By abc7chicago.com A man who calls himself an herbalist is facing criminal charges in connection with the death of a 13-year-old boy under his care in Harbor Gateway. The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office charged Timothy Morrow, 83, with child endangerment and practicing medicine without a license. Prosecutors say Morrow prescribed herbs...
Rush says Till-Mobley has more than earned the right to be honored with a commemorative stamp By Stephanie Guerilus, The Grio Congressman Bobby L. Rush introduced the Mamie Till-Mobley Memorial Stamp Act on Friday in celebration of Juneteenth. The congressman, who represents the 1st district of Illinois, wanted the Postmaster General...
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago Reader editor Mark Konkol departed from the publication Saturday after ten days on the job. Sun-Times Media CEO Edwin Eisendrath said in a statement released Saturday that Konkol came to the Reader "bringing great hope for a new direction and a new life to a storied...
By Toni Akindele, essence.com RushCard, the pre-paid credit card company founded by hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, just launched a new mobile phone video series that aims to dissect racial profiling, reports AdWeek. Titled Make Moves, the series is part of a campaign created by Narrative (also founded by Simmons) that aims...
By Lily Workneh, huffingtonpost.com An outrageous video surfaced online this week showing a Georgia police officer reassuring a woman that she was safe in his presence because she wasn’t black. “Remember, we only kill black people,” Cobb County Police Lt. Gregg Abbott is heard saying on dashcam video obtained by WSB-TV Wednesday....
Alicia Keys and her "We Are Here movement" just went live on MIC.com with a powerful PSA calling for radical transformation in racial justice. Watch the PSA HERE. The video includes Alicia, Beyoncé, Chris Rock, Rihanna, Taraji P. Henson, Pharrell Williams and many others - who reveal a shocking truth: these are the #23Ways you could...
By Teddy Grant, ebony.com Danish artists honored a black woman who led a labor revolt in the Caribbean over Danish colonialism in the Caribbean in 1878. A statue called “I am Queen Mary” was unveiled on Saturday celebrating Mary Thomas, a “rebel queen” who led the “largest labor revolt in Danish...
Historic trial ends after intense closing arguments Crusader Staff Report Three police officers charged with conspiring to cover up the Laquan McDonald will learn their fate on December 19 when a Cook County judge will deliver a verdict in an unprecedented case that has put in the spotlight the Chicago Police...
The senator and congresswoman want to invest in more affordable housing ― a dire need in their home state of California. By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), who is running for president, introduced a bill Thursday that would invest billions of more dollars in affordable housing and other initiatives to...
Event: “A Season of Dreams” Fundraiser Date: December 7, 2017 Time: 5:30-7:30 pm Location: Chicago Theological Seminary 1407 East 60th Street Chicago, Illinois 60637 Keynote Speaker: David Crump Violence Recovery Program Manager University Chicago Medicine Adult Trauma Center Tickets; $ 25.00 purchase tickets Evite Brite “Season of Dreams: Fundraiser for Woodlawn Restorative Justice Hub” Purchase tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/season-of-dreams-fundraiser-for-woodlawn-restorative-justice-hub-tickets-40857679419 The...