Another Look At America’s Obsession With Beauty

Filmmaker extraordinaire and former N’DIGO writer Darryl Roberts is back with the third installment of his popular documentary series America The Beautiful. The new film, America The Beautiful 3: The Sexualization Of Our Youth, opened November 21 and is already a big hit. We caught up with Darryl recently to catch up. N’DIGO: It’s amazing Read More …

Let Mavis “Take You There!”

                                                          The performance list for this incredible evening of entertainment just keeps growing, so much so that it’s got to be an all-night thang next Wednesday, November Read More …

Discussion On Role Elders Played In Civil Rights Movement & DuSable Museum Activities

                                                              Three heavyweight organizations – the Chicago Public Library, the Chicago Metro History Fair, and the Vivian G. Harsh Society – are coming together to Read More …

Advancing Diversity in Classical Music

The Sphinx Virtuosi, one of the nation’s most dynamic chamber orchestras – it annually sells out Carnegie Hall – comes to the Harris Theater on Wednesday, October 22 at 5:30 p.m. This wonderful Detroit, Michigan-based group, founded by MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Aaron Dworkin and whose special artistic director is the esteemed Yo-Yo Ma, is Read More …

Byron Allen – The $300 Million Dollar Man

By Paula Wilson If you were to ask 10 strangers to name the most powerful African Americans working in Hollywood today, you’d probably hear names like: Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Will Smith and Denzel Washington.  The name you would probably not hear is “Byron Allen“. This is pretty insane when you consider that Byron Allen happens to Read More …

Fresh Local Produce At Seaway Bank’s Farmers Market Through September 24

Bank Announces Double Value Coupon Program For the past decade, Seaway Bank’s farmers market has been making fresh produce and healthy alternatives more accessible to residents of Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood, an area underserved by supermarkets and proliferated with fast food outlets. Through a grant from LINK Up Illinois, a program of Experimental Station, LINK Card Read More …

Johnnie Lee Savory: 30 Seconds To Lose Your Life, 30 Years To Get It Back

              Johnnie Lee Savory believes in justice for all, but he’s more focused on recognizing injustice all over the world for people like himself who have been wrongly convicted of crimes and have lost their years, their innocence and their human rights because of it. Savory was convicted of Read More …