Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

Beauty and the Beast at ROOF on theWit

With Movies in the Park coming to an end and the weather changing, a Chicago fall bucket list event could include experiencing ROOF on theWit’s Movie Monday series. Films begin at dusk on the rooftop that kicked off Chicago’s rooftop craze, ROOF on...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

Viewing the USSR Through Red-Tinted Glasses

The writings of Svetlana Alexievich cut through the fog of propaganda surrounding the Soviet Union. Svetlana Alexievich, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2015, offers the spoken life stories she’s elicited from “witnesses and participants…a...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Announce Engagement!

By Jessica Bennett, ebony.com The royal family will soon be welcoming its latest princess, as Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle announced their engagement Monday morning. The couple, who have been dating since the summer of 2016, smiled as the...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

Barricade situation on Chicago’s South Side ends

By nbcchicago.com A person has been taken to a local hospital after he barricaded inside a home on Chicago’s South Side, according to police. The scene, which unfolded near 87th Street and King Drive in Chicago, prompted a massive response by loc...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

The New 411: The Mega Diva!

Jenifer Lewis By Raymond Ward, Chicago Crusader THE MEGA-DIVA! Jenifer Lewis is a natural comedienne in the spirit of Lucille Ball. Inventive, smart, and all her bones are ‘funny bones’ and you know the workday will be all fun and spirit when Jeni...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

Bright Star Community Outreach receives $674K grant

Pastor Chris Harris, Bright Star Founder and CEO Bright Star Community Outreach (BSCO) has been awarded a grant for $674,166 from The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority. With this new funding Bright Star Community Outreach will launch...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

Good Telecom Legislation for Business Growth

Beyond the Rhetoric By Harry C. Alford With reports showing that roughly 80% of consumers consider mobile services indispensable, (http://bit.ly/2AUs2E2) minority-owned small businesses will require access to resources that will allow them to compe...