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While Black History Month serves as an opportunity to educate and celebrate the great contributions African-American people have made throughout history, it is also a... [Read More]
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Based on the bestselling book by Larry Tye, this documentary traces the fascinating history of the Pullman Porters - generations of African American men who... [Read More]
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5 events scheduled throughout the week... [Read More]
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In Part 1 of our Black History Month-inspired miniseries, we asked 25 familiar faces to think back to their childhood days and tell us about... [Read More]
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A former Chicago police officer convicted of second-degree murder in the killing of an African-American teenager he shot 16 times was reportedly beaten in his prison cell just... [Read More]
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A new documentary chronicles the fight to save African-American roller-skating rinks, including Rich City Skate in south suburban Richton Park, which closed its doors in... [Read More]
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John Rogers, Frank Clark, Melody Spann Cooper and Andrea Zopp are among the 127 members of the Business Leadership Council, created to boost African-American wealth... [Read More]
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He hadn't even moved into the spacious house on North East Avenue when Percy Lavon Julian got an unmistakable message that someone didn't want the... [Read More]
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A statewide initiative to identify areas of common concern among rural and urban Illinois residents is coming to Rockford.Illinois Humanities, which promotes public conversations around issues... [Read More]
Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist's Fight to Make the Media Look More Like America By Dorothy Butler Gilliam Center Street. 368 pp. $27 --- If your... [Read More]
When I started the MFA Creative Writing program, I re-committed to reading more black authors, especially after taking African American Women Literature my first year.... [Read More]
It's not astonishing for me that Virginia's African-American voters favor giving Gov. Ralph Northam the benefit of the doubt by 58 to 37 percent. [Read More]
Dear Abby: I'm a 67-year-old single white man. My girlfriend is 21 and African American. We have been together a year and a half and... [Read More]
Dear Abby: I'm a 67-year-old single white man. My girlfriend is 21 and African-American. We have been together a year and a half and are... [Read More]
Head of City Council black caucus rips candidate for 1st Ward alderman for a photo in which the guy wears a banana costume while posing... [Read More]
Through a community-based mentorship program and by working with a regional education group, Waubonsee Community College officials hope to not only increase the number of... [Read More]
In celebration of Black History Month, Southern IL TV Journalists and The Carbondale African American Museum will host an event for middle and high school... [Read More]
The University serves as a second home to thousands of international students. Joining ethnic and cultural registered student organizations and attending celebratory events throughout the... [Read More]
Let's believe black women when they say they've been sexually assaulted — unlike some reactions to the two women who have accused Virginia Lt. Gov.... [Read More]
A look at Chicago's historical influence on an enduring design style. Plus, overlooked graphic art made by African-American designers. [Read More]
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