Chance The Rapper Just Donated 30,000 Backpacks to Chicago Students

It’s back to school time! In order to joyfully bring in the occasion, Chance The Rapper is continuing his charitable spirit and will be providing Chicago students in need with supplies. That’s right, Lil’ Chano from 79th teamed up with STATE Bags to donate 30,000 backpacks to children living in Chicago’s most impoverished neighborhoods, distributed through Chance’s SocialWorks empowerment charity.

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Chicago Bar Releases Controversial Dress Code Policy

A Chicago bar located in River North has released a controversial dress code policy that has everyone talking.

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Hundreds Of Alphas Marched Through The Southside of Chicago In Effort To "Save Our Streets"

Photo Credit: Andre Jamar/Andre Jamar Photography 
Alphas In The Streets, Saturday May 20, 2017

On Saturday, May 20th, hundreds of members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. marched through the Southside of Chicago in an effort to reclaim their community. And while it hasn't gathered much media coverage, it's important that stories like these are told, especially when we're consistently that the Black community isn't doing much to save their own outside of fighting for police brutality.

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For the 8th consecutive year in a row, Chicago's Urban Prep Academy is sending 100% of its students to college. A notable accomplishment the school has achieved every year since 2010.

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7 Black-Owned Beauty Supplies In Chicago

Pictured, Jordan's Beauty Supply in Chicago

Looking to keep your dollars in the community while still getting all the hair supplies you need? If you're in the Chicago area, try out these 7 Black-owned beauty supplies in the Chicago area.

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Chance The Rapper Speaks On Being A Father, Moving Back In With His Parents

Chance The Rapper covers Complex Magazine. Photo by Marcus Hyde

Chance The Rapper has been all over the news the past several weeks. Last week, the 23-year old Chicago rapper made headlines after announcing his $1 million donation to Chicago Public Schools.

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How Nappi Hour Is Changing The Black Happy Hour Scene in Chicago

Photo by Nicci Briann, Nappi Hour Chicago, February 17, 2017. Nappi Hour is a place for us to "come let your hair down after work." 

In January 2017, Nappi Hour was launched by AFROTRAK as a place for "US" to "come let your hair down after work" in Chicago. And it may be carving it's niche.

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