The Artist Lounge, a safe space for creatives

The Artist Lounge is art exhibition and poetry reading event held in Chicago every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at the South Side Community Art Center.

Veteran Reporter Charles Thomas Talks Faith, the Business of Media & Life After ABC7

"You can't be fired, nor retire, from your purpose." This is just one of the gems shared in this one-on-one interview with Charles Thomas.

“Are You Hearing Me?” |Pongo to Join Healthy Communication Panel at #BlackWomensExpo

Dometi Pongo joins an intimate discussion on Healthy Communication at the Black Women's Expo in Chicago.

Toni Preckwinkle: “Enforcing immigration laws is the federal government’s responsibility”

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatens to pull federal funds from sanctuary cities. Local officials respond.

Free Screening of “Olympic Pride, American Prejudice” Hosted by Dometi Pongo

In partnership with AARP Chicago and Donda's House, I'm hosting a free film screening this evening followed by an in-depth discussion with director Deborah Riley Draper. The documentary, Olympic Pride, American Prejudice, follows 18 African-American athletes to Nazi Germany as they compete in the 1936 Olympics amid blistering racial tensions. Most of us are familiar with …