Death of a Crusader 50 years later

The sudden death of Crusader Founder and Publisher Balm L. Leavell in 1968 ushered in a painful transition at the 78-year old newspaper By Erick...

Are We There Yet: Fighting for a Black Agenda –...

We ask for nothing that is not right, and herein lays the great power of our demand.” -Paul Robeson It seems as if every political...

Seaway Hosts “Building on a Legacy” Community Celebration

   Event also introduces Daryl Newell, Seaway’s new division president  This Thursday, October 25, Seaway, a division of Self-Help Credit Union will host “Building on...

Judge referred to anger-management counseling

Pursuant to action taken Monday by the Executive Committee of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Circuit Judge William H. Hooks has been referred...

Art Institute of Chicago Presents Powerful and Rarely Seen Projects That...

NEVER A LOVELY SO REAL: PHOTOGRAPHY AND FILM IN CHICAGO, 1950–1980 From May 12 to October 28, 2018, the Art Institute of Chicago will present...

Poll workers needed in suburban Cook County for Nov. 6 Gubernatorial...

Election Day workers are needed to serve throughout suburban Cook County for the November 6 Gubernatorial Election, Cook County Clerk David Orr announced Friday. Towns...

Students Urge UIC to Remove Humiliating Admissions Application Questions – Oct....

In Wake of Common Application Decision, What Will UIC Do? Wednesday 10/24/18 Press Conference at UIC: In August, the Common Application—in response to national pressure...

“ICONIC: BLACK PANTHER” EXHIBITION CELEBRATES 50th ANNIVERSARY OF BLACK PANTHERS ILLINOIS...

The Exhibition, Curated by SEPIA Collective and Hosted by Rebuild Foundation, Features Work From More Than 50 Artists As Well As Related Events Throughout...

Community Control of the Police is necessary for justice for Laquan...

We stand here today with Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa and the other brave members of the Chicago City Council who have taken a stand for...

Mayor Emanuel Announces New Investments In Homeless Services

New study shows four percent decrease in homelessness in 2018  Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) Commissioner Lisa Morrison...