Friday, March 5, 2021

Courthouse surrounded with barbed wire in preparation for Derek Chauvin trial

The former officer was granted permission to leave Minnesota due to 'safety concerns' as he awaits trial By Ny Magee, TheGrio The murder trial for former...

Vernon Jordan, civil rights leader and Clinton advisor, dies

By Jamie Gangel and Dan Merica, CNN Vernon Jordan, a civil rights leader and close adviser to former President Bill Clinton, died Monday evening, multiple...

11-year-old girl shot in the face at South Side gas station

By Glenn Marshall, WGN An 11-year-old girl was hospitalized after being shot in the face when she was at a West Pullman gas station. Ny-Andrea Dyer...

Starting at a Black Newspaper, Dana White Is the First Black...

By Troy Schulz Zenger News As Hyundai North America’s first Black chief communications officer, Dana W. White knows what it is like to have two feet...

WHITE RAGE

By Oscar H. Blayton LBJ was right, but wrong. When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, he said of the Democratic...

TV pioneer and former NFL star Irv Cross dies at 81

By Wayne Sterling, CNN Broadcasting pioneer and former NFL Pro Bowl cornerback Irv Cross died Sunday morning in Minnesota, the Philadelphia Eagles announced on the team's website. He...

New Aurora COVID vaccine site focused on getting Black community vaccinated

By Diane Pathieu, ABC7 Governor Pritzker will join Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin and Black leaders to open up a mass vaccination site Tuesday to put...

Veterans deserve better educational opportunities

Beyond the Rhetoric By  Harry C. Alford As a veteran who served my country, I feel strongly that others who serve are entitled to leave the...

Chicago comedian, ‘Windy City Live’ contributor Erica Watson dies from COVID-19,...

ABC7 Chicago comedian, actress and "Windy City Live" contributor Erica Watson has passed away from COVID-19, according to her family. You may remember Watson from her...

Judge approves $650 million Facebook privacy settlement over facial recognition feature

The suit claimed the platform stored biometric data in violation of Illinois state law By Kim Lyons, The Verge A federal judge on Friday gave final...