In honor of Black History Month, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford (D-Chicago) introduced House Resolution 817 to raise awareness about Black history and the ongoing struggles faced by many African Americans.
Russell Thompkins (The Original) and The New Stylistics Enchantment Blue Magic, Cuba Gooding and Main Ingredient to perform Sunday, Feb. 23 in honor of Black History Month. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the performance begins at 7 p.m.
With senseless violence continuing to besiege the City of Chicago and claiming the lives of its children within the inner-city areas, rapper Que B.I.L.L.A.H. recently released his video forKKK: Kids Killing Kids, drawing the comparison between the Ku Klux Klan and youth killings throughout the nation.
Get Covered Illinois announced a church-based enrollment drive during Black History Month to enroll uninsured consumers in health insurance before the March 31, open enrollment deadline. Throughout February, more than 50 African-American churches will host events designed to inform and enroll uninsured community members.
This February, culture-defining trends take center stage as Macy's (NYSE:M) examines the influence of Black style in celebration of Black History Month 2014. From the Harlem Renaissance to urban wear and high-fashion glamour, Black style has influenced popular culture for decades.