MGC Jazz Presents The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra Jazz Beyond Borders

MCG Jazz is pleased to announce a special engagement featuring The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra (SJMO), the 19-piece big band orchestra in-residence at the Smithsonian’s...

Founder’s Day 2019

On Sunday, March 3rd at 5:00 p.m., the Coalition for the Remembrance of Elijah Muhammad (C.R.O.E.) will celebrate its 32nd year in existence. Founded...

Urban Movie Channel is great choice for urban streaming service

The Urban Movie Channel was created by Robert L. Johnson, Chairman of RLJ Entertainment and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), and is an...

The New 411

By Raymond Ward The DuSable Museum of African American History is pleased to announce that the award-winning musician and educator, Tammy McCann, has been named...

St. Philip Neri honored Black History Month with student assembly program

St. Philip Neri Catholic School assembly was a success as the students reinforced the theme of celebrating, educating and commemorating our African American heritage. On...

Betty Shabazz Academy featured in WCIU’s Black History Month special

Guest instructor Illi Williams among those profiled Betty Shabazz Academy (BSA), a campus of Betty Shabazz International Charter Schools, hosted the taping of “Creating History,”...

Cook County Board honors PUSH Excel STEAM Program

By Chinta Strausberg The Cook County Board last week honored the Rainbow PUSH EXCEL program that teaches youth skill sets, how to work in teams,...

Second place position humbling for Preckwinkle

By Giavonni Nickson Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle may be the “Boss,” but her winning streak in elections was snapped on Tuesday after her...

Cook County Board honors Cliff Kelley for decades of service

By Chinta Strausberg The Cook County Board of Commissioners last week honored the iconic WVON radio talk show host Cliff Kelley for decades of contributing...

Education Department helps loan servicers instead of borrowers

By Charlene Crowell In an increasingly competitive global economy, highly skilled workers have a sharp advantage in securing and keeping employment. And as technological advances result...