What you should know about pneumonia

More than a million Americans are hospitalized and 50,000 people die because of pneumonia, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With a disease as potentially...

Reimagining the University: A New Paradigm for Racial Justice

This is my 20th year as an administrator in higher education. I've negotiated hunger strikes, sit-ins, and many other forms of protest and dissent...

NBCI’s 34,000 Black Churches Declare Mayor Rahm Emanuel Morally Unfit to...

NBCI supportsIllinois State Representative La Shawn K. Ford’s request for federal investigation The National Black Church Initiative(NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of...

Rosa Parks’ family loses legal battle with Target

Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks Big-box retailer was accused of violating the Civil Rights icon's name and likeness According to reports, a federal appeals court recently...

Congress Sends Obamacare Repeal to President for First Time

After dozens of unsuccessful attempts to repeal all or part of President Barack Obama's signature health care law, Congressional Republicans on Wednesday finally succeeded...

Dad’s Letter To Macy’s Demands A Changing Table In Men’s Restroom

SCREENSHOT FOX 5 NEWS This one is for the dads everywhere! Dads need changing tables in public bathrooms, too. And this dad, Anthony Dew, is looking...

From ‘cow’ to cover girl, model Winnie Harlow is changing beauty...

Canadian model Winnie Harlow was once bullied for her appearance. Labeled " cow" and "zebra," she suffered so much she was forced to pull...

New Year brings new laws to Illinois

Governor Bruce Rauner Each year, the state enacts new laws that have been passed the previous year. With the new year, Illinoians are faced with...

Janet Jackson Shares Video Message: ‘I Do not Have Cancer’

Janet Jackson tweeted a video post refuting rumors that she has cancer, which included lyrics to her 'Unbreakable track, "The Great Forever" "I'm recovering," singer...

State trooper who arrested Sandra Bland indicted for perjury, will be...

Sandra Bland (File photo) A Texas state trooper was indicted by a grand jury Wednesday on a perjury charge stemming from the July traffic stop...