12.4.69 – Remember Fred Hampton

*Art Work: Fred Hampton by Christopher May*   Today marks the 44th anniversary of the death of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton. On December 4th, 1969, Chicago police raided Fred Hampton’s apartment and shot and killed him in his bed. He was just twenty-one years old. Black Panther leader Mark Clark was also killed in Read More …

‘BLACK FOLK DON’T’ WEB SERIES PREMIERE

The third season of “Black Folk Don’t,” the satirical documentary web series challenging common stereotypes of African-Americans, premiered on Monday, December 2. Alternately provocative, irreverent, comical and profound, the series heads to California for its third season, with engaging interviews of celebrities like John Norwood Fisher of the punk band Fishbone, director Ava DuVernay, actress Read More …

Event Re-cap: Chicago Welcomes Designer Stephane St. Jaymes

Michi Marshall and Margaret O’Connor hosted an event to introduce London-trained designer Stephane St. Jaymes, who has recently relocated to Chicago. The event was held at Tocco Restaurant and 100 invited guests from the fashion community attended. Stephane worked for some of the top designers in London starting with Elisabeth Emmanuelle and moving on to Read More …

SAR Production’s Screens Award-Winning Films ‘David Is Dying’ and ‘Sable Fable’ in New York and Chicago

Participating in the African Diaspora International Film Festival, A Celebration of Black World Cinema Series and Dine-In Cinema Health Fest Along with a Special Meet and Greet for Filmmaker Stephen Lloyd Jackson   International production company, SAR Productions returns to the United States to showcase two of their multi-award winning films, “David Is Dying” and Read More …

The Words of Sir Gil Scott-Heron

In celebration of the {National Poetry Month}, let us look back at the life of one of the most successful African American poets, Gil Scott-Heron. The late soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, who happened to be born in April too, became famous for his spoken word poetry entitled The Revolution Will Not Be Read More …

N’DULGE: Chef Julius Russell’s Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

[dropcap]Get ready to salivate![/dropcap]   The menu below is for pickup & delivery service.  In-home, private chef services are available upon request. Call us for a free menu planning consultation – 312-326-1948. COMPLETE THANKSGIVING DINNER FOR 10 | * 450.00 * Choice of oven-ready organic turkey (fried, jerk, herb roasted, maple & bourbon glazed or cajun Read More …

November is Diabetes Month

  Talk to your family about diabetes and healthy vision!  The subject of diabetes seems to be everywhere these days—in the news, on social media, even on talk shows. In fact, 26 million people have diabetes, and this number is increasing, putting more people at risk for health complications. If you or someone in your Read More …

Kartemquin Films: ‘The Trials of Muhammad Ali’ Chicago Screenings!

The Trials of Muhammad Ali covers the explosive crossroads of Ali’s life. When Cassius Clay becomes Muhammad Ali, his conversion to Islam and refusal to serve in the Vietnam War leave him banned from boxing and facing a five-year prison sentence. Ali’s choice of conscience over fame and fortune resonates far beyond the boxing ring, Read More …

N’DIGO Events: The Best Man Holiday Ticket Giveaway!

THIS HOLIDAY SEASON, THE BEST FRIENDS YOU’VE MISSED ARE BACK. AND SOME THINGS NEVER CHANGE. UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENTS MORRIS CHESTNUT, TAYE DIGGS, REGINA HALL, TERRENCE HOWARD, SANAA LATHAN, NIA LONG, HAROLD PERRINEAU, MONICA CALHOUN AND MELISSA DE SOUSA IN THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY. RECONNECT. REUNITE. RELIVE THE FUN ALL OVER AGAIN. IN THEATERS NOVEMBER 15TH. Read More …