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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.

Grand Marshal – J. Ivy


J. Ivy - Grammy Award Winning Poet and Author At this year’s 65th Annual Grammy awards, The Recording Academy introduced a new category, Best Spoken Word Album—a category that was lobbied by Chicago [...]

Grand Marshal – J. Ivy2023-09-05T13:11:36-05:00

Honorary Marshals


Mayor Brandon Johnson As the son of a pastor and one of ten siblings, Brandon Johnson was raised on a foundation of hard work, faith and service. Brandon began his career as a public school [...]

Honorary Marshals2023-09-05T13:04:19-05:00

Chicago’s Rising Black Pitmasters


By Donna Hammond. At last, summer in Chicago is almost here! So much happens in our beloved city – neighborhood festivals, music concerts, picnics, and backyard barbecues. As we begin to gear up for summer [...]

Chicago’s Rising Black Pitmasters2023-09-05T00:10:31-05:00

93rd Bud Billiken Parade Winners


Last year’s 93rd annual Bud Billiken Parade and Festival was a joyous celebration that brought together the City of Chicago in a glorious display of love and peace. The vibrant parade, held on King Drive, [...]

93rd Bud Billiken Parade Winners2023-03-27T12:43:43-05:00

Voter Burnout


By Bronzeville Life Staff writer @bronzevillelife - In Chicago, voter burnout is more than just a buzzword - it’s a critical issue that is affecting the very foundation of democracy, especially for Black communities. Despite [...]

Voter Burnout2023-03-26T20:59:55-05:00

Wakanda Forever


It still remains a hit and breaks Disney+ viewing records as it honors Chadwick Boseman and celebrates the brilliance of black women.

Wakanda Forever2023-03-27T14:44:22-05:00



By: Dr. Robin Amankwah, M.B.A., EdD (Raconsulting7@gmail.com) The effects of COVID-19 still present challenges even today in the Black community in many ways. Going through the changes caused by the Pandemic brought more mental exhaustion [...]

HOPE & RECOVERY2023-02-21T12:29:11-06:00



Medical Author: Rohini Radhakrishnan, ENT, Head, and Neck Surgeon Medical Reviewer: Shaziya Allarakha, MD   People often use the terms health and wellness interchangeably. Although a person cannot have one and not the other, they [...]

WHAT IS HEALTH AND WELLNESS?2023-02-21T12:11:25-06:00
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