NATIONAL NEWS

    Featured image
    Who is Andrea Zopp? The Race For The U.S. Senate Seat
    In the game of politics, there is no room for weakness or hesitation. It is often like chess – know your opponent’s move before the…
    Featured image
    American Masters Premieres Special on Legendary Bluesman B.B. King on PBS
    B.B. King, born Riley B. King, was one of the most influential and celebrated blues musicians of all time. From his roots as a sharecropper’s…
    Largest Illinois Campaign Donation Ever Goes To…
    Earth, Wind and Fire Founder Maurice White Passes At 74

    CHI TOWN TV

    WORLD NEWS

    Featured image
    American Masters Premieres Special on Legendary Bluesman B.B. King on PBS
    B.B. King, born Riley B. King, was one of the most influential and celebrated blues musicians of all time. From his roots as a sharecropper’s…
    Featured image
    Largest Illinois Campaign Donation Ever Goes To…
    Ken Dunkin’s Campaign Receives $500,000 Donation By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Despite being at odds with Mike Madigan, State Representative, Ken Dunkin’s campaign…
    Women Viewed as “The Enemy” by Pro-Rape Group
    FOP Contract Arbitrator Says “Destroy All Records”

    ENTERTAINMENT

    Featured image
    Columbus Short Debuts “50 Shades” Video With Wife, Karrine Steffans
    Just in time for Valentine's Day, Columbus Short debuts a romantic video and song with his new wife.
    Featured image
    #GrammysSoWhite: Awards paying tribute to dead white artists but not Natalie Cole or Maurice White
    Did the Grammy Awards and the Recording Academy take their cues from the Oscars??? Much like the 2016 Academy Awards, which has no blacks nominated…
    26 Georgians nominated for GRAMMY Awards
    ‘RHOA’s’ Kenya Moore finally pregnant?

    POLITICS

    Featured image
    Who is Andrea Zopp? The Race For The U.S. Senate Seat
    In the game of politics, there is no room for weakness or hesitation. It is often like chess – know your opponent’s move before the…
    Featured image
    Happy Birthday Mr. President?
    Proposed Bill Could Make Obama’s Birthday A Statewide Holiday By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Illinois State Representative, Andre Thapedi and several of his…

    BUSINESS

    Featured image
    SHE’S THE LAW: How To Overcome Gender Wage Discrimination At Work
    A few weeks ago, President Barack Obama continued his efforts to raise awareness and seek solutions to close the pay gap that exists between women and men. He did so by unveiling new rules to compel companies with more than 100 workers to provide the federal government with annual data noting how much their employees are […]
    Featured image
    Alvarez Still Has An Edge
    Alvarez Still Has An Edge   If the election for Cook County States Attorney was held today who would you vote for? According to the…
    Chicago Transit Upgrade Gets $156M in New Federal Funds
    Happy Birthday Mr. President?

    SPORTS

    Featured image
    Denver Bronco’s Take Home the Super Bowl Prize
    Denver Bronco’s Take Home the Super Bowl Prize by Kai EL’ Zabar Cam Newton began with the coin toss, “Tails,” he said and got it.…
    Featured image
    Is Grand Crossing Park Crossing Out The Community?
    “We are still waiting,” says CeCe Edwards By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Located in the Greater Grand Crossing  neighborhood at 7655 South Ingleside sits 17.16…
    Former Harlem Globetrotters Star Meadowlark Lemon Passes
    Daily Sports Fantasy Betting Illegal in Illinois

    HEALTH

    Featured image
    Is Poverty In Illinois The Result Of Racism?
    Poverty In Illinois: Highest Ever By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The Heartland Alliance, a not-for-profit research group, just published its report on the…
    Featured image
    Women Viewed as “The Enemy” by Pro-Rape Group
    The Return of Kings By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer On February 6, 2016, the outlier group The Return of Kings, the pro-rape advocates…
    UN Group Convenes In Chicago For Charges Of Abuse
    U KNOW, TODAY IS . . . FREE COFFEE DAY

    EDITORS PICKS

    Featured image
    7 Non-Traditional Ways Anyone Can Celebrate Valentine’s Day This Year
    Calling all Valentine's Day haters, lovers, and in-betweeners.

    FEATURES

    Featured image
    Last Weekend Chicago Defender Exhibit at Harold Washington Library
    Visitors to Harold Washington Library and 88 satellite libraries will have an opportunity to explore the treasured archives of the iconic Chicago Defender newspaper. Still…

    FAITH

    Featured image
    Eugenia Orr: A Calmer Side of Management At WVON
    In life, we often start out in one career lane and in some cases switch over to several areas, eventually landing in a profession that…
    Featured image
    Is Poverty In Illinois The Result Of Racism?
    Poverty In Illinois: Highest Ever By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The Heartland Alliance, a not-for-profit research group, just published its report on the…

    FOCUS

    Featured image
    Largest Illinois Campaign Donation Ever Goes To…
    Ken Dunkin’s Campaign Receives $500,000 Donation By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Despite being at odds with Mike Madigan, State Representative, Ken Dunkin’s campaign…
    Featured image
    Is Poverty In Illinois The Result Of Racism?
    Poverty In Illinois: Highest Ever By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The Heartland Alliance, a not-for-profit research group, just published its report on the…

    CULTURE

    Featured image
    7 Non-Traditional Ways Anyone Can Celebrate Valentine’s Day This Year
    Calling all Valentine's Day haters, lovers, and in-betweeners.
    Featured image
    12 Black TV Couples That Are Totally Our #RelationshipGoals

    VIEWS

    Featured image
    Largest Illinois Campaign Donation Ever Goes To…
    Ken Dunkin’s Campaign Receives $500,000 Donation By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Despite being at odds with Mike Madigan, State Representative, Ken Dunkin’s campaign…
    Featured image
    Is Poverty In Illinois The Result Of Racism?
    Poverty In Illinois: Highest Ever By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer The Heartland Alliance, a not-for-profit research group, just published its report on the…
    advertisement

    This Week's Chicago Defender!

    FEATURED EVENTSFebruary 2016

    • 14
      Sun
    • 15
      Mon
    • 16
      Tue
    • 17
      Wed
    • 18
      Thu
    • 19
      Fri
    • 20
      Sat

    Chicago Defender's Nike Chi-League Week 2 Recap!

    ×
    advertisement

    On Facebook