Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 4 days ago

Two Children Among Quadruple Homicide Victims

“Only a monster could do that…”By KENNETH D. MILLERExecutive EditorTwo children ages 2 and 6 were among the four people slain in Slavic Village when a distraught 26-year old felon shot his former girlfriend and a man multiple times in a heinous act t...

by Staff - 4 days ago

Help Save America

REPRINT HELP SAVE AMERICAC&P BREAKING NEWS OCT. 24, 2018Now the time has come for this nation to fulfill its promise…Forgiveness, Redemption, Conversion, Faith…President Donald Trump loves his country…America…and he loves the American people; he...

by Staff - 4 days ago

Astros Star Speaks Up for Racial Inclusion

2017 World Series MVP George Springer says players have a responsibilityPhotos:Lead Picture: George Springer of the Houston Astros as an American League All Star at the 90th MLB All Star Game on July 9th at Progressive Field in Cleveland. (PHOT0/KENN...

by Staff - 4 days ago

Remembering Janda Singleton-Johnson

SImple Amazing, Janda D. Singleton-Johnson was called to eternal rest July 4, 2019. Janda was the beloved wife of Eric Johnson and the mother of Kandace Jackson. Janda was the sister of Renee Singleton my sister from another mother, along with Tanya...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Thoughts on ‘Democracy Denied’

To order “Democracy Denied” ($19.95), go to African World Press Books, http://africaworldpressbooks.com/. by Comrade Pitt I recently completed reading “Democracy Denied: Five Lectures on U.S. Politics” written by Victor Wallis, the managing ed...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Plainfield bowled over by expansion plans

Officials in the Village of Plainfield are bowled over by plans to expand a long-time business in the community. The Plainfield approved the site plan for Plainfield Lanes at 15610 S. Joliet Road (Route 30). Applicant Jon Dow wants to construct a 9...

by Staff - 5 days ago

BLACK FAMILIES CAN BUILD WEALTH THROUGH HOME OWNERSHIP

NASHVILLE, TN – The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) came to the Opryland Hotel as a part of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International conference last week to explain all the ways people with modest but steady income...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Village allows new residential development to proceed

Satisfied with changes made by the developer, the Plainfield Village Board by a vote of 4 to 3 will allow a new residential development to be constructed south of Lockport Street and east of Drauden Road. The proposed Will Tree Farm residential proj...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Plainfield subdivision improvements

A subdivision in the Village of Plainfield is about to get much needed improvements. P.T. Ferro Construction Co. was awarded the bid to to resurface the asphalt in the subdivision that is west of Route 59 between 119th and 127th streets. The cost of...