Last suspect in murder of officer sentenced to life

Marcus Floyd and Officer Thomas Wortham IV A Cook County judge on Tuesday sentenced the third and final man convicted in the 2010 murder of...

How dangerous are sports-related concussions?

Will Smith at the premiere of “Concussion,” which highlights the work of Bennet Omalu on concussions in the NFL. (PopularImages) Ninety-five percent of people who...

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...

Florida’s first Black chief justice dies

Former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Leander J. Shaw (COURTESY OF FLORIDA SUPREME COURT) Leander J. Shaw Jr. dies at 85 When Leander J. Shaw Jr....

Nigerians who escaped Boko Haram graduate from Texas HBCU

Midala Rabi (center) and her daughters Magdaline and Sidamari (Image: Screenshot from ABC13 video) Mother and two daughters earn honors after family relocates to U.S. Before...

Illinois Black Caucus asks U.S. probe of CPD, IPRA and Alvarez...

AT A PRESS conference, Senator Kwame Raoul (D-13th) answered a flurry of questions about the recently released police videos and a bill sponsored by...

Don’t be Fooled by ‘Silent Clarence’ Thomas

In arguably the most important civil rights case the U.S. Supreme Court will hear this term - a case that could ban or limit...

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...

Sore throat? How to know if it’s strep

Photo blackdoctor.org If you have a sore throat that you just can’t kick this winter, be careful. It may be than the common viruses you...

Youth Activist Win! U of C to Build Adult Trauma Center

Photo by uchicago.edu Five years of protesting, arrests for civil disobedience, publicly shaming Black politicians, including President Obama and working together as a unit without...