Teen entrepreneurs battle to bring their dreams to fruition

Annual challenge led by EY and Big Shoulders Fund aims to improve STEM education and encourage entrepreneurship among students Big Shoulders Fund and the Chicago...

Another Family Says Chicago Police Pointed Guns at Children During Raid,...

BY Dave Savini and Samah Assad Just before they began to get ready for school on a Friday morning, 8-year-old Royal Wilson, his siblings and...

Lonnie Bunch III Becomes First Ever Black Secretary of the Smithsonian...

BY Jay Conner, The Root Try as they may, Black excellence can only be denied for so long. To that point, congratulations are in order to...

Netflix to continue productions in Georgia until abortion ban goes into...

The streaming video giant says it is waiting to see if the state's controversial abortion law will be blocked by legal challenges, and will...

“Roux” is no ordinary gas station/convenience store

On the heels of Chicago’s historic mayoral inauguration of the first African-American female mayor, Lori Lightfoot, Chicago makes history twice in one week, with...

South Side food hall latest step in renewal of Pullman/Roseland

A long-standing desire of the community was met on May 16 when Pullman and Roseland residents joined 9th Ward Alderman Anthony Beale and three...

Assessor supports bill for the automatic extension of Senior Citizen Homestead...

Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi recently reiterated his support for HB 833, a bill that requires the automatic renewal of the Senior Citizen Homestead...

Did You Know Lady Liberty Was a Monument to Slavery Abolition,...

The new Statue of Liberty Museum, which opened Thursday in New York Harbor, brings to light a little-spoken-of aspect of the statue’s history: Lady...

Steve Mnuchin Says Treasury Will Miss Deadline To Put Harriet Tubman...

Mnuchin said he’s too focused on counterfeiting to celebrate an African American woman’s contributions to the country. That argument doesn’t make sense. By Ryan Grenoble,...