Month: June 2015

CCNM June 16, 2015

By Omar Burgess Source: Brendan Hoffman / Stringer / Getty When the HBO biopic based on Bessie Smith‘s life airs Saturday, viewers may very well choose to focus on the dynamic of the relationship between Smith and Ma Rainey. Queen Latifah, who plays the titular character, recently spoke with BET, and she …read more Source: […]

CCNM June 11, 2015

When planning a trip to Japan it may be easy to fall into the usual trap of only planning to go to “modern “attractions, such as electronic shops and concerts. However, Japan is an ancient and diverse culture offering a wonderful trip back in time. Whether you’re staying only a week or a full month, […]

CCNM June 10, 2015

  Love You Ladies! A young wife sat on a sofa on a hot humid day, drinking iced tea and visiting with her mother. As they talked about life, about marriage, about the responsibilities of life and the obligations of adulthood, the mother clinked the ice cubes in her glass thoughtfully and turned a clear, […]

CCNM June 10, 2015

THE CHICAGO COMMUNITY TRUST CALLS FOR STORIES OF PHILANTHROPY Centennial Storytelling Campaign will Highlight Civic Engagement and Service Across the Region Inspired by success of its On The Table initiative – where more than 25,000 Chicagoland residents came together to break bread, share stories of community and how they choose to give back and make […]

CCNM June 10, 2015

    You’ve probably heard the tip that if you’re interested in losing weight, it’s a good idea to eat slowly and chew your food at least 15-20 times before swallowing.  Doing so allows your brain and body to actually sense that it’s full, instead of cramming a bunch of food down your throat only to […]

CCNM June 9, 2015

By Marcus Robinson June 6 2015 a section of 111th St. from Wentworth Ave to Eggleston St in Chicago was renamed ‘Derrion J. Albert Way’. This designation is in honor of slain Christian Fenger Academy High School student Derrion J. Albert. This honor is prestigious yet I believe his family and friends would rather he […]

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