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Press Release-Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Addresses Democratic National Convention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Addresses Democratic National Convention PHILADELPHIA, Pa. July 27, 2016 – Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., whose two consciousness-raising and rules-changing presidential campaigns helped pave Barack Obama’s path to the White House, addressed the Democratic National Convention tonight and enthusiastically endorsed Hillary Clinton in her bid to become the country’s first woman President of ...

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Michael Jordan Finally Breaks His Silence On Police Brutality

Source:The Huffington Post Michael Jordan, the basketball great who faced criticism in the past for his unwillingness to wade into politics, has broken his silence. In a letter released on ESPN’s The Undefeated on Monday, Jordan calls for better treatment of black Americans by police officers around the country, while also asking Americans to respect the police officers “who put ...

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Will National Outrage Inspire Rahm To Lead From The Front On Police Reform?

CHICAGO — After three police officers were gunned down in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel sent an email saying it has become “painfully clear our nation must come together.” “We must move beyond words and declarations and work toward mutual respect and trust,” a statement released by the mayor read. It’s hard to disagree with that, particularly ...

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Lightning Hits Blue Line Stop, Causing Explosions, Fire And Canopy Collapse

By Alex Nitkin | dnainfo.com NEAR WEST SIDE — The CTA Blue Line saw massive delays after lightning struck the platform at the UIC-Medical District station Sunday evening, causing explosions and fire, according to Fire Department officials. Video from the scene shows electrical fires, several explosions and a partially collapsed roof at the station, which sits in the middle of ...

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Around Town July 24 2016…..

The lenses of sankofaonline.com were around Chicagoland this weekend to bring these images to you.

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Chicagoans Celebrate the life of an African Icon

Flossmoor IL July 16 2016: They travelled from far and near in support of Mrs. Beatrice Tayui and her family as they celebrate the Life of the late Justice (Rtd.) Emmanuel Kofi Jones-Mensah. The late Mr. Jones-Mensah was the father of Victor Kwame Ndip Mensah (Detroit, USA), Mrs. Beatrice Mensah Tayui (CEO – Cybele Energy) Chicago/Ghana, Gwendolyn Mawusie Jones- Mensah ...

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Mr. and Mrs. Asiedu-Sekyere Celebrates 10th Wedding Anniversary…pictures

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Around Town July 9 2016

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