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Collins Football Team Takes Home the Win

Collins Football Team Takes Home the Win

On Friday, October 6, 2017, The Collins Academy football team won their fifth game of the season and are now 5-2. The game started at 7:15 p.m. and ended at 8:40. Although they were scheduled to end at 9, the team took their win early. The team won with a 30-0 blowout against the opposing […]

White Privilege Is Boldly Out but Publicly Denied

White Privilege Is Boldly Out but Publicly Denied

Racial tensions in America have grown. African-Americans are jailed more frequently and given longer sentences than a white man would receive facing the same charge. Some Caucasians admit to having this “white privilege” while others deny the fact it exists. According a survey conducted by The Pew Research Center, between Aug. 8-21, 2016, among 4,971 adults, […]

Senate to Revise the Dreamers Act

Senate to Revise the Dreamers Act

President Donald J. Trump wants to end former President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In 2001, another term began being used for this group of immigrants called the Moreover, Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) who are often called Dreamers. DREAM is an important piece of legislation outlined to legalize the kids who […]

Finding Truth and Justice for Kenneka Jenkins

Finding Truth and Justice for Kenneka Jenkins

People across the country are posting their support and showing up, in person and online, for protests outside the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois. These protests have been held by the family and young people every night since a dead body was found in the hotel freezer. After six days, they are […]

News School Graduates Are Certified and Credentialed Through Chicago’s One Summer Jobs!

News School Graduates Are Certified and Credentialed Through Chicago’s One Summer Jobs!

I’m Just Saying In my 30 plus years of working with City, State and Community Based Organizations as a workforce development specialist, I have rarely come across a youth program that has achieved the outcomes of the collaboration between Phalanx Family Services and Saint Agatha’s News School. This program began in the summer of 2017 […]

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