6th and 7th grade future engineers to showcase skills learned

TWO CHICAGO STUDENTS help Illinois Physics Professor Smitha Vishveshwara demonstrate Anti-gravity during her presentation within the Engineering Slam! An enthusiastic list of 6th and 7th grade students with the South and West sides of Chicago spent a month in their summer vacation working out engineer a service, program a computer and apply algebraic skills and […]


2016 Womens Energy Summit

THE WOMENS ENERGY SUMMIT (WES) donated $5,000 on the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana to spark new STEM program. Left to right (top): Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana (GSGCNWI) Board of Directors President Karen Layng; GSGCNWI CEO Nancy Wright; ICC Commissioner, WES founder and GSGCNWI Board Member Sherina Maye […]


Partnership creates EMT Certification Program for college kids

THE GARY COMMUNITY School Corporation along with the Gary Fire Department recently announced the development of an EMT Certification Program for prime school students they hope will bring on new job opportunities. (Photo credit: The 411) The Gary Area Career Center already provides kids while in the city the ability to receive training, education as […]


19th annual Chicago Football Classic kicks off Sept. 10

DONNA HODGE, Executive Director of your Chicago Football Classic during an active radio show interview. By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Its this time of year again not only to support Historically Black Universities (HBCUs), which graduate more Ebony students than any other institutions in america, but to accomplish this proudly while experiencing and enjoying the […]


NNPA fellows set of areas and aspirations of Black America

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA President The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) commends the dedication, vigilance and vitality your eight Discover the Unexpected NNPA Journalism Fellows: Brandi Montgomery, Brelaun Douglas, Briahnna Brown, McKenzie Marshall, Victoria Jones, Rushawn Walters, Tatyana Hopkins and Sidnee King. Brandi Montgomery Over september, the NNPA Fellows were inside streets in […]


Chicago Housing Authority Awards $268,000 in scholarships

CHA CEO EUGENE JONES, JR., poses while using the 2015 Fly College Send-Off class. Besides Scholarships, CHA also offers a once a year trunk party for school freshmen living on campus.? The Chicago Housing Authority announced recently so it has awarded 230 prospective and current college students with $268,000 in scholarships with the coming school […]