Posts Tagged “African American”

Former Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee to be Grand Marshall for State Fair parade

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Former Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee to be Grand Marshall for State Fair parade

Former Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee to be Grand Marshall for State Fair parade The Illinois State Fair along with Governor JB Pritzker, announced Olympic Gold Medal winner and East St. Louis native Jackie Joyner-Kersee will serve as the Grand Marshall for the Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade. The retired American track and field athlete won three…

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Erika Harold campaign launches new Digital Ad: “Grandma”

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Erika Harold campaign launches new Digital Ad: “Grandma”

Erika Harold campaign launches new Digital Ad: “Grandma” Today is Erika’s grandma Louise’s 97th birthday; to celebrate, Harold campaign highlighting the values Louise taught Erika Today is Erika Harold’s grandma Louise’s 97th birthday. To celebrate, Erika’s campaign for Attorney General is launching a new digital ad titled “Grandma,” highlighting the values Louise taught Erika. Throughout…

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Remembering Mayor Washington this Thanksgiving

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Remembering Mayor Washington this Thanksgiving

Remembering Mayor Washington this Thanksgiving Mayor Harold Washington was one of the more affable of Chicago’s mayors. He had a great sense of humor and was driven by a desire to balance the imbalance in Chicago’s society, bringing all of the city’s races and ethnic groups together, treating them equally. It’s something we no longer…

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Black Chamber hosts 12th Annual Convention August 9 – 10

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Black Chamber hosts 12th Annual Convention August 9 – 10

Black Chamber hosts 12th Annual Convention August 9 – 10 ILLINOIS BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HOST 12TH ANNUAL CONVENTION IN EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS  WHO: Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce  WHAT: 12th Annual State Convention WHEN: ​Wednesday and Thursday, August 9-10, 2017 Paradice Hotel & Casino, 21 Blackjack Blvd, East Peoria, IL 61611 WHY: The Illinois…

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