Social Media’s Role in the 2022 Midterms

WRITTEN AND CONTRIBUTED BY KHAMERON RILEY What You Need to Know: Despite recording record profits, 2021 was a rough year for social media giants Twitter, Meta (formerly Facebook), Tiktok, Youtube and Snapchat. Meta had to respond to a controversial whistleblower claim...

Check In and Check Up for Your Health

What You Need to Know: It’s hard to believe that 20 years ago, Tom Joyner began the health initiative, “Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day.” What started as a one-day event to increase health awareness in the African American community, spread across the country…and...

Queer Black Duo Brings Lesbian Bar to Chicago

WRITTEN AND CONTRIBUTED BY KWYN TOWNSEND RILEY What You Need to Know: Nobody’s Darling, founded by Angela Barnes and Renauda Riddle, opened a bar to in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood. The bar is named after notable poet Alice Walker’s poem “Be nobody’s darling....

In the Crosshairs: Vice-President Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris has been the focus of some high-profile interviews as of late. The first woman and first woman of color to serve as U.S. Vice President is near the completion of her first year in office. Her conversation with Margaret Brennan, host of CBS Face the...

Black and Missing: Jesse Len Foulks

African American man Jesse Len Foulks is missing. He was last seen in the Los Angeles area September 21. The 41-year-old, who suffers from medical issues, is 6' tall, with black hair and green eyes. If anyone has information on Jesse's disappearance, go to the Black...