How Black Farmers Are Trying To End Centuries Of Racism In...

Prejudice, violence, and poverty have pushed Black farmers off their land. A growing movement is calling for reparations. By Marissa Evans When Keisha Cameron and her...

Planned Parenthood of Illinois offers free birth control through new ABC...

Eligible patients in Illinois can now choose their preferred method of contraception during health center visit Planned Parenthood of Illinois (PPIL) has announced its new Access...

ABORTING WOMEN’S RIGHTS

Recently, a bright spotlight has been placed on new abortion laws that are threatening the possible overthrow of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme...

AFRICAN LIBERATION DAY CELEBRATION: PART II

This is the second of a two-part series discussing the origin and development of African Liberation Day. The month of May is very important...

17th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival – Chicago June 21-27,...

The New 411 To celebrate its 17th Anniversary in Chicago, the African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) – hosted by Facets Cinematheque and presented by...

CAC honors Hebru Brantley and Gensler at Annual Benefit

MAKER Grantees and Coney Family Fund awards to be announced at June 6 event On June 6, 2019, Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC) will host its annual...

CTU to rally for public ed equity, fair contract

'Keep the Promise' rally to press City Hall to prioritize education equity platform that anchored successful races for mayor, aldermen. Speakers to include AFT...

Mississippi jury awards $3.3 million to Black strippers in workplace discrimination...

By Ny Magee, The Grio A Mississippi jury has awarded five Black strippers a total of more than $3 million after a federal judge found...

Football Coach Disarms Would-Be Gunman at Oregon High School

By Jasmine Washington, Ebony Football coach and security guard Keanon Lowe is being heralded a hero after disarming a student carrying a shotgun at Portland’s...

Melvin Edmonds, Founder of R&B’s Soulful After 7, Dies at 65

By Dara Sharif Melvin Edmonds, a founding member of the R&B group After 7, which rose to fame in the ’90s, and an older brother...