Archive for February 2013

A Moment of Silence for Hadiya Pendleton

A Moment of Silence for Hadiya Pendleton
“Please” by Jay Adams featuring J. Ivy was remixed into a Tribute to Hadiya Pendleton. The lyrics of this song really touched me and on this day, that she is being laid to rest, I thought it would be appropriate to share. How many children got to die before we wake up? (Wake up, Wake... Read more »

Epic Fail Tales: Bad Valentine Gifts

Epic Fail Tales: Bad Valentine Gifts
Oh, Valentine’s Day is almost here. A time for monetizing our affections with expensive gifts and nights on the town. It’s a ripe opportunity to commercialize love and debate its gift-giving abilities. It just wouldn’t be Valentine’s if we (read I) didn’t say, “I love you” and then criticize the hell out of my gift/experience.... Read more »

Celebrate Black History Month at the WVON Black Heritage Film Festival

Celebrate Black History Month at the WVON Black Heritage Film Festival
Join WVON 1690AM every Thursday in February to Celebrate Black History Month with the annual Black Heritage Film Festival hosted by the WVON personalities. Each movie will be followed by an insightful discussion at the AMC Lowes Country Club Hills 16 (167th and Pulaski). Beast of The Southern Wild, Thursday February 7th, 7pm Hosted by... Read more »
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Celebrate Black History Month by going to the Theatre

Celebrate Black History Month by going to the Theatre
Chicago has a vibrant theatre scene and there’s truly something for everyone. Celebrate Black History Month by supporting a local theatre performance. And if you have kids, grandkids, nieces/nephews, godkids, etc, now is great time to expose them to the joys of the THE-AT-TRE (said with my pinky in the air and in my drawn... Read more »