Harry Lennix talks about his soulful ‘Revival!’ and Black men’s health

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. In the film “Revival!,” Chicago native and renowned actor Harry Lennix brings the story of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection...

Meek Mill Teams With Lawmakers To Introduce Probation & Parole System...

By Justin Ivey, Hip Hop DX Meek Mill is steadfast in his fight to improve the criminal justice system. The REFORM Alliance, which is co-chaired by Meek, has teamed...

Women’s History Month is celebrated with films about notable Black women

With Women’s History Month underway, UMC (www.UMC.tv) – the first and largest streaming service for Black TV and film – is bringing #BlackGirlMagic to...

16 shots= 6+ years in jail=Outrage over Van Dyke’s Jail...

By Erick Johnson Officer Jason Van Dyke on Friday, January 18, was given more than six years in prison, igniting outrage in Chicago’s Black community...

Peanut butter recalled due to potential listeria contamination

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is voluntarily recalling a specific brand of peanut butter due to a potential health risk. Inspired...

Kamala Harris kicks off 2020 campaign with hometown Oakland rally

By Lois Beckett, The Guardian If estimates are correct, Kamala Harris drew a bigger crowd at her presidential campaign launch in Oakland than Barack Obama...

‘The Lion King’ continues through January 17

The Lion King (Photo credit Joan Marcus) Award-wining musical breaks record for highest-grossing week in Chicago Theatrical history at the Cadillac Palace Theatre Broadway In Chicago...

Family of the Black wrestler who was forced to cut his...

By Amir Vera, CNN (CNN) - The parents of the 16-year-old Black varsity wrestler who was forced to cut his dreadlocks before a match have spoken out for...

Republicans Strip Rep. Steve King Of All Committee Assignments Over White...

Republican leaders have stripped Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) of all of his committee assignments for the current Congress following a new wave of outcry...

Lightfoot names third Black to transition team

University of Chicago administrator to join businessman Willie Wilson and Angelique Power Crusader Staff Report Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot on Monday, April 15, appointed Marielle Sainvilus as communications...