Posts tagged "chicago"

An Open Letter to My Black Son

An Open Letter to My Black Son
by A Comeaux An Open Letter to #mySun At 8-years-old you still believe in superheroes and friendly neighbors. You see the world with love in your eyes and no color-lines in sight. I love that about you. I’m sorry it’s not awesome in today’s world. I’m sorry that you will be judged by your skin... Read more »

Beverly Johnson's 5 Real Life Networking Tips

Images by Jasmine Browley
By Jasmine Browley “You have to know what you want–touch it–speak to it and before you know it, you have it.” On Tuesday, my life was changed. Or at least I think it was. Cameka Smith, founder of The Boss Network, an online membership group for professional women, held its 5th year celebration. The  event... Read more »

A Brown Chick Gets a White Boo from New York!

A Brown Chick Gets a White Boo from New York!
By A Comeaux Some may call me a Chicago native. Others feel I’m a constant visitor. What I DO know for sure is that most state lines I’ve crossed yielded far better a quality of men than Chicago. Sorry fellas. I’m typically rooting for you but there comes a time when a woman has to... Read more »
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Blacklist Fans Won't Believe What Harry Lennix is Doing Now!

Blacklist Fans Won't Believe What Harry Lennix is Doing Now!
On NBC’s “The Blacklist,” Harry Lennix stars as FBI head Harold Cooper. SPOILER ALERT: Cooper is coming back! Now Lennix is in Chicago filming the romantic comedy, “72 Hours” where he portrays God. In 72 Hours, playboy Cleavon “Von” Burkett (Timon Kyle Durrett) negotiates with God (Harry Lennix) for 72 hours on Earth to right... Read more »

Now Filming: Christopher Nolen's "72 Hours"

Now Filming: Christopher Nolen's "72 Hours"
By Zondra Hughes Christopher Nolen’s star studded romantic comedy 72 Hours will start filming locally in June. In 72 Hours, a reformed womanizer, Cleavon “Von” Burkett (Timon Kyle Durrett) was living the good life with a beautiful wife and dream job- until one day he wasn’t. With his health taking the back burner in his... Read more »

Photos: Six Brown Chicks on the Road to Essence!

SBC Correspondents at the Maryland event.
The Six Brown Chicks and official SBC correspondents joined the Road to Essence Festival as panelists in the 4-city national tour that launched on April 26th in Atlanta and closed yesterday in Maryland. The Road to Essence Festival was a collection of four mini-festivals that paid tribute to the 20th anniversary of the Essence Festival.... Read more »
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Anatomy of A Facebook Killing

Anatomy of A Facebook Killing
By Zondra Hughes Picture two girls arguing on the playground. They stand nose-to-nose, hurling insults. Deep down inside, neither girl really wants to fight; neither girl wants to be known as the girl that doesn’t want to fight either.  As the crowd builds around them, waiting to see (or in this case, tape) the fight,... Read more »

Photos: 4th Annual Essence of An Angel Scholarship Luncheon

Photos: 4th Annual Essence of An Angel Scholarship Luncheon
The 2014 Essence of An Angel Scholarship Luncheon took place on Sunday, April 13th at the Chicago State University Library 4th Floor Atrium. The Chicago State University Foundation  honored single mothers and rewarded scholarship Sunday at the 4th Annual “Essence of An Angel” luncheon, where ladies from all walks of life beamed with pride as... Read more »

Chicagoland -- Watch Tonight and Understand Why The Second City is First in My Heart

Chicagoland -- Watch Tonight and Understand Why The Second City is First in My Heart
by Gina B. Most of you know Six Brown Chicks because of our blogs and appearance on Iyanla Fix My Life on the OWN Network, but the interesting part of each of us is that we’re multi-faceted and have projects that we individually manage outside of our collective endeavor.  In my case, among other things, I’ve... Read more »
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Video: Behind the Scenes of New Black Coffee Film

Video: Behind the Scenes of New Black Coffee Film
By Zondra Hughes Black Coffee starring Darrin Dewitt Henson, Christian Keyes, Lamman Rucker, Gabrielle Dennis and Erica Hubbard hits theaters next Friday in several major markets. This film marks a personal victory for one of Chicago’s own, director Mark Harris, as Black Coffee will have a limited theatrical release on January 10 in Atlanta, Baltimore,... Read more »