Andrew Conton Named The 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s 2019 Mentee of the Year

The 100 Black Men of Central Illinois recently announced Mr. Andrew Conton, of the Mentor For Life (M4L) program, has been named The 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s 2019 Thomas W. Dortch Jr. Mentee of the Year! He is the second national Mentee of the Year award recipient from the Central Illinois chapter in … Continue reading Andrew Conton Named The 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s 2019 Mentee of the Year

Gordon-Booth Champions Economic Opportunity and Historic Criminal Justice Reforms in 2019 Legislative Session

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois House Deputy Majority Leader and lead negotiator of cannabis legalization, state Rep. Jehan-Gordon Booth, D-Peoria, issued the following statement after the end of the legislative session: “This year, Illinois began to move beyond the failed tenure of former Governor Bruce Rauner to come together for historic criminal justice reforms to legalize adult-use … Continue reading Gordon-Booth Champions Economic Opportunity and Historic Criminal Justice Reforms in 2019 Legislative Session

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