Thursday, January 28, 2021
“I’m excited to announce that I’m getting the COVID-19 vaccine this week, Wednesday, January 27th, 2021 at 12:20 CST. There’s an urgent need for us as community leaders to do all in our power to stop the “coronavirus genocide” that’s taking place among African Americans. Blacks are dying 3 times...
By Diana D. Danis We are a mixed bag and cover every square inch of the political spectrum. We are America with unique skills. They taught us who our enemies are and how to beat them - and eliminate them when necessary. They taught us to use a lot of lethal...
While the pandemic and civil unrest have caused inaugural festivities to be scaled down tremendously, there were many who still dressed the part for the inauguration ceremony, even in their living rooms. Adell’s Beach Boutique in Gary, Indiana helped virtual attendees make trendy outfit and accessory selections by hosting an...
Following a two-month closure due to COVID-19, the Field Museum reopened to its members on Thursday, January 21 and Friday, January 22, and to the general public on Saturday, January 23. On Monday, January 25 and Thursday, January 28, general admission will be free for Illinois residents. The museum...

Union with a Purpose

"As Long As We Are Brave Enough to Be It" 2021 Inauguration Day and Those Past The HistoryMakers Wednesday, January 20, 2021, Inauguration Day, featured our 46th President, Joseph R. Biden, the first African American Vice President Kamala Harris, and the first inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman, among others....
Multi-year Program Opens Eligibility to Small Businesses Owned by Black, Indigenous and People of Color Comcast announced on January 17, 2020, more than 50 Black-owned small businesses in the Chicago area have been selected among the first round of Comcast RISE award recipients. The Chicago-area recipients are among more than...
Albert Sylvester Porter, Jr., retired Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, passed away at his home in the Beverly neighborhood on Tuesday, January 5, at age 90. Judge Porter was born in Laurel, Mississippi, on December 15, 1930. Porter’s father, Albert Sr., made his way north to Chicago, and...
$1 Billion Mega Millions® Jackpot Won  The $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot was won by one lucky player in Michigan last night and this historic roll series also created a few winning moments for Illinois Lottery players. Two $20,000 prizes were won on last night’s Mega Millions draw by Illinois players....
Make Everyone In Your Town a Millionaire!  The Mega Millions game is the hottest ticket in town with Illinois Lottery players from all over the State playing for an estimated $970 million jackpot in tonight’s draw. Mega Millions has already made millionaires across Illinois during this historic roll series, with two...
The January 6, 2021, insurrection at the United States Capitol was one of the most visible displays of white supremacy in recent history. It posed a dire threat to the very core of our democracy, and media reports have found a number of military veterans among the ranks of...