Chicago Makes $20 Million Deposit Into City’s Last Black-Owned Bank

Chicago Makes $20 Million Deposit Into City’s Last Black-Owned Bank

by Zahara Hill

The bank has been a fixture in Chicago's Black community since 1934 Read More

Video: Police Release Surveillance Footage in Kenneka Jenkins Death

Video: Police Release Surveillance Footage in Kenneka Jenkins Death

by Shantell E. Jamison

Rosemont police have released all surveillance video received from the hotel where a 19-year-old woman was found dead in a freezer last weekend. WGN... Read More

Mother of Kenneka Jenkins Says Activist Misrepresented Family

Mother of Kenneka Jenkins Says Activist Misrepresented Family

by Shantell E. Jamison

The mother of a 19-year-old woman who was found dead in a suburban Chicago hotel freezer says an activist who said the woman entered... Read More

Police Continue Investigation Into Kenneka Jenkins Death

Police Continue Investigation Into Kenneka Jenkins Death

by Shantell E. Jamison

Chicago area officials are investigating a Facebook Live video that appears to show a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room with a group of... Read More

Chicago Teen Found Dead in Hotel Freezer

Chicago Teen Found Dead in Hotel Freezer

by Shantell E. Jamison

A 19-year-old Chicago teen was found dead in a suburban hotel freezer early Sunday, NBC reports. Kenneka Jenkins was pronounced dead at 12:48 a.m.... Read More

Disturbing Details Emerge in Kejuan Thomas Shooting

Disturbing Details Emerge in Kejuan Thomas Shooting

by Shantell E. Jamison

On Wednesday, 16-year-old, Kejuan Thomas was shot in the head and chest at point blank range as he played basketball on a Chicago court.... Read More

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Chance the Rapper Donates 30,000 Backpacks to Chicago Kids

by Shantell E. Jamison

Chance the Rapper is helping Chicago students in need. The Grammy Award-winning lyricist and social activist has teamed up with STATE Bags for back-to-school... Read More

Chance The Rapper

Chance The Rapper & STATE Bags Will Donate 30,000 Backpacks to CPS Students

by Bianca Garwood

Chance The Rapper continues his philanthropic efforts through his youth empowerment brand SocialWorks in his hometown of Chicago. Teaming up with STATE Bags, “a one-for-one bag... Read More

Tika Sumpter Is About to Kill It in the Political Thriller ‘The Pages’

Tika Sumpter Is About to Kill It in the Political Thriller ‘The Pages’

by Aramide Tinubu

Tika Sumpter is known for her role as the stunning Candace Young in Tyler Perry’s The Have and Have Nots, but recently she’s been... Read More

Chicago Eatery Releases Lengthy, Controversial Dress Policy

Chicago Eatery Releases Lengthy, Controversial Dress Policy

by #teamEBONY

A Chicago-based establishment has released a lengthy dress code that has left people wondering what exactly it is attempting to accomplish. The Bottled Blonde,... Read More