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January 8, 2020

Police respond to fight between Azriel Clary and Joycelyn Savage at R. Kelly’s Trump Tower condo

Nearly a week after “Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning” aired on Lifetime, Azriel Clary is attempting to press charges against Joycelyn Savage after the two women got into a physical altercation Wednesday afternoon.

January 8, 2020

South Shore artist Faheem Majeed to produce new artwork for Hyde Park Art Center with 2020 Joyce Award

On Tuesday, the Joyce Foundation announced that it is awarding $50,000 to the Hyde Park Art Center, which will commission Faheem Majeed to create a large-scale piece commemorating the legacy of the South Side Community Art Center.

January 7, 2020

Hollywood is showing love to Chicago lifestyle boutique Sir & Madame

We love it when Hollywood shows love to Black Chicago.

January 7, 2020

Spotted: Dreezy being a savage in Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty lingerie

If Dreezy isn’t an official Savage X Fenty model by now, she certainly needs to be.

August 23, 2019

The Block Beat: Behind the Scenes with Katie Got Bandz

The Queen of Drill tells the story of her iconic pistol-toting meme, born out of Shady’s 2011 music video, “Go In.”

August 12, 2019

Land Bank is giving away a free Washington Heights home rehabbed by HGTV’s Downing Brothers

And all you’ve got to do is register online for your chance to become the lucky owner of this giveaway home.

August 9, 2019

Word on the street: Is there a Love Jones sequel in the works?

Chicago-bred actor Larenz Tate hopped on Instagram yesterday to see if the world is ready for a Love Jones sequel.

May 17, 2019

Local businesses cash in on Black Chicago festivals but won’t back them

When The Silver Room’s Eric Williams asks local businesses for donations and support for the Silver Room Block Party, the answer usually is “No.”

April 3, 2019

Lori Lightfoot elected Chicago’s first Black female and openly gay mayor

Say hello to Chicago's new mayor: former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot.

March 15, 2019

What you need to know to vote in the Chicago runoff election

For the first time ever, a Black woman is going to be the mayor of Chicago.