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 2021-08-13 12:01 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Interview: Blues legend Bobby Rush on new memoir 'I Ain't Studdin' Ya'...

Rush also won his second Grammy earlier this year, and is set to headline Bradenton Blues Festival in December....

 2021-07-21 00:14 

Montgomery Advertiser

Montgomery's John Bull opening for blues great Bobby Rush twice this week...

Thursday's show is in Florence, and Friday's is in Columbiana...

 2021-07-15 15:00 

St. Louis Post Dispatch

Blues legend Bobby Rush bringing intimate show to Blue Strawberry...

Tickets are on sale now....

 2021-07-15 10:00 

The Advocate

Learn about Louisiana-born Bobby Rush's nearly 70-year blues story in new memoir...

When it comes to fame, bluesman Bobby Rush was a late bloomer....

 2021-07-13 16:00 

Wall Street Journal

Bobby Rush Fashioned His First Guitar Out of Nails, Some Wire and a Broom...

The Grammy-winning blues musician talks about his childhood in Louisiana and learning to play songs from the radio...

 2021-07-13 16:00 

Wall Street Journal

Bobby Rush Fashioned His First Guitar Out of Nails, Some Wire and a Broom...

The Grammy-winning blues musician talks about his childhood in Louisiana and learning to play songs from the radio....

 2021-07-04 09:15 

The Daily Beast

Little Walter's Song That Changed Everything for the Blues...

According to blues great Bobby Rush, his mentor Little Walter's single "Juke" was like "before Jesus" and "after Jesus" for the blues world....

 2021-06-30 19:12 

Chicago Tribune

Column: Bobby Rush wants to rename I-57 for Obama. What about the Tuskegee Airmen?...

The biggest problem with a bill Rep. Bobby Rush introduced in Congress last week proposing to rename part of Interstate 57 the Barack Obama Highway is that the Illinois General Assembly in 2012 renamed a 23-mile stretch I-57 from Richton Park to Wentworth...

 2021-06-30 02:00 

The Commercial Appeal

What concerts in Memphis are planned in July? Beach Boys, Little Big Town among highlights...

From Bobby Rush to Buckcherry, Steve Earle to Everclear, here's a look at who's playing Memphis in July....

 2021-06-23 10:49 

The Commercial Appeal

Bobby Rush's remarkable journey continues with another Grammy, a new memoir and more music...

Acclaimed bluesman Bobby Rush, who will headline Levitt Shell on July 1, chronicles his life story in...

 2021-06-14 12:30 

Politico

LIGHTFOOT’s STARTLING EMAIL — DEMS TARGET ONE OF THEIR OWN — BOBBY RUSH's FARM PITCH...
 2021-06-10 09:00 

NY Times

Bobby Rush Lived the Blues. Six Decades On, He's Still Playing Them....

On the heels of winning his second Grammy, and on the verge of publishing a memoir, the singer, guitarist and harmonica player is enjoying a long-delayed moment of recognition....

 2021-06-07 19:18 

Chicago Sun-Times

Shemekia Copeland, Bobby Rush, Bettye LaVette among Blues Music Awards winners...

Winners were chosen by members of The Blues Foundation, based in Memphis, Tennessee. The awards have been held for 42 years....

 2021-05-25 14:00 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Bradenton Blues Festival tickets go on sale soon...

The 10th annual festival takes place Dec. 3-5 and returns to LECOM Park, with Grammy-winning Blues Hall of Famer Bobby Rush headlining....

 2021-05-11 19:44 

The Commercial Appeal

Blues legend Bobby Rush to be 'Dr. Rush' with honorary degree from Rhodes College...

Grammy-winning blues artist Bobby Rush will be honored for his work with Memphis college students....

 2021-05-07 11:00 

The Hill

Exorcising the ghosts of COINTELPRO: Bobby Rush Edition...

The country needs a comprehensive examination of federal surveillance practices and related activities, past and present....

 2021-05-05 21:00 

The Root

Democratic Lawmaker and Former Black Panther Proposes Bill to Release FBI COINTELPRO Records, Including Details on Fred Hampton...

Right now, Republicans across the country are on a mission to whitewash America's history in a way that protects white feelings and scrubs the stain of anti-Black racism from the nation's fabric. GOPropaganda lawmakers have been introducing legisl...

 2021-05-04 23:42 

Chicago Sun-Times

Secret FBI files on Fred Hampton could be released if Rep. Bobby Rush's bill passes...

