3rd Annual Read to the Rhythm Gala on Friday, June 23, 2017

  The Peoria Public Library Lincoln Branch 3rd Annual Read to the Rhythm Gala will be held on Friday, June 23rd - from 7pm -11pm.  Guest Speaker for the evening will be NAACP Image Award Winner & New York Times Best Selling Author Kimberla Lawson Roby. Ms. Roby has written 25 novels and is best … Continue reading 3rd Annual Read to the Rhythm Gala on Friday, June 23, 2017

T & A Entertainment Presents 1st Annual Women Empowering Women Seminar/Luncheon/Networking Event – July 22, 2017

  Carl Holloway and Alecia Collins are natives and residents of Peoria and are doing business as T & A Entertainment. For nearly two years, they have been promoting local events that include birthday parties, a black and white ball and comedy shows. In November 2016, Carl & Alecia promoted a Thanksgiving comedy special featuring … Continue reading T & A Entertainment Presents 1st Annual Women Empowering Women Seminar/Luncheon/Networking Event – July 22, 2017

“I’m Da Pappy!” By Cleo Dailey III (Modernday Lazurus)

  "Pray then like this: 'Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name…" - Luke 11:2-4 One of my favorite movies is "Life", which features the brilliance of Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence. It tells the story of two friends framed for a crime they didn't commit, and how they survive the world of incarceration … Continue reading “I’m Da Pappy!” By Cleo Dailey III (Modernday Lazurus)

Closed Eyes and Closed Ears By Lorraine B. Carter

  Why is it that some people seem to have closed eyes and closed ears when it comes to house break-ins, shootings and killings? They don’t see anything and they don’t hear anything. Is it the fear of getting involved? It has been said, “I don’t say anything because police sources will give my name … Continue reading Closed Eyes and Closed Ears By Lorraine B. Carter

Push in Your Chair By Irene F. Weathersby

  Whether you are at home, the office, the classroom or dining out; always push your chair in, after you leave a table or other related area. Why is this etiquette rule important? Pushing your chair in (back under the table) is just a small token of being courteous and thoughtful. This simple gesture makes … Continue reading Push in Your Chair By Irene F. Weathersby

Colourpop: Lipsticks best kept secret By Meicka “J”

  After watching several bloggers, I decided to see what the hype was all about with Colourpop Cosmetics. Popular for their lipstick, I ordered the matte finish liquid lipstick. I was very pleased with my order. As I continued to do more research, I discovered that these products are vegan and cruelty free while made … Continue reading Colourpop: Lipsticks best kept secret By Meicka “J”

Spirit Of The Risen Lord By Evangelist Charity E. Sephus

  ACTS CHAPTER 2 Jesus had told the disciples he would go away to prepare a place for them, and they wait. He returned to his Father and the eleven apostles went back to Jerusalem, just as He instructed. Matthias was chosen to replace Judas as the twelfth disciple. They met each day to pray, … Continue reading Spirit Of The Risen Lord By Evangelist Charity E. Sephus