Posts tagged "WVON"

Black Chicago 2014 Summer Events

The Summer Solstice is just around the corner and that’s when Chicago comes alive. Summer in Chicago offers an array of festivals, concerts, events, parties, and outings in every neighborhood. So here’s my list for hot happenings that showcase the diverse array of ethnicity, heritage, and culture of my city. Grab your red cups and... Read more »

WVON To Host Forum on Violence in Chicago

WVON To Host Forum on Violence in Chicago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2013 Contact:   Daveda Flute (773) 824-1177 (773) 247-6200 ext. 420                                                              WVON TO HOST FORUM ON VIOLENCE PLAGUING CHICAGO —-[Chicago, Illinois] WVON 1690AM, Chicago’s only Urban Talk station, is hosting a forum designed to examine solutions to the ongoing violence that is plaguing the city of Chicago.  This informative discussion will... 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 »

Am I the only one excited for the inauguration?

Am I the only one excited for the inauguration?
Okay, I’m exaggerating. I know I’m not the only one excited for the President’s second inauguration, but I’m getting tired of people saying that attendance for this event will be significantly less than in 2009. I’m in my mid-30’s and seven years ago I thought I’d never see a black President in my lifetime. For... Read more »

After the Reelection of Barack Obama…What?

After the Reelection of Barack Obama…What?
On November 6th, 2012, the country reelected Barack Obama as president. As an African-American Democratic Chicagoan, I was ecstatic. I partied so hard Tuesday night that I had to drag myself to work Wednesday morning. After work, I really wanted to go home and sleep, but my favorite American poet, writer, activist, and educator, Nikki... Read more »
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It’s June 1st - Let's review 2012

It’s June 1st - Let's review 2012
Wow, I can’t believe it’s June 1st. The year is flying by and what a year it’s been so far. Last year, as 2011 wrapped up, I decided that 2012 would be a year of great achievement and accomplishment for me and that each month I’d select a theme to memorialize my experiences. Since I... Read more »