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NEW SHARED KITCHEN SPACE WILL PROVIDE DIVERSE DINING OPTIONS FOR SOUTH SIDERS

The Bronzeville Culinary Kitchen will soon be located at 436 E. 47th St. and will feature a commercial kitchen that will be available for hosting pop-up restaurants with restaurateurs from across the city as well as provide space for special ...

Public Forum Held To Hear From Three African American Mayoral Candidates

Indivisible Chicago - South Side and First Unitarian Church of Chicago, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., recently co-hosted a mayoral candidate forum that featured La Shawn Ford, Lori Lightfoot, and Amara Enyia who each had a chance to speak at the ...

City Officials Celebrate The Opening of Chicago Bee Branch In Bronzeville

Chicago Public Library Commissioner Brian Bannon joined 3rd Ward Alderman Pat Dowell and city officials to cut the ribbon on the re-opening of the Chicago Bee library branch. The $2.32 million project, funded by Chicago Housing Authority, in the Bronzeville ...

Comcast Announces Agreements with Two New African American Majority Owned Independent Networks

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) recently announced it has selected two new African American majority-owned independent networks to be broadly distributed on Comcast Cable systems beginning in January 2019. After a thorough evaluation of dozens of proposals, Comcast selected AFRO and ...

Could Saving With An Online Bank Help Your Money Grow Faster?

While there’s no doubt that putting money aside with each paycheck is an essential component to a healthy financial future, it’s important to keep in mind that not all savings accounts are going to give you the same pay back ...

LOCAL STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN INTERNATIONAL MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY SHOW

More than 300 students from Betty Shabazz Academy, 7822 S. Dobson Ave., and Barbara A. Sizemore Academy, 6547 S. Stewart Ave., were recently invited to attend the International Manufacturing Technology Show. Students were able to participate in hands-on learning experiences ...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Opening First Neighborhood Center

A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held for the new Blue Door Neighborhood Center that will soon be located in the 111th Street Gateway Retail Center, 756 E. 111th Street, in the Pullman neighborhood. The neighborhood center is being made possible ...

CHICAGO CHILD CARE SOCIETY LOOKS AT TWO-GENERATION APPROACH TO COMMUNITY SERVICE

As the Chicago Child Care Society (CCCS) prepares to celebrate their 170th year of operation, the organization has been focusing on a new approach to providing services to the people of Chicago. The organization will soon adopt a two-generation approach ...

South Suburban College Cuts Ribbon on SSC Circle

SSC Circle is a student assistance center that will serve as a “one-stop-shop” for students with questions about the registration, financial aid and payment processes, and will be a new “front door” for first time students, said Robin Rihacek, executive ...

CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO ANNOUNCES MEN OF COLOR IN EDUCATION INITIATIVE

City Colleges of Chicago along with Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently announced the Men of Color in Education initiative which is a program designed to support men of color who are interested in pursuing careers in the education field. The program ...

Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton remembered on his anniversary death

The 49th anniversary death of Black Panther Party Chairman Fred Hampton Sr. was recently recognized by more than 100 people including his son Fred Hampton Jr. and widow Akua Njeri at the West Side home where he was shot dead ...

Soulful Chicago’s Holiday Book Fair Is Largest Of Its Kind That Showcases Books by Black Authors

Just in time for holiday shopping, Soulful Chicago’s annual holiday book fair will feature more than 100 Black fiction, non-fiction and children’s titles by many of the most sought-after and lesser-known Black authors in Chicago. This exciting literary event takes ...

Eli Lilly Announces Lilly Diabetes Solutions Center to Assist People With Insulin Affordability

The American Diabetes Association estimates that over 30 million Americans are affected by diabetes and is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. In the African American population, studies show that we are disproportionately affected by diabetes ...

MY BLOCK, MY HOOD, MY CITY MAKES PLANS TO LIGHT UP KING DRIVE

A local nonprofit organization, My Block, My Hood, My City, has organized Be A Part Of The Light which will bring holiday lights and decorations to Martin Luther King Jr. Drive from 51st to 95th streets. The decorating will take ...

Unsilence Announces New Chicago Initiative At Benefit Concert

Unsilence, a Chicago based nonprofit, recently held a Human Rights Benefit Concert at Victory Gardens Theatre in Chicago to support human rights and equity for all. During the concert, the organization unveiled a new initiative called Unsilence Voices: The Sisterhood.

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