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.
He was behind bars for 9 years after a robbery conviction. He will soon be set free. Don’t remember the…
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The Harvard University professor championed the unsung achievements of historic Black explorer Matthew Henson.
In the MIXX: The Silver Room Reign Hyde Park, Taste of WVON Gives Back and Chicago Shines Summertime in Chicago is an awesome place to be despite the steady reports of violence that flash across our television screens and social media platforms. There are some powerful and positive series of events that make our city […]16 hours ago
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 […]
Over the weekend, IL State Treasurer Michael Frerichs hosted a town hall meeting at Hartzell United Methodist Church in the Bronzeville community. Moderating the panel discussion, Treasurer Frerichs lead the conversation among key lawmakers and public officials. Cook County State’s Attorney, Kim Foxx, Alderman Sophia King, Alderman Pat Dowell, State Rep. Juliana Stratton, State Rep. […]
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 […]