Community hunger strikers end fight over the future of Dyett High School

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.

Mayor and governor try to place increasing financial burdens on working taxpayers

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.

Chili Cook-off; Chicago Marathon; More

The Art Institute, 111 S. Michigan Ave., will host the exhibit Gates of the Lord: the Tradition of Krishna Paintings from Sunday

ATN: September 2015

The 26th annual African Festival of the Arts by African International House will be held Friday through Monday, Sept. 4 through 7…