Category : Midwest

Midwest / Wisconsin - 1 year ago

Opinion: When Black children are not Kids

Often, black youths are portrayed to be older and more mature than their white counterparts in the media. Recent examples include the clearing of a man who raped and impregnated a black girl in France, after officials ruled that the child ‘consente...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 1 year ago

Milwaukee, the Time is Now

I love Milwaukee, just like I know many others do, I have had the opportunity to leave and move on but I have chosen to stay in my birth state and city, to help build in a place. I was born watching us get destroyed. Being home grown is also very s...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 1 year ago

Happy Thanksgiving!

The time has come Where families galore Sit around the dinner table Giving thanks, as they adore The people who matter The things appreciated Each and every year More love is created The time has come Where we sit and feast We fellowship and than...

Midwest / Ohio - 1 year ago

Film Review: Roman J. Israel, Esq.

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) [embedded content] Denzel Washington may be the most accomplished actor of our generation. Like a chameleon, he’s morphed from the stern father in “Fences” to a dorky, introverted attorney in this meanderi...

Midwest / Ohio - 1 year ago

“Touched by an Angel” Star Della Reese Dies at 86

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Award-winning actress Della Reese died on November 19, 2017. In this photo, Reese makes an appearance at a Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony for Mark Burnett in 2009. (Wikimedia Commons) Della Reese, the...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 year 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 - 1 year 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 - 1 year 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 - 1 year 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...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 year ago

WATCH YOUR MOUTH — DENTAL HEALTH AND NUTRITION

By Julianne Malveaux From the time I was a little girl, to just a day or so ago, someone has always told me to watch my mouth. Why? My mouth runs, and sometimes it runs unplugged. I’ve been known to flim flam folks with flattery or eviscerate them...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 year ago

ASCAC: A MAJOR INTELLECTUAL FORCE

By Dr. Conrad Worrill, Chicago Crusader The Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations/ASCAC, an organization co-founded by our late ancestor Dr. Jacob H. Carruthers, will convene its 35th Annual Conference at the Community Colleg...