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Sears Closes Store at Simon Property Group’s Woodfield Mall in Illinois

Sears Closes Store at Simon Property Group’s Woodfield Mall in Illinois

Sears will shut down its last brick-and-mortar store at Simon Property Group’s Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg in Illinois on Nov. 14, 2021, which for many marks the end of an era. According to Transformco spokesman, the decision was part of the company’s strategy to unlock the real estate value and revive the space with another […]

Chicagoans Pay Too Much in Ever-Increasing City-Based Taxes

Chicagoans Pay Too Much in Ever-Increasing City-Based Taxes

Chicago is heading downhill because of the high-cost city-based taxes compared to the quality of services offered in return. It ranked 141 out of the 150 largest U.S. cities, according to a WalletHub financial research statement released in July 2021. The report revealed the city had been slowly increasing the cost of products and services […]

Yolanda Hill-Williams Discusses Scholarships for Students

Yolanda Hill-Williams Discusses Scholarships for Students

During an interview, Yolanda Hill-Willams shared her thoughts, reactions, and feelings about the event she hosted on July 18, 2021. The event was the college gift basket giveaway, where Black college students were given school and home supplies to use when they make their way back to their dorm rooms this coming fall. Hill-Willams is a […]

Teaching Black Kings and Queens Their History

Teaching Black Kings and Queens Their History

Is it possible to teach Black kings and queens about race problems too early, or should it wait until their teens? A person should be at least a teenager before confronting the race problem. They should learn the truth because they are more open-minded and better at taking in information. Moreover, teens can talk with […]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Will Not Bend on Exclusive Interview Decision

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Will Not Bend on Exclusive Interview Decision

There has been much controversy over Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) proclamation on May 19, 2021,  as she approaches her second anniversary as mayor to grant exclusive interviews to Black or Brown journalists. The mayor stood her ground on her decision Friday, June 11, 2021, during an interview with CNN, raising questions of racial representation […]