Akhirah's Praline Candy, Beignets and Coffee, owned by Arron Muhammad, is one of the restaurants participating in Taste of Black Chicago this weekend. Sarah Conway/ Block Club Chicago

Akhirah’s In South Loop Celebrates New Orleans Flavors And Black Entrepreneurship

It's barbells and beignets for this personal trainer-turned-baker.

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Lightfoot Plans To Spend $4.5 Million To Keep Woodlawn Residents In Their Homes Near Obama Center

Woodlawn Ald. Jeanette Taylor said the mayor’s proposal does not do enough to protect residents from being pushed out.

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Olive-Harvey College Hosting Aviation Job Fair On South Side Thursday

The job fair is an extension of the school's Aviation Futures Training Program, which prepares students for the expanding industry.

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Obama Foundation To Host ‘My History, My Voice’ Storytelling Night In South Shore Wednesday

The foundation continues its celebration of Black History Month with a storytelling event from 6–8 p.m. at South Shore Brew, 7101 S. Yates Blvd.