Chicago police shooting deaths of Quintonio LeGrier, Bettie Jones spark outrage

Fifty-five-year-old Bettie Jones, left, and 19-year-old Quintonio Legreir were killed by a Chicago police officer responding to a domestic disturbance call, Dec. 26, 2015....

Protesters march on Mag Mile Christmas Eve

Photo by abc7chicago.com Protesters marched for five hours on Michigan Avenue, disrupting last-minute holiday shopping for their 'Black Christmas' protest. Protesters marched on Michigan Avenue calling...

Back to Basics – Section 3 of the HUD Act, Part...

Billions of dollars and thousands of jobs have passed us by due to the noncompliance of Section 3 by each and every HUD Administration...

Black actress Noma Dumezweni to play Hermione in Harry Potter stage...

Noma Dumezweni Photo @bazbam/twitter The Swaziland-born actress is the chosen one. Ten points for "Harry Potter and The Cursed Child"! The producers of the highly anticipated Harry...

Retrial for officer charged in Freddie Gray’s death set for June

A list of evidence in the Freddie Gray case shows that all six officers charged in his arrest and death have made statements. The...

More kids have serious cholesterol problems than ever before

One in five American children have unhealthy cholesterol levels, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Children and...

Illinois students require remediation in community colleges

New postsecondary remediation rate data will help ISBE identify additional supports students need before graduation New postsecondary remediation data released by the Illinois State Board...

Chef donates half Of Food Network winnings to feed Chicago’s hungry

Chef Quentin Love (Photo by WGN) Quentin Love, a Chicago chef and restaurateur, is a man who lives up to his name. After winning big...

This principal saved her failing school, and now she could win...

Linda Cliatt-Wayman, principal of Strawberry Mansion High School in Philadelphia. (Photo by Courtney Greenwald) Even Drake thinks she's great. You may remember Linda Cliatt-Wayman from her...

Sandra Bland’s family calls for criminal charges against Texas trooper

Sandra Bland and her mother A day after grand jurors decided not to issue indictments in connection with the death of Sandra Bland in a...