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Police Investigate Shooting in Elgin, Illinois

Police Investigate Shooting in Elgin, Illinois

On Nov. 25, 2017, at 11:10 p.m. ET, Elgin police were called to the 200 block of Crystal Street. The caller said shots had been fired. There were no reported injuries, but property was damaged by the shooting, according to Elgin Police. The Gang Crimes Unit is asking anyone with information on the shooting to […]

Tracy Baim and the Windy City Times

Tracy Baim and the Windy City Times

    In September 1985, Tracy Baim and three colleagues founded the Windy City Times, a weekly LGBT print newspaper, to reach communities in the Chicago area. The paper is also online and uses social media to reach a national audience. In the mid ’80s, conversation surrounding the LGBT community was closeted and a sensitive […]

Jahmal Cole the Innovator of Chicago’s Youth

Jahmal Cole the Innovator of Chicago’s Youth

The Journey Jahmal Cole, a black male from North Chicago, Illinois, faced many challenges growing up. He discussed the fact that he was poor and even homeless at times. But through it all, he ultimately attended Wayne State College in Nebraska. In college, he gained the needed knowledge and many ways to better underserved communities […]

Decomposed Body Found by Causeway in Florida

Decomposed Body Found by Causeway in Florida

At approximately 9 a.m. ET, on Nov. 20, 2017, a decomposed body was found near the Julia Tuttle Causeway eastbound side, in Florida. The body was lying among the trees that border Biscayne Bay. Miami Beach Police Officers are investigating the find and homicide detectives are on the scene. There have not been any other […]

Julius Price Discusses His Journey Toward a Brighter Future

Julius Price Discusses His Journey Toward a Brighter Future

Julius Price is a 23-year-old black man, who was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He was raised in the University Village neighborhood on Chicago‚Äôs West Side. Despite the opinion of others and against all the odds, Price has a story to tell beyond the narrative onlookers imagine based on his appearance. Price is an excellent example […]