Ancestry.com Pulls Ad That Whitewashes Slavery With Interracial Romance

The commercial, set in the Civil War era, features a white man asking a Black woman to escape to the North with him so...

Baker College Prep hosts Professional Development panel

Baker College Prep, the South Chicago campus of the Noble Network of Charter Schools, hosted its first “PRIDE “Bigs” Professional Development” panel recently. This...

‘When They See Us’ Watched By More Than 23 Million Netflix...

By Anita Bennett, Deadline Netflix already said that When They See Us was one of the most popular series on the streaming platform. Now the...

Kamala Harris to propose decriminalizing marijuana at the federal level

By Stephanie Ramirez, CBS News Sen. Kamala Harris plans to introduce a bill that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. The bill, called the Marijuana...

Toni Preckwinkle Drops Petition Challenge Against Susana Mendoza, but War of...

The candidates are viewed as two potential front runners in the mayoral race this February Chicago mayoral candidate and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle...

Juliana Stratton among 2019 “Gentle Warrior Award” honorees

Recently the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum announced the three honorees of the prestigious A. Philip Randolph Gentle Warrior Awards, given to...

Chicago man wins $20.8 million lottery prize

BY WGN WEB DESK A Chicago man who purchased his first $20 scratch ticket is now $20 million richer. Illinois Lottery officials did not reveal the man’s...

Kamala Harris Believes Congress Should Move Forward On Impeaching Trump

Last week, the California senator told MSNBC that she wanted to hear from Robert Mueller before reaching any conclusions. By Julia Craven, Huffington Post Sen. Kamala...

Bill Cosby free on $1M bond in sexual assault case

Bill Cosby entered a not guilty plea to a sexual assault charge stemming from 2004. Dozens of women have accused Cosby of sexual assault,...

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Prepare Your Students for  the U.S. Constitution Test July 25-26, 2019 9 am - 3 pm Schiff Hardin LLP 233 S. Wacker Drive Suite 7100 This professional development institute...