Resolve To Be Financially Fit In 2017 By Janice Parker

The first of the year always brings with it the promise of new beginnings and the burden of self-improvement. The New Year is a great time to overhaul your financial life for the better, reevaluate where you stand financially and take the necessary steps to get you closer to your money goals. It’s also a … Continue reading Resolve To Be Financially Fit In 2017 By Janice Parker

Peoria’s Paradox – Carter At Large By Lorraine B. Carter

It has been said, “Peoria, Illinois is the worst city for African American’s in the United States.” African-Americans are some of the finest citizens in Peoria and America, with great educations. They are owners of beautiful homes, magnificent churches, mortuaries, profitable businesses, and have great jobs with positions, earning wonderful salaries. They are educating their … Continue reading Peoria’s Paradox – Carter At Large By Lorraine B. Carter

Why Isaac Curtis Belongs In The NFL Hall Of Fame By Mark Hollis

Throughout the course of sports history, it can be said that a select few athletes have impacted their respective sports to the point of change. Wilt Chamberlin’s ability to score 100 points in a game caused opposing teams to rethink how to defend the big man. Jim Brown amassed 12,312 rushing yards in the NFL … Continue reading Why Isaac Curtis Belongs In The NFL Hall Of Fame By Mark Hollis

Reflections – The Struggle Continues… By Sherry Cannon

November could not have been a more consequential month for me and my family.  On November 8th, Election Day, I was traveling by train to bury the second of two younger sisters in five months. Being the self-appointed family matriarch, trying to prepare myself for this second goodnight to my sister Becky, so quickly on the heels of … Continue reading Reflections – The Struggle Continues… By Sherry Cannon

Gracious Gifting and Re-Gifting – The New Etiquette By Ms. Reenie

A gift is a wonderful way to express your affection or appreciation for someone. Never give a gift you do not like yourself, but always try to fit the gift to the person’s personality rather than your own. Gift giving should reflect the person’s persona, not what you think they need. Gifts must be chosen … Continue reading Gracious Gifting and Re-Gifting – The New Etiquette By Ms. Reenie

HIV Viral load and Transmission By Chris Wade

When people with HIV take effective treatment, the amount of HIV in their body fluids (blood, semen, vaginal fluid, breast milk, and moisture in the rectum) falls drastically, to the point where it is highly unlikely they would pass HIV on to someone else. The quantity of virus that someone living with HIV has in … Continue reading HIV Viral load and Transmission By Chris Wade