via TheChristianPost/Jeannie Law: Christian emcee, Demarco “Gemstones” Castle, recently shared details about surviving a highway shooting in Chicago that he said God forewarned him about. “About 3 months and 8 days ago around 5:10 in the morning after getting off work someone followed me on the expressway, rammed my truck twice from behind and shot […]
via FirstLadyB: United Church of Christ churches in Chicago have joined together with RIP Medical Debt to help struggling families eliminate medical debt. Together the places of worship have eliminated over $5.3 million in medical debt impacting nearly 6,000 Illinois families. Speaking at a news conference Sunday afternoon at Trinity United Church of Christ, Pastor […]
via News5: The city of Chicago wants $130,106.15 in the next seven days from actor Jussie Smollett, to cover the cost of the investigation into claims he was attacked in what he described to police investigators as a possible hate crime. In a letter sent to Smollett in care of his attorneys, the city’s corporation […]
via FirstLadyB: The National Museum of Gospel Music is prepping to open in Chicago! The Gospel Museum will go on the site of the historic Pilgrim Baptist Church, which burned down in 2006. Pilgrim Baptist Church has been credited as the birthplace of Gospel music. Thomas A. Dorsey, the “Father of Gospel Music”, was the music […]
via GetUpMornings: There are so many museums in the world where you can learn about so many different things. According to Chicago Business, Chicago will be getting the nation’s first gospel music museum. Recently, The National Museum of Gospel Music talked about spending $37.2 on the project. If everything goes as planned the museum will open in September […]
Chance the Rapper met with Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday to discuss drastic cuts to Chicago public schools. He noted he was frustrated with the meeting.
Barack Obama returned to his adopted hometown of Chicago for the first time as ex-president on Wednesday, mapping plans and raising money for his Obama Presidential Center.
Prosecutors have filed felony hate crime and kidnapping charges in the attack on a special needs teen in Chicago. The young attackers broadcast the brutality in its entirety on Facebook Live. In the video, that has been removed from Facebook, 4 young black suspects can be seen torturing a mentally disabled white man. They shout […]
President Barack Obama will deliver his farewell address to the country on January 10 in Chicago, his adopted hometown and location of his victory speech eight years ago in Grant Park, which drew more than 200,000 people. Tuesday’s speech will take place at around 9 p.m. from McCormick Place, where he celebrated his 2012 re-election […]
President Obama announced plans to deliver his farewell address from his hometown of Chicago, on January 10. “I’m thinking about them as a chance to say thank you for this amazing journey, to celebrate the ways you’ve changed this country for the better these past eight years, and to offer some thoughts on where we […]
During their third and final debate, Clinton and Trump clashed over the Supreme Court, abortion, the Second Amendment, and gun control.
Chicago's murder rate has spiked to a 20-year high and one city alderman blames it on residents speaking out against injustice.