Saturday, January 16, 2021
By Sarah Schulte and John Garcia, ABC7 News Two women who worked as peacekeepers on Chicago's South Side were shot and killed in the neighborhood they worked to protect. Chantell Grant, 26, and Andrea Stoudemire, 36, were both mothers of four children who worked with other moms to stem violence in...
The center provides free programs for cancer patients and their loved ones. By NewsOne Staff A couple from Philadelphia is ensuring that cancer patients and their loved ones have access to quality healthcare and support. According to Because of Them We Can, Marjani and Al Harris created the only Black-owned cancer...
Casino to open first followed by a hotel and parking garage Crusader Staff Report The proposed $400 million new Hard Rock Casino Gary will be built in two phases. The casino will open by 2021 and it will be connected to a hotel and parking garage, both of which will be...
By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN President Donald Trump attacked another prominent African American lawmaker on Saturday, tweeting that his Baltimore district is a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess." Trump's morning tirade against Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, is the latest verbal assault against a minority member...
By Michelle Gallardo, ABC7 News Hundreds of Illinois National Guard members are headed to Afghanistan. It's the largest deployment of National Guard troops in the state in roughly a decade. Gov. J.B. Pritzker helped send off troops on Chicago's South Side Sunday as part of one of five mobilization ceremonies taking place...
The Democratic presidential hopeful also introduced a plan to help fund Black business owners. By Alanna Vagianos, Huffington Post Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) rolled out two policy plans Friday morning aimed at closing the wealth gap for Black Americans. Harris said in a press release that if elected president, she will invest...
"Why cram it into 2 rushed evening weekday hours when it deserves a full day!?!" says the Halloween & Costume Association By Matt McNulty, People Is Halloween’s penchant for taking place in the middle of the week cramping your style? A petition launched last year but gaining viral momentum this month aims...
…Join The C.H.A.S.E. Immunzations, Physicals, School Supplies And Youth Baseball   The City of Gary will again this year partner with Community HealthNet Health Centers, Covering Kids & Families of Indiana other health agencies and businesses in presenting the Back 2 School Health Fair and Give-a-way; “Join the C.H.A.S.E” (Combining Health...
By Monique Judge, The Root I have never had white privilege before. I don’t know what it smells or tastes like. I have never had the opportunity to use it to my advantage, The one thing I can do is imagine how it feels, and I imagine it feels like being...
By Jerry Mitchell, Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting Three University of Mississippi students have been suspended from their fraternity house and face possible investigation by the Department of Justice after posing with guns in front of a bullet-riddled sign honoring slain civil rights icon Emmett Till. One of the students posted...