Fire Destroys Building At Historic Social Justice Institution, Burning ‘Decades Of...

Highlander Education and Research Center has hosted workshops and training for the likes of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and Rosa Parks. By Paula Rogo,...

Walmart Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Open Call for American Products

Company invites entrepreneurs to pitch new, niche and innovative products at 6th annual event June 18 – 19, 2019 If you’ve ever dreamed of potentially...

Election Day: Chicago ready to elect first African-American woman as its...

By WGN Web Desk Chicago will choose a new mayor Tuesday. Polls across the city opened at 6 a.m. and will close at 7 p.m. Lori Lightfoot,...

Rival Protests Break Out in Chicago Over Handling of Jussie Smollett...

By Anita Bennett, Deadline Protests erupted Monday in Chicago over the Jussie Smollett case, with rival groups squaring off outside the offices of Cook County...

After Incarceration, Former Prisoners Face a Tough Journey Home to Find...

Plan for transitional support to ex-convicts stirs not-in-my-backyard protests in Washington, D.C. showing complexities of criminal justice reform By Rachel Holloway, Trice Edney Newswire Try to...

Rapper Nipsey Hussle Killed In South Los Angeles Shooting

The shooting, which left two others injured, occurred near the rapper’s store in Hyde Park, Los Angeles. By Carla Herreria, Huffington Post Rapper Nipsey Hussle was...

Hairston accepts over $30,000 from groups that oppose rent control

Brookins took $40,000 from the mayor two days before election in February By Erick Johnson With rising concerns of gentrification in the 5th Ward, Alderman Leslie...

After Spending 43 Years In Prison, 2 Men Wrongfully Convicted Of...

Nathan Myers and his uncle Clifford Williams are finally free, 43 years after being convicted for a murder they never committed. By Breanna Edwards,...

Chicago police sued for allegedly raiding a 4-year-old’s birthday party

By Danielle Wallace, Fox News (Via NY Post) Chicago police officers mistakenly raided a 4-year-old’s birthday party with their guns drawn and smashed the birthday...

Melissa Conyears-Ervin Receives the Endorsement of Civic and Business Leader Chris...

Chris Kennedy Applauds Melissa’s Four Point Plan to Increase Transparency and Efficiency in the Treasurer’s Office Chicago City Treasurer candidate Melissa Conyears-Ervin announced today her...