Archive for August 2015

Chicago Magazine's Best of Chicago

Chicago magazine hosted the annual Best of Chicago event recently at City Winery. This year’s event celebrated the city’s cultural and culinary stars, including the best newcomers in Chicago’s dining and bar scene. Best of Chicago showcases the people, places, and things that rank at the top with Chicago magazine readers and editors, as featured in the November 2014 and February, May, and August 2015 issues. All of the top voted services in... Read more »

The Transgender Child

The Transgender Child
By Kym B. Disclaimer: I am totally supportive of pro-lifestyle. However, I recently caught a reality show that featured a transgender youth.  Although this youth is a teenager now, the transformation began as a young child.  This is where my issue begins.  A transgender child is one whose gender identity differs from the social expectations... Read more »

Dinner with David Alan Grier of NBC's The Carmichael Show

Dinner with David Alan Grier of NBC's The Carmichael Show
By Courtney Waldon In Living Color. A Soldier’s Story. Porgy & Bess. A food blog? What do these things have in common? Answer: Actor, comedian and just all around nice guy, David Alan Grier! I had the pleasure of attending an intimate dinner with DAG (as he is also called) along with other well known... Read more »
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Kelly Clarkson on pushing through to Forgiveness

  by Dawj Sangster- Forgiveness can be hard because it is painful when one reflects on pain and suffering caused at the hands of others. Pain is pain whether it be emotional or physical. The scars left long after the initial pain linger and the victim is faced with often reliving the pain each time... Read more »

Domestic Violence and Selective Outrage

Domestic Violence and Selective Outrage
By Sylvia D.  Snowden He picked her up by her hair and “began slamming her head and the right side of her body repeatedly against a brick wall near the stairway” as his bodyguard held off the crowd with a gun. After Dre tried to throw her down the stairs and failed, he began kicking... Read more »

To The Men I've Dated: I Am Celibate Because of You

To The Men I've Dated: I Am Celibate Because of You
By Angela T. Jones When I made a decision to become celibate, it wasn’t in an effort to diminish myself or hinder myself in any way. I made the decision, initially, because I was tired of being fed up in my relationships with men. Too often throughout my dating experiences, men only were interested in... Read more »
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He Claimed to be a Christian but...

He Claimed to be a Christian but...
By Sylvia D. Snowden Is it possible for a girl to grow into a woman without making a mistake in love? Nope. And, let me tell you, I’m no exception. When it comes to love and relationships, I’ve had more than my fair share of regrettable moments. If you were to ask me exactly how... Read more »

Meet Diana Lee Inosanto: Hollywood Producer, Actress, Stuntwoman

Meet Diana Lee Inosanto: Hollywood Producer, Actress, Stuntwoman
by Mary Munez for Six Brown Chicks The historic Logan Theater will host a screening of “The Sensei” featuring DIANA LEE INOSANTO, niece of the legendary martial arts master Bruce Lee. This film will kick off the theatre’s martial arts film series on Saturday, August 8 and will include a reception and Q&A with Diana... Read more »

CHICAGO- Get Your FREE Meryl Streep Movie Screening Passes

CHICAGO- Get Your FREE Meryl Streep Movie Screening Passes
WHAT: Ricki and the Band Movie Screening WHEN: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 GET YOUR PASSES NOW!!! First come, First serve. We hope to see you there.   MOVIE SYNOPSIS: RICKI AND THE FLASH Release Date: August 7, 2015 Directed by: Jonathan Demme Written by: Diablo Cody Produced by: Marc Platt, Diablo Cody, Mason Novick, Gary... Read more »
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