Black Fire Brigade’s Grand Opening to honor local heroes

The Country’s First Black Fire Brigade for firefighters and emergency medical technicians kicks off its mission to promote and protect this growing community. An industrious...

Black Press set to hold annual convention in Virginia

Crusader Staff Report Black publishers and journalists from around the country are preparing to travel to Norfolk, VA to attend the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s...

Not Before My Parents presents: 1st annual youth explosion pop out...

Not before My Parents will host its 1st Annual Youth Explosion Pop Out Festival on Saturday June 23, 2018 located at Ogden Park in the Greater Englewood Community...

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. and immigrant rights groups to call...

In commemoration of World Refugee Day, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. will hold a press conference 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at the...

More than 200 writers and aspiring authors expected at this year’s...

Every summer, the Author’s Brunch in Oak Lawn draws hundreds of writers and aspiring authors looking to network and bounce ideas off each other....

Gary celebrates West Side High’s 50th

Gary Alumni Pathway to Students (GAPS) announces a series of events organized by alumni to celebrate a milestone--West Side High School’s 50th Year Anniversary!...

Juneteenth celebration kicks off this weekend

By Ian Karbal, austintalks.org Rickie Brown, CEO and founder of the West Side Historical Preservation Society (WSHPS), has been fighting to raise awareness for Juneteenth since he first saw...

Thousands expected to attend Chicago Urban League annual Citywide Job Fair...

The Chicago Urban League’s 5th Annual Citywide Job Fair – one of Chicago’s largest annual hiring event and co-sponsored by Jobcase, the only social media...

“Get on Up” at Navy Pier’s Inaugural Chi-Soul Fest, June 27...

Navy Pier is paying homage to Chicago’s longstanding history of soul music with the inaugural Chi-Soul Fest, a free, four-day music festival, kicking off on...

Dorothy Brown kicks off citywide ‘Listening Tour’

When Dorothy Brown announced her candidacy for Mayor of the city of Chicago this April, she wasn’t offering the residents of the city politics...