Crump, NAACP, NNPA to Demonstrate after Police Brutality Incident in Florida

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The Broward County Chapter of the NAACP will lead a march and rally to demand the termination and...

Misty Copeland discusses Russian ballerinas in blackface during Women of Power...

The legendary ballerina doubted that she would ever be invited back to Bolshoi Theatre in Russia because she spoke out against the practice By...

Mega Millions: 1 winning ticket sold in New York for $425M...

By Kristin Lam, USA TODAY One lucky winner will start the new year $425 million richer after matching all six numbers in Tuesday's Mega Millions. There was...

Texas Teen Won’t Be Able to Graduate Unless He Cuts His...

By Silke Jasso, Rare A school district in Texas that “touts its excellence” has now been accused of racism. The school is embroiled in controversy...

Military Doctors in crosshairs of a budget battle

By Jordan Rau Kaiser Health News The U.S. military is devising major reductions in its medical corps, unnerving the system’s advocates who fear the cuts will...

Data shows childbirth-related deaths remain high in Illinois, especially in minority...

By Chuck Goudie and Christine M Tressel, ABC7 News Across the country, the numbers of women who die during or after pregnancy remain at an...

Part of Collins’ and Flowers’ plan to fight maternal, infant...

State Senator Jacqueline Collins and State Rep. Mary Flowers issued the following statements recently as Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law part of the...

Issa Rae and LaKeith Stanfield will or won’t stay together in...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, MSJ The film “The Photograph” that is playing in theaters everywhere stars Issa Rae who came on the scene in a...

Chicago Mayor Tells Ted Cruz To ‘Keep Our Name Out Of...

Lori Lightfoot hit out at the Republican Texas senator after he cited Chicago as an example for why “gun control doesn’t work.” By Lee Moran,...

Ezekiel Taylor Foundation Announces 24-Hour Kobe Bryant Essay Contest

Winner Attends 2020 NBA All Star Legends Brunch   The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation is awarding one lucky Chicago area student an opportunity to...