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Issa Rae, creator of the popular Awkward Black Girl series, hit a major milestone on Sunday with the debut of her new project Insecure.

Chicago public schools announced a record high graduation rate. The teachers union applauded the students, community organizations, and educators for more than a decade of hard work.

Chicago teachers who cross the picket line on April 1 could get kicked out of the union. Union delegates voted in favor of a one-day strike, and union leaders say all members must comply.

The Chicago Teachers Union announced Wednesday that it will launch a one-day strike on April Fool's Day, and is asking the entire city to join them in their efforts. The union says the impetus for the strike is a call for justice although there are several competing aims, DNAinfo Chicago reports

Though the violence in Chicago often makes front page news, the circumstances that potentially influence it are often not discussed; chiefly among them, education —…