Monthly Archives: "January 2014"

Cigna-HealthSpring Appoints Kwame Foucher, ...

Jan 31, 2014No Comments

Cigna-HealthSpring, a Cigna company (NYSE:CI) and leading Medicare and Medicaid plan provider, announced the appointment of Kwame Foucher, M.D., M.B.A. as senior medical director at

12 Years a Slave Director Steve McQueen Hec...

Jan 31, 2014No Comments

Say What! 12 Years A Slave director Steve McQueen reportedly had his big moment at the New York Film Critics Circle awards ruined by a

Nathan East Releases Debut Solo Album On Ya...

Jan 30, 2014No Comments

Chances are, you’ve spent your whole life listening to Nathan East.  You just never knew it. Until now. A founding member of the chart-topping contemporary

Chicago State is the Right Place for The P...

Jan 30, 2014No Comments

The Presidential Library is definitely coming to Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants a unified effort instead of scattered sources going after it and we miss

Grammy’s Hall of Fame: 2014 Inductees

Jan 28, 2014No Comments

Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating great recordings, The Recording Academy announced 27 new additions to its legendary GRAMMY Hall of Fame. The list

Two Giants Speak

Jan 28, 2014No Comments

[quote]“Never again shall it be that this beautiful land will experience the oppression of one by another and suffer the indignity of being the skunk

2014 Too Hot to Handel Poetry Contest Winne...

Jan 28, 2014No Comments

N’DIGO is proud to announce the winners from local school children as they write about what the King legacy means. – Hermene Hartman, Publisher Winning

Soul Rebel: Frankie Parker Marks her Debut ...

Jan 24, 2014No Comments

  The goal was a simple one: put journal entries to music. The part where music saves a soul or reveals to a group that

Soul Rebel: Frankie Parker Marks her Debut ...

Jan 24, 2014No Comments

  The goal was a simple one: put journal entries to music. The part where music saves a soul or reveals to a group that

Chicago Artist Frankie Parker Album Release

Jan 22, 2014No Comments

  Raw. Real. Unadulterated. Chicagoan Frankie Parker delivers it all in the release of her anticipated debut album, “Breezy.” Fans of the soulful vocalist  and 

Sounds & Grace: Lee England Jr.

Jan 20, 2014No Comments

Sometimes you come across talent so great that it puts you in a trance. A state of  “maaannnn, I wish I could do that!” But

Sounds & Grace: Lee England Jr.

Jan 20, 2014No Comments

Sometimes you come across talent so great that it puts you in a trance. A state of  “maaannnn, I wish I could do that!” But

The King Voice

Jan 16, 2014No Comments

 *Featured image courtesy of popularresistance.org.   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born some 85 years ago on January 15th. He lived a brief purposeful

Happy Birthday Dr. King ! | King Holid...

Jan 15, 2014No Comments

  PUSH Excel 24th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast January 20, 2014 8:00 a.m. Hyatt Regency Chicago Grand Ballroom 151 East

Free performance to celebrate Martin Luther...

Jan 14, 2014No Comments

Writers Theatre presents The MLK Project: The Fight for Civil Rights By Yolanda Androzzo Directed by Jimmy McDermott   Writers Theatre opens its 8th annual

Will Packer: Hollywood Super Producer Climb...

Jan 08, 2014No Comments

You don’t know him, but you know him.  You know his movies – Think Like A Man, Stomp The Yard, Takers, Obsessed, This Christmas, The

The Stars Speak To You: 2014 Yearly Forecas...

Jan 08, 2014No Comments

By Penny Thornton  (www.astrolutely.com)   Capricorn  (December 22 – January 19) The first six months of 2014 have what it takes to turn your life

DuSable Museum presents Fifty Years Forward...

Jan 07, 2014No Comments

The DuSable Museum of African American History is honored to present a new exhibit entitled, Fifty Years Forward: Birmingham to Atlanta to Selma. Reception Friday,

SIGNIFICANT HAPPENINGS OF 2013

Jan 03, 2014No Comments

2013 was quite a year. We saw a lot of things happening.  Here’s what we saw as the most significant. Roseland Hospital threatened closure. Rev.

THE LEGACY PROJECT AND THE HORIZON SCIENCE ...

Jan 03, 2014No Comments

Chicago has been called the most segregated city in the nation.  I would hope that image diminishes as new neighborhoods like Hyde Park and the