Film Director Ava DuVernay holds a candid conversation at this year’s Ebertfest

The 20th Annual Robert Ebert Film Festival was held from April 18 through 22 at The Virginia Theatre in Champaign, Illinois. A tribute to the legacy of the late film critic’s work and the films he loved, every day the moviegoers packed into the theatre who shared their same love […]

Free At Last: Rapper Meek Mill is Released From Prison

Up until a few months ago, rapper Meek Mill was considered one of the bad boys of hip-hop and Nicki Minaj’s former boo. But, when the 30-year old Philly recording artist Robert Rihmeek Williams was caught popping wheelies on his motorcycle during a music video shoot–his life would take another […]

BREAKING NEWS: Waffle House murder suspect Travis Reinking now in custody, police say

By Holly Yan and Susannah Cullinane, CNN Updated 2:38 PM ET, Mon April 23, 2018 (CNN)Travis Reinking, the man accused of killing four people at a Nashville-area Waffle House on Sunday, is now in custody, Metro Nashville police said Monday. The arrest capped a day-long manhunt for the suspect police […]

Chicago Publicist Catrice Armstrong Brings Out Beautiful Crowd for Her 44th Birthday Bash

Chicago’s Black hipsters came out to help celebrate PR Werks’ CEO Catrice Armstrong’s 44th birthday celebration held at PE.SO.NA Ultra Lounge in the South Loop. Armstrong is a known publicist whose prominent client list include OWN TV. Friends, family, and colleagues gathered to show love including her sorors of Alpha […]

Northwestern Medicine’s Transplant Village to host Guinness World Record Attempt: Living Donor Rally

CHICAGO–On Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Cloud Gate, Millennium Park aka ‘the bean’ in honor of April being National Donate Life Month, living organ donors from around the world will meet in Chicago to set a Guinness World Record! Transplant Village will bring together the living donor community together by creating […]

Cook County Dems Elect Toni Preckwinkle As Party Chair, Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia Endorses Madigan for Statewide Democratic Chair

After a celebratory double win for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, winning the Democratic primary and recently elected as the first African American woman to chair the Cook County Democratic party–it’s no surprise of this latest news from the Chuy Garcia camp. The newly elected Democratic State Central Committeeman […]

Final Weekend to Enjoy The Jackie Taylor Drama Series: “In the Shadow Of Justice”

Black Ensemble Theater Presents  The Jackie Taylor Drama Series in conjunction with the DuSable Museum of African American History “In the Shadow of Justice” by L. Maceo Ferris Directed by Rueben Echoles  April 21 -22 Location: 740 E. 56th Place | Chicago, IL 60637 Call 773.769.4451 or visit: for […]

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