Allegations of Racial, Gender Discrimination + Sexual Harassment in Philadelphia Police Department Causes Commissioner to Resign

BTN STAFF Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney announced that the city police commissioner Richard Ross resigned. “New allegations of sexual harassment as well as gender and racial discrimination among the rank and file have recently been brought to my attention, Kenny said. “While those allegations do not accuse Commissioner Ross of Continue Reading

Elusive Alligator Finally Caught in Local Chicago Park

By: Jarrod Horton Staff Writer He was chillin so long in the park that he earned a nickname. The alligator who Chicago locals start calling “Chance the Snapper” has finally been caught by local authorities. The gator was first spotted in Chicago’s Humboldt Park on July 9th. Since then he Continue Reading

Gentleman Jack Real to Reel National Film Competition Shows the Talent of Black Filmmakers in Chicago

By: Jarrod Horton Staff Writer Recently at the Park West in Chicago, the Gentleman Jack Real to Reel had its third annual Chicago during its national tour. The film competition gives an opportunity for independent Black filmmakers to showcase their work to a wider audience. This year the three films Continue Reading

KeKe Wyatt, Kierra Sheard, and More Come to Chicago for McDonald’s Inspiration Gospel Celebration Tour

By: Jarrod Horton Staff Writer The 13th Annual McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour kicked off its nationwide tour in Chicago in April. The event took place on the South Side of the city at the House of Hope church located on 114th street, on the Southside of the city. The Continue Reading