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...

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Protestors target Banks that profit from misery

CHASE BANK AND Wells Fargo Bank were recently the target of over 100 local protestors, who marched to the various branch locations in downtown...

E. Faye Butler stars in ‘Hairspray’ at Paramount Theatre in Aurora

E. FAYE BUTLER brought the house down in her performance as Juba in the Goodman's Pullman Porter Blues. Get set for a high-octane ride with...

Twitter’s new diversity hire raises

Despite criticism for its lack of women and minorities in the workforce, Twitter has hired a white man to lead its diversity efforts. Amid prevailing...

How Hillary Clinton went undercover to examine race in education

Hillary Clinton and Marian Wright Edelman On a humid summer day in 1972, Hillary Rodham walked into this town’s new private academy, a couple of...

A TALE OF TWO MEN AND TWO WOMEN

The United States has been philosophically turned upside down during recent weeks. Two very high-profile men have been accused of sexual misconduct by an...

Chicago Advocates Rally for Adult Literacy, Showcase XPRIZE Literacy App

Literacy apps are designed to reach adult learners who don’t have access to classes XPRIZE—the global leader in designing and operating world-changing incentive competitions—...

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...

The Black Foodies Kicks Off Taste and Tour of the City...

The Black Foodies kicks off the Taste and Tour of the City of Chicago with a culinary experience like no other Saturday November 3rd...