Northwestern to convene international scholars on archiving Black arts

Mellon Foundation awards $225,000 to investigate challenges in translation Northwestern University has been awarded a $225,000 Sawyer Seminar grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation...

Chicago Urban League Raises Nearly $2 Million

10-time Grammy Award winner Chaka Khan captivates crowd with nostalgic performance The Chicago Urban League’s 58th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner raised nearly $2 million to support education, employment,...

Ending DACA Affects Black Undocumented Immigrants, Too

Of the roughly 11 million undocumented immigrants in America, just about 600,000 of them are Black. By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne The decision by President Donald...

Disney+ Adds Disclaimer To ‘Dumbo,’ ‘The Jungle Book’ For Problematic Scenes

Films whose stereotypes haven’t aged well come with a warning: “This program is presented as originally created. It may contain outdated cultural depictions.” By David...

Congressional Black Caucus – “Warriors without a War Plan”

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow The biggest key to the greatness of the United States is its political system. Our founding...

Pigment International closes out inaugural Black Fine Art Month with discussion...

The New 411, By Raymond Ward Pigment International, the Black Art Collective closed out the inaugural Black Fine Art Month with a discussion of the “Future...

Lindiwe comes to Steppenwolf

Featuring Music Written and Performed by Ladysmith Black Mambazo
 A Love Story that Marries Traditional South African Sounds from Zulu Culture with Chicago’s Iconic Blues Steppenwolf...

$550,000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won in River Grove!

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

Trump campaign launches appeal to Black voters; will it work?

By Leandra Bernstein, WJLA President Donald Trump launched the Black Voices for Trump Coalition from Atlanta Friday, in an appeal to African Americans voters ahead...

Florida officer fired after violently yanking a middle school student’s hair...

By Kia Morgan-Smith, The Grio The Orange County Florida Sheriff’s Office has fired a white deputy who violently manhandled a female middle school student. An unnamed...