A Moment to Super Size Your Thinking

Wanna’ a double blessing…this is a great time to begin to bless others. That was a post shared on face book earlier this year...

Should you be gluten free?

Photo by blackdoctor.org Gluten free this, gluten free that…. Many restaurants are even now serving entire gluten-free menus, but what is gluten? And more importantly,...

Early Chemo Not as Helpful for Black Breast Cancer Patients

Black women don't respond as well to early chemotherapy as breast cancer patients of other races. (Depositphotos) Experts say reasons why outcomes differ aren’t clear Early...

Concerns linger about Homan Square

Richard Boykin On Tuesday, emotional testimonies were heard by the Cook County Human Relations Committee as former detainees at Homan Square spoke about alleged human...

Michael Jordan donates settlement money to 23 local charities

Image via 2K Sports screengrab. Michael Jordan has scored big time for 23 Chicago charities and the kids they help. The Bulls legend has donated...

My Story: Teen loses 225 pounds in one year

Photo blackdoctor.org African American obesity rates are staggering, but when you look at children and young adults, its even worse. According to the CDC, 11%...

Freddie Gray trial: Deadlocked jurors told to keep on

Jurors in William Porter trial are deadlocked (Photo CNN) Jurors considering the trial of a Baltimore police officer in Freddie Gray's death told the judge...

The Marine Corps relaxes hairstyle standards for Black female soldiers

Photo by military.com When a controversy erupted over Black female Marine’s hairstyles last year, some observers thought Black women in the military were asking for...

Chicago Police commander acquitted in gun-in-mouth case

Glenn Evans, a Chicago police commander, center, left Cook County Criminal Court after being found not guilty. Credit Nathan Weber for The New York...

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...