Sunday, March 7, 2021

The world’s first and only Black-owned sliced bread company

By Natalie Heller, Local-ish ABC7 Over the course of the past year, Charles Alexander, Mark Edmond, and Jamel Lewis have developed the first Black-owned gourmet...

Congresswoman Kelly voted chair of Democratic Party of Illinois

Veteran politician makes history as first Black woman to chair organization By Erick Johnson Overcoming questions about her fundraising abilities, U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-2nd)...

If you own a business, you’ve only got days left to...

Jennifer Roberts, CEO, Chase Business Banking and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, Founder, Our Fair Share, entrepreneur and media mogul In just four months last year,...

Chicago and nation remember pioneer and Civil Rights Icon Vernon Jordan,...

Crusader Staff Report He grew up in a public housing project during segregation and became a national power broker who rose to the pinnacles of...

House passes elections bill and police reform measure named for George...

By Grace Seger, CBS News The House passed two progressive agenda items late Wednesday evening, moving forward with key legislative priorities even though the bills...

Illinois city becomes first in nation to offer reparations to Black...

Funds to be distributed from 3% tax on newly legal recreational marijuana sales By ArLuther Lee, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Evanston, Illinois, has become the first city...

1M Illinois schoolchildren to receive loaded debit cards for monthly food...

Every CPS student qualifies to get $450 this month By Leah Hope, ABC7 News The families of a million public school K-12 students in Illinois will...

Saint Sabina’s Father Michael Pfleger accused by third man of sexual...

By John Garcia, ABC7 News A third man is now accusing Chicago's Father Michael Pfleger of inappropriate sexual behavior dating back decades. Wednesday morning, a spokesperson...

$20K reward offered in West Pullman gas station shooting; 11-year-old girl...

Ny'Andrea Dyer could be paralyzed for life if she survives, doctors say  By Jessica D'Onofrio, Cate Cauguiran and Alexis McAdams An 11-year-old girl is fighting for...

Courthouse surrounded with barbed wire in preparation for Derek Chauvin trial

The former officer was granted permission to leave Minnesota due to 'safety concerns' as he awaits trial By Ny Magee, TheGrio The murder trial for former...