Community and Politics

The Importance of African American Parent Involvement Day

I really hope this tradition continues! In an amazing family engagement event, South Shore School in Chicago, grades Pre K – 8, hosted over 100 black men in welcoming every child with “high fives” to school on Monday, February 8th in honor of the school’s 8th annual celebration of National African-American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID). After the welcoming, families, …

Relationships

Jamie Foxx’s Sister is the Real Star, Down’s Syndrome Does Not Outshine her Personality

Jamie Foxx is an extremely talented man—he’s a comedian, a musician, an award winning actor and he recently saved a young man from a burning vehicle that crashed outside of his house. So it’s safe to say there isn’t much Jamie Foxx can’t do. But if you ask Jamie about his talent and accolades he’ll …

Success Stories

Ibtihaj Muhammad the First U.S. Olympic Athlete to Compete in a Hijab

Sheer determination and focus is why this young lady made history twice. A few years ago Ibtihaj Muhammad became the first Muslim woman to compete for the United States. Now this African America female saber fencer has qualified for the summer 2016 Olympics where she will be the first U.S. Olympic athlete to compete in …

Entrepreneurship

All Female African American Owned Law Firm in Chicago: KRM

Just two short years ago Keli L. Knight, Jessica B. Reddick and Yondi K. Morris opened KRM Law Group, the only African-American female owned law firm in Chicago. It started with three women who had entrepreneurial spirits and drive. They never sought out to be the only African-American female owned law firm in Chicago, that …