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Help Stop the Kill of Medicare/Medicaid Coverage for 22 Million Americans

Help Stop the U.S. Senate from Killing Medicare/Medicaid and Canceling Coverage for 22 Million Americans

MARTIN LUTHER KING III HONORED WITH 2017 LIFETIME LEGACY AWARD

As the oldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King III serves as an ambassador of his parent’s legacy of nonviolent social change. In 1997, King was elected as the fourth president ...

Symposium Examines African American Community Employment and Business Growth

“This symposium is a tremendous opportunity for stakeholders and experts to gather and find new ways to drive further investment to the Greater Chatham area. We are pleased to be a co-host for this important dialogue, along with the Greater ...

Cinnabon® Gets Cool for the Summer with NEW Line of Signature Chillattas®

“We’re so excited to welcome the start of summer with a new line of Chillattas,” said Jill Thomas, vice president of global marketing. “While we’ll always be renowned for our one-of-a-kind cinnamon rolls, our signature Chillattas provide us a new ...

U.S. REP. BOBBY RUSH ENDORSES CHRIS KENNEDY FOR GOVERNOR

Congressman Rush hailed that Kennedy would bring “radical change” to Illinois’ state government, with a focus on helping the middle class and poor families who have been neglected under Governor Bruce Rauner

WEBSITE LET’S VISITORS RESEARCH CRIME DATA NATIONWIDE

“Sometimes people review our data and say ‘I live there and the crime rate seems really high to me,’” he said. “But what they might not be taking into account is that our scores are based on the population.”

SOCCER ATHLETES TRAVEL TO CUBA AS TRUMP REVERSES OBAMA TRAVEL BAN

“We feel that it’s critically important that our youth have the opportunity to experience cultural exchange, to be involved in team sports, to be leaders in their communities and be open and exposed to ideas different from their own,” said ...

MISTY COPELAND JOINS WORLD OF DANCE

“When judging the best of the best, we knew we needed an all-star guest judge with passion and credibility to mentor these incredible dancers,” said judge/executive producer Jennifer Lopez.

INTERACTIVE MAP ANALYZES GUN CRIMES IN CHICAGO

The report shows that over 100 gun crimes were committed in 13 different Chicago neighborhoods in 2016. Of those thirteen neighborhoods, three communities saw over 200 gun crimes, which resulted in 3,474 weapon arrests in 2016.

Documentary Captures the Life of Harold Washington

Jose Childs, who is the president of MHWL C, said people still love the former mayor adding, most people know Washington as the mayor of Chicago, but forget he contributed to Illinois and Chicago in several other ways.

Navistar Transforms Customer Service Using Mentor’s Capital Technology

Navistar is a world leader in commercial vehicles such as heavy trucks and buses. As the complexity of onboard electrical and electronic systems increases, so does the task of rapidly identifying and diagnosing system faults. Navistar now uses Capital Publisher™, ...

God First Church Host Its 2017 Distinguished Leadership Awards

For three decades, the annual God First Church and Ministries Prayer Breakfast has been bringing together communities and leaders in government, education, business and religion to pray for the city, celebrate its people and accomplishments, provide financial scholarships and recognize ...

CHARTER SCHOOL EDUCATORS UNION VOTES TO UNIFY WITH CTU

“The CTU supports union rights for all educators in Chicago, including charter school teachers,” said CTU vice president Jesse Sharkey. “Local 4343’s vote for unity takes a stand for using our collective power to support quality public education for the ...

HBCU STUDENTS “DISCOVER THE UNEXPECTED” WITH THE BLACK PRESS

“As a brand, [Discover The Unexpected], ties into our philosophy of finding new roads and ingenuity,” Alexander said. “We, as a brand, feel like this is something important that we are committed to.”

ORGANIZATION PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR CONTROVERSIAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

“Racism does not deserve to be heard and segregation is not something we will collaborate with,” Pastor Robert Jones of Mt. Caramel Baptist Church said. “We do not compromise with hate.”

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