If you recently purchased a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Elgin or Park Ridge, you may want to check it right away! A convenience store in Elgin and a gas station in Park Ridge each sold winning Lucky Day Lotto tickets in the Wednesday, May 15, evening drawing. The...
Ballot reveals who Aldermen are supporting for U.S. President Crusader Staff Report Many of Chicago’s Black aldermen are running to become delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee. Illinois had 183 delegates at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, where Hillary Clinton was officially nominated as the Democratic candidate for...
The Hammond Public Library’s African American History Month program is Tues., Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. David Peterson, executive director of the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum, discusses Pullman porters as well as A. Philip Randolph, organizer of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the first predominantly...
The NAACP’s 110th National Convention will feature a wide variety of events and workshops that will encourage attendees to get civically engaged around the 2020 Census and equip them with the knowledge to make their voice and vote count. On Saturday, July 20, NAACP is partnering with Higher Heights for...
Aaron Dean was reportedly only in custody for four hours. By NewsOne After only being behind bars for four hours, former Fort Worth Police Officer Aaron Dean is back on the streets. It’s a disturbingly development in a heartbreaking story. The Associated Press reports, “Jail records show Aaron Dean, 34, was out...
Governor JB Pritzker will sign the controversial Reproductive Health Act into law Wednesday morning. The controversial issue has stirred up debates across the country. Governor Pritzker will be at the Chicago Cultural Center downtown to sign the Reproductive Health Act into law at 10 a.m. The bill passed the General Assembly...
“The University of Chicago has a deep commitment to the people of the South Side, and these new efforts build on this commitment at a time of dramatic challenge and uncertainty,” said the university’s president Robert J. Zimmer. By NewsOne The University of Chicago is rallying around the South Side community...
By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The ex-slave states have the numbers to win if they have the will to fight back because there are 4 million unregistered Blacks in the South and 2.2 million who are registered but did not vote in 2016, Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. warned. “If they...
By Irina Ivanova, CBS News Taxpayers got a double dose of bad news Friday when the Internal Revenue Service released figures on the first week of filing season. Not only has the agency processed fewer returns compared with the same time period last year as the IRS scrambles to catch...
West made $2M donation to families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor By Cate Cauguiran, ABC7 News Rapper and Chicago native Kanye West joined Chicago Public Schools students Thursday at a protest demanding CPS cancel their contract with the Chicago Police Department. The march was organized by Ja'Mal Green to fight...