Chicago-based non-profit Girls Like Me Project, Inc (GLMPI) will kick off their 2020 fundraising efforts with an exclusive movie screening on Friday, January 17. Proceeds from the event will help fund programming that supports GLMPI’s overall mission to amplify the shared experiences of African-American girls by providing resources and representation that will affirm and empower…
Chicago-born actor, Harry J. Lennix is planning to build the epicenter of entertainment, instruction, and history in Chicago’s Black Metropolis–Bronzeville.
What an absolutely amazing opportunity for students and parents in the Chicagoland area! The Chicago chapter of 100 Black Men hosted a college and scholarship fair on October 5 and 90 percent of participating colleges and universities accepted students on the spot.
I had an opportunity to attend the dedication of the forthcoming Museum of Gospel Music on September 26. It was a day filled with joy, music, and conversations about a genre that brings back fond memories and reminders to carry-on. The museum is projected to be complete by 2022.
According to a 2018 report by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, “Black men have the highest age-adjusted all-cause mortality rate and arguably the worst health status of any race–gender group in the U.S.”
This past weekend marked the beginning of a new national effort to preserve the narrative and legacy of African Americans when the famed National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) hosted its first two events in ChiTown as part of the National Community Curation Program. NMAAHC’S month-long visit kicked off Saturday with “#gODTalk,”…
The Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Museum of African-American History and Culture invite you to participate in a National Community Curation Project! This event is FREE and RSVP is required.
Wall to wall Black excellence, in abundance, with a purpose — to invest in the education of Chicago’s best and brightest.
There is a shift happening in America and black women are at the forefront. While the number of black women in leadership continues to rise, spaces where they can learn, create and thrive remain stagnant.