Nearly four years ago, a small, obscure start-up innovation hub was stationed on a low-key part of the Blue Island Avenue business strip in the Pilsen community. Emile Cambry Jr., a faculty member of DePaul University at the time, had a vision to create a space that would bring together other like-minded creatives to have […]
In a time where a life can be taken in a blink of an eye or the wrong choice can lead one down a path of no return—Chicago is suffering an epidemic of loss—the loss of our African American men. Dr. Paul Phillips created the Better Man Than Me Foundation (BMTM), a nonprofit organization, to […]
Dr. Willie Wilson spent part of his Easter Sunday at Greater Harvest Baptist to launch National Bail Reform Movement. He has become a public advocate for criminal justice reform and utilizing his wealth for the common good. His recent $160,000 donation to assist Cook County taxpayers with their property taxes brought a great deal of […]5 days ago
Yogi Berra famously said, “Baseball is 90 percent mental; the other half is physical.” It’s a game of thinkers. You have to be able to quickly assess a situation, make accurate predictions, and take action. Dana Phillips Goodum, CPA, CGMA, is a thinker. She’s not a baseball player, but she works alongside them and, in […]
Dr. Jonathan Lassiter, assistant professor of psychology at Muhlenberg College, is the author of the new book Black LGBT Health in the United States: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation. With his co-editor, Dr. Lassiter edited the compilation of nearly two-dozen contributions from LGBT researchers and health-care professionals. He has provided the opportunity […]
Has society changed or have we changed as parents? Have our morals and values also changed? Parents have so many decisions to make today about their children, especially when they become adolescents. Sex is one of the more important discussions you must have with your children.
An intensive spring break camp brought together 29 aspiring middle school entrepreneurs from 19 Chicago Public Schools and one homeschool to create an app-based business idea and pitch. Future Founders, a nonprofit startup, teamed up with Google to launch Startup Spring Break, a free week-long (April 7-13) entrepreneurship bootcamp for middle school girls from Chicago’s […]
The IRS normally sends correspondence in the mail. They mail millions of letters to taxpayers every year. Keep these important points in mind if you get a letter or notice: Don’t Ignore It. You can respond to most IRS notices quickly and easily. Follow Instructions. Read the notice carefully. It will tell you if you […]