100 high school students to be selected for Disney Dreamers Academy

High school students can apply now for the 2020 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence magazine. This annual life-changing mentoring program will...

Anchors Aweigh: Ending a military career with the Chairslayer Foundation

By Ken Porter, Navy veteran 3rd Class Petty Officer Anchors Aweigh is a Navy march song and also a term Navy men and women use...

Les Gill new athletic director at Kenwood

By Joseph Phillips The 2019-2020 season will be Les Gill’s first as athletic director of the Kenwood Academy Broncos. Prior to his hiring as AD, Gill...

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Chicago Rally in Response to Racism and Violence

56 Years after Dr. King’s "I have a Dream Speech," and in response to the racist actions and violence that people of color and...

African Festival of the Arts hosts annual Gala

This year’s Grand Baba and Yeye recognized under the theme “Spirit of Africa” “The Spirit of Africa,” the 30th Annual African Festival of the Arts...

HUNGRY FOR SANITY – NO MORE TRUMP

By Julianne Malveaux Have you ever been hungry? Not the missed-a-meal, wanna overeat hungry, but the stomach-churning, bout to steal a loaf of bread hungry....

The 5121 Food Hall & Bar in Hyde Park merges upscale...

By Raymond Ward, The New 411 With their popularity rising amidst glowing reviews, Red Fish Bleu Fish, Porkchop and The Hyde Speakeasy, all located under...

In spite of heavy rains, ‘Hoops in the Hood’ goes on

By Joseph Phillips The Local Initiatives Support Coalition (LISC), a community development group, and the Chicago Park District hosted the 13th annual “Hoops In The Hood,”...

Purpose Over Pain collects mementos for Gun Violence Memorial Project

People who have lost children or other family members to gun violence are being asked to contribute to a new memorial being installed in...