To Restore Second Chances, Restore Opportunity for All

Walk down the street in Chicago or anywhere in America, and chances are, you will find someone who has benefited from a second chance....

Democrat proposes tax increase on cigarettes

By Capitol News Illinois staff A Democratic state lawmaker on Thursday, May 16, called Senate President John Cullerton’s proposal to raise Illinois’ usage tax on...

In an historic move, West Point to graduate record number of...

The U.S. Military Academy has seen thousands of women move through its halls, but for the first time, over three dozen Black women will...

Sacramento Police Face Criticism For Arresting, Putting Sack Over Head Of...

The boy, pinned to the ground, can be heard saying “I can’t breathe” through the sack, which officers referred to as a “spit mask.” By...

Native Chatham resident’s work spans Davis, Wayans and now Spencer

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, MSJ Dante Brown, 19, was born and raised in Chicago, and his most recent past television credit includes playing the son...

Final services held for Charles “Chuck” Barksdale

Family, friends and fans of the legendary Chuck Barksdale of The Dells were joined by guests and music industry artists to celebrate the life...

Services set for WVON’s Alpheus “Insane Ywain” Fields

Family, friends and WVON colleagues will pay their final respects this weekend to popular WVON radio personality Alpheus “Insane Ywain” Fields, who died May...

Memorial Day: NNPA celebrates Profiles in Courage 365 days each year

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Unlike Veterans Day, when we honor all who have served, Memorial Day is when Americans honor persons who...

The DNC is a Ball of Confusion

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow “I don’t belong to any organized political party. I am a Democrat.” Will Rogers. If Mr. Rogers...

FORGET THE ADVERSITY SCORE, JUST DUMP THE SAT

By Julianne Malveaux The College Board, the organization that develops and administers the SAT test, has developed a new “adversity score” to augment the widely...