Chicago Teachers Union votes to authorize strike

The Chicago Teacher's Union voted to authorize a strike if necessary. (Photo by abc7chicago) The Chicago Teachers Union has voted to authorize a strike. CTU...

3 steps to help improve cardiac arrest survival rate in the...

Photo by Advocate Health Care News Service The survival rate for people who suffer cardiac arrest outside a hospital hovers around just 6 percent. But,...

Illinois students require remediation in community colleges

New postsecondary remediation rate data will help ISBE identify additional supports students need before graduation New postsecondary remediation data released by the Illinois State Board...

Jocelyn Cooper Dies at 86; Helped Pave Way for First Black...

Jocelyn Cooper encouraged her husband to start The City Sun, a newspaper that took on white and black public figures alike. Credit Jill Jefferson Jocelyn...

Decades later, a secret finally revealed

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It’s a known fact that in 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. became the third Black leader to win...

Nielsen examines the digital habits and impact of Black consumers

African American consumers are enjoying a remarkable period of influence, cultural expression and entrepreneurship that is manifesting digitally and trending mainstream, according to global...

Courageous Vietnam Veteran finally receives his Purple Heart Medal thanks to...

Credit forwardtimesonline.com On November 15, 2015, Chaplain Mazelle Hughes, from the Hospice Mission Healthcare Center, called the Office of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee to request...

Kwanzaa holiday strives for relevance as it nears its 50th year

While many people are focusing on after-Christmas sales on Dec. 26, many African Americans will turn their attention to the seven-day “Festival of First...

Nigerian gospel jazz duo Twinsax wants your soul

Twinsax Twinsax are a music duo from Nigeria who have been striving to master their art of playing the saxophone since age 9. Known in...

The Supreme Court runs away from race

The United States Supreme Court has always been reluctant to take on the issue of race with any sensitivity toward Blacks. In its famous...