California’s Governor Just Proposed The Longest Paid Parental Leave In The...

Democrat Gavin Newsom’s proposal counts as groundbreaking and radical for the U.S.; it still falls short of what most developed nations offer. By Emily Peck,...

ComEd Ideathon Challenges Bronzeville Students to Develop Smart Technology 

Local high schools vie for top honors, cash prizes in second annual event ComEd is challenging high school students in the South Side neighborhood of...

Making Holiday dreams come true on Three Kings Day

Larry Huggins, the respected CEO of Riteway-Huggins Construction Inc. founded Christmas in the Wards (CITW) 22 years ago. This year Huggins is further celebrated...

WWII veteran Earl Sean Simpson celebrates 100th Birthday

A Beverly resident since 2002 and a WWII veteran, Earl Sean Simpson is looking forward to a really special day, the celebration of his...

Supreme Court can make a difference where military families matter

The America’s Heroes Group radio talk show started the new year off with a compelling follow up interview to a story that was recently...

Author and activist Maggie Anderson will keynote MLK observance

Commemoration events include performances, an exhibition and service projects Northwestern University will commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a...

Ashlee+Evan set to perform at Lincoln Hall

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, MSJ Just in case folks don’t know much about this couple: Evan Ross is a member of one of the most...

The New 411

Comedic Sensation, Barry Brewer To Release New Comedy Special: ‘Chicago, I’m Home’ By Raymond Ward Stand-Up Comedian and Social Influencer, Barry Brewer Debuts New Stand-Up Comedy...

We did not die, we multiplied

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow It is without question. Blacks, as a race of people, are the most resilient human beings...

Preckwinkle gets $500K campaign donation from labor union

Donation comes one month after SEIU donates $1 million to campaign Mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle received a $500,000 campaign donation from SEIU Illinois State...