SHE SERVES, SHE MATTERS – HER VOICE IS NECESSARY

By Wanda “Sistah Soldier” Petty, President & CEO, SHE VET, iNC. After transitioning, joining the military could seem like it was the natural part. It’s the return...

Doc About Blues Great Buddy Guy Slated For CIFF

The 55th Chicago International Film Festival always has treats in store for film lovers. This year is no different. For the closing night film,...

eta Creative Arts Foundation announces new Executive Director

“The opportunity to lead the eta Creative Arts Foundation in developing their fullest potential as an iconic, creative arts institution is an honor,” Kai...

Gov. Pritzker Announces $4.2M in Funding for Small Business Development Centers...

Governor JB Pritzker announced $4.2 million in funding for Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) throughout Illinois. The funding is available to universities, community colleges...

Back-to-Back Outbreaks of Gun Violence in El Paso and Dayton Stun...

By Campbell Robertson, Julie Bosman and Mitch Smith, The New York Times On Sunday, Americans woke up to news of a shooting rampage in an...

Anchors Aweigh: Ending a military career with the Chairslayer Foundation

By Ken Porter, Navy veteran 3rd Class Petty Officer Anchors Aweigh is a Navy march song and also a term Navy men and women use...

THE AWESOME POWER OF THE WRITTEN WORD

Some cynical soul once said something that has resounded throughout the Black community for years and that is, “If you want to hide something...

NFL kicks off 100th season with free festival in Grant Park...

BY WGN Web Desk and Erik Runge, WGN The NFL is opening its 100th season Thursday with the league's oldest rivalry, Bears against the Packers. To...

Black Panther comes to National Black Museum

Black Panther’s hero costume is coming to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, the facility announced on its website. The museum...

NAACP legal defense fund calls for independent investigation into death of...

Dallas Police Chief U. Reneé Hall said on Sunday the department did not have a suspect or motive in Brown's death. By Cassandra Jaramillo, The...