Tuesday, March 2, 2021
By Teddy Grant, Ebony A picture showing Black and white kids sitting at separate tables at a South African elementary school has outraged parents and has spread online, according to the Daily Mail. The photo, taken at a kindergarten class at Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke in South Africa and was shared by the...
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...
Bipartisan majority charges him with inciting Capitol riot By Jacob Pramuk, CNBC President Donald Trump, a man hyperaware of his achievements and place in history, added a first to his record on Wednesday. A week before he will leave office, Trump became the first American president impeached by the House twice. The...
By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN By fifth grade, Marley Dias decided she had grown tired of reading books about "white boys and their dogs." Nothing against "Where the Red Fern Grows," she said, but surely there are books about black girls to which she could relate. "My mom asked me, 'What are you...
By Leah Hope and Liz Nagy, abcchicago.com Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will undergo kidney transplant surgery on Wednesday. "I've had 31 years to think about this, so, there is no nervousness, not the least bit of fear," Johnson said. The donor is Johnson's 25-year-old son, Daniel. Johnson plans to spend the...
By Lorenzo Reyes, USA TODAY San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman and Chicago Bears receivers Anthony Miller and Josh Bellamy were all ejected in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game after a late attempted tackle against Chicago quarterback Mitchell Trubisky caused a fight. With 5:39 left in the game on a third-and-5 play,...
By Eric Horng, abc7chicago.com The spokesperson for the Cook County State's Attorney's office said they will vacate the convictions of 15 defendants Thursday, all of which are connected to arrests made by one former Chicago police sergeant. Spokesman Robert Foley said State's Attorney Kim Foxx's Conviction Integrity Unit have been reviewing...
By Shaundra Selvaggi, atlantablackstar.com The mass exodus of Southern Blacks to northern cities during the early 1900s set the stage for an awakening of Black consciousness. Life in the segregated communes of Chicago’s south side fostered an unprecedented explosion of music, visual arts and literature from the start of the...
By Leah Hope, abcchicago.com The Chicago police officer accused in the murder of Laquan McDonald must continue showing up in court for hearings in the case. On Thursday, Judge Vincent Gaughan denied Jason Van Dyke's request to skip hearings out of a concern for his safety. Early in the case, there was...
By American Heart Association News A heart-stopping condition that causes about half of all cardiovascular-related deaths seems to happen in an instant, with no symptoms. But several recent studies show that, sometimes, people who experience sudden cardiac arrest have warning signs hours – and even weeks – ahead of time. Experts...