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Lorraine Hansberry - A Raisin In The Sun Author

Houseful Of Black History | Lorraine Hansberry – Author

Lorraine Hansberry – 1930-1965 This post may contain affiliate links Yes, I’m loving all of the Black literary greats that were born right here in my very own city. This my dears, is Ms. Lorraine Hansberry who achieved instant…

Vivian Harsh

Houseful Of Black History | Vivian Harsh – Librarian

I won’t even go into how much I love our public library system. I’m sure you love yours just as much. It’s the building that transports and provides so much in the form of non-literary inspiration, that having them…

Do Rite Donuts

Chicago Sights: Do Rite Donuts

I think most of us are guilty of not really taking time to be tourists in our own cities. Especially those of us in larger cities. I always hear from people in LA, NYC, Atlanta, Houston and even St.…

It's A Wonderful Life: American Blues Theater

It’s A Wonderful Life | Chicago Sights

Last Friday, Mr. Houseful and I went out for a night on the town to see a stage play of an old holiday favorite, It’s A Wonderful Life. I’m going to go ahead and confess something right now. I literally…

Janelle Monae at the Taste of Chicago

Janelle Monae Walks a Mean Tightrope #APMusicSeries

Thanks to the Illinois Lottery for tickets to see Janelle Monae in concert in line with their #APMusicSeries. All thoughts and views are my own.  Because I’m super excited about being able to attend a SECOND concert in my…