Do Black Kids Deserve This Treatment in School?

Three White Pearland ISD Employees Named in Federal Lawsuit after Humiliating 13-Year Old Black Student by Blackening His Scalp with a Sharpie By Jeffrey L....

New school year starts with teachers catching that same disparaging scorn

By Vernon A. Williams This generation of youth, and even the one before it, may have a tough time believing it, but there was a...

IS CLIMATE CHANGE A BLACK ISSUE?

“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against...

Greg Hinton remembered

Lifelong Chicagoan and Black United Fund of Illinois Board Chairman, Greg T. Hinton, died on Sunday, August 25, 2019. Hinton grew up with his parents...

New $8 Million Goodwill Campus In Gary brings 100 jobs to...

By Giavonni Nickson Goodwill Industries has increased its footprint in Northwest Indiana with a newly opened 105,000 square foot campus in Gary. The new campus...

News Anchor Apologizes To Black Co-Host For Saying On-Air He Resembled...

KOCO’s Alex Housden made the racist comment to Jason Hackett after a story about the primate at the Oklahoma City Zoo. By Rebecca Shapiro, Huffington...

New Statue At U.S. Open Honors African American Tennis Pioneer Althea...

By Richard Gonzales, NPR In a long overdue tribute to the first African American to break international tennis' color barrier, a new statue of Althea...

The Grindery announces Gary native as new leader

Veteran serial entrepreneur Kenneth ”Biznessman” Allen has secured the rights to the ownership of The Grindery, “the premier urban business incubator in Indianapolis.” Kenneth Allen...

FBI Special Agent to address Chamber Monthly luncheon

The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Membership Meeting/Luncheon on Monday, September 9, 2019 starting at 11:30 a.m. with a networking reception...

$1.3 million hangar unveiled at Gary Airport

By Giavonni Nickson The Gary/Chicago International Airport unveiled its new East Corporate Hangar at a ribbon-cutting celebration Friday, August 16. Duane Hayden, Gary Chicago International Airport...