The Jackson Park Golf Association (JPGA) is set to host its 3rd Annual Golf Invitational - Impacting Junior Golf In Chicago, Saturday, September 19, 2020 at the historic Jackson Park Golf Course, 6401 S. Richards. Play will begin at 9 AM. Masks will be required and COVID-19 precautions will...
The HistoryMakers Ask anyone who lives in the Bay Area about the foreboding feeling that descended upon the area on Wednesday, September 9th. Daylight hours were engulfed in darkness with the flames of fires that have now claimed twelve lives and over 3,900 structures. Today nineteen years ago the events...
The Illinois Lottery’s new instant ticket, “Cupcake Cash,” has a purpose as sweet as its name – all profits from the specialty ticket go toward combating homelessness. “Cupcake Cash” is the second annual ticket that the Illinois Lottery has launched to directly contribute to preventing homelessness. The ticket funds the...
Counting on Chicago Coalition, interfaith leaders partner to complete Census Census Sunday and gospel concert part of Coalition’s final Census push On Sunday, September 13, inter-faith leaders across Chicago participated in Census Sunday, an initiative to encourage their congregations to complete the 2020 Census before the September 30 deadline. Themed “As For...
By Congressman Danny K. Davis Don't miss the count: the 2020 Census ends September 30! Respond safely by calling 844-330-2020 Despite COVID-19, the 2020 Census is in full swing and nearing its end. Don't miss being counted! You and your family can remain safe while completing the Census. This year's Census will...
National Basketball Players Association Foundation Joins as a Philanthropic Partner in the Project Own Our Own, an inner-city focused real estate fund, today announces its first Chicago-based project in partnership with Houston Rockets forward Robert Covington and former Chicago Bull and 2-time All-Star Luol Deng. Former players Pops Mensah-Bonsu...
By Wanda “Sistah Soldier” Petty, President & CEO As you know, our country is experiencing an "evolving change," and many of you may be affected. Although we're all wondering when it will end, it's clear that some things in life are completely out of our control. What we can control is...
In its efforts to build unity in the South Shore community, the Black United Fund of Illinois (BUFI) will be hosting its 2nd Annual BUFI Bikes the Shore for Unity on Saturday, Sept. 12th from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. “The goal of the BUFI Bikes the Shore eight-mile, two-hour...
CHICAGO TONIGHT: BLACK VOICES, an addition to WTTW’s flagship news series, presents trusted analysis and authentic conversation about the issues that matter to the Black community. Each week, CHICAGO TONIGHT: BLACK VOICES—in a half-hour program—will offer a mix of news and features on a wide range of topics including...
Predicts more whites will get virus By Chinta Strausberg Former Illinois Department of Public Health Director and Retired Colonel Dr. Damon Arnold blames the spread of COVID-19 among African Americans on the overcrowding of housing conditions, the low wage jobs, the reliance on public transportation and underlying structural racism in these...