Striking hotel workers need your support  

By Chinta Strausberg Hundreds of hotel workers continue to strike against 26 Chicago downtown hotels after several negotiation meetings failed. Reverend Jesse Jackson, and the Rainbow...

Dragon boat racing club introduces sport to urban audience

Dragon Boat Racing is the fastest growing team sport in North America and the Greater Chicago Dragon Boat Club is determined to entice as...

Art Design Chicago presents Celebrating South Side Stories

Celebrating South Side Stories, a daylong multi-venue event for all ages featuring art, music, film and food, is the latest in a series of...

Land Bank seeks partnership to redevelop Washington Park Bank

A new chapter for the Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA; the Land Bank) was marked on September 10 when it issued its first...

If an officer points a gun at you, it will be...

Attorney General Lisa Madigan on September 6 announced her office and the City of Chicago agreed to a draft provision in the draft consent...

Gary mayor joins DC Mayor Bowser as part of health summit

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser hosted other Mayors, leaders, and experts from across the country for DC’s first Maternal...

John Legend becomes first Black man to earn EGOT status

By Derrick Bryson Taylor John Legend has made history again. The “Ordinary People” singer became the first black man to earn the coveted EGOT — Emmy, Grammy, Oscar,...

Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison for...

(CNN)Bill Cosby, once known as "America's Dad," was sentenced Tuesday to three to 10 years in a state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting...

Rev. Jackson sets up transparent vetting process for a new mayor

By Chinta Strausberg Just a day before jury selection of the Jason Van Dyke trial, Mayor Rahm Emanuel sent shock waves throughout the city when Tuesday he...

Fifth Third Bank’s eBus Rolls into Chicago

The Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, the eBus, will be in Chicago now through September 14. Fifth Third’s eBus is open to the...