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Discussion On Role Elders Played In Civil R...

Nov 09, 2014No Comments

                                                 

Discussion On Role Elders Played In Civil R...

Nov 09, 2014No Comments

                                                 

Keep on Keepin' On

Oct 23, 2014No Comments

“Keep on Keepin’ On” is a beautiful film about the love of friendship. It is a poetic film about mentoring, loving life and honoring musical

black-ish

Oct 14, 2014No Comments

*Publisher’s note: We were at the office having a discussion on the new sitcom, black-ish and I realized we were of different generations and had

Black Ensemble Theater: One Hit Wonders Now...

May 02, 2014No Comments

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

Review: “Russian Transport”, the battle...

Feb 24, 2014No Comments

By Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff | JAPWoodruff@gmail.com Family life continuously throws us obstacles that are usually dealt with by available resources, finances and familial support. However,

B-Real: A Look Inside Urban Movements

Feb 03, 2014No Comments

Expanding and elaborating on its presentation of hip-hop artists in February 2014, The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, partnering with the college’s School of

Free performance to celebrate Martin Luther...

Jan 14, 2014No Comments

Writers Theatre presents The MLK Project: The Fight for Civil Rights By Yolanda Androzzo Directed by Jimmy McDermott   Writers Theatre opens its 8th annual

The Words of Sir Gil Scott-Heron

Nov 20, 2013No Comments

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.

Jay-Z on Barneys Controversy: "I Move ...

Oct 27, 2013No Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z — under increasing pressure to back out of a collaboration with the luxury store Barneys New York after it was

Jay-Z on Barneys Controversy: "I Move ...

Oct 27, 2013No Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z — under increasing pressure to back out of a collaboration with the luxury store Barneys New York after it was

Arts Incubator: Off the Record Pt. 2: booke...

Oct 24, 2013No Comments

Performers: avery r. young, Leroy Bach, and Coolout Chris Off the Record Pt. 2 is the second installment of performances celebrating the release of music/sound

45 African American Artists create 'Ma...

Aug 29, 2013No Comments

Powerful. The South Side Community Art Center (SSCAC) will host the Maleness to Manhood:  Reclamation of the Young Black Man exhibit beginning September 6th.  The

Bravo TV's Chef Roblé x SKYY Vodka Ho...

Aug 22, 2013No Comments

Chef Roblé: “ I’m More Than Just A Chef, I’m An Entertainer” There’s no question as to what draws people to Bravo TV’s Chef Roblé

Bravo TV's Chef Roblé x SKYY Vodka Ho...

Aug 22, 2013No Comments

Chef Roblé: “ I’m More Than Just A Chef, I’m An Entertainer” There’s no question as to what draws people to Bravo TV’s Chef Roblé

Artists on the Rise and Move, Literally!

Jul 10, 2013No Comments

Known as one of the most popular art meccas in the country, Chicago has long been the home to a thriving and growing arts and

Taste of Chicago 2013 Features Cooking Demo...

Jul 10, 2013No Comments

July 11th is THE day to go to the Taste of Chicago! Chef Julius will be leading a cooking demo at the Dominick’s Cooking Corner

Get Cultured: AFRICOBRA

Jul 10, 2013No Comments

The South Side Community Art Center, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, and The DuSable Museum of African American History present a

Don't Kill My Chance… I Want To ...

May 23, 2013No Comments

   Words By Ashley ‘Snow’ Harris                     There are thousands of children this age who will

Meet Tamberla Perry, Meet "Vera Stark&...

Apr 26, 20132 Comments

Maid In Chicago:  Lottery Lady Lands “Vera Stark” Role At The Goodman By DeShong Perry-Smitherman Chicago’s own Tamberla Perry stars in the title role in

Meet Tamberla Perry, Meet "Vera Stark&...

Apr 26, 20132 Comments

Maid In Chicago:  Lottery Lady Lands “Vera Stark” Role At The Goodman By DeShong Perry-Smitherman Chicago’s own Tamberla Perry stars in the title role in

Antique African Art At The International Fa...

Apr 26, 2013No Comments

By Nicole Rhoden The upcoming 16th Annual International Art & Antiques Fair at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart from April 26-29 features exhibitors from around the world,

It’s STILL Better In The Bahamas!

Mar 28, 2013No Comments

By Farrah Turenne As the Bahamas approaches the 40th anniversary of its independence, a massive campaign is underway to celebrate the historic event and make