Heritage Ensemble Celebrates 20th Anniversary By Dr. Francesca Armmer

On Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 7:30 pm, at the Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center, the Heritage Ensemble invites you to celebrate with us our landmark 20th Anniversary! “Juneteenth: An American Celebration – A Revue of Favorites over the Years.” The theme of the performance combines the historical celebration of Juneteenth with our Community … Continue reading Heritage Ensemble Celebrates 20th Anniversary By Dr. Francesca Armmer

NaturalBrestylist Says… Your Hair Care Matters Guidebook Interview By Katherine Young

Recently, I sat down with well-known natural hairstylist and co-owner of Everlasting Images, Mrs. Breona Bynum (alias NaturalBrestylist) to discuss her first guidebook entitled NaturalBrestylist Says… Your Hair Care Matters Guidebook. Katherine: Congratulations Breona on your first guidebook! What made you create this guidebook? Breona: I wrote the guidebook to guide anyone that’s natural or … Continue reading NaturalBrestylist Says… Your Hair Care Matters Guidebook Interview By Katherine Young

Enjoy: Appreciate the Journey By Latasha Schraeder

What a year it has been! As summer break begins, take the time to reflect on your children’s accomplishments. They have just gained one hundred eighty days’ worth of new knowledge. That is amazing! Isn’t that mind blowing? Recall the excitement and anticipation of the first day of school last fall. Hasn’t time flown? Ask … Continue reading Enjoy: Appreciate the Journey By Latasha Schraeder

It’s Harvest Time, Plant Your Seeds in Good Soil By Robin Carter

Are you still wondering when that seed you've sown is going to start sprouting? You've taken it to the Altar and prayed about it many times over and it seems like God is not going to answer. Truth is, if you have made a request to the Lord, He heard you. Now all you have … Continue reading It’s Harvest Time, Plant Your Seeds in Good Soil By Robin Carter

Justice for Jeremiah Matters… By Mae Catherine Godhigh

“Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.” – Ben Franklin Nothing pales to the tragic event that rocked the City of Peoria on May 13, 2019. An innocent Jeremiah L. Ward’s life was abruptly ended in a hail of bullets. He was only four years … Continue reading Justice for Jeremiah Matters… By Mae Catherine Godhigh