Rosa Parks’ family loses legal battle with Target

Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks Big-box retailer was accused of violating the Civil Rights icon's name and likeness According to reports, a federal appeals court recently...

Natalie Cole has died at 65; ‘Unforgettable’ singer was daughter of...

In 2005, Natalie Cole peforms at the mayoral inagural gala for Antonio Villaraigosa at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. (Photo by Anne Cusack / Los Angeles...

Four Chicagoans among Top 20 WNBA Players in History

By J. Coyden Palmer When the WNBA celebrated their 20th Anniversary earlier this week, they also released a list of the Top 20 players in...

LaBelle’s pie not as good as locals’

Soul singer’s sweet potato pie ranked last among the best in taste test Maybe it was the pie crust. Or perhaps the spices were too...

Pride, athletic prowess and academic excellence fuel HBCU Classics

Back to School Pep Rally featuring the drumlines from Miles College and Morehouse College set for Friday, September 21 at Daley Plaza When the Miles College...

Pfleger disappointed in detectives working Oceanea Jones case

By Chinta Strausberg After offering a $5,000 reward for the arrest of the killer of Oceanea Jones and giving police tips he had received, Father...

Funeral Service for Attorney James C. Belt, Jr.

James C. Belt, Jr. DALLAS - Funeral service for Attorney James C. Belt, Jr., co-publisher of the Dallas Examiner, was held last Friday at St....

City Treasurer Kurt Summers Addresses Disinvestment in Chicago’s Neighborhoods

CHICAGO CITY TREASURER Kurt Summers addresses the City Club of Chicago on Dec. 1, 2015. (Photo credit: City Club of Chicago) Discusses Cost of Inequity...

Nigerian gospel jazz duo Twinsax wants your soul

Twinsax Twinsax are a music duo from Nigeria who have been striving to master their art of playing the saxophone since age 9. Known in...

Father Pfleger says Governor Rauner tried to create chaos

By Chinta Strausberg Setting out to accomplish what he promised, Father Michael L. Pfleger and about 3,000 supporters Saturday shutdown the Dan Ryan Expressway but...