Rosa Parks’ family loses legal battle with Target

Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks Big-box retailer was accused of violating the Civil Rights icon's name and likeness According to reports, a federal appeals court recently...

Grand dame of politics calls it quits

State Senator Earline Rogers Earline Rogers announces retirement after 34 years in the State Legislature State Senator Earline Rogers is retiring after serving decades in public...

Janet Jackson Shares Video Message: ‘I Do not Have Cancer’

Janet Jackson tweeted a video post refuting rumors that she has cancer, which included lyrics to her 'Unbreakable track, "The Great Forever" "I'm recovering," singer...

State trooper who arrested Sandra Bland indicted for perjury, will be...

Sandra Bland (File photo) A Texas state trooper was indicted by a grand jury Wednesday on a perjury charge stemming from the July traffic stop...

Councilman may take his oath of office in jail

Robert Battle Robert Battle, a councilman for East Chicago starts the new year in federal custody, awaiting trial this summer on drug and homicide charges. But...

‘The Lion King’ continues through January 17

The Lion King (Photo credit Joan Marcus) Award-wining musical breaks record for highest-grossing week in Chicago Theatrical history at the Cadillac Palace Theatre Broadway In Chicago...

As Justices weigh Affirmative Action, Michigan offers an alternative

Kedra Ishop, the enrollment manager at the University of Michigan, helped increase the number of minority students in the 2015 freshman class. Credit Laura...

Alzheimer’s Association provides safety tips in cold weather

Plan ahead for people living with dementia to avoid wandering    Six in 10 people with Alzheimer’s disease will wander. A person living with Alzheimer’s or...

Obama to Expand Gun Background Checks and Tighten Enforcement

President Obama and Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch spoke to reporters in the Oval Office on Monday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times President Obama...

OpEd: Can Jaden Smith’s Gender Fluid Style Lead to Outside-the-Box Thinking?

Photo by Bruce Weber/Louis Vuitton Jaden Smith and his sister Willow have been turning heads and raising eyebrows for most of their adolescence. As the...