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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 »

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 »
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Back to School Tips from Dr. Ansel T. Johnson…Eye Doctor Extraordinaire

Back to School Tips from Dr. Ansel T. Johnson…Eye Doctor Extraordinaire
Dr. Ansel Johnson has been featured numerous times in Black Enterprise Magazine’s list of top Black Doctors in the United States. Once, he was the only optometrist (eye doctor) in this elite group. Dr. Johnson has practiced for 27 years in the historic Blue Island community and has the 2nd oldest African-American eye care practice... Read more »

Someone You Should Know: Dr. Jerisa Berry

Someone You Should Know: Dr. Jerisa Berry
Dr. Jerisa ER knows all too well how heartbreaking it is to be told pregnancy may not be possible. In order to help women, she launched a web app, Secure Your Fertility. The app is a convenient tool for monitoring reproductive health. As one of the nation’s acclaimed doctors, board-certified in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Jerisa... Read more »

Black Chicago 2017 Summer Events (July-Sept)

Black Chicago 2017 Summer Events (July-Sept)
Summer in Chicago offers an array of festivals, concerts, events, parties, and outings in every neighborhood. Here’s my list for Summer 2017 hot happenings which showcase the diverse array of ethnicity, heritage, and culture of the city. Grab your red cups and get ready some amazing adventures in SummerTimeChi! #FollowTheRedCup July 2017 July 8 –... Read more »
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Black Chicago 2016 Summer Events (June-Sept)

Black Chicago 2016 Summer Events (June-Sept)
Summer in Chicago offers an array of festivals, concerts, events, parties, and outings in every neighborhood. Here’s my list for Summer 2016 hot happenings which showcase the diverse array of ethnicity, heritage, and culture of my city. Grab your red cups and get ready for more amazing adventures in SummerTimeChi! #FollowTheRedCup June 2016 June 15... 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 »

If You Hate Your Job, Read This Now

If You Hate Your Job, Read This Now
I write this next statement in all sincerity. IF you HATE your job, THEN QUIT! Yes, I’m serious. If you hate the place were you spend at least 40 hours a week, which is almost 24% of your week, then you need to quit. Don’t quit today. Don’t walk away from this screen and tell... 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 »