A coming of age story that is sweet and funny that touches on relationships, family, and figuring out your identity in this world. Also, don't miss the interview with the Black actors in the play who share what it's like to portray characters typically played by White actors.
When O.J. Simpson leaves the Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada in the fall, he will have earned up to $600,000…
The NAACP appoints Derrick Johnson as the organization’s interim president and CEO.
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Let’s just be clear, Insecure is EVERYTHING! If you are one of the few who hasn’t checked out this brilliant HBO comedy series from the ridiculously talented Issa Rae, then we hope you’re binge-watching ahead of tonight’s premiere. This show is so relatable, so well written, so realistically acted and so damn funny, that you […]1 day ago
You’re invited to Excellence en Blanc, an All-White Pop Up Dining & Networking Experience! Sunday, July 30, 2017 Chicago Defender 4445 S. King Dr., Chicago, Illinois 60653 6 p.m. Load in and set up 6:45 p.m. Judging competition 7:15 p.m. Dinner $35 per person or 4 guests for $100 The Experience: Everyone dresses in white. […]
Dear Dr. Karen: What does it mean when a woman tells you “it’s over between us?” I’m asking because the woman I’m with plays so many mind games. I never know when she’s serious or not. She will say the relationship is over but then call me the next day and say I didn’t mean […]
After nearly 66 years, Henrietta Lacks is getting recognized for her unknowing contributions to medicine. Recently, hundreds of people gathered in the student center of University of Illinois at Chicago to celebrate and learn more about the “most important woman in medical history,” through three generations of her family. Her daughter-in-law Shirley Lacks, granddaughter Jeri […]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Endari (L-glutamine oral powder) for patients age five years and older with sickle cell disease to reduce severe complications associated with the blood disorder. “Endari is the first treatment approved for patients with sickle cell disease in almost 20 years,” said Richard Pazdur, M.D., acting director of the […]