Monthly Archives: "September 2013"

Weekend Gang Summit – Operation Faile...

Sep 30, 2013No Comments

    The Gang summit held this weekend (Saturday September 28)  at Reverend James  Meeks House of Hope church was a failure.  The right people

An Alien Abduction – Lindsay Lohan an...

Sep 27, 2013No Comments

    Lindsay Lohan For the last few years we’ve watched troubled actress Lindsay Lohan battle with drugs, alcohol and rehab. It seemed like for

Kerry Washington: Red Hot and Scandalous in...

Sep 27, 2013No Comments

  Actress Kerry Washington’s career has been a slow and steady climb. Born on January 31, 1977 in New York City, NY and raised by

The Curtis Mayfield Story – A Lasting Imp...

Sep 23, 2013No Comments

  It was a Friday evening right before one of the final preview rehearsals, I sat with Jackie Taylor and Reggie Torian in her office

Pullman Porter Blues: History, Storytelling...

Sep 19, 2013No Comments

Music has a way of defining a feeling and unifying cultures and communities.  People connect to synergies that reflect their triumphs and struggles – that’s

Stony Island Renaming to Brazier Avenue is ...

Sep 16, 2013No Comments

The main street, Stony Island, will  soon be renamed Bishop Arthur Brazier Avenue.  It is not without controversy.  Change is hard, even a street naming.

AfriCOBRA Chicago Closing Reception | ...

Sep 13, 2013No Comments

In honor of the artists of AfriCOBRA, and to commemorate the closing of the joint exhibition, AFRICOBRA in Chicago, The South Side Community Arts Center,

The Nina Simone Biopic Casting Controversy

Sep 06, 2013No Comments

Finally the Nina Simone story will be brought to the big screen. Filmmaker Cynthia Mort’s film Nina will open to anticipation and controversy that started

Reflections on 50 Years of Struggle

Sep 04, 2013No Comments

By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. **This is the partial prepared text of Jesse Jackson’s remarks at the March on Washington commemoration. Lincoln Memorial, Washington,

FREE! Fiction Writing Class | Sept. 14

Sep 04, 2013No Comments

The Gwendolyn Brooks Center for Black Literature and Creative Writing at Chicago State University is hosting a Fiction Writing Master’s Class on Saturday, September 14,

Arsenio Hall – Back to Late Night

Sep 03, 2013No Comments

Arsenio Hall is making a comeback! The once Prince of Late Night television and his Dog Pound are getting back in the late-night talk show

Chef Julius Russell Pop-Up Restaurant |...

Sep 03, 2013No Comments

O-M-G! When I tell you that Chef Julius Russell and his staff serve you the finest in foods and wine, I mean just that. Saturday,