A group of 12 parents and activists from the Bronzeville community have ended their 34-day hunger strike over their demand to reopen and make Dyett High School an open enrollment, neighborhood global leadership and green technology high school. The announcement was made during a weekly Rainbow PUSH service.FULL STORY
Everyone knows that both the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois are in financial crises. There are a variety of ways that Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Governor Bruce Rauner could deal with the turmoil. Unfortunately, both have chosen the path of placing most of the burden on those who can least afford it while making life as comfortable as possible for the corporations and the very rich who influence campaign outcomes.
The Art Institute, 111 S. Michigan Ave., will host the exhibit Gates of the Lord: the Tradition of Krishna Paintings from Sunday
The 26th annual African Festival of the Arts by African International House will be held Friday through Monday, Sept. 4 through 7…