Mexican Government Organizing a Summit to Discuss White Supremacy

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah As a result of racially-targeted hate crimes in the United States, specifically, the recent mass shooting that occurred at a Walmart in El Paso, TX, last month, the Mexican government is organizing a summit that will include leaders from Spanish-speaking nations to discuss the threat of white supremacy, according to a recent article … Continue reading Mexican Government Organizing a Summit to Discuss White Supremacy

Ghana Festival Hosts Two-Day Event to Celebrate “The Year of the Return”

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah 2019 highlights the 400th year since the first enslaved Africans set foot on American soil, and the annual Ghana festival in Washington Park this past weekend honored its ancestors through the theme of “Akwaaba: the Year of the Return,” as a public invitation to revisit the cultural traditions of the West … Continue reading Ghana Festival Hosts Two-Day Event to Celebrate “The Year of the Return”

Taste of Chicago 2019 Serves More Food, Festivities

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah The Taste of Chicago event offered more selections of food varieties and attracted over one million people this year, according to an article by WBBM radio. Choose Chicago reports that the annual festival, which took place in Grant Park, garnered food from 82 restaurants, including 24 pop-ups and 17 food trucks, which … Continue reading Taste of Chicago 2019 Serves More Food, Festivities

Chicago native, writers to air Englewood-based sitcom, ‘South Side’

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah The windy city’s Englewood neighborhood will be aired in a Comedy Central sitcom entitled ‘South Side’ on July 24. The series, created by Harvard graduates, Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle, will reflect a satirical portrayal of the workplace environment of a rental store on the city’s South Side, according to an article … Continue reading Chicago native, writers to air Englewood-based sitcom, ‘South Side’

Photo Recap: 2019 Do Division Street Fest, Hyde Park Brew Fest

        By: Nana Aduba-Amoah This past weekend in the Windy City highlighted a festive wave of events as crowds of people basked in the onset of summer at the annual Do Division Street Fest and Hyde Park Brew Fest. Do Division Street Fest featured live music, a local designer runway show, as … Continue reading Photo Recap: 2019 Do Division Street Fest, Hyde Park Brew Fest

Movement 2019 Milestones Women Empowerment, Legalized Cannabis

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah Detroit's 2019 Movement Festival not only reflected a diverse mixture of artist line up, it also embraced an increased amount of female DJ’s, and Michigan’s legalization of cannabis. Detroit Free Press reports that this year’s Movement marked an influx in the amount of women DJs that performed at various sets, including … Continue reading Movement 2019 Milestones Women Empowerment, Legalized Cannabis

Midwestern Memorial Day Celebrations

By: Nana Aduba-Amoah   There’s no region that commemorates the service of the United States Armed Forces quite like the Midwest. Middle America is the intersection of the historical and cultural celebration of our country’s fallen and active heroes. For Midwesterners who are traveling or scouring for events to attend, we’ve put together a brief … Continue reading Midwestern Memorial Day Celebrations