Taste of Chicago Features Local Musicians and Performances on the Goose Island Stage

THE GOOSE ISLAND STAGE AT TASTE OF CHICAGO WILL FEATURE A STELLAR LINEUP OF LOCAL FLAVOR – JUNE 11-15 IN GRANT PARK   The Goose Island Stage at Taste of Chicago will offer five days of free performances by Chicago’s best up-and-coming and established artists, July 11–15, in Grant Park. […]

Mr. Alan’s Southside Grand Opening Is A Stellar Success

The bustling corner of 47th St. and Cottage Grove welcomes a new neighbor to the Bronzeville business community. Mr. Alan’s quietly opened their doors a month ago but hosted an official grand opening this past Friday with ‘bells and whistles.’  Hosted by Quad Communities Development Corporation, the ribbon cutting ceremony […]

Civil Rights Attorney and Social Justice Advocate, Lewis Myers, Jr. Dies at 70

A Fighter for Social and Civil Rights Civil Rights attorney and former NAACP deputy director, Lewis Myers, Jr. died last Thursday night at a Chicago rehab facility after surgery complications according to the Washington Informer. His long and prestigious career in law and civil rights impacted many in the Black […]

Seven Things We Loved About the Chicago House Music Festival

Growing up in Chicago, there is no way around not hearing the melodic sounds of House music. Unlike Blues or Jazz music whose roots stem from the belly of the South with the Mississippi Delta and Louisiana region claiming its iconic figures–Chicago is the birthplace of House music. Since its […]

Photo Highlights: Community Wealth Building Day at Malcolm X College Draws Potential Homeowners

The Dearborn Realtist Board kicked off the Memorial Day weekend with the “Community Wealth Building Day” at Malcolm X College where nearly 300 attendees gathered to gain information on homeownership. The program included representatives from various banking institutions, public grant assistance and realtors on hand to speak with potential homeowners, […]

Thousands Illegally Denied Health Coverage in Illinois

Chicago, IL—Attorneys on behalf of thousands of low-income people filed a motion in court on Wednesday to enforce federal law and the State of Illinois’ agreement to process Medicaid applications in a timely fashion. The attorneys charge that the State is violating both federal law and an Illinois court order by significantly delaying […]

Midwest Posse Gather for Records and Radio Reunion at Norm’s Bistro

If you’ve worked within the record, retail and radio industry before circa 1998 then most likely you were invited to the annual Midwest Posse Radio and Records Reunion Luncheon which takes place every second Friday in May. The organizers, record promotions veteran, John Hall, Jr. and his wife, Lynda Hall […]

Jackie Taylor’s 5th Annual Soul Of A Powerful Woman Fundraiser Performance

Co-Chairs Amy Rule and Sandra Abevaya invite you to Jackie Taylor’s THE 5th ANNUAL SOUL OF A POWERFUL WOMAN is a fundraising performance for the theater started by Ms. Taylor in 2013 because she understands and believes in the Power of Women. She asked a few other powerful women to help […]

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