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CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson is the ultimate "Good Cop" and "Nice Guy"

CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson is the ultimate "Good Cop" and "Nice Guy"
As we bid a long, overdue adieu to Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson, it dawned on me which stereotypes EJ exemplifies. EJ is the ultimate “Good Cop” and annoying “Nice Guy”. You know the “Good Cop” who’s there to “Protect” you from his partner AKA the “Bad Cop” and “Help” you make the best of... 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 »

Celebrating SIB's Breakfast Club's 2019 African American Business Leaders, Innovators and Game Changers

Celebrating SIB's Breakfast Club's 2019 African American Business Leaders, Innovators and Game Changers
Celebrating African American Business Leaders, Innovators and Game Changers with Sibyl Holloway of SIB’S Breakfast Club SIB’S Breakfast Club was founded in 2008 by Sibyl Holloway to encourage support of African American business and enterprise through both social and nonsocial networking. The breakfast club started informally as a way for Sibyl to connect with friends and... Read more »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »