Tag Archives: Illinois
But are the standards too high for immature kids?
Some teachers like Common Core, but the tests remain a work in progress. Can the…
By Robin White Goode
New report shows 91% of Chicago black male teens are unemployed
A report released Friday provides shocking statistics on Chicago’s unemployment rate. A Frayed Connection: Joblessness…
By Cristie Leondis
Home seekers may want to avoid these socially disproportionate states
The coming year for many may involve moving in search of new beginnings and better…
By Essence Gant
Racism almost kept Alva Earley from receiving the high school honor he deserved
In 1959, Alva Earley was denied graduation because of his stand against segregation. Now, 55…
By Courtney Connley
Fraudsters continue to find new ways to rip off consumers
Scammers are always waiting for an opportunity to steal from you. Illinois residents are being…
By Sheiresa Ngo
Executive committee approves same-sex marriage bill.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has already vowed to sign the bill into law.
By Gerren Keith Gaynor
Leaves behind a 24 year legacy in Congress
Collins passed away Sunday evening after suffering from a stroke.
By Sasha King
Steven Robbins was mistakenly released by the Cook County Jail
The case been closed in 2007 several years before the transfer was put through.
By Sasha King
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois voters groused their way to the polls Tuesday in the nation’s…