Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

REST IN PEACE, WINNIE MANDELA

Winnie Mandela, a very controversial activist, passed away on April 2, 2018 at the age of 81. She was the often-beleaguered former wife of Nelson Mandela, the South African freedom fighter and member of the African National Congress (ANC) who becam...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

Racism and child mortality

Racism Is A Primary Cause Of Maternal Deaths And Infant Mortality The societal and systemic racism faced by Black women is like a dark cloud over their lives. This racism creates a toxic physiological stress that causes a number of harmful condition...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

Saying Goodbye to Yvonne Staples …

Yvonne Staples was a Black American backup singer for The Staples Singers, with sister, Mavis, on Lead and father, “Pops” Staples on bass guitar ^^^ South Shore, CHICAGO, IL – Mississippi native, Yvonne Staples, manager and backup singer for the p...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

Billionaire gives $10M to CPD

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson Hefty donation comes as top cop pledges to review all police shootings Crusader Staff Report Illinois’ richest man is donating $10 million to the Chicago Police Departing, hoping the gift will help reduc...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

Free puppet show for South and West Side families

JEGHETTO BRINGS HIS lively puppet show to a free performan- ce for the entire family. Jeghetto and Joshua Holden to perform free shows on Chicago’s South and West Sides as part of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival Neighborhood Tour...