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 will announce executive actions on Tuesday intended to expand background checks for some firearm purchases and step up federal enforcement of the nation’s gun laws,...
Dr. Frances Cress Welsing Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, the famed psychiatrist and Afrocentrist, has died, family members confirmed Saturday. She was 80. Welsing was admitted Thursday to MedStar Washington Medical Center in northwest D.C., reportedly being kept alive by a ventilator until her sister Loren Cress Love arrived from Chicago. Donna Brazile,...
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 children of celebrities they have the luxury to be seen as "outside-the-box thinkers" and explore themselves and their purpose in a way that most young...
As weight related illnesses and conditions such as coronary heart disease, obesity and diabetes become more and more prevalent within society, as to the trends of high blood pressure. This decrease in heart health for the general population is a concern that must be addressed by people on a...
On Monday, January 4, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. the Cook County Bar Association (“CCBA”), will hold a Press Conference at James D. Montgomery & Associates, LTD, located at 1 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2450, Chicago, Illinois to announce its platform on Criminal Justice Reform in Chicago and a Town...
FRIDAY was the first Chi-Town Rising, a blowout New Year’s Eve party along the Chicago riverfront. It promised celebrity and musical guests, including, naturally, the band Chicago. As the countdown to 2016 begins, a 70-foot steel star will ascend 36 stories up the side of the Hyatt Regency, the...
President Obama and his family returned to the White House on Sunday. Photo by Doug Mills/The New York Times Renewing his emphasis on the need for more gun restrictions, President Obama will participate in a live televised town-hall-style meeting on Thursday to discuss gun violence in the United States, according...
Video still by huffingtonpost.com Sydni and Taelor Scott release an emotional video tribute honoring the ESPN legend. On the first anniversary of sportscaster Stuart Scott’s death, his daughters have released a "love letter" dedicated to him, in which they share memories of their father’s life and explain the powerful legacy he...
Patients feel their doctors don't take their personal lives into consideration when treating them. (Wavebreakmedia) A recent survey talked to patients about how they feel about the care they receive African Americans and Latinos in this country are less likely than white folks to believe their doctors care about them, according...
Despite criticism for its lack of women and minorities in the workforce, Twitter has hired a white man to lead its diversity efforts. Amid prevailing criticism for its lack of employee diversity, Twitter has hired a white man as its new diversity chief. The San Francisco company announced Tuesday that Jeffrey...