Illinois Black Chamber News By Lord Mic Williams

President Ivory Accepts New Appointment as Chairman of the Board for the National Black Chamber! Washington D.C. - We want to congratulate Mr. Ivory on this appointment as he brings his depth of experience, expertise and knowledge to the national platform, helping to provide oversight to a number of critical strategic areas identified by the National's leadership … Continue reading Illinois Black Chamber News By Lord Mic Williams

A Letter From The Sacrifice Zone By Chama St. Louis Community Organizer

Dear (Insert your name here), I am writing you this letter as a wakeup call. Peoria is currently on fire and no one is safe. The fire is quickly spreading throughout the city and will soon reach your house and your family.  Don’t be fooled. Just because you see smoke in the distance and can’t … Continue reading A Letter From The Sacrifice Zone By Chama St. Louis Community Organizer

Are You The Missing Piece Of The Puzzle? By Robin Carter

Sometimes I think to myself, "If we as a people would ever get/be on one accord, with faith and hard work, we could move mountains." The trouble is that not everyone has the same beliefs or desires to come together. Sometimes there are pleasant but brief moments of unity that cause numerous people to come … Continue reading Are You The Missing Piece Of The Puzzle? By Robin Carter

How to Save Money Holiday Shopping By Meicka “J”

Holidays give people the excuse to become reckless with their spending. Shopping for loved ones can be pricey if you don’t plan accordingly. Shopping year-round comes in handy as you gain a head start on deals and finds. Keep your eyes open all year round for items friends and family would like; it’s often when … Continue reading How to Save Money Holiday Shopping By Meicka “J”

Let’s Get Tested: The Actual Process By Alexander Martin Outreach Coordinator, Central Illinois Friends

Last month I finished my HIV test counselor training and can now officially provide STI testing. I myself have been tested before, so I was familiar with some of the process. Now that I provide it and tell clients about it, I know the process well and am able to tell my clients what to … Continue reading Let’s Get Tested: The Actual Process By Alexander Martin Outreach Coordinator, Central Illinois Friends

Let Mistakes Lead Your Business to Be It’s Best… By Mark Lampkin

Have you ever had THAT experience with a business? Whether a dining, recreational or purely frivolous time by yourself, or with family/friends, and all is well until the employee with whom you are interacting seems to have the attitude. Or maybe they just made an honest, simple error. Yet, instead of your receiving a sincere … Continue reading Let Mistakes Lead Your Business to Be It’s Best… By Mark Lampkin