The memory of comedian/actor Bernie Mac was honored yesterday at a public memorial service in Chicago. According to the Chicago Tribune, over 7,000 people packed into Chicago’s “House of Hope” and celebrated the memory of the Chicago native, who died last week from complications from pneumonia. Comedians Cedric the Entertainer, Steve Harvey and D.L. Hughley spoke at the service. Other celebs who spoke at the service included: Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Suaraz (The Bernie Mac show) and Rev. Jesse Jackson.

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