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Is Photography Over?

“This was the moment when social media began to bloom and we began to see shifts in how people communicated, especially using photography,” she said. “In 2008, Facebook had 100 million users and in 2009 it had 200 million users. ...

Skills for Chicagoland’s Future Celebrates Five Years

Skills recently announced the results of a two-year independent study, which quantified Skills’ long-term economic impact on job seekers and tracked their like earnings and employment status.

Testimony heard on diversity goals for public pension funds

State Senator Kwame Raoul, (District 13th) and the Special Committee on Pension Investments recently reviewed Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) progress to increase diversity among emerging minority investment firms.

The Former Reese Hospital, Revitalized as the Burnham Lakefront

The former Reese hospital property will soon be re-transformed into the Burnham Lakefront site, which will serve as a catalyst for growth in neighborhoods like South Shore, Jackson Park, Bronzeville, Hyde Park and others.

Veterans thriving as small business owners, according to Allstate/USA Today Small Business Barometer

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s O©ce of Veterans Business Development says there is approximately one veteran-owned firm for every 10 veterans; veterans are 45 percent more likely than nonveterans to be self-employed; and more than one-third of veteran business owners ...

South Suburban college to host free family reading night

SSC has also announced that Joseph Whittington Jr., who has served as a member of the SSC Board of Trustees since 2005 and serves as Chairman of the Board’s Audit Committee, will be in attendance.

Fair encourages safety for teens on the road

State Farm recently collaborated with Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, the Illinois State Police and the Illinois Partners for Traffic Safety and hosted the 2017 National Teen Driver Safety Fair at the House of Hope Arena, located on 752 ...

Senator Tammy Duckworth Meets with South Shore Chamber of Commerce

U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) recently met with the South Shore Chamber of Commerce and local business owners to hear their concerns on small businesses resources and discussed her future legislative priorities.

S.T.E.M. careers promoted around Chicago

Commissioner Steele also recently facilitated two workshop discussions at the Field Museum for the 2nd Annual Green Team Summit sponsored by Faith in Place, a non-profit organization empowering Illinois residents of all faiths to be leaders in caring for the ...

Senator Robin Kelly Hosts Annual Hiring Event

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host her 5th Annual Hiring Event for jobseekers in the 2nd Congressional District on Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, located 15800 State St., South Holland.

“REWRITING HISTORY: PAPER GOWNS AND PHOTOGRAPHS” TO OPEN AT THE DUSABLE MUSEUM

The DuSable Museum of African American History is pleased to present a new exhibition by art photographer, Fabiola Jean-Louis titled, Rewriting History: Paper Gowns and Photographs.

NEVER TOO TOUGH TO WEAR PINK

Thornton Fractional North High School not only gave thanks to its Senior high school students, but also showed unity with Thornton Township in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Apostolic Faith Church to Open New Bronzeville Complex

The space has been designed to support myriad programs and services that help to improve the quality of life for Chicago residents. In addition to the worship facility, the new complex will include a youth multi-purpose center, an administrative annex ...

ROZ VARON, ABC7/CHICAGO’S AWARD-WINNING TRAFFIC REPORTER TO DISCUSS HER FIRST BOOK AT THE DUSABLE MUSEUM

While all appears sunny and carefree in the book, we also learn that Varon is a more than 10-year metastatic Breast Cancer survivor.

Hundreds Gather to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Third World Press Foundation

Actor, activist and humanitarian Danny Glover, event co-chair and TWPF long-time friend, joined nearly 300 guests at The Parkway Ballroom for an evening of prose, performance and tribute.