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...

Protest held outside Rahm Emanuel’s house

Protesters upset with Mayor Rahm Emanuel took their case straight to his house. (Image still by abc7chicago.com) Protesters upset with Mayor Rahm Emanuel took their...

Police board opens nation-wide search for Chicago police Superintendent

Photo by City of Chicago/Patrick Pyszka Public Meetings and Extensive Community Engagement Planned Chicago Police Board President Lori E. Lightfoot announced today that the application material...

Fox fights record label to keep ‘Empire’ TV series title

Guest star Andre Royo, Jussie Smollette, Terrence Howard and Trai Byers in the “Et Tu, Brute?” fall finale episode of EMPIRE airing Dec. 2...

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...

Natalie Cole has died at 65; ‘Unforgettable’ singer was daughter of...

In 2005, Natalie Cole peforms at the mayoral inagural gala for Antonio Villaraigosa at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. (Photo by Anne Cusack / Los Angeles...

Seaway Hosts “Building on a Legacy” Community Celebration

   Event also introduces Daryl Newell, Seaway’s new division president  This Thursday, October 25, Seaway, a division of Self-Help Credit Union will host “Building on...

Attorney General Madigan: New Year Brings New Laws

Nursing home cameras; protections for sexual assault survivors, crime victims and workers effective Jan. 1 Attorney General Lisa Madigan today highlighted new laws initiated by...

The New 411

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The DuSable Museum of African American History will celebrate “The Drum Major For Justice” during a full day of activities...

A Crusader Investigation

By Erick Johnson A 17-year-old Black teenager was dead. A Chicago police officer was being held responsible for shooting him 16 times. There was a...