African Festival of the Arts hosts annual gala and art exhibition

AFA presents this year’s Grand Baba and Yeye under the theme “Spirit of Africa” Africa International House USA, Inc. (AIH) presents “The Spirit of Africa,”...

Do Black Kids Deserve This Treatment in School?

Three White Pearland ISD Employees Named in Federal Lawsuit after Humiliating 13-Year Old Black Student by Blackening His Scalp with a Sharpie By Jeffrey L....

Rosanell Eaton, Queen Mother of Voting Rights, Dies at 97

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Considered a Queen Mother and a leader in the struggle and movement for freedom, justice and equality, Rosanell...

Rev. Jackson: “Pembroke is our Selma”

By Chinta Strausberg PUSH Excel will host its 30th annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast 8 a.m. to 12 noon, Monday, January 20,...

Mayor Lightfoot Encourages Area Students to Take Advantage of Free CTA...

CTA’s popular “First Day, Free Rides” program, sponsored by Under Armour, encourages student attendance As part of Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot’s commitment to improving the...

James Ingram, R&B singing star, dead at 66

By Chloe Melas, CNN James Ingram, the soulful, smooth voice behind R&B hits like “Just Once” and “I Don’t Have The Heart,” has died at...

Sixth Grace Presbyterian Women’s Day

Elder Ruby D. Brown is the featured speaker Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, located at 600 E. 35th St., will hold its Women’s Day Worship Service...

12-year-old Mississippi girl is given racist doll with noose around its...

The local authorities have launched an investigation and are treating this as a potential hate crime BY Blue Telusma, The Grio A 12-year-old Mississippi girl...

OUR ENDORSEMENTS

Election day in Illinois is here.  Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is on a roll thanks to Black voters in South Carolina and the...

Cook County Board honors Cliff Kelley for decades of service

By Chinta Strausberg The Cook County Board of Commissioners last week honored the iconic WVON radio talk show host Cliff Kelley for decades of contributing...