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David & Tamela Mann Star in Popular Comedy

David Mann, Tamela Mann and company bring a new assortment of hysterical family situations and laughs in the third season of their hit Bounce comedy series Mann & Wife.

REAL MEN COOK ON FATHER’S DAY

Real Men Cook -- Chicago’s premiere urban Father’s Day charity event - will build on the success of the 2016 multiple-location format by hosting the event at the same citywide and suburban sites this year and by adding more venues. ...

HUNDREDS RALLY TO HONOR DR. KING’S LEGACY

Drawing on the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr., who was killed 49 years ago, thousands of workers, racial justice activists, elected officials and clergy waged marches, rallies, teach-ins and vigils Tuesday as two of the nation’s most powerful ...

AHC HOSTS ‘FACES OF HOPE’ GALA

High school isn’t the same journey for everyone and not everyone reaches graduation the same way. Association House High School, located at 1116 N. Kedzie Ave., works with Chicago youth who have been left behind by traditional public schools and ...

While the Obama Presidential Library promises to benefit the community, groups call for a written agreement

A local community coalition is calling for a community benefits agreement for the Obama Presidential Library. The Obama Library Community Benefits Agreement Coalition said they feel a Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) is necessary due to Black residents being displaced by ...

ORGANIZATION’S PLAN TO BUILD YOUTH CENTER OFFERS HOPE TO MILLENNIALS

Urban L.O.V.E. Community Development Corp. is a non-profit organization that focuses on empowering underserved youth through love and the gift of giving.

ComEd doubles jobs, boosts economy and improves customer satisfaction with Smart Grid

In 2011, ComEd proposed legislation that allowed the company to spend money to modernize its Smart Grid, which currently uses technology to help create more efficiency in the way ComEd operates and manages their distribution system.

ETSF Awards Scholarships to Young Black Males

Chicago native and former Quentis Bernard Garth (QBG) Foundation Scholarship recipient, Tenisha Taylor Bell is keeping her promise to send more black males to college and fewer to the coroner.

CHICAGO BRIDGE GETS A MAKEOVER

“The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced that $4.2 million dollars will be released for a City of Chicago project to repair two key [impaired] bridges that carry Lake Shore Drive over Lawrence Avenue and Wilson Avenue. The project’s total ...

IT’S TIME TO GET EXCITED ABOUT ROBOTS!

The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), located on 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, is celebrating the exciting field of robotics during [the eighth annual] National Robotics Week Apr. 8-9 and 14-15, 2017. Guests can interact with a number of ...

Congresswoman Maxine Waters to keynote 2017 Phenomenal Woman Awards, kicko‘ to Black Women’s Expo

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), will keynote the Phenomenal Woman Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 6, paying tribute to ten outstanding Chicago area women whose excellence in a variety of fields commands recognition. The event is the kicko¨ to The Black ...

Special Angel Pendant Just in Time for Easter

Anyone who loves high-quality Religious Jewelry will be happy to learn that Lifetime Jewelry has just announced a special deal on their 24K Gold Filled Guardian Angel with Halo Pendant and Chain. This small pendant has been designed to especially ...

STATE HOMELESS PREVENTION FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR CHICAGO RESIDENTS

The State Homeless Prevention Fund, a fund of approximately $1 million, has been made available through June 30 to Chicago residents at risk of losing their homes.

NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS PRESIDENT ENCOURAGES YOUNG PROFESSIONALS OF COLOR IN THE AGE OF PRESIDENT TRUMP

Carlos Clanton, National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP) president provides words of encouragement for young professionals who may be living with intense uncertainty in the current political climate. In a recent blog post, he answered the question “what now?” Clanton ...

PROPOSAL TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA SPARKS CONVERSATION ABOUT AFFECTS OF LEGALIZING THE DRUG

Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot, arguing the move will help solve the state’s notorious budget crisis, according to an ...