Trump’s Africa Power Initiative – Part 2

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow The Trump Administration is wisely addressing the dismal situation in Africa. To let China come in and...

Riverwalk restaurant caught using Lem’s Barbeque’s name without permission

Chicago Brewhouse received a Cease and Desist letter to remove Lem's name from its menu  By Erick Johnson On August 19, a customer was dining at...

The New 411

By Raymond Ward Ground-Breaking Coloring Book Of Black Classical Composers Can you name three Black classical composers? Leading classical violinist soloist and mother Rachel Barton Pine can...

Group plans Black ‘Christmas’ Mag Mile protest; DOJ officials to meet...

The Coalition for a New Chicago said they want the mayor to resign or they will force the city's economy into what they're calling...

Early Voting for Mid Term Elections Breaking Records Across Chicago and...

More than 131,000 cast ballots in first nine days of Early Voting  With six more days remaining to vote early, suburban Cook County has already surpassed...

Dorothy Brown blasts officials as mayoral hopes in jeopardy

Candidate raises questions after election officials say she may not have enough signatures to get on ballot By Erick Johnson Dorothy Brown blasted election officials as...

Chicago Housing Authority distributes 9,000 coats to children

The Chicago Housing Authority handed out 9,000 new, winter coats to children at the annual Operation Warm Coat Distribution and Resource Fair recently  at...

Case builds for federal probe of City Hall

PALLBEARERS CARRY THE casket after the funeral of Bettie Jones, who was killed by a Chicago police officer Dec. 26. Police said the shooting...

Latosha Walker’s 26-year career change led to Commencement speech

She was a young widow, single mom, parental caregiver, new wife, and a working homemaker who wouldn’t give up  In 1993 at 18 years of...

Christmas In The Wards makes dreams come true for 500 Chicago...

By A.L. Smith, Contributing Writer Greetings! Christmas and New Year’s are widely celebrated during this special time of year, when individuals, friends and families look...