The Struggle Continues… It’s gonna take a Woman By Sherry Cannon

The United States like most countries was built on a system of patriarchy. The definition of patriarchy is a social system in which men hold primary power and predominate in roles of political leadership. From 1776 when the US was founded until 1920, women did not have the right to vote. In 1923 an amendment … Continue reading The Struggle Continues… It’s gonna take a Woman By Sherry Cannon

Rachael Parker A View into a Servant’s Heart By Dr. Francesca A. Armmer

Our fast-paced world continues to “pick up speed” day by day. Within this life, it has become difficult to know our neighbors, co-workers, even our friends. And yet with upcoming decisions that must be made within our local, state, and national communities, it is important to know the persons who may impact not only our … Continue reading Rachael Parker A View into a Servant’s Heart By Dr. Francesca A. Armmer

Peoria Native Turns Pro Boxer By Chama St. Louis Community Organizer

Born and raised in Peoria Illinois, Anthony Holloway knew from an early age he wanted to be a boxer. He started training to fight when he was ten years old as a means to protect himself from being bullied.  Coach Rob Bell and Anthony HollowayPhotos from Kansas Combat Coalition In March of 2019 he joined … Continue reading Peoria Native Turns Pro Boxer By Chama St. Louis Community Organizer

When We Fight…We Win Peoria NAACP 57th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet November 16, 2019

The Peoria NAACP branch will be hosting its 57th annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Paradice Hotel & Conference Center, in East Peoria. Social hour will begin at 5:30 pm and the Program at 6:00 pm. The theme for this year’s event is “When We fight… We Win.” The banquets … Continue reading When We Fight…We Win Peoria NAACP 57th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet November 16, 2019

What’s Your Sock Game Looking Like? By Meicka “J”

Now that the tank tops and flip flops have been traded in, most of us are excited about the cooler weather approaching. Once the temperatures cool down, most people still find comfort until the temp drops to the lower 60’s. When it gets chilly, it’s time to pull out your “sock game.” Now would be … Continue reading What’s Your Sock Game Looking Like? By Meicka “J”

The Chinatown Example By Mark Lampkin

In the majority of urban cities throughout the United States, there exists a section of town that is populated and controlled, by people of Chinese heritage. The signage on many of the stores, restaurants, and even the street signs are in the language that they share in common. It can be a bit unsettling the … Continue reading The Chinatown Example By Mark Lampkin