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The New Black to be screened April 26

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Kenwood United Church of Christ 4608 S. Greenwood Avenue, Chicago Women's voices have rarely been heard on this important issue. What happens if...

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2 days ago

Fight to Halt Walter Gresham School Turnaround Gets Boost from Rainbow PUSH

The school board is scheduled to vote on the turnaround of Gresham, 8524 S. Green St., at its April 23 meeting. Control of Ronald McNair Elementary School, 4820 W. Walton St...

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...8524 S. Green St., at its April 23 meeting. Control of Ronald McNair Elementary School, 4820 W. Walton St., and Dvorak Technology Academy, 3615 W. 16th St. could also be handed over to AUSL...

...meeting. Control of Ronald McNair Elementary School, 4820 W. Walton St., and Dvorak Technology Academy, 3615 W. 16th St. could also be handed over to AUSL, which currently oversees 29 schools, at the meeting...

2 days ago

Fight to Halt Walter Gresham School Turnaround Gets Boost from Rainbow PUSH

The school board is scheduled to vote on the turnaround of Gresham, 8524 S. Green St., at its April 23 meeting. Control of Ronald McNair Elementary School, 4820 W. Walton St...

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...8524 S. Green St., at its April 23 meeting. Control of Ronald McNair Elementary School, 4820 W. Walton St., and Dvorak Technology Academy, 3615 W. 16th St. could also be handed over to AUSL...

...meeting. Control of Ronald McNair Elementary School, 4820 W. Walton St., and Dvorak Technology Academy, 3615 W. 16th St. could also be handed over to AUSL, which currently oversees 29 schools, at the meeting...

5 days ago

DNA Info: Seaway Bank and Trust Co. in Chatham Is Not Being Sold, Officials Say

...owned banks in the area. Unless anything has changed recently Highland Community Bank - located at 1701 W. 87th St - remains Black-owned even though over the years there have been attempts to purchase that...

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Officials with Seaway Bank, 645 E. 87th St., said customers should know that while it suffered financial losses of $4.4 million in 2013, there are no plans to close or sell the city's largest black-owned bank.

...itself. Then also the former Community Bank of Lawndale then renamed Covenant Bank - located at 1111 S. Homan Ave - is now owned by New Orleans, Louisiana based Liberty Bank which is also Black-owned...

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Apr 11

Seven Wounded In Shootings Across Chicago

About 10:20 p.m. Thursday, a 22-year-old man was shot in the face in the 9000 block of South Union Avenue, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in unknown condition.

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The most recent shooting occurred about 1:50 a.m. Friday when a 25-year-old woman was shot in the leg in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road, police said. She was taken to Evanston Hospital in good condition.

Several hours earlier, a man was shot while driving in the South Shore neighborhood. The man, 21, was driving in the 7800 block of South Crandon Avenue at 4:24 p.m. when someone started shooting at him, police said.

About 20 minutes earlier, two men were shot in the West Town neighborhood. The men, 30 and 32, were in the 1600 block of North Talman Avenue at 4:04 p.m. when they were shot, police said.

Thursday’s first shooting occurred at 2:44 p.m. in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg in the 700 block of South Kedzie Avenue, police said. He transported himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in good condition.

Apr 09

THE URBAN HEALTH INITIATIVE SUMMIT

The Urban Health Initiative Summit is designed to engage the communit and University of Chicago in dialogue on the mutual issues, concerns and priorities identified in the University of Chicago Medicine's Community Health Needs Assessment, specifically diabetes, childhood obesity, breast/colon cancer, asthma and access to health cared that impact the wellness of Chicago's South Side.

Apr 09

CPS Students Demand To Be Heard on Turnaround Plan: 'This is Wrong'

...its April 23 meeting whether to approve a recommendation by CPS to make McNair; Gresham, 8524 S. Green St; and Dvorak Technology Academy, 3615 W. 16th St. "turnaround schools" in which the entire staff...

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...they are doing to us," said Jovani Brown, a student at Ronald McNair Elementary School, 4820 W. Walton St., said at a rally to protest the decision to conduct a "turnaround" at his school...

The rally took place outside the Kenwood home of Chicago School Board President David Vitale. Protesters, which included about 100 people who marched down the 4900 block of South Woodlawn Avenue where Vitale lives along with the Nation of Islam's Minister Louis Farrakhan.

