Norton to Introduce Bill Requiring Federal Agencies to Advertise with Minority-Owned...

By Stacy M. Brown WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that she will introduce a bill to require all federal agencies to include...

A Moment to Super Size Your Thinking

By Effie Rolfe, Chicago Crusader A true friend is like a book. While the outside may be okay or not, you really don’t get the full...

Jannie Ligons Is The Woman Of The Year

Jannie Ligons is an Oklahoma City grandmother who left a friend’s house to drive home. She collided with Daniel Holtzclaw, the rogue police officer...

Community Control of the Police is necessary for justice for Laquan...

We stand here today with Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa and the other brave members of the Chicago City Council who have taken a stand for...

Chicago Children’s Theatre breaks ground

A Chicago Children’s Theatre class in session. Chicago Children’s Theatre, the city’s largest professional theater company devoted exclusively to children and young families, officially broke...

We must never surrender our Culture

Our late, great ancestor, Dr. Asa G. Hilliard’s book, The Maroon Within Us, once again reminds us of a major problem that we, as...

Kwanzaa holiday strives for relevance as it nears its 50th year

While many people are focusing on after-Christmas sales on Dec. 26, many African Americans will turn their attention to the seven-day “Festival of First...

Actor Danny Glover to keynote One Church One School Gala -Oct....

One Church One School Community Partnership (OCOS) celebrates 25 years of achievement at its 20th National Conference October 24-26, 2018 at the Hilton Chicago/Oak...

After Chicago police kill Quintonio LeGrier, dad speaks

Father: No one helped my son after he was shot by cops (Photo by CNN) Father of son shot by Chicago police: 'I feel like...

NEVER A LOVELY SO REAL: PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILM IN CHICAGO, 1950–1980

 Art Institute of Chicago Presents Powerful and Rarely Seen Projects That Explore Chicago Neighborhoods in Post-War Decades From May 12 to October 28, 2018, the...