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(Chicago Now) — On Tuesday, Dec. 28th at 12 Noon a cross section of leadership from the Black coommunity will stage a public demonstration and press conference against the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper at 350 N. Orleans near the Chicago River. African-American clergy, business owners and community leaders expressed outrage over a column written by Neil Steinberg in the Monday edition of the paper.  The column ridiculed mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun, Chicago’s first Black Mayor Harold Washington, as well as other black politicians, and the newspaper, N’DIGO.  Protesters are calling for Steinberg’s dismissal and are asking for a meeting with the Sun-Times editorial board regarding allegations that while The Sun Times enjoys significant financial support from majority Black communities that the paper does not reflect the proper staffing of Black reporters or sensitivity when covering Black community issues.

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