...recommendation by CPS to make McNair; Gresham, 8524 S. Green St; and Dvorak Technology Academy, 3615 W. 16th St. "turnaround schools" in which the entire staff is forced to reapply for their jobs and...

Apr 09

Putting it all “On the Table”

The concept is pretty simple – 10,000 Chicagoans eating, talking and discussing great ideas about how to make the region a better place to live.

Apr 08

Seniors In the Community: A Personal Story

My name is Purscilla Roberts. I am 67 years old and reside in the Auburn Gresham community. I have lived and raised my family in the Auburn Gresham community for over 42 years. I have been an independent, responsible person and always have shown love towards others in need. I have worked in the medical field for over 40 years.

Apr 08

Gresham Elementary 'Turnaround' Plan Slammed By Principal, Teachers Union

Gresham, 8524 S. Green St., which has 350 students and 25 teachers, is one of three schools CPS is recommending...

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The Chicago School Board is expected to vote on a turnaround proposal for Gresham; Ronald McNair Elementary School, 4820 W. Walton St., and Dvorak Technology Academy, 3615 W. 16th St. at its April 23 meeting.

The Chicago School Board is expected to vote on a turnaround proposal for Gresham; Ronald McNair Elementary School, 4820 W. Walton St., and Dvorak Technology Academy, 3615 W. 16th St. at its April 23 meeting.

Apr 06

Teen Fatally Shot in Front of South Side Church

Also Saturday evening, a 34-year-old man was shot while walking in the 8200 block of South Loomis Boulevard, police said.

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Michael Flournoy, of the 8000 block of South Evans Avenue, was found shot around 8 p.m. in front of St. Anthony’s Church in the 1000 block of East 93rd Street in Chicago’s Burnside neighborhood, according to the Cook County Medical examiner’s office and Chicago police.

Michael Flournoy, of the 8000 block of South Evans Avenue, was found shot around 8 p.m. in front of St. Anthony’s Church in the 1000 block of East 93rd Street in Chicago’s Burnside neighborhood, according to the Cook County Medical examiner’s office and Chicago police.

...shot following a dice game, according to authorities, just before 9 p.m. in the 13100 block of South Ellis Avenue in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood. Police said a person who lost the dice game announced...

About 20 minutes later, 26-year-old man was shot in the 2000 block of West Birchwood Avenue in Rogers Park in a possibly gang-related shooting, police said. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston in stable condition with wounds to the hand and leg.

...was shot while seated in a parked car around 3:30 p.m. in the 11300 block of South Parnell Avenue. The man said two unknown offenders approached on foot and fired at him, striking him...

Around 11:25 a.m., a man was shot in the face in the 10500 block of South Wabash Avenue, police said. He was listed in stable condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his “brow area,” Sedevic said. Details surrounding the shooting were not immediately available.

Apr 04

Father gets 60 years for 9-year-old daughter`s death

Lyons, now 45, initially "confused" police by telling them he found Mya lying in pool of blood in a dilapidated lot near his home in the 8400 block of Gilbert Court, Assistant Cook County State's Attorney Fabio Valentini said in Lyons' January trial.

Apr 04

Perfect school attendance could land Harper High students a job

Perfect school attendance could land Harper High students a job 

Apr 04

Richard Lyons Gets 60 Years For Murder of 9-Year-Old Daughter, Mya

Mya was found the night of July 14, 2008, by her father, limp and bloody in an alley near their home in the 8400 block of South Gilbert Court, according to initial reports.

Apr 04

Father sentenced to 60 years in daughter’s stabbing death

Lyons, now 45, initially “confused” police by telling them he found Mya lying in pool of blood in a dilapidated lot near his home in the 8400 block of Gilbert Court, Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Fabio Valentini said in Lyons’ January trial.

Apr 04

Gresham School Principal Slams Turnaround Plan, Decries Poor Funding

Gresham, 8524 S. Green St., which has 350 students and 25 teachers, is one of three schools CPS is recommending...

According to CPS data, Ryder, 8716 S. Wallace St., has been on probation for six years while Jackson, 917 W. 88th St., has been on probation for 11 years. Both schools were considered last year for closure but were ultimately spared.

According to CPS data, Ryder, 8716 S. Wallace St., has been on probation for six years while Jackson, 917 W. 88th St., has been on probation for 11 years. Both schools were considered last year for closure but were ultimately spared.

