Why Muhammad Ali Is The Greatest Of All Time By Mark Hollis

Bust photographic portrait of Muhammad Ali in 1967. Photo by Ira Rosenberg, Library of Congress, Public Domain I recently had the privilege to watch Ken Burns' four-episode documentary on Muhammad Ali. It was an exceptional accounting of the Champ by chronicling his life from the beginning of his boxing career as a young man to … Continue reading Why Muhammad Ali Is The Greatest Of All Time By Mark Hollis

CARTER AT LARGE – Do you want to live forever? By Lorraine B. Carter

Someone recently asked me if scientists would be able to prevent death in humans?  I thought about it for a moment and remembered articles I had read on this subject some years ago.  One article contained new breakthroughs with T-Cells, Gene reconfiguration, and species crossing.  Endless possibilities could be experimented on.  The very interesting article … Continue reading CARTER AT LARGE – Do you want to live forever? By Lorraine B. Carter

Elected Officials Complete 1st District Neighborhood Tours By Denise Jackson, 1st District Peoria City Council

We did it! Eight consecutive Saturdays of touring areas within the 1st District. It was a collaboration that God made possible with our gracious partners Zion Baptist Church, Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ, Friendship House, The Potters House, Grace Baptist Church, Heaven’s View, St. Paul Baptist Church, Cornerstone Gospel, New Beginnings and Liberty Baptist. Residents … Continue reading Elected Officials Complete 1st District Neighborhood Tours By Denise Jackson, 1st District Peoria City Council

Internationally Known Speaker to Present “Tracing the African American Family Tree” to Peoria Audience By Elizabeth Klise, Peoria County Genealogical Society

Do you ever sit at your kitchen table, trying to organize all the miscellaneous bits of information you’ve managed to gather about your family tree? Have you ever hit a “brick wall” in your research, not sure where to turn to fill in more pieces of the puzzle? Or maybe you’re someone who’s always wanted … Continue reading Internationally Known Speaker to Present “Tracing the African American Family Tree” to Peoria Audience By Elizabeth Klise, Peoria County Genealogical Society