Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Chicago Mayor Says She Will Give One-On-One Interviews Only to Journalists of Color

Mayor Lightfoot has made gun violence a priority, and she noted the importance of speaking to journalists of color. Her decision has sparked outrage in White media circles, but others applauded Mayor Lightfoot. “With this outrage, y’all are implying that Black and Brown journalists aren’t capable of asking the hard questions,” the Chicago-based Black-owned media platform, The TRiiBE, tweeted.

Celebration of Life Services Set for Rev. Clay Evans

The Rev. Clay Evans, a nationally-known pastor and civil rights advocate, passed away on Nov. 27, at the age of 94. The founder of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, he was a leading voice in the civil rights movement for 50 years as well as a trailblazer in evangelical broadcasting and American gospel music. He supported Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work in Chicago; he co-founded Operation PUSH, one of the nation’s pioneering civil rights organizations, with the Rev. Jesse Jackson, whom he ordained at Fellowship in 1968; and he released eleven albums of gospel music, including “I’ve Got