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Cardinal Blase Cupich and Monsignor Michael Boland bless Catholic Charities Peace Center and Garden

...president of Catholic Charities, to bless and dedicate the new Father Augustus Tolton Peace Center, 5645 W. Corcoran Place, Chicago, on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 2 p.m. The center is a social...

    Cardinal Blase Cupich and Monsignor Michael Boland bless Catholic Charities Peace Center and Garden
    More than 30,000 Austin residents are supported by Catholic Charities' various services Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, will join Monsignor Michael Boland, president of Catholic Charities, to bless and dedicate the new Father Augustus Tolton Peace Center, 5645 W.
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May 18

Chicago Summer Guide

53rd and Harper/Harper Court

1600 S. Wabash Ave

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1501 W. Randolph St (Lake and Ashland)

560 W. Grand Ave

5701 W. Jackson Blvd.

1900 W. Jackson Blvd

9729 S. Yates

6200 W. Bloomingdale Ave.

3728 S. Prairie Ave

100 S. Racine Ave.

644 E. 79th St

    Chicago Summer Guide
    Warmer temperatures have to be on the way. For many Chicagoans, it is what we start telling ourselves around this time of year; it's the mantra that helps most of us get through the sometimes brutal and snowy winters. Thoughts of walking or biking on the lakefront, BBQs in the park-any park-, outdoor pools opening and the last days of school.
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May 10

Pastor John Hannah and New Life Covenant host Prayer on the 9

Hannah said the youth from his church and community have taken the baton and run with it. The youth created a mural on 79th and Greenwood to publicize the event and they have been using social media to get the word out.

    Pastor John Hannah and New Life Covenant host Prayer on the 9
    For the past 7 years, Pastor John Hannah and New Life Covenant Church have joined with community members and lined 79th street, from Greenwood to the Dan Ryan, and prayed. The church's "Prayer on the 9" has been a resounding call to end senseless gun violence in the city.
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May 03

The Vegan Trend: Why so many people are changing their diets.

B’gabs Goodies – 1450 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637 https://www.bgabsgoodies.com  Hyde Park

Majani Restaurant – 7167 S Exchange Ave, Chicago, IL 60649 http://www.majani.biz South Shore

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Soul Vegetarian – 203 E 75th St, Chicago, IL 60619 http://www.originalsoulvegetarian.com Chatham

    The Vegan Trend: Why so many people are changing their diets.
    What do Russell Simmons, Lisa Bonet, Brandy, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Angela Bassett all have in common? They are all either vegan or vegetarian. There are many people changing their lifestyles for different reasons. Some are seeking better health choices while others do not like the way animals are treated so they change their lifestyle to reflect that.
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May 02

Updated May 02

Sip and Savor Coffee Shop tells Chicagoans ‘Black Dollars Matter’

Sip & Savor coffee spot, located on 43rd and Forrestville–deep in the heart of Bronzeville–was booming Saturday after sending out flyers to make...

Sip and Savor’s locations are: 528 E 43rd St and 5301 S Hyde Park Blvd.

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Sip and Savor’s locations are: 528 E 43rd St and 5301 S Hyde Park Blvd.

    Sip and Savor Coffee Shop tells Chicagoans 'Black Dollars Matter'
    There is an old saying: "Go where you're appreciated and not tolerated." Many of Chicago's South Siders took the adage to heart after recent incidents at Starbucks garnered national attention. Starbucks, the world's largest coffeehouse chain, has seen public backlash after a cellphone video captured the arrests of two Black men who were waiting for a friend in one of its Philadelphia stores.
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  • Meh, wouldn't a better message have been about unity and welcomeness (regardless of race)? "When they go low, we go high", remember? As disgusting as the Starbucks issue was, the entire nation rallied around that fact. It's not like some people were like: "well, that manager may have had a...

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    Meh, wouldn't a better message have been about unity and welcomeness (regardless of race)? "When they go low, we go high", remember? As disgusting as the Starbucks issue was, the entire nation rallied around that fact. It's not like some people were like: "well, that manager may have had a point." No, the actions were condemned immediately by the CEO, the manager was removed, and there were talks of a boycott across the entire nation. Point is, we gotta unite peeps. We can't keep letting incidents like this drive further wedges between ourselves.

