BBF)

January 5, 2011 – Chicago Sun Times: Rahm Emanuel Hosts Press Conference at BBF

January 4, 2011 – Rahm Emanuel Gets Judge’s OK For Chicago Mayoral Run

January 4, 2011 – NPR: BBF Hosts Mayoral Candidate Rahm Emanuel

March 26, 2010 – Kartemquin Films: BBF to Host Screening of “In the Family”

January 7, 2010 – Industry Legend Joe Kellman Turns 90

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