The summit drew about 1,000 international activists and community leaders — and a significant number of millennials — from as far away as Africa.
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Envisioned as the city’s 78th community, it will also raise the bar on diversity hiring by any private developer in Chicago through partnerships.
Mrs. Obama stressed that she was deeply in love with her husband, but had to find her own voice to finally find contentment.
She joined the department in 1990 — four years after the very first female firefighters were hired in November 1986.
“I’m most excited to hear people’s stories, network and build international relationships, especially with people of color,” says Eva Marie Lewis.
The play is the rapper’s first foray into theater, coming as his first book, “From Crook to Cook,” is set to hit stands Oct. 23.
The telecommunications giant has invested $2 million in nonprofits serving those West and South Side neighborhoods.
Starbucks, Chipotle and PNC Bank have joined the upscale grocer at the 10-store, fully-leased Englewood Square since it opened two years ago.
Two families are watching. Arthur Hilliard, charged with concealing the murder of 52-year-old Andra Williams, had his bond revoked Friday.
Families of Andra Williams and Diamond Turner allege Arthur Hilliard was involved in both crimes. “This is a travesty,” one relative said.
Going back to high school never entered my mind. Being nominated for the Wall of Fame and by the Distinguished Alumni Committee changed that.
Saturday’s Mass at Holy Name Cathedral concluded a series of services across the Chicago area in the wake of the latest clergy sex abuse scandal.
The self-financed “Armed,” which opened in theaters Friday, features a multicultural cast and a critique of our nation’s gun laws.
“I never … thought I would be asking for a heart for my own husband,” said retired reporter Renee Ferguson before her husband died Wednesday.
The 14-year-old Providence Bank believes in donating 10 percent of its profits to civic, nonprofit and Christian organizations in the areas it serves.