Civil Rights Attorney and Social Justice Advocate, Lewis Myers, Jr. Dies at 70

A Fighter for Social and Civil Rights Civil Rights attorney and former NAACP deputy director, Lewis Myers, Jr. died last Thursday night at a Chicago rehab facility after surgery complications according to the Washington Informer. His long and prestigious career in law and civil rights impacted many in the Black […]

Photo Highlights: Community Wealth Building Day at Malcolm X College Draws Potential Homeowners

The Dearborn Realtist Board kicked off the Memorial Day weekend with the “Community Wealth Building Day” at Malcolm X College where nearly 300 attendees gathered to gain information on homeownership. The program included representatives from various banking institutions, public grant assistance and realtors on hand to speak with potential homeowners, […]

Thousands Illegally Denied Health Coverage in Illinois

Chicago, IL—Attorneys on behalf of thousands of low-income people filed a motion in court on Wednesday to enforce federal law and the State of Illinois’ agreement to process Medicaid applications in a timely fashion. The attorneys charge that the State is violating both federal law and an Illinois court order by significantly delaying […]

JB Pritzker Signs HB 40 Pledge at Meet and Greet with Sponsor Sen. Heather Steans

Springfield, IL – Yesterday, JB Pritzker signed Personal PAC’s gubernatorial candidate pledge to protect HB 40 and held a meet and greet with advocates and HB 40 sponsor Sen. Heather Steans. They discussed the importance of protecting the historic bill and called on Bruce Rauner to commit to defending Illinois women. […]

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