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Wife: Trotter was treated for aneurysm, seizures

    CHICAGO (AP) — The wife of Charlie Trotter said doctors discovered the acclaimed chef had an aneurysm months before he died and that he'd been taking medicine to control seizures, his blood pressure and high cholesterol.

    Trotter was declared dead Tuesday at a Chicago hospital after paramedics found him unresponsive in his home. An autopsy conducted

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    DuSable Museum presents Whoopi Goldberg's sold out film I Got Somethin' To Tell You

      Photo courtesy of DuSable Museum of African American History 

      CHICAGO - DuSable Museum of African American History will present this weekend Whoopi Goldberg's sold out directorial debut "I Got Somethin' To Tell You."
      The documentary feature showcases comedy pioneer Moms Mabley, often referred to as "the funniest woman in the world."
      Mabley comes to

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago