Bronzeville Culver’s celebrates month with Bronzeville Music History Exhibit

The city of Chicago’s first Culver’s, located at 3355 South Martin Luther King Drive in the Bronzeville neighborhood, will mark ‘Black History Month’ this...

Black people will be on the short end of Daley’s council...

By Glenn Reedus On the surface, mayoral candidate Bill Daley’s recommendation on reducing the size of the Chicago City Council has some merit. Daley is...

Ida Wells Barnett honored in Birmingham, England

By Linn Washington Jr. Legendary African-American journalist Ida Wells Barnett made a lasting impression in England, a country over 3,000-miles from Chicago, the city where...

Black Press conference speaker talks Berlin Conference and plans for Wakanda...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. Recently the National Newspaper Publishers Association (the Black Press) held its 2019 Mid-Winter Training Conference in Orlando, and Her Excellency...

CFPB Makes Move to Support Payday Lenders During Black History Month

CFPB Makes Move to Support Payday Lenders During Black History Month By Charlene Crowell Each February, Black History Month commemorates the unique American experience of Blacks in...

Green New Deal – Wisdom of the New Democratic Party

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow This is not your grandparents’ Democratic Party. Nor is it your parents’ Democratic Party.  This is...

OUR PLANET IS MELTING! WHO CARES?

By Julianne Malveaux The Right Reverend William Barber has revived Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Poor People's Campaign. He has reminded us that the triple...

Long vacant Dominick’s in South Shore to get Shop & Save

Shop and Save will occupy the long vacant Dominick’s space in South Shore. The Niles-based supermarket chain has bought the entire Jeffrey Plaza shopping...

Senate Democrats send minimum wage increase to House

By Capitol News Illinois staff A bill to raise Illinois’ minimum wage passed the state Senate on partisan lines Thursday, Feb. 7, after Gov. J.B....

Raoul wants Van Dyke in jail much longer than 81 months

Files petition to challenge Van Dyke’s sentence Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon are petitioning the Illinois Supreme Court to...