Organized labor supports Chicago’s only Labor History Museum

Chicago’s organized labor community put politics on hold for the day to support Chicago’s only Black labor history museum, the National A. Philip Randolph...

Celebrated Director Ron OJ Parson brings Civil Rights Play to TimeLine

TimeLine Theatre Company announces the cast and creative team for the Chicago premiere of “Too Heavy for Your Pocket,” which doubles as the Chicago debut...

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Amazing Grace’ recordings released on vinyl Gospel album makes...

The New 411 By Raymond Ward Amazing Grace - Aretha Franklin’s biggest-selling album and the best-selling live Gospel album of all time - is enjoying a revival...

MWRD celebrates female African American trailblazers 

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) honored the accomplishments of local African American women who have inspired their communities while blazing...

Baker College Prep hosts Professional Development panel

Baker College Prep, the South Chicago campus of the Noble Network of Charter Schools, hosted its first “PRIDE “Bigs” Professional Development” panel recently. This...

Congresswoman Robin Kelly donates books to Lynwood school

Congresswoman Robin Kelly personally delivered 150 books last week to Sandridge Elementary School in Lynwood as part of the Library of Congress’ Surplus Book...

IRS Problems Can Ruin Your Life

IRS problems have a way of ruining all aspects of your life. And as time goes by, the IRS adds salt to your wounds...

How Evil are we Becoming?

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow We must begin to wonder what is the condition of the mentality of America? That must...

THE CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS: NOT ALWAYS IN HEADLINES, BUT NEVER ON...

By Julianne Malveaux What does the Congressional Black Caucus do? It takes Majority Whip James Clyburn to make it understandable. “It’s not only what we...

Heated battle likely will not stop abortion bill

Sponsors say updates to law long overdue; opponents say rights to object will be lost By REBECCA ANZEL, Capitol News Illinois Illinois is poised to provide greater...