Chicago Film Fest lauds esteemed Black costume designer Ruth Carter, other...

The recent Chicago Film Festival, which has enjoyed 54 years of bringing film stars and those connected to the film industry from all across...

Chicagoan Maurice Cheeks inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

By J. Coyden Palmer Growing up in the Robert Taylor Homes on the city’s South Side, Maurice “Mo” Cheeks would spend his days playing basketball...

A Moment to Super Size Your Thinking

All of Me. Helen Baylor, gospel recording artist, has a beautiful gospel ballad entitled “All of Me” Jesus take all of me—I’m holding nothing...

We Took A Chance. Now, It’s Time For A Change.

It’s interesting to see black politicians, pastors, nationalists and activists who were clinging to Rahm Emanuel like a cheap suit, during the mayoral campaign,...

Boy Scouts honor entrepreneurs, trailblazers, and corporate executives

Contributing Editor/ Photographer Henry Taylor Chicago’s Boy Scouts of America’s Pathway to Adventure Council celebrated its 10th Annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award Dinner...

It’s the law – Minority investment firms use by State

Frerichs Says Assets Brokered by Diverse Firms Grew from $603 Million to $35 Billion in 4 Years; New Legislation to Set Goals for Investments...

Clint Eastwood does good turn as elderly drug runner in ‘The...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J “The Mule” is the latest in a catalogue of films by celebrated actor, director and octogenarian Clint Eastwood that also...

Total Wine co-founder funding $15 million push to aid ex-convicts

A Maryland couple is donating $15 million to the American Civil Liberties Union to expand a campaign to cut prison populations and promote private...

Serving My Country and My Community

Dupres Pina The holiday season is a time to be thankful for what we have, and to pay it forward by giving back. Although this...

Leading Chicago pastor set to pass the torch

Charles Jenkins, Senior Pastor of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, to retire at the end of 2019. Charles Jenkins, Senior Pastor of Fellowship Missionary...