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Ron C. Walters – Gospel Artist performs in Chicago

Ron C. Walters

Ron C. Walters , a 37 year Old Gospel singer, even though he looks 27, with a soulful voice and a humble spirit came to Chicago Thursday for a weekend to perform and promote his new CD, Here is My Life featuring his debut single “I Can’t Go For That.” […]

Chicago Public Schools Teachers Strike for Rights

Latricia Polk

Chicago Public School Teachers seven day strike has come to a halt with the Chicago Board of Education, as both parties finally reached an agreement. “I think this has been an opportunity for people across the nation to have their voices to be heard, and I think we’re moving in the right […]

24TH Ward Alderman Michael D. Chandler Encourages Residents To Register, Participate and Vote in Upcoming Election Activities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (CHICAGO): 24TH Ward Alderman Michael D. Chandler is strongly urging 24th ward residents to register, vote and become involved in activities connected with the upcoming General Election on November 6, 2012. “This is a […]


North Lawndale is about 2 miles wide and about 1.5 miles deep, with a population of approximately 38,000 people. In spite of this small land mass and decreasing population, it is home to about 185 nonprofit organizations that are registered with the State of Illinois. In addition, there are more than 187 churches, a […]

Fresh Moves Rolling in North Lawndale & Austin

Todd Thomas

Nykia Moore and Dara Cooper of Fresh Moves..

Shopping on the Fresh Moves Bus..



Elder Karis Owens (middle with bullhorn), of the Lawndale Body of Christchurch, urges local residents to pray and meditate during the Unity Tour K2KPrayer Line event Wednesday evening.

Chicago Alderman Michael Chandler (24th Ward), second from right, gathers with Unity Tour representatives during the K2K Prayer Line event held last Wednesday evening along 16th […]

Legal Prep Charter School

David Tenorio

A special luncheon will be held on Thursday, September 20 from 12 noon to 2 pm to celebrate the opening of the area’s most recent charter school, the Legal Prep Charter Academy, located at 4319 W. Washington Blvd. Legal Prep actually opened its doors for its first students on August 20, but will […]


Brandon Johnson

The great scholar and social scientist Dr. W.E.B. DuBois once said, “The first great mass movement for public education at the expense of the state … came from the Negro.” As an African-American educator and the great, great grandson of slaves, I carry the burden of knowing my ancestors’ hope for education is […]

Better Boys Foundation

David Tenorio

The Better Boys Foundation (BBF), located at 1512 S. Pulaski Road in North Lawndale, has come up with a novel way to raise money for one of its youth labs; a KNIT IN. Like its name, the KNIT IN is designed as the crafters’ alternative to a charity walk, run or race, and […]