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Local Hospital Throws Baby Shower for Expecting Mothers

The idea of a community baby shower arose after hospital staff learned the majority of expecting moms in the area either weren’t planning baby showers or never had them.

Third World Press Foundation Celebrates 50 Years of Continuous Publishing

The celebration begins Saturday, September 30, with an intergenerational conversation between Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Ta-Nehisi; his father, former Black Panther Paul Coates, founder of Black Classics Press; and Madhubuti.

VILLAGE OF FORD HEIGHTS HOST DOUBLE DUTCH TOURNAMENT

Since 2013, the Village of Ford Heights has hosted a Double Dutch Tournament geared towards ending generational illnesses, restoring generational bonding and promoting positive community activities.

The Power of Black Media

The black press is not charity. The black press doesn’t have their hands out looking for something for nothing.

CCC HOSTS SILAS PURNELL COLLEGE EXPO

On September 16, 11:00 a.m. at Tuley Park Field house on 90th & King Drive., the Chesterfield Community Council (CCC) will host the 13th Annual, “Silas Purnell College Expo.”

Jackson Park Golf Association Support of the Restoration of the Jackson Park and South Shore Golf Courses

The JPGA is a coalition of a number of African American male and female golf leagues/clubs representing more than 500 golfers who have supported the courses for decades.

COMED UNVEILS SOLAR SPOTLIGHT PYRAMID IN BRONZEVILLE

In 2016, ComEd’s Solar Spotlight program was launched to teach and develop high school students through STEM courses like science, technology, engineering and math, according to a ComEd press release. The 2017 Solar Spotlight program incorporated the Arts and included ...

Freshmen At Noble Charter Schools Return to Class Across Chicago

Noble’s Johnson College Prep in the Englewood neighborhood, students and staff were welcomed by Illinois State Senator Mattie Hunter of the 3rd District and Chicago Democratic Committeeman Kevin Bailey of the 20th District, as well as representatives from R.A.G.E., the ...

Roseland Hospital to Receive Loan

“Four years ago, the state of Illinois offered Roseland the financial lifeline it so greatly needed in return for the promise that it would put its financial house in order,” Frerichs said. “The leadership of the hospital and the greater ...

Vacant home attracts raccoons, creating a nuisance for neighbors

“The last three years, the house has been very unkept in terms of grass not being cut and one of the level one windows aren’t boarded up,” Daniels said. “They gutted out the house, but the inside interior and walls ...

PAUL G. STEWART HOSTED “FAMILY PALOOZA” RESIDENT & FAMILY FAIR BRINGING NEIGHBORHOOD UNITY TO BRONZEVILLE NEIGHBORHOOD Honored Special 6 Centenarians (100 year olds)

Hundreds of residents and residents of the Bronzeville neighborhood were in attendance. Paul G Stewart also awarded 6 residents who are 100 years old in a "Centenarian celebration" along with Ald. Pat Dowell, Ill. State Senator Mattie Hunter and Paul ...

CONGRESSMAN DANNY K. DAVIS CALLS FOR BLACK MALE SUNDAY

Davis said during his press conference at Rock of our Salvation Church, located in the Austin community, that he has noticed that many churches lack a strong male presence, which is a major problem in black communities.

Local Youth Golfers Take to the Greens This Summer and Score Big

This has been a stellar year of golf for Raquel as she is the reigning Chicago Public High Schools City Champion, is the winner of two consecutive Illinois Junior Golf Association (IJGA) tournaments, and was runner-up during her last three ...

Suburban Police and Teens Square Off In A Game of Basketball

The tournament featured teenagers and police officers playing on the same team for the pride of their town or village and focusing on working with each other.

SUMMER MEALS HELP FILL THE GAP UNTIL AUGUST 25

“No child in our city or state should ever have to experience hunger,” Stratton said. “Yet, considering one out of every five children goes hungry each year through no fault of their own, this continues to be a huge issue ...