• Editorial: Opioid Crisis in the Black Community

    Chicago, a city of many ethnic groups, lifestyles, and socio-economics; One can travel through the city and see a representation of this nation’s best, or one can see the perils of its worst. Meaning the areas we overlook to achieve the American…


  • Suicide in the Black Community – Not a “White Thing”

    Suicide is one of those social issues that we don’t typically like to talk about because we worry about those who are struggling. We are living in the time right now where we have to have the conversation. We are in a…


  • BLACK AMERICANS DON’T OWE WHITE AMERICANS A HISTORY LESSON, STOP ASKING!

    We have witnessed the murder footage of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department, most of us feel devastated from watching such an inhumane act. As a country, we are all trying to figure out where to go from…


  • Local Media Relevance – Economic Development for Black America ( a series: part 2)

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    The value of media in reinvesting in communities that have struggled through disinvestment Former President Obama mentioned in his interview with Anderson Cooper on CNN that a part of the legacy building has to include investing in local media. As you all…


  • Obama Presidential Center (OPC)

    In the summer of 2020, when I drove through Jackson Park, just like every other part of Chicago it was destitute with an air of sadness. No cookouts, no snow cone vendors or motorcycle groups, no families heading to the lakefront close…


  • Economic Development for Black America (A series of articles – 1)

    We are hearing so much about the Tulsa, Oklahoma race massacre that occurred May 31 – June 1, 1921. It’s been 100 years since it happened and so many people are raising awareness about the atrocity at the hands of a White…


  • Exhausted. Tired of Media. Ready to Fight for Police Reform!

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    Ma’Kiah Bryant 16-years-old moved me to write this! “An act-of-passion crime-or a heat-of-the-moment type argument is not new for police officers and are actually very common. Rarely with these does a police shooting occur. What makes this different from those instances?” Nia…


  • Four Tips to Manage Your Money Better

    Managing your money effectively is more than simply counting money in and money out. Successful money management can help you avoid wondering where all your money disappeared while ensuring a well-funded financial future. Keeping you informed and well insulated from many financial…


  • Essential Oils and COVID-19 is there any there, there???

    There’s no secret that this virus has been a mystery to even the most astute scientists. In the beginning, no one really knew how it impacts people across the spectrum. As time progressed and more and more people caught this thing, we…


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Profiles of Everyday People

We focus on exposing the greatness of everyday people through profiles and Q&A pieces.

Travita Price, LPN

Nursing Industry

“My favorite part about being a nurse is helping others when they can’t help themselves.”

Sandra Rivera

Media Industry

 “Regardless of having partnership that women still have to have some independence.”

Danielle Terry

Mother, Wife & Mentor

“You must create your own happiness and work it out for yourself.”