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ArtCation Offers Once In A Lifetime Opportunity To Explore Ethiopian Art

The owners of Gallery Guichard recognize the importance of exploring African countries and have had their own personal experiences traveling to places like Senegal and the South African Eastern Cape. ArtCation will further expand on these opportunities, support their mission ...

Newly Organized Resident Association of the Westside Will Empower Residents

“I was born and raised on the west side and then I left for about 15 years and then I moved back last year,” said Turner. “I learned how to ride my bike on this block and now I’m out ...

Tonika Lewis Johnson’s Folded Map Is Transformed Into A Stage Play

The well-known photography project, Folded Map, was created by Tonika Lewis Johnson as a way to connect Chicagoans with their cross-city map twin. Starting Jan. 18, the story of Folded Map and how it came to be will be performed ...

Village of Dolton Holds Truth and Taxation Public Hearing And Approves Tax Levy

Ordinance number 18-019 levying taxes for general and corporate purposes for the 2018 tax year for the Village of Dolton was approved by the board of trustees and will result in 3.33 percent increase in total property taxes to be ...

Sneak Peak Chicago Sneaker Convention Hosted In South Suburbs

This particular sneaker convention was started by Micheal Garren, a Tinley Park resident and self-proclaimed sneaker-head, who noticed a gap in Chicago’s sneaker market and a lack of opportunities for collectors to buy, sell, and trade with each other

Roseland Medical District moving along slowly

In 2011, when the Roseland Medical District was created, elected officials from former Gov. Pat Quinn to Alderman Carrie Austin (34th), whose ward includes the 100-acre medical district, said upon its development, the area would see a spur in economic ...

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Set for February 7, 2019

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is February 7. Now in its 18th year, NBHAAD is a day to increase awareness about HIV among blacks/African Americans and encourage people to get involved in prevention efforts, get tested, and get treatment ...

North Terminal Opening of the 95th Street Red Line Station Renovations Improves Accessibility, Capacity, and Safety for Community

F.H. Paschen celebrates the opening of the North Terminal and the 95th Street Pedestrian Bridge of the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) 95th Street Red Line Station Improvement Project alongside joint venture partner Milhouse Engineering & Construction. A skilled, diverse workforce ...

LOOKING BACK ON 2018

Over the past year, the Citizen Newspaper has worked diligently to provide thought provoking news that uplifts the communities that we serve. As 2018 come to a close, we went through the archives to share some of this year's highlights.

BLACK ENTERPRISE Announces The 50 Best Companies For Diversity

BLACK ENTERPRISE, in partnership with The Executive Leadership Council, has released its listing of the "50 Best Companies for Diversity" as featured in the publication's November/December 2018 issue, which focuses on Diversity and Inclusion in corporate America.

National Calendar Fundraiser for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, (HBCUs) Features Prominent African Americans

You’ll never know where you’re going, unless you first know where you’ve been. With Black History month rapidly approaching, you can make 2019 an exploration of the richness of the African American community through, “Our History Today, An African American ...

Advocate South Suburban and Advocate Trinity Names New President

Following a nationwide search, Advocate South Suburban and Advocate Trinity Hospitals have recently named Rashard Johnson, a young African American man originally from South Florida, as their new president. Johnson has a high level of experience in overseeing multi-facility health ...

Report: Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Face More Financing Challenges than Non-Veteran Small Businesses

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the U.S. Small Business Administration recently issued the report Financing their Future: Veteran Entrepreneurs and Capital Access. The report provides a comprehensive look at the state of entrepreneurship for military veterans, while ...

South Suburban Nonprofit Supplies Food, Shelter and Clothing to 27 Communities

Together We Cope is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Tinley Park that serves 27 communities across Chicago’s Southland. The organization operates a food pantry and resale shop to assist south suburban residents along with providing counseling and referrals to empower ...

Walmart Gives More Than $22 Million to Chicagoland Charities

As part of their mission to use their strengths to make a difference, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation recently announced they have donated more than $22 million in cash and in-kind contributions to non-profit organizations throughout Chicagoland during FY18. This ...