Category : Black Local and National News

- 2 months ago

Scammers seeking to extort money

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow is warning residents about scammers seeking to extort community members by threatening to publicly release pornographic videos in exchange for money.

- 2 months ago

Richardson reopens library with limited services

The Richardson Public Library reopened its doors with limited access and modified operating hours on Tuesday, May 5. By way of Executive Order (GA-18) issued by Gov. Abbott, libraries may open under a 25 percent occupancy limitation, but interactive...

- 2 months ago

Texas Can Academies students enjoy a curbside graduation

For Texans Can Academies students, the road to graduation can be much longer and steeper than for most. These students have shown perseverance and strength that would normally be honored at a classic graduation ceremony but because of the COVID-19 cr...

- 2 months ago

Community generosity boosts Parkland’s COVID-19 response

  More than $3.5 million in philanthropic gifts have been committed to Parkland Foundation to support a new Public Health Preparedness Fund, helping Parkland Health & Hospital System respond to the most urgent needs that come with delivering...

- 2 months ago

Pritzker releases 5-phase plan to reopen Illinois

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday released a 5-phase plan to reopen Illinois. Given the current modifications in place under Pritzker's extended order, Illinois is currently at Phase 2, according to Pritzker.

- 2 months ago

Walt’s Cartoons | Nails

Nails by Walt Carr Continue reading Walt’s Cartoons | Nails at The New Journal and Guide .

- 2 months ago

DCCCD Foundation providing support duing Scholarship Week

With Scholarship Week underway, the Dallas County Community College Foundation is poised to offer a variety of financial packages that may help students with their educational pursuits. But to receive aid, students must apply first. The Foundation of...

- 2 months ago

Another rise in coronavirus cases in Will County

Once again, coronavirus cases in Will County spiked have substantially, increasing by 160 in just 24 hours, according to the Will County Health Department. The WCHD on Monday reported a total of 3,067 confirmed cases and 172 deaths, an increase of ni...

- 2 months ago

Giving Tuesday Now shines spotlight on need for nonprofits

Forced isolation, people out of work and many businesses having to close their doors due to a failing economy all adds up to a tough time for nonprofit organizations. Just like for profit businesses, many non-profits are struggling during this coron...