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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 ...

NEW SCHOOL FOR GIRLS LAUNCHED

“This is an age where children are still trying to find themselves and identify who they are,” James said. “So, it would be in our best interest to try to cultivate children at the 10 through 12 age range so ...

Register for City Colleges of Chicago’s Fall 2017 Semester by August 21

Chicagoans can register now for the Fall 2017 semester at City Colleges of Chicago (CCC). CCC is the largest community college system in Illinois. The registration deadline for the 16-week Fall term is Monday, August 21, 2017, with classes beginning ...

Regina Belle to perform at 28th Annual African Festival of the Arts Gala at DuSable Museum

Africa International House will host their Annual Gala, held as a precursor to the 28th Annual African Festival of the Arts (AFA), at the DuSable Museum on Friday, August 18 from 7 p.m. - 11p.m. The event will feature a ...

A Triumphant Victory For Chicago Black Media

The positive relationship the Black press started with Mariano’s just goes to show you that when we speak the same language and allow one voice to be heard, at the end of the day, the results can be phenomenal! It ...

FESTIVAL GETS STUDENTS OFF TO A GOOD START WHO ARE HEADING BACK TO SCHOOL

“My children and families will now not be short-sided by not having school supplies for their first day of school,” she said. “At least we were able to provide the students with the basics and anything else that they will ...

FROM ENTREPRENEURSHIP TO SUPPORT IN THE COMMUNITY, AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES ARE BEING LIFTED UP

“I believe a person’s strongest qualities emerge when they’re backs are pushed against the wall. Entrepreneurship teaches you to act with a bit of desperation in a sense, which I think is imperative in order for a person to reach ...

BARBARA BOUTTE DIES AT 86

Barbara Gonzaque Boutte, who was renowned for her involvement in a host of social service and civil rights organizations died at her home in Markham, Illinois on July 17. She was 86. Boutte succumbed after a long battle with Multiple ...

HONORING OFFICER TIMOTHY JONES AS HE UNDERGOES REHAB

Police Officer Timothy Jones is a 25-year-old man whose commitment to serving the Park Forest community led him to meet the needs of several residents. But it all came to a halt when Jones was shot multiple times by an ...

BUILDING LOCALLY: Community Resources help Businesses Grow

Sweet Beginnings plans to hire more than 300 North Lawndale residents over the next five years.

MUSIC FAMILY HONORS JAZZ LEGEND PHIL COHRAN

Jazz Legend Phil Cohran died at the age of 90 years old on June 28, 2017, but the musical impact that he began in the neighborhood of Bronzeville and left to the world will always be remembered by his family, ...

RISE UP

Through ‘Rise Up’, four young teens from the South Side of Chicago had the opportunity to create a film and share their personal stories on how they have witnessed loved ones become victims of violence in Chicago.

SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE OFFERING SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY ASSISTANT DEGREE

South Suburban College prepares graduates of the SPA program to become eligible for licensure with the State of Illinois

STUDENTS SHARE EXPERIENCES WITH VISITING THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

“I remember them saying that no matter what race or who you are, you are always going to get something out of it,” Moy said. “I think I got a lot out of it.”

STARTUPS GET HELP AT LEGAL CLINIC BRUNCH

“Businesses need to learn how to manage and operate their businesses be tter so they can attract more clients so their businesses will be able to grow,” Wheatly said. “It’s paramount that they learn and understand how to execute their ...