Rush, a co-founder of the Illinois Black Panther Party, filed a bill mandating disclosure of secret FBI files. He also asked AG Merrick Garland to release unredacted documents....

 2021-05-04 22:57 

Chicago Sun-Times

Rep. Bobby Rush pushing FBI, DOJ to release spy files on Black Panther Fred Hampton killing in Chicago...

Rush, a co-founder of the Illinois Black Panther Party, filed a bill mandating disclosure of secret FBI files. He also asked AG Merrick Garland to release unredacted documents....

 2021-04-27 19:39 

San Francisco Chronicle

Jackson considers renaming street after Bluesman Bobby Rush...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A street in Mississippi's capital city could be getting a new......

 2021-04-27 19:39 

New Haven Register

Jackson considers renaming street after Bluesman Bobby Rush...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A street in Mississippi's capital city could be getting a new......

 2021-04-27 19:39 

Stamford Advocate

Jackson considers renaming street after Bluesman Bobby Rush...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A street in Mississippi's capital city could be getting a new......

 2021-04-27 16:34 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Jackson City Council to rename Ellis Avenue after Bluesman Bobby Rush...

Rush has won two Grammy awards....

 2021-04-25 09:00 

Chicago Sun-Times

Congressman Bobby Rush's 'bridge to our future' is a bridge to nowhere...

Politicians should jump off this bridge, a proposed transportation logistics hub in Joliet. It could lead to nothing but unfulfilled promises....

 2021-04-23 20:51 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Congressman Bobby Rush tells vaccine skeptics 'stop playing Russian roulette' with lives...
 2021-04-20 22:19 

CBS Chicago

Derek Chauvin Verdict: U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, Other Illinois Congress Members Weigh In; 'An Important First Acknowledgment Of Illegal Police Conduct'...

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial...

 2021-04-15 21:13 

Chicago Tribune

Column: Phone calls should be free for prison inmates...

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush is again pushing the idea of lowering rates for prisoner phone calls. Columnist Eric Zorn says we should stop charging altogether for such calls....

 2021-04-14 12:12 

Politico

LIGHTFOOT'S SCHOOL BOARD MEASURE — BURKE'S GOT LEGAL BILLS — BOBBY RUSH’S PHONE BILL BILL...
 2021-03-15 01:33 

The Commercial Appeal

Octagenraian Mississippi bluesman Bobby Rush nabs another Grammy Award...

Octagenraian Mississippi bluesman Bobby Rush nabs another Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album for his LP...

 2021-03-14 21:02 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

New Orleans Nightcrawlers, PJ Morton, Bobby Rush, Ledisi win 2021 Grammy Awards...

The New Orleans Nightcrawlers brass band won its first Grammy Award during the pre-telecast portion of Sunday's ceremony. Fellow New Orleanian PJ Morton won the third Grammy of his career....

 2021-03-10 19:27 

Chicago Tribune

Column: NorthPoint project foes fear more truck traffic would pierce calm at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery...

Veterans groups concerned about preserving the tranquility of Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery and others oppose NorthPoint Development's proposed Compass Global Logistics Hub in Will County on the Elwood/Joliet border, while U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-...

 2021-03-09 23:08 

KPLCTV

WATCH: Louisiana to virtually celebrate its Grammy nominees at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 9...

Live performances to include Homer native Bobby Rush, who is up for best blues album, and the Shreveport duo Buddy Flett and Kenny Wayne Shepherd...

 2021-03-09 22:47 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

WATCH: Louisiana to virtually celebrate its Grammy nominees at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 9...

Live performances to include Homer native Bobby Rush, who is up for best blues album, and the Shreveport duo Buddy Flett and Kenny Wayne Shepherd...

 2021-03-08 05:08 

Yahoo News

Rep. Bobby Rush Urges Gov. Pritzker To Sign Bill Clearing Way For Joliet Logistics Hub, Providing Jobs...

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Illinois) is putting pressure on Gov. JB Pritzker to sign a bill that could bring 10,000 jobs to the south and southwest suburbs....

 2021-03-08 05:08 

CBS St. Louis

Rep. Bobby Rush Urges Gov. Pritzker To Sign Bill Clearing Way For Joliet Logistics Hub, Providing Jobs...

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Illinois) is putting pressure on Gov. JB Pritzker to sign a bill that could bring 10,000 jobs to the south and southwest suburbs....

