“I HAVE A DREAM” : How far have we come?

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The March on Washington where  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his keynote address  was August 28, 1963.  This historic march is where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his signature speech,  “I Have a Dream.”   He spoke directly to … Read more…

“Captain Bill” Could Mean Safe Harbor for Bronzeville

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  (Photo Credit: Dawn Kish) By Carole A. Parks The 50-knot winds and waves 30-feet high besieged Captain William “Bill” Pinkney’s 47-foot cutter for 48 hours, knocking it over twice and disabling most of his instruments.  If he survived, thousands … Read more…

Magic Johnson Bridgescape Academy Offers Second Chance Education

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Chicago has had its share of educational drama. From the closing of 50 schools this year, educational budget cuts, an extended school day followed by the Teacher’s Union Strike, there’s no question as to why there’s a lot of frustration … Read more…

Fashion Social w/ The Monroe Sisters

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Five years ago as a materialistic, label wh-re who frequented the beauty salon weekly, I would have scoffed at the thought of me rocking a puffy head of kinks and thrifted hand-me-downs proudly. I cannot solely base this evolution on … Read more…