About bronzevillelife

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.

Bronze Reads: The Facts of Nutrition

2019-03-04T09:52:27-06:00

Reviewed by Prizgar Gonzales The Facts of Nutrition, written by Professor Hilton Hotema, is a hard-hitting, take no prisoners exposé of what true vitality really means. It is without question the most important book on [...]

Bronze Reads: The Facts of Nutrition2019-03-04T09:52:27-06:00

Sundance Got Melanin!

2019-02-08T07:52:18-06:00

By Dani Jackson  |  Contributing Writer I attended Sundance for the first time in 2017 but I didn’t feel compelled to venture beyond the amazing panels curated at The Black House that included big names [...]

Sundance Got Melanin!2019-02-08T07:52:18-06:00

BRONZE BIZ: Faie African Art

2019-01-21T07:38:00-06:00

Photo credit: Parrish Lewis FAIE AFRICAN ART 1005 E. 43rd St. |   Chicago, IL 60653 |   (773) 268-2889 www.faieafrikanart.com Name of Owner(s) Faye Edwards What was your inspiration behind your business? [...]

BRONZE BIZ: Faie African Art2019-01-21T07:38:00-06:00

BRONZE BIZ: A Lotta Good Stuff

2018-12-25T00:06:38-06:00

A Lotta Good Stuff showroom. Photo credit: Parrish Lewis A LOTTA GOOD STUFF 501 E. 47th St. |    Chicago, IL 60653  |  (708) 724-3997 www.alottagoodstuffupscale.com Owner (s): Benita Phipps, sole proprietor of [...]

BRONZE BIZ: A Lotta Good Stuff2018-12-25T00:06:38-06:00

BRONZE BIZ: Absolutely Anything Essential Gift Shop

2018-12-24T23:55:13-06:00

Photo credit: Parrish Lewis ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING ESSENTIAL GIFT SHOP 3521 S. King Dr. Chicago, IL 60653 (773) 891-4473 www.absolutelyanythingessential.com Name of Owner(s) Kenya Renee Reave What was your inspiration behind your business? Inspiring [...]

BRONZE BIZ: Absolutely Anything Essential Gift Shop2018-12-24T23:55:13-06:00

BRONZE BIZ: Tangible Things

2018-12-24T23:44:24-06:00

Tangible Things Owner, Gwendolyn Pruitt Photo credit: Parrish Lewis TANGIBLE THINGS 4856 S. Cottage Grove Ave. |   Chicago, IL 60615   |   (773) 855-2331 www.tangiblethingsstore.ecwid.com Name of Owner(s) Gwendolyn Pruitt What [...]

BRONZE BIZ: Tangible Things2018-12-24T23:44:24-06:00

BRONZE BIZ: Luxe B Studio

2019-01-31T21:22:36-06:00

Photo credit: Parrish Lewis LUXE B STUDIO 358 E. 47th St. Chicago, IL 60653 (708) 433-9487 www.luxebstudio.com Name of Owner(s) Jermone Bass is the owner. What was your inspiration behind your business? The [...]

BRONZE BIZ: Luxe B Studio2019-01-31T21:22:36-06:00

BRONZE BIZ: Fort Smith

2018-12-24T23:01:38-06:00

Photo credit: Parrish Lewis Fort Smith 1007 E. 43rd St. Chicago, IL 60653 (773) 268-8200 www.fort-smith.com Name of Owner(s) Clifford Fort Smith What was your inspiration behind your business? To bring a quality [...]

BRONZE BIZ: Fort Smith2018-12-24T23:01:38-06:00

Publisher’s Notes By Myiti Sengstacke-Rice | Vol.2

2018-12-24T22:47:09-06:00

John H.H. Sengstacke and Chicago Defender Publisher/Founder, Robert S. Abbott By: Myiti Sengstacke-Rice |  President and CEO Robert Sengstacke Abbott Foundation (formerly the Chicago Defender Charities, Inc.)Publisher and Founder Bronzeville Life The launch [...]

Publisher’s Notes By Myiti Sengstacke-Rice | Vol.22018-12-24T22:47:09-06:00

Ryan Henry The Artist

2019-01-21T11:01:24-06:00

Ryan Henry, more than a tattooist, more than a television star—he’s an artist with vision. In 2013, Henry opened his renowned tattoo shop, 9Mag, located here in Chicago. The shop’s birth was a result of [...]

Ryan Henry The Artist2019-01-21T11:01:24-06:00