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Rauner says he’s done more for Blacks than ‘anybody’

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Governor Bruce Rauner on Juneteenth went on WVON and said this to the station’s Black listeners. “I’ve done more for Black...

A happy ending after a tragic death

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader The heart inside Pam Morris’ chest was beating fast at church on Sunday as the WVON host waited to find...

A miracle saves a WVON host

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Pam Morris believes in God. For a quarter of a century, Morris worked the microphone at WVON giving hope to...

The Power of Chicago’s Black Press

By Carl West, TBTNews The business seed has been planted. The Black Press in Chicago came together like never before and challenged a formidable supermarket...

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., on the Passing of Herb Kent,...

The legendary Herb Kent was always the coolest gent in the room. With his melodious voice and smooth style, Herb was the epitome of...

Marian Small, Mother of WVON Talk Show Host Perri Small, funeral...

Marian Small, mother of Perri Small, Talk Show Host at WVON Radio, died recently and is mourned by educators, former students, family and friends....

Comm. Boykin backs Munger on withholding pols paychecks

By Chinta Strausberg Reaction to Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger’s threatening to withhold state lawmakers paychecks was mixed late Sunday night with Cook County Comm....

Doug Banks, radio and TV personality, dies

By ABC 7 Chicago Doug Banks, who was a radio host at several stations, including Chicago's V103, and appeared on ABC7's ''190 North,'' has died....

Kathy Chaney, multimedia journalist, named managing editor of Ebony

By Target Market News Kathy Chaney, a well-known, award-winning Chicago-based journalist, has been named Managing Editor of Johnson Publishing Company’s flagship, Ebony magazine. Her appointment...

The New 411: MONEY MAKER!

By Raymond Ward, Chicago Crusader Recently, The DuSable Museum of African American History joined forces with Chicago’s iconic African American owned radio station WVON-1690 AM...