John Henry Whitehead – History Our Way 2015

In honor of Black History Month, N’DIGO recently sat down with John Henry Whitehead the creator of the 2015 History Our Way calendar and wanted to share with it’s readers who he is and what inspired him to create such an inspiring piece of informational art. N’DIGO: How was your calendar History Our Way birthed? Read More …

Kevin Costner Finances and Stars in Racial Legal Drama

Black or White, opening January 30, tells the story of Elliot, a grieving grandfather (Kevin Costner) who is thrown a curve when he is left to raise Eloise, his bi-racial granddaughter, after his daughter (the girl’s mother) and his wife die. A serious legal case begins when Eloise’s African-American maternal grandmother Rowena (Octavia Spencer), with Read More …

The All White Party of the Year!! Solange Knowles weds Video Director Alan Ferguson

Beyonce’s little sister Solange Knowles married video director Alan Ferguson in New Orleans and it was fashion show picture perfection. After an entire weekend of pre-wedding festivities, including a group movie night and rehearsal dinner, the couple married on Sunday, Nov. 16th. Around 100 guests, including J. Crew creative director and president Jenna Lyons and Read More …

Robin Williams – A Comedic Flash of Lightning

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California, Marin County Sheriff’s Office said. He was 63. The cause of death was suicide due to asphyxia. Williams, who introduced his frenetic style on late 1970s TV series “Mork & Mindy” and had struggled Read More …

Stuart Scott: Courageously Fighting Cancer

I recently watched a video of ESPN’s anchor Stuart Scott accepting the 2014 Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the ESPY Awards, for his ongoing inspirational on-going fight against cancer. I was moved by his positive attitude, determination and his will to live. The award is named for James “Jimmy V” Valvano, a college basketball coach Read More …

Bobby Womack, Legendary R&B singer-songwriter, dies at 70

With a stellar career of over 50 years, revered R&B singer-songwriter Bobby Womack died Friday June 27, 2014. He was 70 years old. Described as colorful, the influential singer-songwriter, had a gift – an incomparable voice that few could match. In addition to his stirring vocals he also played the guitar. Early Career Born and Read More …

Win A Pair of Tickets to See “Motown the Musical!”

How well do you know your Motown Trivia? Answer ALL the following questions correctly and you may be the lucky person chosen to attend! Please email scosby@ndigo.com with your entry. What is Motown’s top selling album to date? What famous Motown song was featured in the 1998 movie “You’ve Got Mail” starring Tom Hanks and Read More …

Nigeria’s Boko Haram Kidnapping Outrage

While Chicagoans are hoping and praying that the violence here subsides, thousands of miles away Nigerians are tormented with the horrifying kidnapping of young girls that have garnered international headlines. Suspected Boko Haram Islamists have kidnapped more than 208 girls from Nigeria’s embattled northeast. 200 schoolgirls were abducted on April 14th from the town of 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 …