Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 4 weeks ago

Lightfoot unveils plan to clean up city government

Chicago mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot held a press conference this morning to present Cleaning up City Government, a policy proposal to bring transparency, ethics, and accountability to Chicago. The press conference was held at the Union League...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

How Young Black Radicals Put the World on Notice

Charlene Carruthers’ new book, Unapologetic, showcases a queer women-led black liberation movement that’s upending past paradigms. “Our work revisits the boundaries of gender and blackness and challenges binaries of male or female, lesbian/gay/ bise...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

Sen. Melton completes regional leadership institute

State Senator Eddie Melton State Senator Eddie Melton (D-Gary) was among 36 select lawmakers to complete a leadership training program that identifies and assists emerging state and provincial leaders in the Midwest. Senator Melton met with fellow...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

The New 411

Phil Collins By Raymond Ward, Chicago Crusader A LIFE IN MUSIC: “Some would say I’ve lived a charmed life. I’ve done what I wanted for most of it, and got paid well for doing something I’d have done for nothing. Playing the drums. During that time...