This Historically Black University Will Make History In Medical Marijuana Industry

A historically Black university in Louisiana will be the first HBCU to house and research marijuana at its facilities. By Clarissa Hamlin, Black America Web A...

Clint Eastwood does good turn as elderly drug runner in ‘The...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J “The Mule” is the latest in a catalogue of films by celebrated actor, director and octogenarian Clint Eastwood that also...

Rosa Parks’ family loses legal battle with Target

Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks Big-box retailer was accused of violating the Civil Rights icon's name and likeness According to reports, a federal appeals court recently...

Chicago Football Classic College offered it all and a great game

Results continue to be tallied but millions in scholarships pledged to support HBCU education during College Fair The Morehouse College’s Maroon Tigers beat the Miles...

Depression and African Americans: Not “Just the Blues”

Clinical depression is more than life’s “ups” and “downs.” Life is full of joy and pain, happiness and sorrow. It is normal to feel sad...

‘The Lion King’ continues through January 17

The Lion King (Photo credit Joan Marcus) Award-wining musical breaks record for highest-grossing week in Chicago Theatrical history at the Cadillac Palace Theatre Broadway In Chicago...

Get Ready For Kwanzaa 2015

In the wake of the rising re-emergence of the Black Student Movement in America, it is important that every segment of the African Community...

Factors leading to high blood pressure

As weight related illnesses and conditions such as coronary heart disease, obesity and diabetes become more and more prevalent within society, as to the...

The Biggest Crime of Them All

After years of filing requests to IPRA, Roosevelt Myles learned from the Crusader that the police review agency closed his last complaint and never...

Just two certified librarians left at virtually all African-American CPS high...

Figure 4. There are large pockets throughout Chicago lacking a high school with a staffed librarian, but the need is most dire in areas...