Just days after announcing the release of her new single, Nola Ade mesmerized the crowd at the Black Women’s Expo on Saturday, April 13th, Nola strutted onto the main stage and immediately commanding the eager audience’s attention with her hit single, Good Feelin’. Nola demonstrated true star quality throughout her...
By Joseph Phillips Sports Editor The Kenwood Broncos boys basketball team upset #5 Evanston Township on their home floor with a 66-64 victory on the road in a non conference matchup. Senior Roland McCoy led all scorers with 24 points in one of his biggest game's of his high school career. Kenwood's...
By Tedarius Abrams It’s not often that society sees the challenging aspects of life in which some children in urban communities are raised. In this world we’re taught that the keys to life include thriving on independence and creating something out of nothing. It’s only a matter of time before...
Taste of Mariano’s, 3857 S. King Drive Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29 Food samples, wine tastings, kids’ activities Noon to 4 p.m. By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It’s a typical Saturday afternoon at Mariano’s in Bronzeville. The checkout lines are spilling into the aisles. The cash registers are constantly...
By Erick Johnson Less than a mile west of King Drive and 36th Street sits a handsome stretch of red brick row houses on Prairie Avenue. Many decades ago, one of them was the childhood home of Quincy Jones, Jr. A prolific composer, arranger and recording artist, Jones rose from...
By Joseph Phillips Sports Editor With the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced on Thursday March 12, that all remaining winter State Series postseason tournaments, which include Boys Basketball, Scholastic Bowl, Drama & Group Interpretation, Music Organization, Debate and Journalism, has been canceled due to...
The audacity. By Adrian Moore, NewsOne It’s clear veteran filmmaker Terry Gilliam didn’t understand how “Black Panther” was for the culture because he had some harsh words for the Marvel superhero flick. In an interview with IndieWire the British writer and director, who’s behind such decorated movies like “12 Monkey” and...
He’s from Englewood, but election data shows nearly 60 percent of voters in Chicago’s 18 Black wards voted for three non-Black opponents instead of the former Cook County Commissioner By Erick Johnson The email came at 8:22 p.m. on March 17.  By that time, Richard Boykin was trailing in third place...
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By David Williams, WISH TV A controversial bill under consideration at the Statehouse would repeal the law that requires Hoosiers to obtain licenses to carry handguns. Supporters say the legislation, House Bill 1369, is getting a hearing is a huge step in the right direction to restore Second Amendment rights; the...
By Craig Wall, ABC7 News Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx was sworn in for her second term Monday, and immediately traded barbs with Chicago's Fraternal Order of Police. Foxx took a shot with the Chicago police union as she laid out her top legislative priority. "I think in the wake of...