Black Chicago Summer Events (July 2018)

Black Chicago Summer Events (July 2018)
Summer in Chicago offers an array of festivals, concerts, events, parties, and outings in every neighborhood. I created the Red Cup Adventures (RCA) blog as my platform to highlight and discuss the Sounds and Sights of Black Chicago. My RCA blog covers everything from Chicago politics, my random thoughts, to hot events. This is my... Read more »

Black Chicago Summer Events (June 2018)

Black Chicago Summer Events (June 2018)
Summer in Chicago offers an array of festivals, concerts, events, parties, and outings in every neighborhood. I created the Red Cup Adventures (RCA) blog as my platform to highlight and discuss the Sounds and Sights of Black Chicago. My RCA blog covers everything from Chicago politics, my random thoughts, to hot events. This is my... Read more »

Aaron Ireland wants to know “What are your kids doing this summer?”

Aaron Ireland wants to know “What are your kids doing this summer?”
Aaron Ireland was born on the south side, graduated from the Chicago Public School system (Poe Classical Elementary and Whitney Young High School), received a Masters from the University of Chicago in the Art of Teaching and has spent 15 years in the education industry. He is an educator with a desire to heighten the... Read more »
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Black Chicago Summer Events (May 2018)

Black Chicago Summer Events (May 2018)
Summer in Chicago offers an array of festivals, concerts, events, parties, and outings in every neighborhood. I created the Red Cup Adventures (RCA) blog as my platform to highlight and discuss the Sounds and Sights of Black Chicago. My RCA blog covers everything from Chicago politics, my random thoughts, to hot events. This is my... Read more »

Someone You Should Know for Black History Month: Sibyl Holloway

Someone You Should Know for Black History Month: Sibyl Holloway
I officially met Sibyl Holloway in 2014 when we were both honored as Chicago Defender Women of Excellence. I had heard her name several times before in my Chicago Black entrepreneur circle but it wasn’t until that wonderful event that we hugged, “officially” met and promised to support each other in the future. Soon after... Read more »

A night of Black Excellence Featuring Sphinx Virtuosi...TONIGHT

A night of Black Excellence Featuring Sphinx Virtuosi...TONIGHT
  Join us for Sphinx Virtuosi: A Classic Night of Black Excellence. On October 24, 2017, we will present the internationally renowned, award winning Sphinx Virtuosi. The Sphinx Organization is the Detroit-based national organization dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts. The doors will open at 6pm and show time... Read more »
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TODAY...MEET DR. JERISA

TODAY...MEET DR. JERISA
In July, I featured Dr. Jerisa as SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW and the response was incredible. Well, you can meet her live TODAY!!! Where do you STAND on your BIOLOGICAL CLOCK? Find our during THE SECURE YOUR FERTILITY Private Meet & Greet in Chicago Today, October 24 6-7pm Please RSVP for location KeymanClub2017@gmail.com 773.706.9039  ... Read more »

Bronzeville Summer Nights, 43rd Street Grand Finale on Friday, 9/15

Bronzeville Summer Nights, 43rd Street Grand Finale on Friday, 9/15
The Quad Communities Development Corporation closes out it’s 5th season of Bronzeville Summer Nights this Friday with the 43rd Street Takeover and Grand Finale! If you have been yet this summer, then you need to be there. This Friday evening, September 15th from 6-9pm on 43rd Street between King Drive and Cottage Grove, the entire community... Read more »

Pillar Insurance School Supply Drive for Teachers

Pillar Insurance School Supply Drive for Teachers
A couple of weeks, I was saddened and upset by an interview on NPR radio with a teacher in Oklahoma who decided to panhandle on the side of the road. She was not just raising money for the school supplies she needs to make sure she and her students start the new year on the... Read more »
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African Festival of the Arts #Respect Gala 2017 featuring Regina Belle

African Festival of the Arts #Respect Gala 2017 featuring Regina Belle
Not only does Chicago have a large African-American population, the windy city is also home to a vast African population, which is as robust and diverse as the many countries and tribes in the motherland. We know the story of the American Great Migration where droves of African-Americans left the south for the promise of... Read more »