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Ali's N'DIGO Gala Honor in Chicago

Hermene Hartman | Posted 06.10.2016 | Black Voices
Hermene Hartman

In 2005, at our 10th celebration, the N'DIGO Foundation presented Muhammad Ali with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Chicago's sparkling, newly opened Millennium Park downtown.

Changing of the Guard

Hermene Hartman | Posted 07.16.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

This week, Chicago experiences a new political era as the Daley years have ended. Enter Rahm Emanuel, who takes over from a legend and inherits serious debt.

N'Digo Exclusive: Mayor-Elect Rahm Emanuel

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

The vast majority of Chicagoans who bothered to vote basically told Rahm, you asked for it, you got it. Now, the entire city wants to know what he's going to do with it.

Chicago Publisher: Obama 'Not Necessarily Loyal' To Black Chicago Roots

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A leading figure in Chicago's black media establishment has caused a stir with some harsh remarks directed at the President and his inner circle. H...

Writing About Politics

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

Recently, I endorsed Rahm Emanuel for Mayor of the City of Chicago. The endorsement in some quarters was stunning and newsworthy, but neither response was my intent.

Looking At The Various Mayoral Polls

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hermene Hartman

Political polls provide a snapshot of the voting public at a particular time. Accuracy is questionable as to how they reflect the actual results of an...

N'DIGO Endorses Rahm Emanuel for Mayor

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

Carol Moseley Braun is the Black candidate, but she is not the best candidate.

Kitty's Book Claws at Oprah's Mom

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

I can just envision Miss Kitty Kelly snooping around in the small, southern town of Kosciusko, Miss., seeking black folks to recall rumors of Vernita Lee's past liaisons. It doesn't work.

Oprah's Mom Claims She Has 'Never Seen' Man Claiming To Be Talk Show Queen's Dad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Oprah Winfrey was not happy when reporters questioned whether she was willing to take a paternity test after an 84-year-old Navy veteran from Mississi...