University Park residents to protest proposed closure of Elementary Schools

Residents of University Park will stage a press conference in front of Coretta Scott King Magnet Elementary School (1009 Blackhawk Drive) in University Park...

Father Pfleger says Governor Rauner tried to create chaos

By Chinta Strausberg Setting out to accomplish what he promised, Father Michael L. Pfleger and about 3,000 supporters Saturday shutdown the Dan Ryan Expressway but...

UIC awarded $1M grant to advance inclusion in STEM education

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a five-year, $1 million grant through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Inclusive Excellence Initiative. UIC is...

Ralph Harris headlines the Improv February 15th – 18th

Ralph Harris is one of today’s hottest comedic and acting talents! He made his feature film debut in "Dreamgirls," a film that has struck...

Assessor Berrios Extends Deadline for Senior and Senior Freeze Exemption Applications

Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios announced today that his office has extended the deadline for the Senior Citizen Exemption and Senior Freeze Exemption renewal...

Petition Asks Marvel To Give 25 Percent Of ‘Black Panther’ Profits...

By Jenna Amatulli, HUFFPOST, Black Voices A Change.org petition is calling on Marvel Studios and The Walt Disney Company to invest 25 percent of the profits for...

What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Too Much Protein

Protein is an essential nutrient your body needs to build and repair muscle, organs, cells and other types of tissue. There’s even an urban...

MWRD celebrates Black History Month at Leland Elementary early

In anticipation of AfricanAmerican History month in February, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) held two Lunch and Learn seminars featuring...

Movie, music and theatre events highlight Black History Month

Chance The Rapper’s non-profit launches Black history month film festival Chicago's favorite son Chance the Rapper’s non-profit Social Works Chicago will host an affordable...

Brother-in-law of Martin Luther King, Jr., dies

Issac Newton Farris Sr., brother-in-law of the late Martin Luther King Jr., died on Saturday. The King Center announced Farris died at his home. He...