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Black women marrying later, studies show

Black women marrying later, studies show

Sabrennia Fountain says she gets tired of hearing friends and family members urge her to marry and start a family. “I hear all the time I am not getting any younger and that they can’t wait until I get married and have children,” said Fountain, 40. “I often wonder why this affects them so much.” […]

CAPS wrap: Kenwood residents learn ways to fight crime

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CAPS wrap: Kenwood residents learn ways to fight crime

Residents in the Kenwood area learned more details at a recent CAPS meeting about the fatal shooting of Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old girl whose accidental death has drawn worldwide attention to gun violence in Chicago. Chicago police officer Denise Gathings told residents in attendance that the driver of the car from which shots were fired […]

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Yo-Yo Ma serenades Swift Elementary Specialty School community

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Grammy award-winning cellist Yo-Yo Ma performed for students at Swift Elementary Specialty School in Edgewater on Monday morning to encourage education through music. Hundreds of students, faculty and parents got to see and hear Ma perform.  Ma captivated his young audience using sound and imagination.

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