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.
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,”…
If the world is eager for another internet challenge, Senator Cory Booker propsoed a great one on Monday night.
With so much information packed into one evening, it was hard to capture only one or even three interesting points. I found ten instead.
If my life has taught me one thing so far, it is that I have a passion for uplifting the black community—specifically black girls and women.
The work Britney Robbins is doing through The Gray Matter Experience (GME) is vital to seeing the kind of leadership we want to see in our schools, homes and neighborhoods.
This Sunday Funday was full of good eats and even better conversation around how we can support the work of Higher Heights to encourage Black women to vote, run, and lead in 2020 and beyond.