NATIONAL NEWS

Featured image
Virginia High School Students Walk Out After Principal Protests Interracial Dating
NORTHFOLK, Va. – Booker T. Washington High School students staged a walkout on Monday to put a white administrator on blast and illuminate her racist Twitter rant…
Featured image
Gunman Shoots 3 at Florida State University
A gunman reportedly shot three people inside a library on the campus of Florida State University and officers opened fire after the suspect shot at them,…
Atlanta Celebrates the Incredible Life of Business Legend Herman J. Russell
National Action Network Chapters to Meet at Federal Court Houses when Ferguson Grand Jury Announces Decision

CHI TOWN TV

WORLD NEWS

Featured image
Amid Ebola cases, Mali braces borders and beyond
KOUREMALE, Mali (AP) — On Mali’s dusty border with Ebola-stricken Guinea, travelers have a new stop: Inside a white tent, masked medical workers zap incomers…
Featured image
Military Scaling Back Treatment Units In Liberia
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is scaling back the size and number of Ebola treatment facilities it is building in…
Surgeon With Ebola Coming To US For Care
American & African Healthcare Workers Go On Strike Against Fighting Ebola

ENTERTAINMENT

Featured image
Whoopi Goldberg Breaks Down Over Mike Nichols’ Death On ‘The View’
Whoopi Goldberg found it extremely difficult to get through “The View” this morning as she talked about her longtime friend and colleague Mike Nichols’ passing.…
Featured image
Stacey Dash Gets Ripped for Defending Bill Cosby
    As the shards of his legendary career lay shattered around his feet, Bill Cosby has gotten support of sorts from two unlikely sources.…
WTH?! Girlfriend Catches A Beatdown Serving Man’s Wife Divorce Papers
Gugu Mbatha-Raw Talks ‘Beyond The Lights’ From The Movie Premiere Red Carpet [VIDEO]

POLITICS

Featured image
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Points Finger At NY Media for Ouster of Top Advisor
*Ask Bill de Blasio what he thinks of the media in his home town and chances are the answer may include some unkind words. According to reports, the New York mayor is blaming the New York media for the ouster of Rachel Noerdlinger, one of his top advisors. Noerdlinger’s dismissal came amid a summer filled […]
Featured image
Military Scaling Back Treatment Units In Liberia
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is scaling back the size and number of Ebola treatment facilities it is building in…

BUSINESS

Featured image
Ferguson Area Gun Store Sees 700 Percent Spike In Sales Ahead Of Jury Verdict
WASHINGTON — The St. Louis region is on edge this week as residents anxiously await word on whether a grand jury will indict Darren Wilson,…
Featured image
15 Stores That Will Open On Thanksgiving
For years, the holiday shopping season started the day after Thanksgiving on “Black Friday,” but retailers hungry for sales are pushing the frenzy up one…
Why Airfare Keeps Rising Despite Lower Oil Prices
AT&T Drops ‘Super Cookies’ From Cellphone Data

SPORTS

Featured image
NBA’s First Openly Gay Player Jason Collins Retires
*Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in the NBA, announced Wednesday that he is retiring from the league. According to Yahoo Sports, the 35-year-old athlete made the announcement in a first-person story for Sports Illustrated. It’s the same forum he used in April 2013, to publicly reveal his sexuality and become the […]
Featured image
LHHH’s Moniece Accused Of Stealing $109K From NBA Baller Ex-Boyfriend
It’s always something with these “Love and Hip Hop Hollywood” cast members. In latest news, Moniece Slaughter, Lil Fizz’s baby’s mother, is said to have…
ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Threatens 76ers Point Guard in Rant on Radio
Atlanta-area Agency Investigating Dwight Howard for Child Abuse

HEALTH

Featured image
How Stress Changes The Brain
We tend to think of stress as an immediate problem: The boss hovering over our desks; the mad dash to the subway at the end…
Featured image
Amid Ebola cases, Mali braces borders and beyond
KOUREMALE, Mali (AP) — On Mali’s dusty border with Ebola-stricken Guinea, travelers have a new stop: Inside a white tent, masked medical workers zap incomers…
Military Scaling Back Treatment Units In Liberia
Study Will Test Survivors’ Blood To Treat Ebola

EDITORS PICKS

Featured image
Bill Cosby’s ‘Media Crucifixion’
  There are a few things I dislike with great passion, one is oppression, censorship is another and self righteous judgment ranks highly and of…

FEATURES

Featured image
Chicago calls for artist submissions for program
CHICAGO (AP) – Musicians, painters, magicians and other local artists are being asked to submit proposals for a Chicago summer initiative held in the city’s…

FAITH

Featured image
Best Catalogs For Holiday Shopping & Beyond
Catalogs are the best way to get a discount on gifts that you always wanted to give.  Here ares some of the best quality catalogs…
Featured image
‘Not Everything Needs Go Be Viral’ [OP-ED]
Editor’s Note: Yesterday we posted the following storyGay Man “Delivered” From Homosexuality Delivered Laughs… But Not So Fast [OP-ED] and received dozens of notes and facebook posts.…

FOCUS

Featured image
Obama To Make Immigration Announcement Thursday
President Barack Obama will announce executive orders on immigration Thursday during an address to the nation, the White House confirmed in a Facebook video. “Everybody agrees that…
Featured image
Bill Cosby’s New NBC Show Is No Longer In Development
NBC has confirmed to HuffPost Entertainment that a planned sitcom project with Bill Cosby is no longer in development. The network had no further comment…

CULTURE

Featured image
Raven-Symone Distances Herself From Bill Cosby Molestation Rumors
  Raven-Symone is absolutely disgusted with some ill-conceived gossip that she is one of Bill Cosby‘s alleged victims. Olivia. Has. Spoken. As things continue to…
Featured image
Morris Chestnut, Michael Ealy & Regina Hall Book Thrillers For Screen Gems
Morris Chestnut has just signed on to star in a thriller with Regina Hall as part of a three-picture deal with Screen Gems. Is the…

VIEWS

Featured image
School Choice Emerging as a Go-To Issue for African American Voters
With each election, political experts can look at various voting patterns by certain groups to determine which issues are important to those groups.  For instance,…
Featured image
Rev. Al Sharpton: Activists Are Ready For Decision In Ferguson
NEW YORK (AP) — Activists from across the country are gearing up for the highly anticipated announcement of a grand jury’s decision over whether a…

VIDEO VIEWS

FEATURED EVENTSNovember 2014

  • 21
    Fri
  • 22
    Sat
  • 23
    Sun
  • 24
    Mon
  • 25
    Tue
  • 26
    Wed
  • 27
    Thu
advertisement
×

DIGITAL EDITION

advertisement

On Facebook

@ChiDefender on Twitter

advertisement

Local Weather