READING AND THE REPARATIONS MOVEMENT

Henry Louis Gates wrote an Op-Ed article that appeared in the New York Times on April 23, 2010, essentially attempting to re-conceptualize the reparations...

Record 11 Black candidates file in mayoral race

Some Black aldermen with ties to mayor face tough rematches Crusader Staff Report A record 11 Black candidates have filed to run in Chicago’s mayoral...

CSU President Zaldwaynaka Scott joins JB Pritzker Educational Success Committee

Committee will support and advise Governor-elect on K-12 and higher education policy areas Illinois Governor-elect J.B. Pritz- ker has named Chicago State University President Zaldwaynaka (“Z”)...

Chicago Children’s Theatre breaks ground

A Chicago Children’s Theatre class in session. Chicago Children’s Theatre, the city’s largest professional theater company devoted exclusively to children and young families, officially broke...

Sweet Home Cafe at national Black museum grows brand with holiday...

A Sweet Home Thanksgiving By Keith Chambers The cider-braised collard greens and candied yams with ginger vanilla come with the smoked turkey, sage butter and country...

Rolling in Dough

Black baker rising on global stage two years after opening a second shop at Navy Pier By Erick Johnson It’s Thursday morning at Brown Sugar Bakery. Owner...

A REPARATIONS HISTORICAL OVERVIEW

It is important that we have a historical perspective that fuels the current mass phase of the Reparations Movement at this hour in history. The...

Robert Morris University’s initiative to make graduate school affordable

Increasing afordability for Illinois students Zyria Goldsmith felt her surprise instantly turn into excitement. The first-year graduate student at Robert Morris University Illinois’ (RMU) Chicago...

Chicago DJ Timbuck2 dies at 34; Kanye West, Common, Vic Mensa...

Photo @djenuff/twitter Chicago DJ and radio personality Timothy "Timbuck2" Jones, who fostered local hip-hop and toured with artists like Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, and Common,...

Prada Rolls Out Sambo Style Figures and Black Twitter Rolls Over...

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor Prada S.p.A., a world renown Italian fashion house based in Milan, Italy and founded in 1913 by Mario...