Apr 20

Actor’s Express announces Season 31

Libby’s at the Express December 14, 15, 21, 22 and 23, 2018 May 2-5, 2019

    Actor's Express announces Season 31
    Actor's Express announces its 31st Season. The season opens September 1 with A Doll's House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath, a co-production between Actor's Express and Aurora Theatre, directed by Actor's Express Artistic Director Freddie Ashley (The Crucible, Angels in America). It is followed by the World Premiere of Reykjavík by Steve Yockey, directed by [...]
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Apr 05

Let’s Eat: Demera Ethiopian Restaurant

...Fest in Chicago (https://youtu.be/6m-k_bm2mDc), we discovered Demera Ethiopian Restaurant, located at 4801 N. Broadway in the Uptown Neighborhood of Chicago, so we decided to give Demera a visit and...

    Let's Eat: Demera Ethiopian Restaurant
    We have been enjoying Ethiopian cuisine for many years. The flavor profiles are similar to that of Indian cuisine, yet prepared in a manner where the two are easily distinguishable. Last year, while covering the 4th Annual Ethiopian Fest in Chicago (https://youtu.
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Mar 30

The Black Women’s Expo Partners With Real Times Media to Celebrate Women

...the team will be successful whenever it comes to reaching its goals. In this regard, Green and Jackson will support one another as they collaborate and communicate freely together. Of course, this support...

    The Black Women's Expo Partners With Real Times Media to Celebrate Women
    On a recent morning, Merry Green, the founder of the Black Women's Expo, was a little tired and a little wired, but she had her coffee in hand and was ready to go as she organized the final preparations for the 2018 Black Women's Expo.
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Mar 29

Updated Mar 29

Women’s History Month comes to a close with Let’s Eat

Two Fish Crab Shack, 641 E. 47th St., Chicago IL, Owner Yasmin Curtis

My Chocolate Soul, 4442 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL, Owner Ramona Thomas

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Soulè Restaurant, 1931 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL, Owner Bridgette Harris

14 Parish, 2333 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL, Owner Racquel Fields

Demera Ethiopian Restaurant, 4801 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL, Owner Tigist Reda

    Women's History Month comes to a close with Let's Eat
    Black women are the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in America. Despite the lack of venture capital, they are knocking down institutional barriers and shattering the glass ceiling in the world of business. With March being Women's History Month, we have decided to give you a list of eateries all owned by women of color.
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  • jaye els Returned to Hyde Park Kenwood

    Too many Lib Leftists shout:

    "save the whales"

    I say....

    Save the males!

    We're an endangered species.

    C'mon sisters give us a break!

  • Kisse Mad Scientist

    I'm disappointed. I thought you were sincere like Christ Witch. What's a girl gotta do to get a genuine crazy person around here?!

Mar 21

Sickle Cell Road Race in East Point gears up for Peachtree Road Race

...in newborns.  We raise awareness and funds to help patients live well with sickle cell.” 2018 Race sponsors include the The City of East Point, Georgia, UPS, American Red Cross, Outfront Media...

    Sickle Cell Road Race in East Point gears up for Peachtree Road Race
    The Annual Sickle Road Race & Walk held Saturday, April 14, 2018 in East Point, is a great time for Peachtree Road Race competitors to run a qualifier and for advocates to team up in the name of family, friends, and co-workers who suffer from sickle cell anemia.
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Mar 20

Rashard Glover Changes Lives One Arm At A Time

...teacher. He said when he was approached by his church, New Deliverance Missionary Baptist Church, 11200 S. State St., about constructing prosthetic arms, he opted to proceed after prayer and meditation. The materials necessary...

    Rashard Glover Changes Lives One Arm At A Time
    Y ears after surviving a potentially fatal car accident, Rashad Glover is fulfilling a promise he made to himself to help disabled persons by constructing new multi-purpose 3D printed prosthetic arms. Glover remembers in vivid detail how he nearly lost his life in Ohio in 2010.
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Mar 03

Let’s Eat: 14 Parish By The Black Foodies

...South Loop.  Racquel Fields has opened 14 Parish, an upscale Caribbean fusion restaurant, located at 2333 S. Michigan Ave.  FYI, the Caribbean Island of Jamaica is divided into 14 parishes, hence the name.  When...

    Let's Eat: 14 Parish By The Black Foodies
    S omething new and exciting is cooking in the Motor Row District of Chicago's South Loop. Racquel Fields has opened , an upscale Caribbean fusion restaurant, located at 2333 S. Michigan Ave. FYI, the Caribbean Island of Jamaica is divided into 14 parishes, hence the name.
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