Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 

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The Chicago Defender, the country's oldest black newspaper, has relaunched its website. Though it's not quite daily yet -- the front page still shows election coverage articles -- it's a step forward for a publication on the verge of closure not too long ago, and a huge leap better than the old site.

 
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