 2021-03-08 04:17 

CBS Chicago

Rep. Bobby Rush Urges Gov. Pritzker To Sign Bill Clearing Way For Joliet Logistics Hub, Providing Jobs...

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Illinois) is putting pressure on Gov. JB Pritzker to sign a bill that could bring 10,000 jobs to the south and southwest suburbs....

 2021-02-23 15:06 

The National Pulse

$2000? Nah. But Dems Push $150 Million to 'Remove & Replace' Confederate Statues!...

Democratic Representative Bobby Rush introduced a bill that would use $150,000,000 in federal funds to "remove and replace" Confederate monuments. The February bill, Rejecting and Eliminating the Foul Use of Symbols......

 2021-02-22 18:56 

Chicago Tribune

'Ripple of Hope' documentary is about Chicago activist Jahmal Cole, a father, neighborhood organizer and now political hopeful...

His organization called My Block, My Hood, My City has accomplished many things, including recently shoveling sidewalks, and now he's eyeing Rep. Bobby Rush's seat....

 2021-02-19 00:03 

CBS Chicago

Congressman Bobby Rush Calls On Chicago Postmaster General To Resign Following Investigation Revealing Tens Of Thousands Of Pieces Of Delayed, Undelivered Mail...

A political powerhouse is calling for the Postmaster General in Chicago to step down....

 2021-02-18 23:53 

CBS St. Louis

Congressman Bobby Rush Calls On Chicago Postmaster General To Resign...

Now a political powerhouse is calling for the Postmaster General in Chicago to step down....

 2021-02-18 18:57 

Chicago Tribune

US Rep. Bobby Rush, aldermen call for Chicago USPS postmaster to resign after months of 'abject' delays...

U.S. Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush called on Chicago's top U.S. Postal Service official to resign, joining a coalition of politicians from the South Side and suburbs on Thursday saying their constituents have had enough with delayed mail....

 2021-02-13 00:15 

Chicago Sun-Times

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, actor who portrays him in 'Black Messiah,' plan to meet...

Rush says Black Panther Illinois chapter chairman Fred Hampton's words ring true decades after the charismatic leader's killing....

 2021-02-12 21:29 

Chicago Tribune

Chicago cops caught on video lounging around Rep. Bobby Rush's office during summer unrest made explanation attempts and apologies during investigation...

Chicago police officers captured on video lounging around around U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush's South Side campaign office told internal investigators they were tired after a long day dealing with civil unrest when they took a break there, but some also offer...

 2021-02-12 20:30 

Chicago Sun-Times

'Shouldn't have been here this long,' supervisor said of cops lounging in Bobby Rush's office during civil unrest...

The police lieutenant, who got a 30-day suspension, acknowledged the cops had no authority to enter the office but did so because it was 'the perfect spot' to watch for looters....

 2021-02-02 04:07 

Chicago Sun-Times

Federal, local officials call for cooperation with community to help prevent carjackings...

In a virtual town hall hosted by U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, prosecutors and law enforcement officials discuss...

 2021-01-18 20:49 

TruePundit.com

Chicago Police Suspend Officers Caught Sleeping In Congressman's Office During Summer BLM Riot, Union Says...

The Chicago Police Department suspended 17 of its police officers accused of lounging in Rep. Bobby Rush's office during a riot over the summer, the police union said. The Chicago Fraternal Order of Police has filed grievances challenging the suspensi...

 2021-01-16 18:31 

Miami Herald

Cops seen lounging in burglarized congressman's office are suspended, Chicago union says...

The Chicago Police Department has suspended 17 officers seen lounging in the office of an Illinois congressman during citywide protests in June, a union official says. The officers face suspensions ... Click to Continue...

 2021-01-16 18:31 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Cops seen lounging in burglarized congressman's office are suspended, Chicago union says...

The Chicago Police Department has suspended 17 officers seen lounging in the office of an Illinois congressman during citywide protests in June, a union official says. The officers face suspensions ... Click to Continue...

 2021-01-16 18:31 

Idaho Statesman

Cops seen lounging in burglarized congressman's office are suspended, Chicago union says...

The Chicago Police Department has suspended 17 officers seen lounging in the office of an Illinois congressman during citywide protests in June, a union official says. The officers face suspensions ... Click to Continue...

 2021-01-15 18:06 

The Daily Caller

Chicago Police Suspend Officers Caught Sleeping In Congressman's Office During Summer BLM Riot, Union Says...

'Made me feel totally disrespected'...

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