Black America’s census numbers help strengthen communities 

By Isi Frank Ativie  The 2020 U.S. Census conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau is underway, and we need to participate! By answering the census...

‘Bug’ examines paranoia and re-stages a Steppenwolf play from 1995

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. “Bug,” playing at Steppenwolf Theatre at 1650 N. Halsted St., will have you bugging and questioning what is real and...

Recording Artist Jonathan Butler Named Global Entertainment Ambassador For Lalela

Jonathan’s New Christmas Single, “Joy to the World,” Featuring Saxophone Legend Dave Koz, Impacting Radio Nov. 4, 2019 By Raymond Ward, The NEw 411   Two-time Grammy®...

The Killing Floor screens at Gene Siskel

The Killing Floor, an essential piece of Black, labor and cinematic history, premieres with a new 4K restoration at Gene Siskel Film Center -...

The #EbonyOwes Saga Continues: Former Employees File Class Action Lawsuit Against...

By Jay Conner, The Root In what could be the final chapter in the tragic #EbonyOwes saga, The Root has learned that seven former employees...

Remembering Dr. King and “The Other America”

By Charlene Crowell Once again on the third Monday in January, much of the nation will mark the anniversary of the death of the late...

White House Budget Proposal Cuts $8.6 Billion from HUD

By Charlene Crowell Once again, the White House Budget Proposal slashes funding and programs that many low- and moderate-income consumers rely upon. From higher education to...

REMEMBERING DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. Statement By Reverend Jesse L....

On April 4, 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. He’s remembered in the hearts and minds of millions of Americans,...

Chicago Teachers Strike: Mayor Lori Lightfoot: ‘Crystal clear’ CTU will go...

ABC7 News Mayor Lori Lightfoot says it is "crystal clear" that the Chicago Teachers Union will go on strike Thursday and that there will be...

Apostolic Faith Church Hosts 11th Annual Golf Outing to Support Local...

Love golfing and helping others? Then, tee up and participate in the Apostolic Faith Church 11th Annual Golf Outing which funds its Summer Enrichment...