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Maggie Lena Walker: First Female Bank President and Black Rights Activist

Maggie Lena Walker: First Female Bank President and Black Rights Activist

Maggie Lena Walker founded and became the first female bank president in United States’ history. This was quite an accomplishment since, in 1903, the financial services industry was led by powerful white men. Not only did she knock the banking industry on its ear, but Walker’s achievement was also notable since she was the daughter […]

Chicago Family Loses Everything in Tragic Fire Amid Winter Storm

Chicago Family Loses Everything in Tragic Fire Amid Winter Storm

A Chicago family lost everything they own in a fire on Dec. 30, 2020. No one was seriously injured in the blaze — two adults and two children were taken to local hospitals and released after treatment. Chicago Sun-Times reports indicate the Chicago Fire Department responded to the blaze on the 6800 block of South […]

Santa Claus Says ‘Hang Your Stockings’ COVID-19 Will Not Stop Him [Video]

Santa Claus Says ‘Hang Your Stockings’ COVID-19 Will Not Stop Him [Video]

Good news! Santa Claus is visiting children despite COVID-19, so “hang up your stockings.” Santa’s head elf made sure he obtained permission to bypass any travel restrictions. “Health officials say that children don’t need to worry about Santa’s health as he goes from house to house all night,” reports CNN. Dr. Anthony Fauci reassures everyone: He […]

Missing Chicago Woman 8 Months Pregnant Last Seen in Lawndale

Missing Chicago Woman 8 Months Pregnant Last Seen in Lawndale

A Chicago police alert asks for help finding a 22-year-old woman last seen on Dec. 6, 2020. Mia Diaz is eight months pregnant. The report indicates her family received a phone call from her on the 16th. Diaz told her family she was in Forest Park near the CTA Blue Line station. The Area Four […]

FDA Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Individuals 16 and Older

FDA Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Individuals 16 and Older

After days of discussion and mediation, the FDA approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in the United States. Initially, a panel of outside advisers voted to recommend FDA approval on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. The following day, the FDA signed off, making way for individuals ages 16 and older eligible to be inoculated. Vaccinations for […]

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