Chicago

August 29th Albertina Walker celebrated her 81st birthday and was admitted to a local Chicago hospital.

The Radio Hall of Fame Will Induct Ms. Hughes in November, bestowing its Emerson Award to the founder of Radio One.

The Chicago Teachers Union is suing the city’s board of education in order to stop more than a thousand teachers from being laid off. In June, the board gave Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman the power to lay off teachers and increase class sizes to close a multi-million dollar budget hole. The lawsuit claims […]

Stedman Graham has decided to throw in his two cents towards the lack of props Oprah has been given in her home base of Chicago.

In 1928 Oscar DePriest became the first African American congressman elected to the House of Representatives from a northern state and a national symbol for racial pride. Read more on Oscar DePriest here.