Ready for the Fall & the Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce is Still All In By Lord Mic

Black America is in an absolute economic State of Emergency! To not immediately acknowledge then address the inevitable and impending collapse of Black communities is not just naive but outright thickheaded...bordering on recklessly irresponsible, considering the power we have to change it. The Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce will soon launch a prolific campaign … Continue reading Ready for the Fall & the Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce is Still All In By Lord Mic

Current NBA Players Take an Old School Stand on Justice: Former Bulls Player Craig Hodges leads the way By Cassiette West-Williams

Brother Craig Hodges is known as a rebel in some circles. When multi-millionaire players snubbed Hodges for addressing racism 20 years ago, he stood tall and maintained his voice. He lost contracts, money and even sold some of his sports rings when the bottom fell out, but he maintained his ethics. Craig Hodges Today's NBA … Continue reading Current NBA Players Take an Old School Stand on Justice: Former Bulls Player Craig Hodges leads the way By Cassiette West-Williams

The Washington Football Team By Mark Hollis

Kudos to Dan Snyder, the owner of the now “Washington Football Team.” Snyder has made significant advancements in doing away with the racist stance of the previous owner, George Preston Marshall when the team was known as the Redskins. The decision was finally made to select a new name for the team, along with a … Continue reading The Washington Football Team By Mark Hollis

Student Tips for Distance Learning Success By Katherine Young

Although school may look different, we all must do what we can to help each student learn to the best of their ability. Here are some tips to consider that can enhance distance learners educational experience while attending virtual school: Distance Learning Tips Check all technology before class, such as your headphones, mic, camera, laptop, … Continue reading Student Tips for Distance Learning Success By Katherine Young

Real-Life Lessons: Navigating Virtual Learning By Latasha Schraeder

Most of us have survived our first two weeks of some form of virtual learning. This process has certainly been a lesson in patience, flexibility, and technology. Students are navigating an unprecedented school year. Let me reassure you that unprecedented does not equate to unsuccessful. Remain positive and know that our children are likely more … Continue reading Real-Life Lessons: Navigating Virtual Learning By Latasha Schraeder

Paying Homage to A Man of Integrity – Brother Chadwick Boseman (1976 – 2020) By Cassiette West-Williams

Sometimes humility is overlooked, but actor Chadwick Boseman's integrity and character kept him humble and with his people. As students crossed their arms and proclaimed "Wakanda Forever," many adults marveled how a young Black man made an impact in this world, has now gone home to the ancestors. Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore Chadwick Boseman, 43, … Continue reading Paying Homage to A Man of Integrity – Brother Chadwick Boseman (1976 – 2020) By Cassiette West-Williams

Living Through Trials By Faith By Rev. Charity Sephus

"These trials will show that your faith is genuine. It is being tested as fire tests and purifies gold though your faith is far more precious than mere gold. So, when your faith remains strong through many trials, it will bring you much praise, glory and honor on the day when Jesus Christ is revealed … Continue reading Living Through Trials By Faith By Rev. Charity Sephus