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Bronzeville Life is a bi-monthly publication featuring lifestyle, politics, community, business, arts, and culture. The Chicago based paper is produced by the Robert Sengstacke Abbott Foundation.

Original Afrowear: The OG Of Urban Fashion

2019-11-10T21:42:53-06:00

By Gina B. @GinaSpot In the 90s, there was a limited representation by Black designers. Co-founder, Mustafa Abdullah (AKA DJ Mustafa Rocks) was winding down his popular Brotha Man line of fashion headwear. Abdullah’s idea [...]

Original Afrowear: The OG Of Urban Fashion2019-11-10T21:42:53-06:00

The Chicago Park District Strikes an Agreement With SEIU LOCAL 73 For Better Wages, and Healthcare

2019-10-16T13:48:08-06:00

CHICAGO - Today Mayor Lori E Lightfoot and Chicago Park District, General Superintendent and CEO Michael Kelly announced that the District has reached an agreement with SEIU Local 73, avoiding a work stoppage of 2400 [...]

The Chicago Park District Strikes an Agreement With SEIU LOCAL 73 For Better Wages, and Healthcare2019-10-16T13:48:08-06:00

QCDC Presents “Women+Commerce+Community” on Oct. 14

2019-10-08T07:38:23-06:00

On Monday, October 14, 2019, Quad Communities Development Corporation (QCDC) along with sponsors, Associated Bank, and The Chicago Community Trust will host “Women+Commerce+Community” in recognition of National Women’s Small Business Month. “Women+Commerce+Community” is the inaugural [...]

QCDC Presents “Women+Commerce+Community” on Oct. 142019-10-08T07:38:23-06:00

Frayne Vibez: The Next Generation of Music

2019-06-20T18:05:20-06:00

What’s the next best thing to having extraordinary offspring to call your children? If you’re Grammy award-winning musician, Ramsey Lewis—the next best thing is to have smart and talented grandchildren. Unlike his famous grandfather, 19-year-old [...]

Frayne Vibez: The Next Generation of Music2019-06-20T18:05:20-06:00

Cirque Du Soleil

2019-06-19T17:54:04-06:00

By: VeeLa Gonzales Cirque du Soleil’s VOLTA is an exciting voyage into both a visually striking world and a captivating dance between light and sound. Energetic, urban and contemporary, VOLTA is inspired in part by [...]

Cirque Du Soleil2019-06-19T17:54:04-06:00

Compassionate Care Comes To The Community

2019-06-19T17:22:43-06:00

By: Dr. Sharice Bradford Twwitter: @coachsharice7 IG: @dr._sharice In a space once occupied by Advocate Health Care, Premier Urgent Health Care & OCC Health Center is now open and receiving patients. Sharing space with long [...]

Compassionate Care Comes To The Community2019-06-19T17:22:43-06:00

Chicago Celebrates Juneteenth

2019-06-19T14:37:44-06:00

By: Dr. Sharice Bradford Twwitter: @coachsharice7 IG: @dr._sharice In schools across America we are taught that slavery ended on January 1, 1863, which is why African American gather in churches around the country to celebrate [...]

Chicago Celebrates Juneteenth2019-06-19T14:37:44-06:00

Pritzker Is Not Playing, Lightfoot Has A Heavy Backhand

2019-06-18T18:24:22-06:00

Gov. Pritzker accomplished something that took Bruce Rauner almost his entire term to do—passed a $40 billion operating budget on a bipartisan agenda. This move means both House Democrats and Republicans participated in the process to ensure their constituents did [...]

Pritzker Is Not Playing, Lightfoot Has A Heavy Backhand2019-06-18T18:24:22-06:00

Women In Music: Liz Toussaint

2019-06-17T18:58:46-06:00

What was the first song you penned? I can’t say precisely the first song because I’ve been writing since as early as six years old, but my first Country song was called “I’m the One.” [...]

Women In Music: Liz Toussaint2019-06-17T18:58:46-06:00

Summer, Summer, Summer Time Changing Faces

2019-06-18T20:51:05-06:00

By: Janae Wesby IG and Twitter: @janaeischangingfaces  It’s approaching!! Summer is the time to be carefree and create your own beauty rules that marry your overall look and style. While creating your own beauty rules, [...]

Summer, Summer, Summer Time Changing Faces2019-06-18T20:51:05-06:00