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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 ...

The State of Illinois Gives Hope to Domestic Violence Families

As the leading advocate for eliminating domestic violence in northern Illinois, A Safe Place helps save lives with programs that assist the whole family in transforming their lives after domestic violence, prevent future abuse by addressing its root cause through ...

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 ...

Obama Foundation Announces Glenn Brown as Chief Digital Officer

Glenn is a Venture Fellow at Betaworks, a start-up studio and investment firm in New York, and a member of the Board of Directors of The Texas Tribune, a digital-first, non-profit, non-partisan news service in Austin, Texas. In 2016, he ...

AWARD SHOW CELEBRATES AFRICAN AMERICAN ACHIEVEMENTS IN LITERATURE

The ninth annual AAMBC Literary Awards will be held in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, June 10, 2017. The featured highlight is the Maya Angelou Lifetime achievement award being presented to acclaimed poet Nikki Giovanni. AAMBC creator Tamika Newhouse says it ...

Palestinian Prisoners Enter in Open Ended Hunger Strike

Eighteen hundred Palestinian prisoners have entered more than four weeks of an open-ended hunger strike in Israeli prisons, according to a US Palestinian Community Network (USPCN) press release. Hatem Abudayyeh, who is the co-founder and coordinating committee member of the ...

ILLINOIS DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR JB PRITZKER

Pritzker said his success and knowledge as a business owner would be important in order to change Illinois’ financial problems and the values and morals of the person running for Governor would be key.

Telecom and Cloud Service Options Expand in Africa

“Our 20-20-20 goal is to serve 20 million Africans in 20 countries by 2020,” says Paul Delkaso, managing member of the Virginia Based Artilium-Africa, and president and CEO of Tristar and Triente Global Energy Group.

Thornton Township To Remind Serious Job Seekers To Attend Upcoming Job Fair

Seeking a Job? On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, Thornton Township Supervisor, Board of Trustees , and South Suburban Community College Frank M. Zuccarelli will host its 22nd Annual Community Job Fair in South Suburban South Holland.

Tips on How to Save

Personal Finance Educator Karen Chan introduced her Money Calendar to concerned residents on May 17, 2017 at the Chicago Library, located at 9055 S. Houston Avenue,and discussed how the money calendar can help show residents where their money actually goes, ...

$1 MILLION CHALLENGE GRANT ANNOUNCED FOR SGA YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES

CHICAGO, IL – The impact of local nonprofit SGA Youth & Family Services (SGA) will be made stronger in the coming year, thanks to the Building on Promise Challenge Grant announced at the agency’s Annual Benefit Dinner on Thursday, May ...

BUILDING BLACK WEALTH

The National Urban League played a pivotal role in the 20th-Century Freedom Movement and grew out of the spontaneous grassroots movement for freedom and opportunity that came to be called the Black Migrations, according to iamempowered.com. In a time where ...

NABJ Names Ryan 2017 Journalist of the Year

Washington, D.C. -- April Ryan has been selected as the 2017 Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). The annual award recognizes a black journalist who has a distinguished body of work that has extraordinary ...

Widows Confront Years of Hardship Without Life Insurance, according to survey

Families face loss of loved ones everyday, but sometimes the extended tragedy happens after the person dies

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 ...

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