Adult Picture Books

Before Instagram, there were picture books with a complement of editorial copy that could be considered the literary version of the popular social networking site of today. One of those books, I consider one of the most enlightening books that I've read on Africans in America is "A Pictorial History of the Negro in America" …

NCES : Black Women Most Educated Group in the U.S.|WIFOTIT

When Chesley* entered the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2010, black women were making history as the most educated group in the United States. The National Center of Education Statistics1 reports for the academic years 1999-2000 through 2009-10, degree-granting institutions conferred more academic degrees to women than men. Black women received the highest percentage …

Chicago Could Be Home To The Next Black Prima Ballerina| WIFOTIT

...And she could get her start through a scholarship from the prestigious Joffrey Academy of Dance, the official school of The Joffrey Ballet. Due in part to a $200,000 challenge grant from the Reva and David Logan Foundation, Chicago Public School students can participate in programs such as the Lemonis Bridge Program where they are instructed in classical ballet training. …