Protests persist as calls grow for Emanuel to resign

Protesters used an empty casket to dramatize the death of Laquan McDonald during a demonstration outside Chicago City Hall last weekend. (Photo by Chinta...

Woman Inspires Vegan Takeover at the “Taste of Chicago”

Vegan Chef Maisha Wynn to be Featured July 12 All it took was the survival of a brain aneurysm and a strong warning from her...

Alterations sought for sagging pants proposal

CITY LEADERS FEAR an ordinance that would prohibit residents from wearing sagging pants will open the Gary to lawsuits. Gary officials cautious of legal problems...

Marian Catholic sued for discrimination

MARIAN CATHOLIC HIGH School said they expelled four Black students because they failed drug tests , but attorneys and parents said those tests were...

READING AND THE REPARATIONS MOVEMENT

Henry Louis Gates wrote an Op-Ed article that appeared in the New York Times on April 23, 2010, essentially attempting to re-conceptualize the reparations...

Black Women Are More Likely to Be Sexually Harassed on the...

By Dara Sharif, The Root Reports of sexual harassment in the workplace are down among women overall, but the decline is far less steep among...

Center for poor veterans battle to stay open

THE RTW VET Center in Bronzeville on Tuesday, December 1, was given an additional six months to correct several code violations, but the center’s...

Lightfoot makes a big statement

After a violent Memorial Day weekend, Lightfoot makes nine Blacks chairmen of city council committees, more than any other ethnic group in Chicago. But...

Dr. Wilson: ‘I will be the next mayor of Chicago’

By Chinta Strausberg With the number of people scrambling to jump into the mayor’s race, Dr. Willie Wilson has already declared he is the frontrunner...