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Rising Comedian Adrienne Brandyburg is Funny, Multi-talented and Naturally Glam!

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Adrienne Brandyburg By Onicia Muller Hollywood superstars like Viola Davis, Issa Rae, and Tracee Ellis Ross all rock natural styles on the red carpet. It seems that even more black women in entertainment are empowered to showcase natural hair in the media and their artistic performances. Chicago actress and comedienne, Adrienne Brandyburg is part of the new generation of entertainers…

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Chance The Rapper Just Donated 30,000 Backpacks to Chicago Students

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It’s back to school time! In order to joyfully bring in the occasion, Chance The Rapper is continuing his charitable spirit and will be providing Chicago students in need with supplies. That’s right, Lil’ Chano from 79th teamed up with STATE Bags to donate 30,000 backpacks to children living in Chicago’s most impoverished neighborhoods, distributed through Chance’s SocialWorks empowerment charity….

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Hundreds Of Alphas Marched Through The Southside of Chicago In Effort To “Save Our Streets”

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Photo Credit: Andre Jamar/Andre Jamar Photography Alphas In The Streets, Saturday May 20, 2017 On Saturday, May 20th, hundreds of members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. marched through the Southside of Chicago in an effort to reclaim their community. And while it hasn’t gathered much media coverage, it’s important that stories like these are told, especially when we’re consistently that…

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For The 8th Consecutive Year, Chicago’s Urban Prep Sends 100% Of Its Students To College

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For the 8th consecutive year in a row, Chicago’s Urban Prep Academy is sending 100% of its students to college. A notable accomplishment the school has achieved every year since 2010. Continue Reading According to its website, “100% of the seniors from Urban Prep’s Englewood, West and Bronzeville campuses have been accepted to four-year colleges and universities. Students from all…

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7 Black-Owned Beauty Supplies In Chicago

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Pictured, Jordan’s Beauty Supply in Chicago Looking to keep your dollars in the community while still getting all the hair supplies you need? If you’re in the Chicago area, try out these 7 Black-owned beauty supplies in the Chicago area. Continue Reading Solo Beauty Supply 8158 S. Cottage Grove Esters Store 1729 E. 87th Street Wonder Care 8701 S. Racine…

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Chance The Rapper Speaks On Being A Father, Moving Back In With His Parents

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Chance The Rapper covers Complex Magazine. Photo by Marcus Hyde Chance The Rapper has been all over the news the past several weeks. Last week, the 23-year old Chicago rapper made headlines after announcing his $1 million donation to Chicago Public Schools. Continue Reading Shortly after, Chicago Sun Times reporter, Mary Mitchell would see much deserved backlash about her negative…

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