Category: Education

100 Black Men of Chicago to host “Inspiring Generosity: When We Give – Lives Change” 19th Annual Gala on May 7 to honor Kurt Summers, Ralph Hughes

100 Black Men of Chicago to host  “Inspiring Generosity: When We Give – Lives Change”  19th Annual Gala on May 7 to honor Kurt Summers, Ralph Hughes
(CHICAGO) – April 26, 2016– The 100 Black Men of Chicago (BMC), the areas preeminent organization focused on mentoring African American youth, will host their 19th Annual Benefit & Awards Gala on May 7, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The organization will recognize Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers and Ralph Hughes, recently retired vice president... Read more »

Despite setbacks, the legacy MLK set in motion cannot be stopped

“One day when the glory comes it’ll be ours, it will be ours;   One day when the war is one we will be sure, we will be here sure.”  Lyrics from Glory by John Legend and Common  Something about these lyrics have captured my heart, something about the movie Selma speaks to me as a... Read more »

Legendary R&B group The Whispers brings down the house in support of Chicago State University students

State Senator Jacqueline Collins, Will Evans of People's Gas and Summer Jackson of WCIU.
More than 400 supporters attended the Chicago State University Foundation’s (CSUF) 20th Anniversary Award and Scholarship Fundraiser Concert on Friday, September 19, at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. The event, headlined by legendary R&B group The Whispers was part awards ceremony, part concert and show and all inspirational in its focus on helping CSU... Read more »
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