Phalanx Family Services Helps Chicago’s Needy Survive and Thrive

Phalanx Family Services Helps Chicago’s Needy Survive and Thrive

One of the most unknown and underappreciated non-profit community-based organizations in Chicago is Phalanx Family Services. The agency has operated programs in Chicago’s distressed black communities since 2002, providing workforce solutions to people and families with no to low-income who have barriers to employment, such as long-term under/unemployment, functional illiteracy, criminal backgrounds, and drug addiction. […]

Chicago Ramps Up Policy Enforcing Body Cameras

Chicago Ramps Up Policy Enforcing Body Cameras

On Dec. 28, 2016, Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s mayor, announced that the city would ramp up the policy enforcing body cameras to increase the trust between police officers and the community. The Chicago Department of Justice has launched an investigation regarding a young black teen being shot at least 15 times by police officers in 2015, […]

69-Year-Old Comedic Great Alan Thicke Passes Away

69-Year-Old Comedic Great Alan Thicke Passes Away

Alan Thicke died of a heart attack in Los Angeles, on Dec. 13, 2016. He was 69 years old. Robin Thicke, his son, released the news via a┬ápublicist, Carleen Donovan. The comedic great was born Alan Willis Jeffrey, on March 1, 1947, in Ontario, Canada. Thicke was married three times and has three children. Before […]

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