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North Lawndale a viable site for Obama Library

Published on January 23, 2015 By admin

A version of this article ran in the Austin Weekly News. By La Risa Lynch Echoing Dr. Martin Luther King’s principal of economic justice, a group of North Lawndale residents held a Jan. 15th rally on the corner of Kildare and Roosevelt Road to stress the economic impact building the Obama presidential library will have […]

Fighting diabetes block-by-block in North Lawndale

Published on April 14, 2010 By admin

West side hospital to offer home visits to help residents manage diabetes By La Risa Lynch Shirley Camp was in denial when she was diagnosed with diabetes seven years ago. And although her husband of 26 years suffers from the disease, Camp, a North Lawndale resident, wanted no part of the finger pricking or the […]