Nike’s high-profile shoe fail costs $1.1 billion in stock value

If there's a Sports Marketing Oops Hall of Fame, Nike is now among the top contenders. Given the pregame hoopla, the much-anticipated college basketball contest...

Mayor in Florida arrested after shots fired at SWAT attempting to...

By Reis Thebault and Reis Thebault, Washington Post The mayor of a small Gulf Coast town in Florida was arrested on Thursday after shooting at...

Op-Ed For Illinois workers, $15 is just the beginning

By Ieshia Townsend When the Illinois House passed a $15 minimum wage into law this week, it wasn’t out of the goodness of legislators’ hearts. The...

America’s Heroes Group honors millennial National Guards

Private First Class Ashley Campbell, who is an Illinois National Guardsman, joined the military with her sister to benefit from the education programs, as...

Regina King is Black History and has proven herself to be...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. Among the five actresses nominated for Best Supporting Actress, Regina King is the only one who also holds “TV Director”...

Blues Guitarist Robert Cray Returns to the MAC

Following a sold-out engagement in 2015, Blues Hall of Fame guitarist Robert Cray returns to the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) with the Robert Cray...

The HistoryMakers Announces $600,000 Matching Gift For Groundbreaking Business Initiative

Follow The HistoryMakers on Facebook and Twitter. The HistoryMakers recently announced that the Enterprise Holdings Foundation – the philanthropic arm of Enterprise Holdings – has...

Bobby McFerrin brings his happiness tour to Chicago 

Vocal virtuoso and 10-time Grammy Award winner Bobby McFerrin & Gimme5: Circlesongs comes to City Winery Chicago in four performances over two nights on...

The New 411

Short Shakespeare! Macbeth at Chicago Shakespeare Theater Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for  ShortShakespeare! Macbeth, a 75-minute abridged production of William Shakespeare’s...

A potential ticket to avoiding depression

A trip to the theatre, a cinema or a museum might be the ticket for seniors looking to avoid depression. A British study found that older adults...