How Black Farmers Are Trying To End Centuries Of Racism In...

Prejudice, violence, and poverty have pushed Black farmers off their land. A growing movement is calling for reparations. By Marissa Evans When Keisha Cameron and her...

CTU to rally for public ed equity, fair contract

'Keep the Promise' rally to press City Hall to prioritize education equity platform that anchored successful races for mayor, aldermen. Speakers to include AFT...

Mississippi jury awards $3.3 million to Black strippers in workplace discrimination...

By Ny Magee, The Grio A Mississippi jury has awarded five Black strippers a total of more than $3 million after a federal judge found...

Football Coach Disarms Would-Be Gunman at Oregon High School

By Jasmine Washington, Ebony Football coach and security guard Keanon Lowe is being heralded a hero after disarming a student carrying a shotgun at Portland’s...

Melvin Edmonds, Founder of R&B’s Soulful After 7, Dies at 65

By Dara Sharif Melvin Edmonds, a founding member of the R&B group After 7, which rose to fame in the ’90s, and an older brother...

New Chicago City Council members sworn in at Lori Lightfoot inauguration

By Sarah Schulte, ABC7 Twelve new members of Chicago's City Council were sworn in Monday at the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot. Many of the newcomers beat...

Woodridge Resident Wins $1,000,000 Illinois Lottery Prize!

Jose Herrera instantly won $1,000,000 when he scratched a $250,000,000 Cash Spectacular instant ticket. Herrera, who is from Woodridge, has been a regular Illinois Lottery...

LIGHTFOOT SWORN IN AS 56TH MAYOR OF CHICAGO

Mayor-elect Lori E. Lightfoot, Monday just before noon, was sworn in as the 56th Mayor of Chicago with her wife, Amy Eshleman, and daughter,...

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Looks To Tax, Fee Hikes For $41.5B Capital...

By Dave McKinney and Tony Arnold, WBEZ Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Friday proposed a $41.5 billion infrastructure package reliant on hikes in gasoline taxes,...

Morehouse commencement speaker to pay off Class of 2019’s student loans

By Bo Emerson, The American Journal-Constitution Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate at Morehouse College’s Sunday morning graduation exercises, had already announced a...