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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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Adara Aba Osei-Dadde’s Outdooring Pictures.

Palos Heights, Illinois, July 3 2016: Members of the Ghanaian community here showed up in their numbers and lend support to Alfred and Angela as they outdoored their baby girl , Adara Aba Osei-Dadde. The event took place at St. Mary’s Orthodox Hall , 6330 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights Illinois. The couple would like to thank all those who ...

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The choice we face is so clear

BY JESSE JACKSON July 5, 2016 In the presidential race, July is convention month. Each party selects its ticket — the nominees for president and vice president — and the choice becomes clear. For all the noise about a Republican revolt against Donald Trump, we already know the choice we will face: Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump. This campaign has ...

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