Illinois

The latest ‘mainstream’ fight for justice is getting deep with the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse. Last August, when Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old black man was shot 7 times in the back and paralyzed by police officer Rusten Sheskey in Kenosha, Wisconsin, protestestors hit the streets. On that night, Rittenhouse claims he wanted to “protect his […]

A conservative Illinois think tank came under fire for its caricature of an African-American child.

Gift Kamau was last seen on the morning of March 30 leaving her home in Madison, Illinois, on her way to class at St. Louis University.

Dashcam video shows the officers slamming Lawrence Crosby down to the ground and punching him, despite the fact that the student's hands were raised in the air.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Illinois has lost more people than any other state during the course of the year.

Those behind the new measure believe that the hairdresser-client relationship can be helpful in identifying victims of intimate partner violence.

Michaels released a statement condemning any form of "discrimination or racism" against employees, and vowed to launch an internal investigation.

A 44-year-old Illinois man by the name of Willie Bell has been charged with first-degree murder and concealment of a homicide.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BJ-6e8vAbG4/?taken-by=tionnanorris&hl=en A teacher’s note exposed by a black Illinois mother has gone viral after the educator complained in a letter that the student’s hair “stinks.” Tionna Norris received a letter from her daughter 3-year old daughter Amia’s teacher on Monday saying that the children were complaining that Amia’s hair stinks and advised the mom to […]

A Black Illinois woman with felony firearm charges after she fired shots to ward off a gunman who killed her fiancé and the father of her two children.

A grieving mother who lost her teenage daughter provided the gift of life to one of her closest friends. Vicki Olds, of Illinois, lost her daughter, Domonique “Nikki” Smith, at age 18 last year but donated her child’s heart so that her friend could live, reports ABC News. The touching tale unfolded after Old’s daughter passed […]

Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of disgraced Illinois officer Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, was arrested this week after being charged with money laundering in connection to her husband's crimes.