Pfleger gives out more than $10,000 in Christmas toys

CORY WILLIAMS (right) helping Santa’s helpers organize and distribute the $10,000 in toys donated this year to make the Christmas brighter for children. Thanks to...

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...

Battle to keep Laquan McDonald trial in Chicago played out in...

By Erick Johnson A sociology professor who was paid $12,000 to conduct a study on the impact of excessive media publicity on potential jurors in...

New Year’s Resolutions for Black America 2016

Whenever we begin a new calendar year, it can be useful to make New Year’s Resolutions to prioritize and focus for the immediate future....

NY fest helps keep South Side off poverty porn tour

ELAINE HEGWOOD BOWEN is frustrated as she and Cyrus Dowlatshahi and Catherine Crouch take questions from the audience during “Let’s Talk About Chicago” panel...

$150,000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won!

If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Chicago, you may want to check it right away! A gas station in Chicago sold a...

25th Pastoral Anniversary for Pastor Olivia Johnson  

Pastor Olivia Johnson of Generational Blessings Family Worship Center, located inChicago Heights, Illinois, will be celebrating 25 years in the pastorate on Sunday, March 31,...

Appellate Court Justice Nathaniel Howse Jr. receives powerful endorsements for the Illinois...

Nathaniel Howse Jr., Appellate Court Justice (1st District), has received the powerful endorsements of U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky and Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White...

Police fired 55 times at Willie McCoy. An investigation called it...

The 20-year-old aspiring rapper had been sleeping in his car at a Taco Bell when Vallejo police shot him By Sam Levin, The Guardian The California...

Rev. Jackson goes to jail and sets 3 captives “free”

Vows to take bail bond reform movement across America By Chinta Strausberg Passionate about his mission to “free the captives,” Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr. Tuesday bailed...