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The school board is expected to vote on the recommendations at its Wednesday meeting, along with proposed turnarounds at Ronald McNair Elementary School, 4820 W. Walton St., and Dvorak Technology Academy, 3615 W. 16th St.

The school board is expected to vote on the recommendations at its Wednesday meeting, along with proposed turnarounds at Ronald McNair Elementary School, 4820 W. Walton St., and Dvorak Technology Academy, 3615 W. 16th St.

Apr 02

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Apr 02

Vino and Vinyasa

Tired of this supposed "spring" weather? Then heat up both your palette and your body. You don't have to be a yogi or a wine enthusiast to try something new for free. If however, you do enjoy twisting your body into a pretzel and after gently massaging your organs washing it down with wine then this event is perfect for you. Join Yoga Now studio for a night of Vino and Vinyasa. The 60 minute vinyasa yoga class will be led by an instuctor from Yoga Now at 7:30-8:30 p.m. Class will be followed by vino provided by Lululemon Rush & Walton and light refreshments from Pretzel Crisps. Lululemon is located on 930 N. Rush Street.

Apr 01

CPS Encourages Parents and Community Stakeholders to Participate in Meetings Reviewing Plans to Improve Access to Quality Education in Austin, Gresham and North Lawndale Communities

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In addition to community meetings, CPS will host public hearings regarding these proposals on April 9th at its downtown headquarters located at 125 S. Clark Street. The Chicago Board of Education is scheduled to vote on the District's recommendations at the April Board meeting.

Apr 01

Skills for Chicagoland’s Future, Divvy and Gap Inc. Announce First-of-Its-Kind Seasonal Talent-Sharing Initiative for Unemployed Cook County Job Seekers

Skills for Chicagoland’s Future—a public-private partnership working to match businesses that have current, unmet hiring needs with qualified, unemployed job seekers—announced today a new partnership with Divvy, operated by Alta Bicycle Share, and Gap Inc. that will bring year-round employment opportunities to unemployed Chicago and Cook County job seekers. Launching in April, the innovative “Optimum Employment” pilot program will creatively solve the challenges businesses face with hiring qualified, seasonal employees by linking seasonal positions at Divvy and Gap Inc. stores to create a 12-month employment opportunity for the unemployed.

Mar 29

Hammond man, 18, charged with shooting 2 on South Side

Jeremiah Jones, 18, faces two felony counts of attempted murder in connection with the shooting that happened about 11:50 a.m. on March 21 in the 7500 block of South Racine Avenue, according to a release from police News Affairs.

Mar 29

Hammond Man Charged In South Side Shooting That Wounded Two

Jeremiah Jones, 18, faces two felony counts of attempted murder in connection with the shooting that happened about 11:50 a.m. on March 21 in the 7500 block of South Racine Avenue, according to a release from police News Affairs.

Mar 29

Hammond man, 18, charged in South Side shooting

Jeremiah Jones, 18, of Hammond, Indiana, is charged with two felony counts of attempted murder in connection with the shooting that happened last week in the 7500 block of South Racine Avenue.

Mar 28

Greater Southwest Presents Financial Literacy Workshops During Money Smart Week

Greater Southwest Development Corporation's REACH Center, (6155 S. Pulaski Rd. 2nd Floor), hosts a week of Financial Literacy Workshops during Money Smart Week. The workshops will give you a better understanding of budgeting, credit and banking. To sign up for one of the free workshops call 773-735-6727 to register!

Mar 28

25-year-old man missing from Auburn Gresham

Johnathon Stingley, 25, was last seen about 3 p.m. Wednesday at his home in the 8000 block of South Morgan Street, according to a missing person alert issued by Chicago Police on Friday morning.

Stingley frequents stores near 79th and Halsted, as well as the Game Stop store at Ford City Mall, according to the alert. He is carrying his ID and CTA Ventra card.

Mar 26

Free Financial Education Classes April 5-12 for Money Smart Week

More than 500 free financial education classes and seminars will be held throughout Chicagoland April 5-12 as part of the 13th annual Money Smart Week.

Mar 26

Chicago Vintage Home Series

Neighborhood Housing Services' Vintage Home Series connects Chicago residents wtih practical, accessible information on the preservation, rehav, maintenance and greeing of greystones, bungalows, workers cottages and more. Read more to see calendar of vintage home workshop events!

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