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Kierra Frazier is a former Chicago Sun-Times intern.

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Bud Billiken Parade set to celebrate ‘90 years of excellence’

Lil Rel Howery from "Get Out" and "Bird Box" will be the grand marshal for this year’s parade.

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Slum Village keeps its legacy alive and inspires a new generation of hip-hop

The duo, performing Tuesday in Chicago at the City Winery, never stops paying tribute to the band members of the past.

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After $40M gift, Morehouse grads from Chicago area look to give back

Jacquese Harrison and other local graduates look to pay it forward after a wealthy alum agreed to pay off the debt of the class of 2019.

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Wakandacon returns to celebrate Afro-futurism following successful first year

This year’s convention features a Code-a-thon workshop to encourage minorities to explore and engage in the field of technology.

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Jada Russell, CEO of Chicago PR, marketing firm, is dead of breast cancer at 45

She founded High Style Marketing & PR, where her clients included NBA star Dwyane Wade, Common, Rhymefest, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush.

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Aldis Hodge hopes viewers learn from ‘City on a Hill’ and its corrupt justice system

The "Straight Outta Compton" actor plays a straight-arrow prosecutor in the Showtime series.

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Rapper Phor on his public battle with depression: ‘It’s OK to not be OK’

Phor, who is also a tattoo artist, said mental health issues in the black community are often swept under the rug.

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First black-owned urgent care opens, strives to prevent youth violence

The doctors aim to provide fast and convenient healthcare for residents, and help stem the tide of youth violence.

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FOUND: Teenage boy missing from Gage Park

Angel Bahena was last seen in the 5300 block of South Christiana Avenue, police said.

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Missing man from South Shore is found

Johnnie Calvin, 25, was last seen May 15, police said