Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 1 year ago

Op-Ed: HB1315 violates our right to representation

Robert L. Buggs Sr. By Robert L. Buggs Sr., GCSC V.P. Board Trustee I am from the small town of Madison, Mississippi. We have a saying “… no matter how thin the pancake, it still has two sides.” This is my side in reference to HB 1315. First, I th...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 year ago

IDEAS AND REPARATIONS

By Dr. Conrad Worrill, Chicago Crusader At this current stage of history in the Black Liberation Movement, it is important that key concepts be revisited and re-discussed in our continued efforts to seek clarity on certain ideas that are fundamenta...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 year ago

The Black department store on King Drive

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It had something for everyone and it was located downtown. No it wasn’t Marshall Fields or one of those department stores on State Street where Black shoppers were treated like second class citizens. During segregat...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 year ago

When They Call You a Terrorist

Book Review by Kam Williams When They Call You a Terrorist A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors with asha bandele Foreword by Angela Davis St. Martin’s Press Hardcover, $24.99 272 pages ISBN: 978-1-250-17108-5   “We have joined the...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 year ago

Wirt-Emerson closing to save district money

William A. Wirt-Emerson Visual & Performing Arts Academy By Jackie Harris, The 411 News Gary schools emergency manager Dr. Peggy Hinckley verified Friday morning what many on the street expected would be the decision on closing either West Sid...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 year ago

Warning: Soda & energy drinks linked to infertility

By T. Carter Williamson, blackdoctor.org Boston University researchers surveyed nearly 4,000 women and more than 1,000 of their male partners, looking at everyone’s medical history, lifestyle factors and diet. The data revealed that drinking soda w...