Santita Jackson new Morning Drive host On WCPT 820-AM

WCPT 820-AM announced the addition of Santita Jackson as host of its morning drive program, Monday thru Friday, 6 to 8 a.m. “The Santita...

Lightfoot makes a big statement

After a violent Memorial Day weekend, Lightfoot makes nine Blacks chairmen of city council committees, more than any other ethnic group in Chicago. But...

Rappers Chamillionaire And E-40 Are Looking To Invest $25,000 In A...

Earlier this year, Hakeem Seriki, a Grammy-winning hip hop artist, entrepreneur, and angel investor better known as Chamillionaire, launched a contest for Black-founded start-ups and invested...

Family of Inmate Who Died of Dehydration Reaches $6 Million Settlement

By Jasmine Washington, Ebony The family of a 33-year-old Black man who died in police custody in Milwaukee has reached a settlement. According to The...

Ten day worldwide theater festival presents story of Sandra Bland and...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, MSJ Physical Theater Festival Chicago, back for its sixth season, announced exciting schedule updates, including the additions of its first-ever off-site...

DuSable Museum continues the Ruth E. Carter Historical Film Series with...

The New 411 The DuSable Museum of African American History will continue its 2019 Ruth E. Carter Historical Film Series with a special screening and...

Big Shoulders Fund celebrates the 11th year of Stock Market Program 

Program connects eighth graders from 61 schools across Chicago with business executives and mentors to learn finance and investing skills Nearly 1,000 eighth grade students...

Black billionaire adopts Morehouse’s 135th graduating class

More bold actions needed to abate the nation’s $1.5 trillion debt crisis By Charlene Crowell The annual season of college commencements has a unique way of bringing...

Iran Seems to Have Friends in High Places

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow The Islamic Republic of Iran seems to have gone through some significant changes since its beginning...

Four Hundred Years And We Still Ain’t Clear: Distortions Of Black History

By Julianne Malveaux According to some historians, Afro-descendants first entered these united states in 1619 off the coast of Virginia. If we believe that narrative,...