Black Lives Matter founder finds hope in global protests over George...

By Gail Berkley San Francisco Sun Reporter For Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza, the global outpouring of protests and activism following the murder of George...

The “Children” on Capitol Hill

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow If there is a privileged class of people in this nation it is the legislative...

Whitney Houston And Notorious B.I.G. Are Finally Nominated For Rock &...

Inductees Will Be Announced In January, But Fans Can Vote For Their Favorite Musician Now. By Sydney Scott, ESSENCE The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame...

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...

FDIC and OCC proposals would strip away payday loan rate caps...

By Charlene Crowell For most people who either work, receive retirement or other fixed benefits, it seems that your money always goes a lot quicker...

CPS students go back to school as threat of teacher strike...

By Diane Pathieu, ABC7 News It's back to school Tuesday for Chicago Public School students, but there's still the threat of a possible teachers' strike. In...

Ford urges Governor Pritzker to push for small business redesign funds

State Representative La Shawn K. Ford (D-CH) urges JB Pritzker to advocate for federal dollars for business infrastructure changes due to the COVID-19. Ford hopes...

OVID.tv continues to release provocative films and documentaries

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J.   There are many streaming services, and OVID.tv offers a competitive alternative for those who are interested in a vast selection...

CHANGE IS A GOOD THING

By Wanda “Sistah Soldier” Petty, President & CEO, SHE VET, iNC. We're changing our name to suit our mission. As of December 2, 2019, you'll...

Teacher’s Strike Over, Classes Resume Friday

Chicago Staff Report The 11-day old teachers strike ended Thursday after Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teacher’s Union agreed to make up five days...