Chicago

The boy, identified as Tyshawn Lee, was found in an alley not far from his grandmother's home with multiple gunshot wounds in the upper body.

Looking to teach your family about the rich and storied heritage of Black people who migrated out of the American South to parts north and west during the 19th and 20th centuries? Make that lesson come to life by taking Amtrak’s California Zephyr from Chicago to Denver, and visit cultural landmarks in each city. View the photo gallery for […]

The Chicago Police Department has launched an investigation on one of its own after video of a white officer making comments about slain Ferguson teen…

Spike Lee’s upcoming film Chi-Raq is expected to be a big hit for Amazon and the first release from the company’s new movie division. The film,…

Seven-year-old Amari Brown was among the victims of ten fatal shootings in Chicago over the long Fourth of July weekend, which saw 64 shootings in total,…

At a time when interactions between African-Americans and police are fraught with tension over allegations of excessive force by cops across the nation, a team…

This brilliant young woman was offered a spot by 26 colleges (and $3m in scholarships) http://t.co/0EcmyRlIPZpic.twitter.com/7PPnrWPf4b“ — Maham Masood (@1mahammasood) June 15, 2015 Black girls…

  “I know the struggles many of you face, how you walk the long way home to avoid the gangs; how you fight to concentrate…

Brandy‘s run in Chicago on Broadway has been extended! Listen to the audio player to hear why you should go see it in this edition of Inside…

4-year-old Jacele Johnson is blessed to be alive ten days after being shot in the head in Englewood, Chicago. The courageous little girl was released…

Federal investigators are now looking into the shooting death of a 17-year-old killed by a Chicago police officer, who shot the teen 16 times last October. A police dashboard camera that captured much of the shooting of Laquan McDonald has lead to a “speedy city settlement” of $5 million dollars for the family of McDonald, just […]

It has been 32 years since Chicago had a mayor of African decent. Harold Washington was elected in 1983 and passed away while in office…