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...

White Sox and Cubs Make Big Moves in Offseason

Jason Heyward World Series titles are not won in December but both the White Sox and Cubs have given their fans some early Christmas presents....

Chicago pays millions but punishes few in police killings

Dana Cross, the mother of Calvin Cross, a 19-year-old killed by the police in Chicago in 2011, outside her home. Credit Andrew Nelles for...

Incarcerated moms will have a holiday visit with their children, 1,400...

“I ​have been taking care of my grandchildren since their mom went away to Logan Prison, and I try to make all things possible...

Winter Advisory: Why Common Cold May Trigger Asthma Attacks

Photo blackdoctor.org According to the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America, 44,000 people have an asthma attack every day in the U.S. For African Americans,...

LaBelle’s pie not as good as locals’

Soul singer’s sweet potato pie ranked last among the best in taste test Maybe it was the pie crust. Or perhaps the spices were too...

Back to Basics – Section 3 of the HUD Act, Part...

Since 1998 the National Black Chamber of Commerce has been promoting one of the best opportunity programs for those living under the poverty level....

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,...

Mayor booed out of Urban Prep High

File photo shows a previous visit by Mayor Emanuel to Urban Prep Academy in the Bronzeville neighborhood, before the outrage of the Laquan McDonald...

12-Year-old super santa, Samuel Love, to hold last toy drive, big...

Sam Love and principal Gregory Mason (Photo by Chinta Strausberg) Samuel Love, the 12-year-old, 6th Grade Murray Language Academy Student, to hold big send off...