Thornton Township District 205 favors remote learning as COVID-19 cases surge

by Safiyyah Muhammad SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (July 27, 2020) – With the start of the school year drawing near, Thornton Township High School District 205 hosted a virtual town hall meeting on July 20 to gather input from the community and to hear recommendations for the District’s 2020-2021 in-person learning options versus remote learning in … Read more

Recycling 101


Paper, plastic, and pizza problems by Patricia Muhammad HOMEWOOD, Ill. (March 1, 2018) – Modern-day recycling began in the 1970s for the purpose of reusing paper and plastic products. Today, more than ever before, recycling is an environmental initiative designed to manage literal tons of business and household products. Recyclable items include bottles, cans, cartons, … Read more

Why Blacks are choosing Lansing

Safety, schools, and shops are all factors in suburban migration By Patricia Muhammad LANSING, Ill. (February 2018) – Since the mid-1990s, the south suburbs—including Lansing, South Holland, Harvey, Homewood, and Matteson—have seen an influx of African-Americans. The demolition of public housing during the Daley era was a major factor that pushed thousands of African-Americans out … Read more