Concordia Place Apartment
Brought 150 Easter baskets for youth By Chinta Strausberg Days after negotiating a successful Community Housing Covenant with the owners of the Concordia Place Apartments, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr. and his national field team Sunday, April 4, brought hope, joy and 150 Easter baskets to children at the complex, keeping a promise...
AKA, UAO, UNITED AFRICAN ORGANIZATION
Global Impact Day to Honor UAO’s Role in Serving Immigrants and Refugees Immigrants and refugees who leave their native country for opportunities in America often find difficulty acclimating, adjusting and surviving. Without a safety net, the promise of the American dream can devolve into a nightmare. For those from Africa coming...
Six Flags Great America

Fun is Back!

Six Flags Great America reopening April 24, jobs available By J. Coyden Palmer For those who have grown weary of being stuck in the house with the family, and the kids have gotten on your last nerve, there is hope on the horizon. An outdoor attraction that hosts over 3 million...
$8.9 and $2 Million Consecutive Lotto Jackpots Won It’s been an incredible week of wins for Lotto players, as this in-state favorite brought back-to-back jackpot wins of $8.9 million and $2 million - welcoming even more multi-millionaires to the Land of Lincoln.    A ticket purchased at the Piggly Wiggly grocery store,...
Money Smart Week
In response to the devastating impact of the pandemic on people’s lives and businesses, City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin and the Chicago Treasurer’s Office is presenting six programs to connect working families, Individuals and students with the resources and information they need to improve their financial health. Theprograms are part...
Caregiver
By Keisha L. Jackson Former first lady Rosalynn Carter said, "There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers." Just as the un-forecast storm of COVID-19 blistered through America...
RICHARD KIRKPATRICK, STEIN LEARNING GARDENS
Pfleger continues to promote black generational wealth By Chinta Strausberg Under the guidance of Father Michael L. Pfleger, the Stein Learning Garden of Saint Sabina was included in the Easter Invasion giveaway where Richard Kirkpatrick revealed the ultimate goal is to help black farmers. Kirkpatrick distributed growth kits to those attending the...
she wore these, she serves she matters, some in the military
By Wanda “Sistah Soldier” Petty, President & CEO Trusting intuition and operating from a grounded state of knowing allows us to be more effective in relationships and everyday life. I recently became awakened to the God-in-me presence while witnessing the near-death experience of my mother. I now understand what it feels like for...
Partnership event with Black Men United and 8th Ward Alderman Michelle Harris offered COVID testing; distributed food, electronics, warm coats By Joseph Phillips Crusader Sports Editor Christmas in the Wards in collaboration with Black Men United and multiple political figures hosted a food giveaway Saturday, March 27, at the Harold Washington Elementary School...
The HistoryMakers On March 16, 2021, in a series of mass shootings by a white American gunman, 21 year old Robert Aaron Long killed eight Asian Americans in Acworth, Georgia. This week, a 65 year old Filipino woman was kicked and beaten by Brandon Elliott, a 38 year old black...