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Looking to enjoy one of several scientific exhibits this new year? The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago released its schedule for free museum entry days for Illinois residents, through June 2024. From Monday, January 22nd, you and your...
Looking to kick off 2024 with a splash? The Shedd Aquarium has unveiled its schedule for free admission days through June 2024. Starting Tuesday, January 9, you and your family have the opportunity to delve into the marvels of aquatic...
According to CollegeFactual.com, accounting is the 8th most popular major in the nation. Surprised? During the 2020-2021 academic year, there were more than 99,000 accounting degrees awarded by U.S. colleges and universities. That's down from the prior year's total...
CHICAGO, June 24, 2023 /Chicago Southsider/ -- Charlene Rhinehart of Chicago has been selected to represent the state of Illinois in the 2023 International Ms. Pageant. This esteemed event, set to take place on September 3, 2023, will gather delegates from across the globe to...
Paul G. Stewart was a trailblazer in the field of accounting. In 1937, Stewart became one of the few Black CPAs in the country during the New Deal Era. He became the second Black CPA in Illinois, 14 years...
We need your help! Subscribe to our weekly newsletter now to help us preserve our history and share upcoming vacant lot sales and developments on Chicago’s South Side. Learn more about how Lorraine Hansberry's family transformed the South Side of Chicago. ——— As the...
We need your help! Subscribe to our weekly newsletter now to help us preserve our history and share upcoming vacant lot sales and developments on Chicago’s South Side. Learn more about how Lorraine Hansberry's family transformed the South Side of Chicago. ——— From music...
Reviving Woodlawn: The Legacy of the Hansberry Family and the Future of Black Development in Chicago. Lorraine Hansberry's family made history by becoming one of the first African Americans to move into Woodlawn on Chicago's South Side. Lorraine Hansberry, who...
We need your help! Subscribe to our weekly newsletter now to help us preserve our history and share upcoming vacant lot sales and developments on Chicago’s South Side. Chicago's South Side has a rich history of African American culture and community, but that wasn't...
Originally published in March 2022 on Facebook Bulletin Chicago Southsider is on a mission to showcase the best of Chicago's South Side one block at a time. In honor of Women's History Month, we are recognizing women who are...
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle appeared at the ribbon cutting for phase one of West Woodlawn Pointe, speaking candidly about how communities like West Woodlawn have suffered from disinvestment and marginalization, and the role that the Cook County...
"Just think. There will be generations that think it's perfectly normal for a major street in downtown Chicago to be named after an African American woman. Ida B Wells made history in her quest for equal rights. We made...
If you want a list of upcoming events, opportunities, festival updates, and solutions journalism stories delivered to your inbox every week, you can subscribe to our newsletter on Beehiiv. "There should be no child on the South Side of Chicago who...
Hello October! Leaves start changing colors, and Caramel Apple Cider becomes the drink of the season.
From music festivals to cultural events, there’s never a dull moment on the South Side of Chicago. If you’re traveling to Chicago or live here in the city, you’ll have a chance to experience festivals and events all summer...
Chicago, IL – March 23, 2024 – C3 Impact Fund, a certified community development financial institution, announced the launch of the Women in Real Estate Mentorship Program. This groundbreaking initiative is designed to empower women navigating the complex field...
CHICAGO, April 13, 2024 – Jasmine Williams, a dedicated Montessori educator from Chicago, has successfully advanced to the Top 15 in the country's "America's Favorite Teacher" contest, organized by Reader's Digest. Williams has distinguished herself among a group of...
In the United States, where only 44% of Black Americans own homes, a significant risk emerges: many may struggle to maintain their homes as they seek to age in place. In Chicago, which remains the most segregated city in the...
As the clock strikes 9 am on a tranquil Monday morning, the air in a community center near Bronzeville fills with the rhythmic clacks of chess pieces. Seated around the board are three Black male retirees, deeply engrossed in...
Picture this: soul food that tantalizes your taste buds without compromising on tradition or flavor, all while being 100% plant-based. Imagine tucking into a deep-dish pizza, so rich and satisfying that you won't believe it's vegan. These are not...
Looking to kick off 2024 with some historical knowledge? The Chicago History Museum has unveiled its schedule for free admission days through March 2024. Starting Tuesday, January 16, you and your family have the opportunity to delve into Chicago's past...
Chicago Restaurant Week kicks off Friday, Jan. 19 and runs through Sunday, Feb. 4. During the 17-day celebration, you can enjoy more than 400 dining experiences and receive special dinner discounts. Each participating restaurant will offer special menu items for...
Black women experience notably higher rates of pregnancy-related deaths compared to White women. This alarming situation is further compounded by the fact that over 80% of these deaths are preventable. And Chicago, the third largest city in the country,...