Chicago DJ Timbuck2 dies at 34; Kanye West, Common, Vic Mensa...

Photo @djenuff/twitter Chicago DJ and radio personality Timothy "Timbuck2" Jones, who fostered local hip-hop and toured with artists like Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, and Common,...

Kwanzaa: The Challenges of a New Season

As we enter a New Kwanzaa Season, we must remind ourselves of the continued challenges that we face. The fundamental issue that Africans in...

Eloquence and Arrogance

On the same day that President Barack Obama gave a stirring and historically grounded commemoration regarding the 150th anniversary of the passage of the...

Walker’s legacy expands to seven new cities

Organizational expansion marks 17 national markets for 2016 Walker's Legacy a national women in business collective named in honor of Madam C. J. Walker announced...

Last suspect in murder of officer sentenced to life

Marcus Floyd and Officer Thomas Wortham IV A Cook County judge on Tuesday sentenced the third and final man convicted in the 2010 murder of...

How dangerous are sports-related concussions?

Will Smith at the premiere of “Concussion,” which highlights the work of Bennet Omalu on concussions in the NFL. (PopularImages) Ninety-five percent of people who...

Marian Catholic sued for discrimination

MARIAN CATHOLIC HIGH School said they expelled four Black students because they failed drug tests , but attorneys and parents said those tests were...

Florida’s first Black chief justice dies

Former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Leander J. Shaw (COURTESY OF FLORIDA SUPREME COURT) Leander J. Shaw Jr. dies at 85 When Leander J. Shaw Jr....

Nigerians who escaped Boko Haram graduate from Texas HBCU

Midala Rabi (center) and her daughters Magdaline and Sidamari (Image: Screenshot from ABC13 video) Mother and two daughters earn honors after family relocates to U.S. Before...

Illinois Black Caucus asks U.S. probe of CPD, IPRA and Alvarez...

AT A PRESS conference, Senator Kwame Raoul (D-13th) answered a flurry of questions about the recently released police videos and a bill sponsored by...