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Delta Sigma Theta holds community anti-violence march

    Defender/Worsom Robinson

    Hundreds of Chicago women, mothers, teachers, politicians, clergy and concerned neighbors marched Saturday, March 23, 2013 to call for an end to the violence that is claiming Black youth. The march started at 55th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue and ended at 4525 S. King Drive, headquarters of the march organizers, Delta

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Spring break means college tours for students

      Students loaded buses at Apostolic Church of God Saturday, March 23, 2013, for a weeklong spring break college tour in the South. Defender/Rhonda Gillespie

      There will be no time for leisure and lying around on spring break for some Chicago high schoolers. A number of students boarded coach buses and embarked on weeklong travel to the South and

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      St. Sabina church cuts ribbon on new KaBoom playground

        Chicago Bulls mascot Benny the Bulll Tuesday posed with students from the St. Sabina Academy during the building of a safe and accessible playground for St. Sabina. (Photo/Chinta Strausberg)

        A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently held for the new accessible playground built at St. Sabina Catholic church as a haven for children. 

        The ceremony and

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago

        ComEd substation goes 'smart'

          ComEd offered media, community members, and elected officials, including Ald. Roderick Sawyer, pictured, on a tour of the utility company's Wallace substation on the South Side. Defender/Rhonda Gillespie

          ComEd recently opened its first ever digital substation in the Auburn-Gresham community and elected officials, media and others got a guided tour

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          • Written by The Chicago Defender
          • Category: Chicago