California Police Swarm an Unarmed Black Man With Guns Drawn in...

By Jay Conner, The Root On Saturday, Instagram user @blueasdasky released a nearly five-minute long video she recorded of Hawthorne, Calif., police drawing their weapons...

Taraji Gives Emotional Testimony To Congress On Mental Health

Written by Moriba Cummings, BET Taraji P. Henson has made it her life's work to advocate for mental health in the Black community and for...

$150,000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won!

If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Chicago, you may want to check it right away! A gas station in Chicago sold a...

University of Chicago launches Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Free, two-year program will help strengthen nonprofit organizations working on Chicago’s South Side A new nonprofit management certificate program launched by the University of Chicago...

Chicago area students debut in world premiere musical “Stand Up”

eta Creative Arts Foundation presents the World Premiere musical “Stand Up!” Braving police brutality, high pressure water hoses, vicious dogs, racist taunts, and jail...

Eddie Johnson safe as gun violence escalates

Lightfoot holds weekly accountability meeting with top cop after 52 shootings, 8 deaths Crusader Staff Report Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson’s job remains safe as gun violence...

Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill Passes Away At 52

By Vibe Staff Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill has passed away, the Associated Press confirms. Bill reportedly passed away on Sunday (June 9) after suffering from...

Reactions to Chicago Bears new ‘classic’ jersey for 2019

By Matt Eurich, 247Sports After hinting at a new jersey unveiling for the 2019 season, the Chicago Bears gave everyone a look at their new...

Ill. Gov. Pritzker signs legislation reinstating 5-hour minimum school day

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed legislation on Friday, June 7 that reinstates a minimum of five hours of instruction per day in schools. This also...

Bethel AME Church, Chicago’s 2nd Oldest Black Church, to celebrate 157...

Historic Bethel AME Church is preparing to celebrate 157 years of continuous ministry and service in Chicago with three special events June 15, June...