Gucci removes $890 “blackface” sweater, apologizes after receiving backlash

By Caitlin O'Kan, CBS News Gucci has removed a controversial sweater from its website and apologized after some people said the sweater resembled blackface. The...

Tax refunds issued so far are smaller than last year, IRS...

By Irina Ivanova, CBS News Taxpayers got a double dose of bad news Friday when the Internal Revenue Service released figures on the first week...

4th grader beat with belts by teacher at CPS school, lawsuit...

By Kelly Davis and Lourdes Duarte, WGN A lawsuit was filed Thursday against a teacher and the Chicago Board of Education by the family of...

Questions raised after WVON’S Cliff Kelley announced his departure from his...

“As a contemporary of Cliff Kelley, I and other seniors should be insulted,” said Dorothy R. Leavell, who has served as publisher of the...

Preckwinkle talks to the Crusader

Affirms plans to fire police chief if elected By Erick Johnson It’s been a long campaign season for mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle. Her staff has been...

Postal worker fatally shot on I-57 near Oak Forest ID’d as...

By Diane Pathieu and Michelle Gallardo, ABC 7 News A U.S. postal worker was shot and killed while driving on I-57 near south suburban Oak...

Dem. Presidential Candidate Calls for $100B in Slavery Reparations

“We need a moral and spiritual awakening in the country.” By Christina Santi, Ebony Marianne Williamson, a best-selling author. spiritual teacher and activist, announced her bid...

Black Man Found Hanging in Same Jail Where Sandra Bland Died

Texas Rangers are investigating the incident which took place in the same jail where Sandra Bland died. By Jessica Bennett, Ebony Evan Lyndell Parker was found...

Gregory Hines Honored With Stamp by Postal Service

The Tony Award-winning entertainer is being added to the Black Heritage Series Stamp Collection. By Christina Santi, Ebony The U.S. Postal Service is honoring legendary entertainer...

Chicago transplant surgeon aims to increase life-saving options for African American...

By Leah Hope, ABC 7 News Jacquelyne Charleston has been waiting for a transplant for weeks. A liver from a living or deceased donor could...