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Esther J. Cepeda
Works at Washington Post Writers Group
Attended Roosevelt University
Lives in Chicago


In case you missed it in the @ChicagoTribune yesterday, my review of George F. Will's new book about Wrigley Field: 
Call it a character defect, but I don't like baseball. And I especially don't like the Chicago Cubs — losers I never found lovable.
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My column "The Business of Black America" courtesy of the @gazetteextra
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CHICAGO — Talking to your kids can be hard. Really hard. Even children who never stop rattling off every imaginable detail about their favorite cartoon become completely unresponsive when asked
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If an extra 10 minutes of walking a day can have a “massive” change in our country’s obesity epidemic, we need more sidewalks, trains and buses.
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You'd be surprised about what the data actually show
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Love the play the Chicago Tribune gave my column today! 
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Another Google Analytics class under the old belt!!!
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My take on last week's CPS ISAT drama "Chicago at war over student testing" 
CHICAGO — As education reform takes hold, we find ourselves traveling through another dimension — one not only of hysterics but also of childish behavior. Our next stop: The Stupid
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Columnist, Washington Post Writers Group
  • Washington Post Writers Group
    columnist, present
  • Chicago Sun-Times
    columnist, 2012
  • The Huffington Post
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Nationally Syndicated Opinion Columnist for the Washington Post Writers Group| Marketing Communications & Social Media Expert | Professional Writer & Editor | Public Speaker
Esther is an expert on the issues of U.S. Latinos. She writes about that & much, much more for the Washington Post Writers Group. Available for marketing/communications consulting, public speaking engagements, and social media strategy development/coaching.
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I study HaeDong KumDo, the Korean art of swordfighting, also learning the guitar, honing vocal chops, love my Chihuahuas and Guinea Pigs
  • Roosevelt University
    Education, 2008
  • Northwestern University
    Integrated Marketing Communications, 1997
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
    Journalism/Advertising, 1996
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8th-grader killed by Texas police had pellet gun - CBS News

Police say boy, 15, refused to lower pellet gun that looked like a real gun before officers shot and killed him in school

Cepeda: Time to stop 'Tiaras' epidemic

Gone too far? Too much, too soon? Should they be stopped? The answers to these questions — blaring from a People magazine spread on the cont

Well, we've finally passed a worrisome milestone on the road to the end of the world.

Why Best Buy is Going out of Business...Gradually - Forbes

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy is doing everything wrong.

Esther Cepeda: 5,100 reasons for outrage

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