After Chicago police kill Quintonio LeGrier, dad speaks

Father: No one helped my son after he was shot by cops (Photo by CNN) Father of son shot by Chicago police: 'I feel like...

‘Tis The Season of Inequality

In progressive policy circles, and during the Democratic presidential debates, people are talking about income inequality. Though this phenomenon has always been with us,...

Ald. Sawyer to give away mayor’s $20,000 campaign donation

By Erick Johnson With the aldermanic elections just over four months away, Ald. Roderick Sawyer (6th Ward), on Friday, October 12, announced that he will...

Jannie Ligons Is The Woman Of The Year

Jannie Ligons is an Oklahoma City grandmother who left a friend’s house to drive home. She collided with Daniel Holtzclaw, the rogue police officer...

Grant to create “Smart Roads” announced by Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Congresswoman Robin Kelly recently announced the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation has been awarded a $60,700 federal grant to plan an applied research center...

OpEd: Can Jaden Smith’s Gender Fluid Style Lead to Outside-the-Box Thinking?

Photo by Bruce Weber/Louis Vuitton Jaden Smith and his sister Willow have been turning heads and raising eyebrows for most of their adolescence. As the...

Mayor booed out of Urban Prep High

File photo shows a previous visit by Mayor Emanuel to Urban Prep Academy in the Bronzeville neighborhood, before the outrage of the Laquan McDonald...

Holiday joy: Waiter returns family’s lost $32,000

A family’s holiday season went from despair to joy Thursday after it learned that $32,000 in cash that it thought it had lost was...

Royal Allen, senior marketing executive, dies at 52

THE DANIELLE ASHLEY GROUP is saddened by the recent and untimely death of their director of business development, Royal Allen. Allen will be remembered...

Third Tyshawn Lee Suspect still on loose as families grieve

Kevin Edwards and Tyshawn Lee With the arrest and charge of first degree murder being filed against Corey Morgan last month in the case of...