Category: Black Lives Matter

Someone You Should Know: Dwayne Hirsch #FollowTheRedCup #20Slash19 #HydeParkHappyHour

Someone You Should Know: Dwayne Hirsch #FollowTheRedCup #20Slash19 #HydeParkHappyHour
MEET DWAYNE HIRSCH Agent. Entrepreneur. Small Business Advocate. Dwayne Hirsch is a Licensed Real Estate Agent-Owner of Hirsch Network Real Estate-Powered by EXP Realty in Chicago, Illinois and a well-known networking professional and small business advocate. Since 2009, Dwayne has hosted more than 150 events, entertaining, informing and connecting thousands of local entrepreneurs and aspiring... Read more »

PearlFest 2019 with a Sib's Breakfast Club VIP experience on Sat, 8/24/19 #FollowTheRedCup #20Slash19

PearlFest 2019 with a Sib's Breakfast Club VIP experience on Sat, 8/24/19 #FollowTheRedCup #20Slash19
In celebration of Little Black Pearl’s 25th Anniversary of serving, enriching, and nurturing Chicago’s South Side with an amazing Art & Design Academy and in a continuing partnership with the Chicago Park District’s “Night Out In The Parks” series which provides world-class cultural programming throughout the City of Chicago, get your RED CUPS ready for PearlFest 2019... Read more »

Someone You Should Know: Bertony Faustin, Oregon Change & Wine Maker #FollowTheRedCup #20Slash19 #Cricklife

Someone You Should Know: Bertony Faustin, Oregon Change & Wine Maker #FollowTheRedCup #20Slash19 #Cricklife
“It’s great that I’m the first but what’s most important is that I’m not the last.” – Bertony Faustin In 2008, Bertony Faustin became the 1st recorded Black winemaker in Oregon. The journey that lead him to this incredible accomplishment was not typical…nor could it have been. In an industry of legacy and privilege, Bertony... Read more »
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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 »

Spike Lee's Chi-Raq opens TODAY

Spike Lee's Chi-Raq opens TODAY
UPDATE: My review of Chi-Raq is I loved it. The artistry, Black love, Black history, Chicago history, Greek history, storytelling, political strategy, and so many powerful messages. It was a multi-layered masterpiece. Spike Lee is a genius. But I can understand why some people won’t appreciate the vision and/or execution. Chi-Raq The Movie was incredible. I loved seeing... Read more »

TONIGHT I’m Going to Watch “The Wiz” and Win

TONIGHT I’m Going to Watch “The Wiz” and Win
It’s hard being Black in America. The constant bombardment of racism and ignorance is depressing and exhausting. These last few months have been particularly trying, but tonight…tonight I have a wonderful reason to celebrate my Blackness. Back in the 80’s, the groundbreaking and hilarious Cosby Show almost single-handedly revived the sitcom genre and propelled NBC... Read more »
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Bree Newsome's Inspiring Lesson in Civil Disobedience

Bree Newsome's Inspiring Lesson in Civil Disobedience
Wikipedia defines Civil Disobedience as the active, professed refusal to obey certain laws, demands, or commands of a government, or of an occupying international power. Civil disobedience is sometimes, though not always, defined as being nonviolent resistance. Bree Newsome is giving the world an inspiring lesson on the power of Civil Disobedience. Click the links below to find out more about... Read more »