Father Pfleger, protesters threatened with arrests ahead of Dan Ryan march — WGN-TV

CHICAGO — The Rev. Michael Pfleger is pushing back against Chicago and Illinois State Police who threaten arrests if protesters interfere with traffic on the Dan Ryan Expressway this weekend. Pfleger and other clergy members, including the Rev. Jesse Jackson, announced Tuesday a bold step in the ongoing campaign of civil unrest against street violence … Continue reading Father Pfleger, protesters threatened with arrests ahead of Dan Ryan march — WGN-TV

Drake discusses fatherhood, leaving record deal on ‘Scorpion.’

  By: Taneisha Anderson On Friday, June 29, rapper Drake released his 90-minute, fifth studio album called “Scorpion,” the longest album of his career, packed with 25 songs. Within 3 days, “Scorpion” hailed over 170 million streams on Apple music, and 132 million streams on Spotify, according to the New York Times. The album, which … Continue reading Drake discusses fatherhood, leaving record deal on ‘Scorpion.’

Minimum Wage in Chicago Rises to $12

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah Chicago workers might see an increase in their paycheck soon. Effective today, the minimum wage is officially $12 per hour in the city of Chicago. "We used to pay people $8.25 an hour," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a press release from his office. "Starting July 1, it goes up to … Continue reading Minimum Wage in Chicago Rises to $12