Lori Lightfoot Wins Chicago Mayoral Race to Become First Black Female Mayor

Lori Lightfoot Wins Chicago Mayoral Race to Become First Black Female Mayor

For the first time in the history of Chicago, a black woman has been elected Mayor. In this historic race, Lori Lightfoot went up against Toni Preckwinkle for office, assuring the third largest city in the United States would make history. However, that is not all that makes the election of Lightfoot so important, as […]

Chicago Police Arrest 2 Men and Are Searching for 3rd in Fatal Shooting of Off-Duty Officer

Chicago Police Arrest 2 Men and Are Searching for 3rd in Fatal Shooting of Off-Duty Officer

Menelik Jackson and Javan Battle were arrested, in Chicago, Monday night in connection with the fatal shooting of off duty police officer, John P. Rivera, according to a Tuesday morning report in the Chicago Tribune. Chicago’s top cop, Superintendent Eddie Johnson, tells reporters that the suspected gunman opened fire on “the first Hispanic man” he […]

Chicago State University: Professor Christine Houston’s Excellence in Playwriting

Chicago State University: Professor Christine Houston’s Excellence in Playwriting

Professor Christine Houston is a celebrated and award-winning playwriter who is also a committed and highly respected educator at Chicago State University. ┬áHome to many minorities in the Windy City, this college currently has a 75 percent African-American student population. Although it is not a “historically black college or university,” much of the student body […]