This Time We are Going to Costa Rica

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow In our quest to unite Black entrepreneurs throughout the world we have found many surprises. We,...

Illinois Lottery launches player education campaign

Lottery seeks to encourage smart and responsible play The Illinois Lottery recently announced a new responsible gaming campaign to help players make informed decisions about...

Spike Lee wins first-ever Oscar for ‘BlacKkKlansman’

By Scott Baumgartner‍, ET After decades of stunning work and five nominations, Spike Lee has finally claimed his first Academy Award! The legendary filmmaker took the...

Ruth E. Carter Becomes The First Black Woman To Win Oscar...

History has been made! By Julee Wilson, Essence Ruth E. Carter has won the 2019 Academy Award for Best Costume Design for her mind-blowing creations...

Infant liquid ibuprofen recalled over safety concerns, sold at Walmart, CVS,...

The FDA issued an expanded recall of infants' oral ibuprofen solution because it may have potentially higher concentrations of ibuprofen than labeled. Tris Pharma, Inc.,...

Bronzeville celebrates and welcomes the new offices of The Barclay Law...

On Thursday September 19, 2019 join The Barclay Law Group, P.C. as they host a Community Open House to commemorate the opening of their...

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,...

State of Illinois to Open Two Additional Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Facilities

The State of Illinois is announcing two additional Community-Based Testing Sites (CBTS) are opening to the public this week to help test Illinoisans for...

IS DRESSING FOR SUCCESS AN INSULT TO BLACK PEOPLE?

Is the Black community hopelessly divided? Has the community fallen so far from a general idea of progress that there is a permanent barrier...

VA offers services to address military sexual trauma

By Ellen Koucky, Ph.D Military sexual trauma is an important issue that affects current servicemembers, veterans who have served, and our country’s military forces as...