Student Cultivates Peace Around The World

An international art contest celebrating children’s visions of peace capped off its 20th year by recognizing a teenager from Malaysia as the grand prize winner.

Phylicia Rashad, Ursula Burns And Bernard Tyson To Speak At The 2017 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

The Women of Power Legacy Awards dinner honoring those who blazed trails and redefined the standard of success for women of color.

Local Theater Group Presents Beauty and the Beast

The Children’s Theatre Company of South Suburban College is celebrating its 30-year anniversary with Michele L. Vacca’s enchanting and warmly amusing dramatization of the beloved tale Beauty and the Beast. Performances will take place on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at ...


WHAT: Stay warm with cool science at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago this winter. MSI is offering FREE Museum Entry to Illinois residents on select dates each week in January and February, starting January 10, 2017. Illinois residents ...

Get out to your local forest preserve and explore the natural beauty of winter!

Explore the the natural beauty of winter at your local Forest Preserve. The public is invited to participate in a day of stewardship, service on Monday January 16, 2017 from noon to 3:00 p.m at the Dan Ryan Woods Pavilion, ...

SA’RAYAH To Appear at the DuSable Museum Theater

Chicago, IL – Chicago Native, Sa’Rayah, NBC’s The Voice 2016 Finalist, performs a Homecoming Concert “A Dream Come True” on January 12th @ 8 PM at the DuSable Museum Theater, 740 E. 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637 presented by The ...


–ASPiRE (@tvASPiRE), the network that presents authentic portrayals of Black and urban culture, announced recently that they are the new television home of Bama State Style.

NBC’s ‘The Voice’ 2016 Finalist SA’RAYAH Talks about her future and more

Los Angeles, CA -- Sa’Rayah, NBC’s The Voice 2016 Finalist, sees a big future in the stars for herself. Megastars Alicia Keys and Miley Cyrus both lead the blooming artist throughout the six-time Emmy award winning reality show. Cyrus paired ...


Steve Harvey has a lot on his plate these days. The comedian, who is beloved by millions, was recently busy preparing for the reboot of the classic “Showtime at the Apollo” talent contest that aired on Fox December 5 at ...

The Impact Network Will Receive Expanded Distribution on Comcast Cable

The Impact Network, the only independent African American-owned and operated Christian television network in the U.S., will be available in more homes on Comcast’s Xfinity TV. The network features programming on urban ministries and gospel lifestyle entertainment.

Common, Patti LaBelle to Headline Free ‘Keep the Promise’ Concert & March

LOS ANGELES, CA - AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), recently announced their Around the Globe in a Day initiative, a series of events across the world to commemorate World AIDS Day and continue to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS.

Toyota and VH1 Save The Music National Music Education Program Culminates with Grant Presentation to Chicago Area Schools

Chicago, IL- Toyota and VH1 Save The Music’s national music festival activation and social media campaign #ToyotaGiving came to a close recently as Toyota presented three Chicago area schools each with $10,000 grants that will provide musical instruments and equipment ...

Hip Hop Hall of Fame Adds Hotel, Retail, & Performance Venue

After two decades of development, the Official Hip Hop Hall of Fame (“HHHOF”) is poised to become “the Hip-Hop institution of record for the 21st century,” as reported in Billboard Magazine.

Iconic Radio Pioneer Herb Kent Dies at 88

Herb Kent, an urban radio pioneer and voice of the community, passed away on Saturday, October 22. He was 88 years old. A living history lesson to many Chicagoans, Herbert Rogers Kent, also known as the Cool Gent, The King ...

UniverSoul Circus Plays Chicago

A big top spectacle of global proportions, the 2016 production of UniverSoul Circus takes fans of all ages on an unforgettable journey of light, sound and soul. Get ready for electrifying, edge-of-your-seat performances. Hailed as the most interactive circus in ...