Students Urge UIC to Remove Humiliating Admissions Application Questions – Oct....

In Wake of Common Application Decision, What Will UIC Do? Wednesday 10/24/18 Press Conference at UIC: In August, the Common Application—in response to national pressure...

Harlem Globetrotter Meadowlark Lemon dies at 83

Meadowlark Lemon George “Meadowlark” Lemon, known also as the “crown prince” of basketball who who entertained millions of fans around the world with his antics...

Construction Continues On Interchange Connection For New I-490 Tollway On The...

Traffic shifts scheduled to begin this week on I-90 as part of new interchange work Construction on the new, full-access interchange that will connect the...

Land Bank seeks partnership to redevelop Washington Park Bank

A new chapter for the Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA; the Land Bank) was marked on September 10 when it issued its first...

Prada Rolls Out Sambo Style Figures and Black Twitter Rolls Over...

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor Prada S.p.A., a world renown Italian fashion house based in Milan, Italy and founded in 1913 by Mario...

Creed Director: Black power couple does it right

Ryan Coogler & Zinzi Evans Credit: Twitter When writer and director Ryan Coogler debuted his blockbuster Rocky Balboa film, “Creed,” the 29-year-old’s other half, Zinzi...

It’s the law – Minority investment firms use by State

Frerichs Says Assets Brokered by Diverse Firms Grew from $603 Million to $35 Billion in 4 Years; New Legislation to Set Goals for Investments...

New Report Shows Non-White Schools Receive $23 Billion Less In Funding

Researchers at EdBuild share how borders drawn around wealthy, White communities further contribute to the nation's economic divide. By Tanya A. Christian, Essence Education inequity has...

Chicago 911 Operators, Police Dispatchers Working Days As Long As 18...

CHICAGO (CBS) – Some Chicago 911 operators and police dispatchers are doubling or tripling their salaries with long hours of overtime. CBS 2 looked...

Preckwinkle talks to the Crusader

Affirms plans to fire police chief if elected By Erick Johnson It’s been a long campaign season for mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle. Her staff has been...