2 Influential African Americans Give Back To Their Communities this Black Business Month

First, I would like to introduce to entrepreneur, motivational speaker, model, visionary coach, and author Akilah C. Thompson.  She launched her company, ACT Inspires, Inc., as a way to inspire and motivate today’s younger minority […]

Freight yard expansion could pose lung hazard

Excerpts from www.chicagotribune.com/health/ct-met-englewood-freight-yard-pollution-20130717,0,1115345.story Analysis by nonprofit shows soot would exceed safety limit even blocks away By Michael Hawthorne, Chicago Tribune reporter July 17, 2013   Advertisement   With a massive freight yard expansion backed by […]

Congress: Pass Comprehensive Student Debt Reform NOW!

By Robert Applebaum, StudentDebtCrisis.org  (Contact) To be delivered to:   The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, and President Barack Obama Petition Statement: With approximately 39 million Americans now drowning in more than […]

Choose Community Over Chaos

Excerpts from the Open Society Foundation Voices Posted by Black Star By Shawn Dove ,U. S. Programs July 13, 2013  There is a passage from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s last book, Where do We Go […]

Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD)

Town Hall Meeting on Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities — June 26, 2013.   June 5, 2013 Excepts from: www.cityofchicago.org/disabilities Posted by: Sean Rhodes   The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, OEMC, and […]

” Seniors moving on up in the 21st Century “

Submitted by: Marla Thompson: Editor , Denice Davie Co-Editor Stephaine Montgomery is a student in our senior and physcially challenged adults computer class.  Stephanie is learning how to use e-mail system and computer applications.  Mrs. […]