Real Men Cook’s Father Day Celebration Continues a Great Tradition in the Community

Real Men Cook’s Father’s Day Celebration will continue its long tradition of serving healthy foods and promoting nutrition when it holds its annual event on Father’s Day:  Sunday, June 17 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.  The signature celebration will be held at Hales Franciscan High School, 4930 S. Cottage. […]

Mr. Alan’s to Host Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Southside Store

South Side Chicago’s historic Bronzeville neighborhood will officially become home to a new retail store this weekend. The Black Metropolis will celebrate Mr. Alan’s arrival with a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 3pm to 7pm at 4700 South Cottage Grove. The Ribbon Cutting […]

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 […]

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, […]

According to Carmen: A healthy twist on Arroz Con Pollo

I looooooove rice but it is not loving me back. I am finding myself older and my metabolism slower. Having said that I may be on a diet but my family is not. I have a growing boy and girl still at home that needs all the food groups. Including […]

Controversial Painting Opens Up Deep Wounds of Slavery at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart

Controversial Painting Opens Up Deep Wounds of Slavery at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart By: Mary L. Datcher Every morning 32-year-old Timothy Kincaide commutes to downtown Chicago like thousands of individuals making that trek to work, hustling to build a better life. For the past nine months, he’s enjoyed his job working […]

Black Stars Grace the Red Carpet at this Year’s Met Gala

Every first Monday in May, the Met Gala is the most anticipated event in fashion. Inviting a diverse mix of designers, socialites, business tycoons, film, and music stars to strut the red carpet showcasing their designer of choice. This year’s show put the highlight on fashionable works of medieval art […]

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