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. […]

Controversial Painting Opens Up Deep Wounds of Slavery at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart

Controversial Painting Opens Up Deep Wounds of Slavery at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart By: Mary L. Datcher Every morning 32-year-old Timothy Kincaide commutes to downtown Chicago like thousands of individuals making that trek to work, hustling to build a better life. For the past nine months, he’s enjoyed his job working […]

Early Voting In Illinois Increasing But Higher In Other States

By Illinois Campaign for Policy Reform www.ilcampaign.org  Since 2006, the use of Early Voting in Illinois Primary Elections has been steadily increasing. The 2018 Primary saw record turnout, with 22% of ballots cast before Election Day, compared to 18% in 2016. Early Voting in IllinoisGeneral Elections is also on the rise, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mayor Emanuel Expands City River Walk and Park Spaces But Do Black Chicagoans Care?

On Monday, addressing both community and political stakeholders, Chicago Park District General Superintendent and CEO Michael Kelly and Mayor Rahm Emanuel made their presentations at the new XS Tennis Village in Washington Park announcing the new plans. Kelly says, “The vision for Chicago parks and open space and comprehensive plan […]

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