The Fernwood community on the South Side of Chicago was the setting for a police standoff that lasted 11 hours.
Fashion is more that just clothing. It can represent an ideal and a state of mind. It can speak
Many are falling victim to senseless violence every day and leaving family members behind to mourn them. These killings
Mother’s Day is the holiday of holidays. It’s easy to understand why. Most of us have mothers and we
“What’s up?” This phrase uttered by Burundi A. Martin was a warning. Next thing you know, he pulled out a
My son’s name is Malcolm Jamar Stuckey. Malcolm was born February 24, 1995. Malcolm was the baby of the family.
Chicago-born comedian Lil Rel Howery is currently taking the world by storm. Based on his grind, humble attitude and hunger,
Destiny Jones, daughter of hip-hop legend Nas, visited Chicago to share her lip gloss line, Lipmatic. She debuted the line in 2014
As I arrive drive into Foster Park on the South Side of Chicago on a beautiful sunday afternoon it feels
Chicago continues to make headlines in unfavorable ways. According to a report by the Chicago Tribune, thus far in 2016, over
The Common Ground Foundation held its fifth annual gala, La Vie En Rose, at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in
Ann Pinkney, the communications director with Metropolitan Family Services, talks to us about their partnership with BMOA and resources.
Eddie Bolden, 46, spent the last 22 years in prison after being convicted of two drug-related murders. He was sentenced
The Black McDonald’s Operators Association of Chicago and Northwest Indiana continues its great work in the urban community. They have
Recently, 40 high school students from the South Side of Chicago hit the road for a multi-state college tour sponsored
Lisa Nichols, one of the nation’s most requested motivational speakers and life coaches, conducted a daylong seminar in Chicago over
The second annual Celebrating Life Fundraiser was held this past weekend. This fundraiser was created to assist the Forever Hope Agency’s efforts
Shante Howell, Reeta Baker and Reeses Moore talk to rolling out about prettybeautique.com at the Black Women’s Expo in Chicago.
In a tragic repeat of gun violence and police shootings, a 16-year-old Black teen has been shot and killed by
WBEZ journalist Natalie Moore’s debut book, The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation, is a must-read for