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NEW SITE RAISES AWARENESS ABOUT BLACK YOUTH IN THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM

The data behind Justice Divided were obtained from public agencies and are available for download at justicedivided.com/download-data. Further information on how the data wereprocessed, as well as raw source data, is available on GitHub at github.com/datamade/justice-divided/tree/master/data.

Statewide Publishing, Legal Notice Service (LNS) announce partnership

Statewide Publishing, LLC, a leading legal advertising agency, has announced that it is partnering with Legal Notice Service (LNS), an automated public notice fulfilment company.

UGANDAN CHILDREN’S CHOIR LANDS IN CHICAGO

“It’s an unbelievable experience for them,” Hudson said. “We’ve found that children who tour with the choir have more confidence and become very outgoing. So, this is an opportunity for them to experience a different culture and a different learning ...

INITIATIVE OPENS UP NEW DOORS TO BLACK FEMALE TEENS

“It’s been really amazing to watch girls come in who didn’t think they could code or ones who had no desire to code and then see the incredible things they came up with,” Harburg said.

CHATHAM INITIATIVE HELPS SENIORS DOCUMENT END OF LIFE GOALS

According to the Journal of Palliative Medicine, “African Americans are less satisfied than whites with the quality of their end of life care.” To add, the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, reported that African Americans are also less likely ...

NICOLE HENRY CONTINUES TO DAZZLE JAZZ LOVERS

“I really respect his musicality and its unreal,” she said. “The breath of his worth is massive. He is so intelligent and I love how he was so influential in starting Martin Luther King Jr’s. birthday celebration and recognition. I ...

I BIKE HARLEM” OWNER USES AIRBNB TO GROW HER BUSINESS

I want visitors to see the Harlem I know up close, not from behind the plexiglass of a tour bus window. My business, “I Bike Harlem,” gives travelers the opportunity to discover our handsome brownstones and vibrant small businesses. It’s ...

Chicago Own Chance The Rapper To Appear At 2017 Essence Festival

Since the 1994 Essence Festival, the event has been known for showcasing leaders in the music industry coupled with empowering messages along with meaningful and spirited community activities.

OBAMA DISCUSSES YOUTH INVOLVEMENT IN BERLIN

“I have a belief that we can change things for the better and that we can treat people with kindness and tolerance, and bridge the di£erences that exist between nations and between religions and be unified with a benevolent God,” ...

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH RECOGNIZES TERI CAMPBELL FOR EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRIC CARE

Campbell has 30 years of obstetric, emergency, and flight nursing experience. She began her critical care career in high-risk labor and delivery and served on a maternal/fetal transport team. Since leaving obstetrics, Campbell has continued to work as a flight ...

3 WAYS TO CELEBRATE GWENDOLYN BROOKS ON JUNE 7

“…we are each other’s harvest: we are each other’s business: we are each other’s magnitude and bond.” From “Paul Robeson” by Gwendolyn Brooks

SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE PRESENTS FACULTY AWARDS, RECOGNIZES RETIREES

Frank M. Zuccarelli, presented each of the retirees with gifts during the open meeting. “On behalf of the SSC Board of Trustees, I want to thank you for all of your many years of dedicated service. You will be missed ...

POWER PROFILER ON SYLVIA TRENT-ADAMS

RADM Trent-Adams began her career in the Commissioned Corps of the USPHS in 1992. Prior to joining the USPHS, RADM Trent-Adams was a nurse officer in the U.S. Army. She also served as a research nurse a t the University ...

Mr. Bay’s Bookshelf Encourages Black Boys to Read

Master Barber Bayard, affectionately and respectfully known as “Mr. Bay,” recalls how important books were to his dad, Willie McCullough, and remembers fondly how his father insisted that his children read as a part of their daily activities.

BENEFIT CHICAGO FUNDS LOCAL BUSINESSES

“The company was built so we could create jobs and bring wealth within the East Garfield Park community, meaning hiring from the community and creating job opportunities for individuals who had failures with employment in the past,” said Darius Jones, ...