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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.

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


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. 142019-10-08T07:38:23-05:00

Frayne Vibez: The Next Generation of Music


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 Music2019-06-20T18:05:20-05:00

Cirque Du Soleil


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 Soleil2019-06-19T17:54:04-05:00

Compassionate Care Comes To The Community


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 Community2019-06-19T17:22:43-05:00

Chicago Celebrates Juneteenth


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 Juneteenth2019-06-19T14:37:44-05:00

Pritzker Is Not Playing, Lightfoot Has A Heavy Backhand


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 Backhand2019-06-18T18:24:22-05:00

Women In Music: Liz Toussaint


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 Toussaint2019-06-17T18:58:46-05:00

Summer, Summer, Summer Time Changing Faces


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 Faces2019-06-18T20:51:05-05:00

Women In Music: Tarrey Torrae


What was the first song you penned? The first song that I penned for a national artist was titled “Live It Up” for John Legend’s debut album “Get Lifted.” It is a song about living [...]

Women In Music: Tarrey Torrae2019-06-17T18:10:36-05:00

Black Lives, Black Words


By Dani Jackson @missdanijackson Co-Founded by Reginald Edmund and Simeilia Hodges Dallaway, Black Lives Black Words provides theatre artists of color the opportunity to have their voices heard, raw and unfiltered. In partnership with Artistic [...]

Black Lives, Black Words2019-06-14T18:14:48-05:00

June-July Publisher’s Notes


After several months of unpredictable weather the time of year that we live for in Chicago is finally here! For me and my team, summer means its game time to execute our hard work and [...]

June-July Publisher’s Notes2019-06-14T17:49:33-05:00

Music From The Soul


By: Angelyn M. Anderson @ReclaimBville “Hang all the mistletoe...I’m gonna get to know you better...” “We are family...” If you can honestly tell me that you didn’t finish both of those the sentences singing (and [...]

Music From The Soul2019-06-14T17:26:38-05:00

Bronzeville Summer Nights Returns for Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Food and Family Fun!


Bronzeville will once again host a series of summer programming that offers shopping, culture, and revelry to the greater Chicago community. Long known as a stronghold of African-American heritage and deep cultural roots, the historic [...]

Bronzeville Summer Nights Returns for Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Food and Family Fun!2019-06-13T20:20:32-05:00
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