About Us


Chicago News Weekly is a dynamic new publication and digital media company covering the most relevant and talked about news and events affecting Chicago's progressive Black Community. Serving the West, South, Near West, Bronzeville, South Loop, River West and Rogers Park, neighborhoods, CNW publishes its free publication Wednesday.  Chicago News Weekly is unmatched in providing original content, special issue coverage, news and information and featured content that includes entertainment, politics, health blogs, video, streaming content, live content, original programming, and sponsored content.

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Chicago News Weekly
8348 South Stony Island Avenue
Chicago, IL 60617 
(773) 236-1464




Our mission is to inform, inspire, educate, and entertain by telling the stories of a community whose voice is often silenced by the mainstream.  Chicago News Weekly serves the Black community through authentic reporting, service, and a deep commitment to reporting the news with the highest standards.

Vision Statement

Chicago News Weekly prides itself on being the “Voice for Black Chicago”.  Our talented staff of journalists led by our Publisher, Editor in Chief, and Managing Editor are reporters rooted in the community. The Chicago News Weekly staff works daily to deliver relevant, accurate, and well-reported original content on issues that impact our communities from a black perspective. We are a trusted voice for truth, accuracy, and balance.

Our Team

Cheryl Mainor Norman
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Kai EL´ Zabar
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Dr.Mila Marshall
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