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Mayor Rahm – Wins Second Term

 Mayor Rahm - Wins Second Term with 56% of Vote By Naimah Latif Staff Writer It was a hard fought race, but it’s over now,” a hoarse Commissioner Jesus Chuy Garcia told a cheering crowd at the UIC Forum. “The people of Chicago made me what I am today. I say to the little boys and girls watching, we didn’t lose today, we tried today. You can’t achieve anything unless you try.” It had been a grueling weekend ...

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IVY LEAGUE TUTORING Ivy League Tutoring is Chicagoland’s only high-quality one-on-one tutoring agency. We have provided high quality tutoring for almost twenty-five years with Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Northwestern, West Point, Harvard, Cornell, Dartmouth, Stanford, M.I.T, Caltech, and University of Chicago educated tutors in all subjects, including Mathematics, Science, English, Reading, Social Science, F ...

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THE OTIS WILSON CHARITABLE ASSOCIATION The Otis Wilson Charitable Association, is a non-profit organization, that’s committed to the community it serves, and most importantly, to the children of Chicago. The Otis Wilson Charitable Association works to reduce the negative outcomes related to low levels of physical activity, poor nutrition, and illiteracy in the lives of youth, and increase the positive outco ...

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ACLU report: Chicago Stop and Frisk Aimed at Minority Residents

ACLU report: Chicago Stop and Frisk Aimed at Minority Residents Stop And Frisk   Chicago police are now among the nation’s leaders in the use of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” practice, replacing New York City which had been notorious for the technique. That startling finding is at the core of a new report issued today by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois on the practice by the Chicago ...

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Wala Cam TV: The Beginning of Chicago’s Urban Dance Evolution

Wala Cam TV: The Beginning of Chicago’s Urban Dance Evolution Jerome "WALA" Williams FOUNDER   Picture this... it’s 1999, you’re an aspiring videographer in the city of Chicago, and in the windy streets of Chicago lies your cast of raw talent. You have an idea... You’re looking for something to capture in this beautiful city. Not just anything to capture. You’re looking for talent that the rest of the ...

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All Girls Deserve a Chance to Play

Parents can find hundreds of resources for their children at All Girls Deserve a Chance to Play “I think one of the unique things about Girls in the Game is we take sports and fitness opportunities and we combine that with health education for girls—nutrition, body image and leadership development—and bring it together to make programs that address the whole girl.”  Amy Keen , Exe ...

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Increased Black Home Ownership Would Slice Wealth Gap

  Increased Black Home Ownership Would Slice Wealth Gap By Freddie Allen NNPA Columnist Researchers studying the affects of public policy on the racial wealth gap estimated that the median wealth of Black households would rise 451 percent if Blacks owned homes at the same rates as Whites. “With policies that advance the rate of Black and Latino homeownership to the same rate as White households, Black media ...

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The Chicago Reckoning

By Jesse Jackson NNPA Columnist   The Chicago Reckoning Why is Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a neck and neck run-off for re-election? He enjoys national press attention, advertises the endorsement of hometown favorite, President Obama, brandishes a $30 million-plus campaign war chest, largely funded by 100 or so major donors, and mobilizes wall-to-wall advertising and a professional campaign team. Yet ...

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Rev. Willie T. Barrow – Loss of a Civil Rights Icon

REV. WILLIE T. BARROW THE LITTLE WARRIOR DEC. 7, 1924- MAR. 12, 2015 LOSS OF A CIVIL RIGHTS ICON Rev. Willie T. Barrow died last Thursday at the age of 90. Rev. Barrow was a long time fighter on the front lines of the civil rights movement, working for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., participating in the 1963 March on Washington and in later years focusing concern on Chicago’s gun violence. Reverend Willie ...

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Resource Spotlight: Neighborhood housing services of chicago

Neighborhood housing services of Chicago NHS is a nonprofit neighborhood revitalization organization committed to helping homeowners and strengthening neighborhoods throughout Chicago, South Suburban Cook County & Elgin. Neighborhood Lending Services (NLS), an NHS-affiliated corporation, is Illinois’ largest nonprofit lender for homeowners and new home buyers. Whether you are interested in free homebuye ...

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