The C.H.A.M.P. Community Project Tees–Off with Celebrities: To Support Empowerment and Educational Programs for At-Risk Teens

                      The C.H.A.M.P. Community Project will host its First Celebrity Pro Am Golf Outing on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at Old Orchard Country Club in Mt. Prospect, IL. The proceeds from the event will support the mental and emotional education programs, namely The C.H.A.M.P. Within Read More …

Brown vs. Board of Education Turns 60

  ‘Tis a pity that Linda Brown isn’t as celebrated as Rosa Parks in the annals of the Civil Rights Movement because the little Topeka, Kansas third grader at the center of public school integration is as much a symbolic heroine as the Montgomery, Alabama seamstress who refused to move to the back of the Read More …

GODZILLA: Advanced Movie Screening! Win Passes

Warner Brothers invites you to an advance screening of the film GODZILLA in theaters Friday, May 16th. Enter for a chance to win passes to the screening by going to GoFoBo.com/RSVP and entering the code “ NDGOLYG0”. GODZILLA Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 AMC Showplace Cicero 7:30PM Synopsis An epic rebirth to Toho’s iconic Godzilla, this Read More …

Allison Semmes – Promising Chicago Talent Takes the Lead in “Motown The Musical”

It has been three – four years since Hyde Park native actress/singer, Allison Semmes, has been back home in Chicago. Now she’s having a great homecoming celebration, returning in a way that’s mind blowing to her. She’s starring as legendary singer Diana Ross in the national tour of “Motown The Musical” at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre. Read More …

SCANDAL: Los Angeles Clippers Donald Sterling Banned for Life from NBA and Fined for $2.5 Million Reported by ABC NEWS

“You can sleep with them. You can bring them in, you can do whatever you want. The little I ask you is not to promote it on that … and not to bring them to my games.” This past weekend the NBA was shocked when an audio tape of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling Read More …

Black Ensemble Theater: One Hit Wonders Now Showing

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the world premiere musical One Hit Wonders by Black Ensemble Theater Associate Director Rueben D. Echoles in collaboration with Dawn Bless, directed by Black Ensemble Associate Director Daryl D. Brooks. One Hit Wonders will be presented at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Read More …

Chi Anti Vi: Youth-Driven Initiative Acts on Solutions to Decrease Violence

“From Apathy To Action” is their tagline. Their movement is to approach community ills and violence with active solutions. The slice of hope buried in their pupils barely seep through the thick of fear and worry. And their hearts, their hearts fight to be positive and move beyond the violence and sorrow that plagues their Read More …

You’re Invited! “Neighbors” Advanced Screening starring Zac Efron

You’re invited to an advance screening of Universal’s new film, Neighbors starring Zac Efron and Seth Rogen. Enter for a chance to win passes to the screening by sending an email with the subject “NEIGHBORS” to ABlack@ndigo.com. Neighbors Wednesday, May 6th, 2014 Kerasotes Showplace ICON Theater 7:00PM Synopsis: Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne Read More …