Teens Present ‘Where You From,’ an In-Depth Illustration of Black Chicago

Teens Present ‘Where You From,’ an In-Depth Illustration of Black Chicago

by Shantell E. Jamison

On Sunday, two young women, Amaris Buford and Anta Njie, presented their debut documentary at a sold-out show in Chicago. The film, Where You From, is... Read More

In New Book, Pastor Details ’12 Steps to an Extremely Happy Life’

In New Book, Pastor Details ’12 Steps to an Extremely Happy Life’

by Shantell E. Jamison

A prominent Chicago pastor has penned a book that claims to get readers to happiness in just 12 steps. With his new book, Rev. Derrick... Read More

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Chance the Rapper Has A Question for Chicago Officials

by Shantell E. Jamison

On Wednesday, Chance the Rapper attended a Chicago City Council meeting in regards to a proposal suggesting the city build a $95 million police... Read More

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