By Joe Vince, patch.com Mayor Rahm Emanuel and President-elect Donald Trump met for about 45 minutes Wednesday morning in New York City for a face-to-face discussion the mayor called "frank and honest," according to Crain's Chicago Business. The meeting was scheduled last month during a phone call between Trump and Emanuel....
Midala Rabi (center) and her daughters Magdaline and Sidamari (Image: Screenshot from ABC13 video) Mother and two daughters earn honors after family relocates to U.S. Before the tragic story of the more than 200 Nigerian girls who were abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok in April 2014 ever went viral, three...
Credit forwardtimesonline.com On November 15, 2015, Chaplain Mazelle Hughes, from the Hospice Mission Healthcare Center, called the Office of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee to request help in obtaining the Purple Heart Medal for one of its residents - Mr. Earl James Barnes. Mr. Barnes served in the U.S. Army during the...
One year ago, JB Pritzker announced his campaign for governor. Since then, JB has introduced detailed plans, traveled across the state and connected with thousands of voters, and built a broad, grassroots coalition of Democrats ready to beat Bruce Rauner and win up and down the ticket in November. “Over the past year, Juliana...
City leaders and members of the Bronzeville community recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new 41st Street Pedestrian Bridge over South Lake Shore Drive and the railroad tracks. The new, S-shaped, 1,470- foot-long span, constructed by the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) for the Chicago Park District, will...
by Larry Hawley, wgntv.com His last great moment in the NBA came when he defeated LeBron with a three-pointer in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals in 2015. Two years later, it appears that the 2011 NBA MVP is getting ready to join them. Per mulitple reports, former Bulls guard Derrick...
By Ananth Pandian, CBS Sports NBA legend Michael Jordan has been in a giving mood lately. A few weeks after donating $1 million each to to the Institute for Community-Police Relations and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Jordan made an even larger donation on Monday to help support the arts. According...
By Kate Eller, health news, a news service from Advocate Health Care Stress affects everyone. While it helps a person cope with tough situations in the short-term, stress can also become a chronic problem. And when stress levels are elevated for longer than necessary, it can lead to health problems. “Stress releases the hormone...
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights hosted a telephone press briefing with other civil rights leaders July 23 to outline and emphasize Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s threatening record to voting rights. The speakers underscored the dangerous implications of more restrictive voting rights for marginalized communities. A...
Quartet joins previously announced stars Snoop Dogg and Tamar Braxton Additional principal casting for this fall’s highly anticipated production of REDEMPTION OF A DOGG, directed by Je’Caryous Johnson, has been confirmed. Four-Time Grammy Award nominee ERIC BENET will make his theatrical stage debut and play the role of Terrence, Snoop Dogg’s manager who ultimately starts managing Snoop’s wife in...