Protests persist as calls grow for Emanuel to resign

Protesters used an empty casket to dramatize the death of Laquan McDonald during a demonstration outside Chicago City Hall last weekend. (Photo by Chinta...

“Naughtier than Nice”

By Eric Jerome Dickey c.2015, Dutton $25.95 / $33.95 Canada 357 pages You have to tell somebody. There’s a secret inside you, one you’ve been keeping far too long...

Black clergy to hold massive voter registration drives

Photo by Chinta Strausberg Vow to dump Alvarez Saying getting rid of Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is not enough, several ministers are revving up for a...

Mag Mile stores still reeling from Black Friday protests

Sales, profits drop at several retailers’ They came by hundreds, linking arms and blocking customers from entering high-end stores along The Magnificent Mile during Black...

A Moment to Super Size Your Thinking

Give Love Away—don’t wait until Christmas Day. Lord knows what the world needs now is love sweet love—that’s the only thing there just too...

What happened to Black Business Loans?

During the 2000 Presidential Election, President George W. Bush made a written pledge to the National Black Chamber of Commerce® (NBCC). He claimed that...

Center for poor veterans battle to stay open

THE RTW VET Center in Bronzeville on Tuesday, December 1, was given an additional six months to correct several code violations, but the center’s...

Free our Political Prisoners

One of the critical demands of the Reparations Movement is the release of African in America political prisoners. The issue of African in America...

Congresswoman Kelly hosts Apprenticeship Roundtable to Foster Employment

Robin Kelly Congresswoman Robin Kelly hosted an Apprenticeship Roundtable aimed at better promoting training and internship opportunities for in-demand jobs in manufacturing and the trades. The...

The Lion King returns with two Chicago Natives

The Lion King (Photo credit Joan Marcus) Chicago’s Limited Return Engagement at The Cadillac Palace Theatre Playing now through January 17, 2016 Broadway In Chicago recently...