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HOWARD MORGAN IS GOING HOME!

HOWARD MORGAN IS GOING HOME!
Former Governor Pat Quinn commuted the sentence of Howard Morgan which means Quinn changed the sentence length to Time Served. Thank you Governor Quinn for reaching out and helping the wrongfully convicted. Thank you everyone who worked so hard to bring justice to Mr. Morgan and his family. There is more work to do. Next we... Read more »

An Open Letter to Governor Pat Quinn #FreeHowardMorgan

An Open Letter to Governor Pat Quinn #FreeHowardMorgan
Dear Governor Quinn, As you prepare to leave office today, I sincerely thank you for your service and dedication to represent all the people. African-Americans in the state of Illinois greatly benefited from your legislation and the access to government you provided. Your message of “Everyone In and No One Left Out” perfectly summarizes your... Read more »

Before you go to the polls, decide which Judges to retain

Before you go to the polls, decide which Judges to retain
This year, for the first time ever, I actually did research on the Judges and figured out which ones I don’t want to retain. I usually just randomly pick a few and give no second thought. But listening to WVON 1690AM, I heard a great conversation about how the Judges have the most immediate impact... Read more »
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Scandalous Thursday and Weekend Events

Scandalous Thursday and Weekend Events
Summer 2014 is over and I’m happily settling into fall. Truth be told, FALL is my favorite season and this week’s weather has been perfect. The high 60′s / low 70′s should hold through the weekend so make sure you get outside and check out these SCANDALOUS upcoming events. Thursday, September 25th: SCANDAL IS BACK…GLADIATORS... Read more »

Chicago...Get On Up This Weekend

The author who brought you Single Girl Summer is now taking you on… CHICAGO EVENTS FOR THIS WEEKEND   It looks like Summertime Chi is quickly coming to an end…Bud Billiken is right around the corner! But as they say, it ain’t over until the fat lady sings…or rather the King of Soul screams. Make sure... Read more »

"On the Run" All Summer Long

"On the Run" All Summer Long
CHICAGO EVENTS FOR THIS WEEKEND   They’re heeerrreeee… King Jay and Queen Bey are taking over the Chi tonight. Let’s roll out the red carpet and matching red cups! But first, check out the “movie trailer” for Run starring our favorite power couple and cameos from some of the biggest names in Hollywood. After the... Read more »
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Black Chicago Weekend Events July 18-20, 2014

Black Chicago Weekend Events July 18-20, 2014
Summer in Chicago offers an array of festivals, concerts, events, parties, and outings in every neighborhood. I’ve compiled a list of great events for you to check out this weekend. Grab your red cups and get ready for an adventure in #SummerTimeChi! Friday, July 18: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Iota Delta Lambda Chapter Annual Old... Read more »

Cinco Derby De Mayweather - The Trifecta

Cinco Derby De Mayweather - The Trifecta
For the past two years, the first Saturday in May has been one of my favorite Red Cup Adventure days. I call it the trifecta (pun intended) because the Cinco De Mayo Saturday celebration, the Kentucky Derby, and Floyd Mayweather fight all converge on the same day. And it’s happening again this year…in fact, it’s... Read more »

The Trayvon Martin Verdict is a Wake-up Call

The Trayvon Martin Verdict is a Wake-up Call
George Zimmerman has been acquitted and I’ve been on Facebook all night airing my thoughts and discussing with others. As an African-American woman and an eternal optimist, I’m so disappointed by this miscarriage of justice. This verdict is definitely a wake-up call for America. And as a devoted defender of those who cannot defend themselves as... Read more »
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Two Words: Open Bar

Two Words: Open Bar
There are two words in the English language that are guaranteed to bring a huge smile to my face: OPEN BAR. When I hear that rallying call, my mind instantly swirls with all the possibilities! A much younger me dreamed about being a kid in a candy store. Mid-thirty me dreams of free appetizers, beer,... Read more »