Early Voting start date to be determined

The Chicago Board of Election Commissioners anticipates that Early Voting is not likely to start on January 17, which is 40 days before Election...

Roc Nation Gets Case Dismissed for Sixth-Grade Pledge Protester

By Jasmine Washington, Ebony Jay-Z’s Roc Nation just scored a huge legal victory. Team Roc, the entertainment company’s philanthropic division, helped get charges filed against an 11-year-old...

Flowers’ Bill requiring better blood pressure services for pregnant women becomes...

A new law sponsored by state Rep. Mary Flowers, D-Chicago, will now demand hospitals to provide better blood pressure services to pregnant women, helping...

Heated battle likely will not stop abortion bill

Sponsors say updates to law long overdue; opponents say rights to object will be lost By REBECCA ANZEL, Capitol News Illinois Illinois is poised to provide greater...

THE ART OF VOTING

Voting is one of the most important tools that citizens can access in order to help shape the collective civic experience in the United...

HARVESTING NEW GENERATIONS

The impact of African people being captured in the slave trade and introduced into the western hemisphere as property and commodity are at the...

Op-Ed Access to treatment key to diabetes management

By Rep. Will Davis For the more than 1.3 million people in Illinois living with diabetes, health care can become complicated with a chronic condition....

I’M ABOUT TO HAVE ME A KAVANAUGH!

I’m mad. So mad that I can spit. Throw stuff. Holla. Make some noise. What is a righteous woman to do?  I’m about to...

Time to wake America up from its student debt nightmare

By Charlene Crowell Higher education has always offered opportunities to learn and earn a better quality of life. But in the 21st century, higher education has also...

Malik Yoba and Real to Reel showcase local filmmakers

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J.   For three years, Jack Daniel’s Gentleman Jack beverages has sponsored a short film competition, and recently actor Malik Yoba was...