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  • Steve Cochran Full Show 06/17/19: To add to his woes…

    Today on the Steve Cochran Show, Dr. Most talks about the new bill that recently made Illinois the 11th state in the country to legalize recreational marijuana.  Our MVPP of the day, Linnie Dumas calls in to talk about the Share Food Love Pantry in Brookfield and how she helps serve around 180 families a month.  Ryan Nobles from CNN fills us in with his thoughts about the George  Stephanopoulos interview on ABCNews with Trump.  Blackhawks Coach Jeremy Coliton talks […]

  • Premier Health Urgent Care: Chicago’s Only Black-Owned Urgent Care Hosts Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    Premier Health Urgent Care and Occupational Health Center will be hosting its official ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday, June 15, 2019, 11am at 1301 S. 47th Street. The facility, which is the only urgent care in the Southside Hyde Park and the only black-owned urgent care, has been servicing patients since October 2018 and has been aiming to provide convenient and efficient care to the community. Premier’s founders, emergency room physicians Dr. Airron Richardson and Dr. Michael A. McGee and trauma […]

  • Saturday Night Special | Conservation in Chicago: 6/8/19

    Amy Guth is continuing her month long conversation about environmental issues.  This episode focuses on people doing conservation efforts in Chicago. Guest co-host Robb Q. Telfer (@RobbieQT) – Morton Arboretum Stephanie Beilke- Conservation Science Audubon Great Lakes Lauren Umek-  Chicago Park District Listen to the podcast here: http://serve.castfire.com/medias/s16/ntw/579/415/4159618-org.mp3

  • Dog Fighting Exposed from a Dog’s Perspective in New Animated Film ‘Chance’

      Three Chicago natives  knew there was a message that needed to be shared about the underground world of dog fighting.  ” We wanted to tell the movie from the dog’s perspective and leave the humans out,” said producer of the film, Philip James.  James and screenwriter Kenny Young both agreed the best portrayal would be through animation. Chance, which is titled after the lead character, allows the audience to witness the dog’s journey into dog fighting.  The audience is spared […]

  • Chicago-Based Film Documentary “Chicago at the Crossroad” Set to Premiere at American Black Film Festival

    “Chicago at the Crossroad” is 1 out of only 5 documentaries selected to screen at the prestigious American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in Miami on June 15th.  “It’s good for this film to have that premiere at ABFF because ABFF represents a lot of the topics that are in the film,” says Emmy winning  producer & director Brian Schodorf. Schodorf developed an interest in learning about the public housing crisis 15 years ago and throughout the years exclusive footage and […]

  • Great Wolf Lodge – Gurnee | Summer Camp-In Begins Memorial Day Weekend

    For the first-time ever, Great Wolf Lodge will be celebrating a summer camp-in.  They’ll be taking the traditional outdoor camping experience and bringing it inside.  This summer celebration will begin Memorial Day weekend and run until Labor Day weekend. This is huge for the Gurnee, IL location!  This location will be celebrating its first full summer while in business and welcomes all families to help make history while having fun.  What kind of fun?  Well imagine nonstop pool parties, campfire […]

  • 100 Black Men of Chicago to Host 22nd Annual Awards and Benefit Gala

    The 100 Black Men of Chicago Inc. has been empowering the African American youth for 24 years now.  The community-focused organization continues to live up to their mission and striving -“to improve the quality of life in our communities and enhance the educational and economic opportunities for African Americans.” Annually, they organize college fairs, health fairs and also expose youth to a Pathway Program that teaches career development.  Board member Craig Gilmore stated, “our mission is to raise funds to […]

  • Tracy Edmonds Speaks About Her New BET Series ‘Games People Play’

    Tracy Edmonds does not take her role as a ‘boss lady’ lightly as she’s been producing film, TV and music for decades. She’s no stranger to the high-life, fabulous and famous lifestyle so it only makes sense that she jumped on-board as Executive Producer of BET’s newest, juicy and stylized drama,  ‘Games People Play’ which premieres Tuesday, April 23rd 10/9c. “This drama is going to be everyone’s newest TV addiction.” Edmonds embellishes the cast and the writers of the one-hour […]

  • Nola Ade Is Ready To Sizzle Summertime Chi With New Single ‘Good To You’

    Local Afro-Soul Singer, Nola Ade is stepping back onto the music scene after giving her fans a breather for the past few years.  The summer is about get much hotter now that she’s unleashed her newest track ‘Good To You’. Often times she’s compared to other artists such as Indie Arie, Erykah Badu and Vivian Green, but Nola brings her own unique hypnotic, soulful vibe to the table. To celebrate her newest single release, Nola Ade will be performing with […]

  • Chi STEM Program 2019 Summer Camp is Coming With Hands-On Learning and Fun

    It was just a year ago when Chi STEM started as a once a week program that exposed youth to STEM curriculum.  Founder Darius Nix  quickly learned that the kids needed more time.  This year he is excited to share that the program has been extended to 6 weeks during the summer. Zakiyah Williams (Curriculum Writer and Chief Program Officer) shared that the educational experts are “planning to offer an amazing program.” Youth between the ages of 6-12 will get […]

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