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Chance the Rapper Has A Question for Chicago Officials

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 09, 2017

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

CPS’ Chief Education Officer Talks City’s New H.S. Grad Plan

CPS’ Chief Education Officer Talks City’s New H.S. Grad Plan

by LaToya Cross   Apr 11, 2017

During an interview with CBS last week, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced the “Learn Plan Succeed” plan, which intends to motivate students to think... Read More

Why Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Should Rethink His H.S. Grad Plan

Why Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Should Rethink His H.S. Grad Plan

by LaToya Cross   Apr 05, 2017

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a plan that has Windy City residents scratching their heads and wrenching their hands — and maybe even wondering how... Read More

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Johnson Publishing Building in Chicago Up for Landmark Designation

by #teamEBONY   Feb 03, 2017

The former headquarters of Johnson Publishing Co., where founder John H. Johnson produced EBONY, JET and several other publications for decades in downtown Chicago... Read More

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Historic Johnson Publishing Building Being Considered for Chicago Landmark Status

by Lee Bey   Feb 03, 2017

The former Johnson Publishing Co. building, an 11-story tower that was an icon in architecture, publishing and black achievement for more than a generation,... Read More

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Trump Issues Threat to Chicago Saying He’ll ‘Send in the Feds’

by #teamEBONY   Jan 25, 2017

President Trump issued a threat through Twitter that he would “send in the feds” if Chicago cannot reduce its violent crime rate Tuesday night.... Read More

Frustrated Chicago Leaders Decline Mayor’s MLK Event Invite

Frustrated Chicago Leaders Decline Mayor’s MLK Event Invite

by #teamEBONY   Jan 15, 2016

A growing group of city leaders plans to boycott Chicago’s Rev. Martin Luther King peace breakfast, reports say, due to controversy over concerns of... Read More

Chicago Mayor Announces Police Reform Policy

Chicago Mayor Announces Police Reform Policy

by #teamEBONY   Dec 31, 2015

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that police in the city must be better trained to distinguish between when they need to use force. The... Read More

Chicago Protesters Stage Die-In at City Hall

Chicago Protesters Stage Die-In at City Hall

by #teamEBONY   Dec 10, 2015

The calm is far from settling in Chicago as protesters swarmed Michigan Avenue Wednesday night demanding change in the city. Thursday morning, City Hall... Read More

Mayor backs $5.5 million reparations deal for Burge police torture victims

Chicago Mayor Supports $5 Million Reparations Plan for Police Torture Victims

by #teamEBONY   Apr 15, 2015

The city of Chicago on Tuesday sought to put to rest one of its most persistent scandals, proposing a $5.5 million reparations fund for... Read More