The donation is timely for Chicago State University, which has had it’s share of problems in recent years, including low enrollment and layoffs.
Evan F. Moore is a digital content producer-news with the Chicago Sun-Times. His work has appeared in various publications such as Rolling Stone, DNAinfo, ESPN's The Undefeated and Chicago Magazine. In 2018, he won the Peter Lisagor Award for best independent blog entry. In 2017, he was a finalist for the Lisagor Award for best non-deadline reporting in a newspaper or magazine. Evan is also an adjunct faculty member of DePaul University's College of Communication.
There were Tex Avery cartoons, where someone caught the wrong end of a stick of dynamite. There were pictures of black caricatures eating watermelon.
The Montford Point Marines need another $25,000 to cover chapter hall repairs to address issues regarding heating and air conditioning.
Chicago wouldn’t be the city it is today without pioneers like Bessie Coleman, Ida B. Wells, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable.
The chapter president of the Montford Point Marines Association said Mendoza “didn’t have to do this,” but told her she was moved by their story.
The FBI, NRA and CIA were criticized for celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s life despite their lack of support for his agenda in his lifetime.
Samurai Hoodie is a digital comic book featuring Yusef, the main character in the fictional city named “Cobalt City.”
The Montford Point Marines are the first black men to serve in the United States Marine Corps. They were restricted to a segregated bootcamp.
A new law requires each community college and public institution of higher education in Illinois to offer a course studying black history.
Officers arrived at Mercy Hospital about a minute after Dr. Tamara O’Neal called 911. By then, she already had been shot.
When an incident took place, the police knew we were the one’s calling. And when they got to the bar, they checked with us first.
The Chicago Bulls play the Bucks in Milwaukee on Nov. 16.
Although booting citywide has dropped, eight of the 10 most booted wards this year were on the South and West Sides.
Jyran, a state champion relay runner, was forced to redshirt his freshman football season after the incident, he says.