Black actress Noma Dumezweni to play Hermione in Harry Potter stage...

Noma Dumezweni Photo @bazbam/twitter The Swaziland-born actress is the chosen one. Ten points for "Harry Potter and The Cursed Child"! The producers of the highly anticipated Harry...

Retrial for officer charged in Freddie Gray’s death set for June

A list of evidence in the Freddie Gray case shows that all six officers charged in his arrest and death have made statements. The...

More kids have serious cholesterol problems than ever before

One in five American children have unhealthy cholesterol levels, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Children and...

Illinois students require remediation in community colleges

New postsecondary remediation rate data will help ISBE identify additional supports students need before graduation New postsecondary remediation data released by the Illinois State Board...

Chef donates half Of Food Network winnings to feed Chicago’s hungry

Chef Quentin Love (Photo by WGN) Quentin Love, a Chicago chef and restaurateur, is a man who lives up to his name. After winning big...

This principal saved her failing school, and now she could win...

Linda Cliatt-Wayman, principal of Strawberry Mansion High School in Philadelphia. (Photo by Courtney Greenwald) Even Drake thinks she's great. You may remember Linda Cliatt-Wayman from her...

Sandra Bland’s family calls for criminal charges against Texas trooper

Sandra Bland and her mother A day after grand jurors decided not to issue indictments in connection with the death of Sandra Bland in a...

Judge bars Black Lives Matter organizers from mall protest

A judge in Minnesota granted in part a request by the Mall of America for a restraining order against Black Lives Matter activists who...

The lack of quality leaders has some Black leaders settling with...

Photo by Erick Johnson For nearly a month, it has been a familiar scene outside the double-glass doors of the mayor’s office at City Hall....

Ronald Johnson’s mother accused of threatening police officer who fatally shot...

Dorothy Holmes. (Credit: CBS) The mother of a man who was shot and killed by a police officer last year is being accused of threatening...