Cheryl Procter Rogers Headlines Black Business Alliance Celebrating Achievement Gala August 4, 2018

Cheryl Procter-Rogers will be the featured speaker at the Black Business Alliance ‘Celebrating Achievement’ Gala August 4, 2018 at The Warehouse on State. “We’re excited to have Cheryl as our keynote speaker, as we’ve made some major strides over the past year," said Denise Moore, who founded the Black Business Alliance (BBA) in Peoria.  “We’ve … Continue reading Cheryl Procter Rogers Headlines Black Business Alliance Celebrating Achievement Gala August 4, 2018

Pillow Talk – “Let’s Not Go to Bed Angry” A Mother-Daughter Conference August 18, 2018

  Tiffany Mack Marilyn Giles Laura Kowalske T.H.I.N.K. Mentor Academy presents Pillow Talk - “Let’s Not Go to Bed Angry” a conference for mothers with daughters nine (9) years old and older. The purpose of the conference is to open the lines of communication between mothers and daughters: listening without judgment, understanding each other’s needs … Continue reading Pillow Talk – “Let’s Not Go to Bed Angry” A Mother-Daughter Conference August 18, 2018

By Faith We Have Peace With God By Evangelist Charity E. Sephus

Romans 5:1, “Therefore, being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.” There is the widest possible difference between a man being just in his own eyes, and his being justified in the sight of God. Yet perhaps no fallacy is more common than to mistake the one for the … Continue reading By Faith We Have Peace With God By Evangelist Charity E. Sephus

HIV Care and Treatment Saves Lives By Chris Wade, IPHA – HIV Care Connect Project Coordinator

Across the nation, many in the healthcare field are discussing how to decrease new HIV infections. One key to controlling HIV in Illinois is early medical care and treatment for those living with the virus. In Illinois, there were 35,953 people living with HIV at the end of 2013, with males comprising the majority. This … Continue reading HIV Care and Treatment Saves Lives By Chris Wade, IPHA – HIV Care Connect Project Coordinator

Lady in the Bay… Warmth of Sankofa By Mae Catherine Godhigh

Testing day was fast approaching. Our assignment was to memorize the words of Emma Lazarus. Her words are memorialized on the Statue of Liberty on Ellis Island. "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I … Continue reading Lady in the Bay… Warmth of Sankofa By Mae Catherine Godhigh