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Artist Crowdfunds $11K To Paint Plagiarized Mural Of Michelle Obama

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.24.2017 | Arts

Alternative color scheme @michelleobama 👸🏾 . . #nubian #blackart #digitaldrawing #phontart #supportblackart #art #illustration #drawing #draw #T...

Mother Watches As Her Sons, 2 Others Gunned Down In Chicago Restaurant

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 03.31.2017 | Crime

(Reuters) - A mother watched on Thursday as a man approached the Chicago south side restaurant where she works and opened fire, killing her two sons a...

Video Captures Courthouse Beating Of Inmate Accused of Killing Chicago Child

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.17.2017 | Crime

The man accused of killing an 11-year-old Chicago girl was attacked by another inmate before a courthouse hearing, and it was captured on surveillance...

Trump Can’t Diss the Dream My Parents Paid For

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 01.24.2017 | Black Voices
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

I admit it. I’m well-educated. One of those “effete intellectual snobs” Spiro Agnew called out back in the Nixon days. Might even be lumped in w...

Vote Early and Often for LA Metro

Joel Epstein | Posted 07.13.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I'm home again, for a few minutes at least. Hey, cut me some slack; have you ever heard of snow and ice? It's summer and to fully appreciate the pla...

5 Essential Spring Gin Cocktails | Posted 05.21.2014 | Taste

At long last, spring is here! And now that the sun is shining and the flowers are getting ready to bloom, it's time to break out the gin. While we lik...

Joseph Erbentraut

Can They Kick It? Filmmaker Documents Chicago's South Side | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago

Chicago filmmaker Cyrus Dowlatshahi appears to approach his craft a bit differently than most, at least based on the footage he has released thus far ...

WATCH: Common Inspires South Side Kids To Pursue Dreams, Not Crime

Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact

Though Common's wild success has taken him far beyond Chicago's rough South Side where he grew up, he's returned to help -- and inspire -- the underpr...

Pregnant Woman, Infant Wounded In Separate Chicago Shootings

Posted 10.24.2011 | Chicago

Less than a week after a pregnant teen was fatally shot, another pregnant woman and an infant were wounded in gun violence on Chicago's South Side. ...

Wal-Mart Rears its Ugly Head Again and Other City Council News

Joe Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Joe Moore

Four weeks ago, after a long and contentious debate, Chicago's City Council voted unanimously to allow a zoning change for a Wal-Mart to open a store in Chicago's far south side Pullman neighborhood.

South Side Pride: The 10 Best Things About U.S. Cellular Field

CBS 2 Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Summer's almost here and baseball season is in full swing. As the weather warms up, we're sure the urge to go to a ballgame will grow stronger and str...