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THE DUSABLE MUSEUM IS SEEKING THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE WITH A NEW EXHIBITION

The DuSable Museum of African American History is one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the country. Our mission is to promote understanding and inspire appreciation of the achievements, contributions and experiences of African Americans through exhibits, programs ...

ALDERMAN MICHELLE HARRIS HOLDS CITY VEHICLE STICKER SALE

Alderman Harris said the purpose of hosting the vehicle sticker sale at her office was so that residents would have a convenient, safe and hassle free place to come and register and renew their stickers.

AWARD-WINNING WRITER PRESENTS GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES, RAYVEN CHOI

“I want little Black girls to have someone to look up to because Choi was an African American character,” Smith said. “We don’t have a lot of those in the comic book industry. That was kind of what brought me ...

NEW LIFE COVENANT REMEMBERS LOVED ONES WITH PRAYER ON THE 9

The goal is to never forget the faces of the people who have lost their lives due to the senseless violence in the city of Chicago,” Hannah said.

PROJECT GENTLEMEN TO GIVE 1,000 FREE SUITS TO GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL MALE SENIORS

CHICAGO – More than 300 young men from 65 local-area high schools will be dressed to impress for their high school graduation courtesy of Project Gentlemen. Project Gentlemen is the charitable arm of I Am a Gentleman, Inc. (IAAG), a ...

PROJECT GENTLEMEN TO GIVE 1,000 FREE SUITS TO GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL MALE SENIORS

More than 300 young men from 65 local-area high schools will be dressed to impress for their high school graduation courtesy of Project Gentlemen.

Entrepreneurship Is Only For Risk Takers

“You have to be willing to step out there and take some risks,” Herman said. “You have to be willing to do the work of working on the business as well as doing your passion so you can grow the ...

Chicago State University Hires New Interim President

“I left retirement to take the responsibility of preparing CSU for the permanent President,” Lindsey said. “I should point out that I never had a day of regret about retiring but it is my deep and abiding passion for CSU’s ...

NEW LIFE COVENANT CHURCH SE WILL TAKE TO STREETS OF SOUTH SIDE CHICAGO WITH “PRAYER ON THE 9” DEMONSTRATION

Chicago, IL (May 2017) – Senior Pastor John F. Hannah and the New Life Covenant SE Church congregation invite the entire Chicago community to stand together for a “CELEBRATION OF LIFE” on Saturday, May 20, 2017 during the annual Prayer ...

NEW CHANCELLOR AIMS FOR STUDENT-CENTERED APPROACH

Juan Salgado began his first day as the Chancellor of City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) with a press conference on May 1, 2017 at Kennedy-King College, located on 740 West 63rd St.

FORMER PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA PLANS TO TRANSFORM JACKSON PARK

Former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a community event on May 3, 2017 at the South Shore Cultural Center, located on 7059 South Shore Dr., where the Obama Foundation released the conceptual vision and site map ...

“New Beginnings” Garden

In honor of this new garden, community partners local neighbors, activists and others joined together with elected officials to plant a brand new Community Vegetable Garden, which supports and promotes neighborhood beautification, environmental sustainability and healthy lifestyles.

Willie Lee Wilson files Racial Discrimination Complaint Against DNC

Former African-American Presidential Candidate Willie Lee Wilson, filed a civil complaint on April 20, 2017 in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia against the Democratic National Committee (DNC) on race discrimination grounds, according to Wilson's attorneys ...

MELVIN KING, AN ARTIST ON A MISSION Church inspired scenes become the focus on artists’ work

King, who began his passion as an artist at ten years old, said he didn’t know any Black artists at the time. But King said he began to get heavily attached to artwork by White artists like Clifford Lee, Pablo ...

13 YEAR OLD CHATHAM TWINS SCORE BIG ON CPS SELECTIVE ENROLLMENT TEST

Alexis and Kayla Cain, 13- year old twin sisters who are residents of Chatham Village scored 898 and 896 out of a possible 900 on the CPS Selective Enrollment test at Kenwood Academy. Straight A students and perennials on the ...

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