I’ve been in deep denial. I’ve been lying to myself. Some days, Chicago plays along — giving me balmy afternoons in the 50’s. But on a day like this Monday, I can’t deny it any more. Winter is coming. It’s cold November raining sideways right now as I write this. Soon that rain will be… read all

It began in 2014, as a list of 101 Independent Black Owned Businesses to support for Blackout Friday. In 2015, the list grew to 350 Independent Black Owned Businesses. And this year, I’m happy to announce that the Black Owned Business Directory has grown into its own page that will remain an ever-growing work in… read all