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The “Empire” strikes back

The “Empire” Strikes Back By Jineea Butler/ NNPA Columnist As the first season of the hit Fox series “Empire” comes to a close with record numbers in viewership, I am amazed at how easy our community can be used to push agendas that don’t benefit our bottom line. When was the last time you saw a primetime show starring three Oscar nominees and an Oscar winner? And when have you seen that on an openly conser ...

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WALACAM TV SPOTLIGHT: Mr.Westside:TeeJay Da Boss

WALACAM TV SPOTLIGHT: Mr.Westside:TeeJay Da Boss Believe it or not there are many positive stories coming from the streets of Chicago. One of the most inspiring talents to turn a dream into reality from Chicago, is none other than Tee Jay (AKA) Mr.Westside “TeeJayDaBoss”! This amazing dancer not only enjoys what he does,  but also enjoys what it does for others.  His Chicago Street dancing style brings a tw ...

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The Nature of A Man: It’s a Matter of Self-Pride

The Nature of A Man: It’s a Matter of Self-Pride THE FEMALE SOLUTION By Naimah Latif Columnist “A man will have sex with any attractive woman who says ‘yes.’ That’s how all men are,” my male friend declared. No, that’s not true, it depends on how the man was raised, I insisted.  He emphatically disagreed, stating, “Every man is that way. That’s the nature of a man.” My friend and I have been having this deb ...

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WALA WORD – KING DB PUTTING IN WORK

WALA WORD King DB: PUTTING IN WORK The world of dance is very exciting and upbeat. In the City of Chicago, being a strong presence in the dance community is quite difficult when so few can truly appreciate the art. For King DB, being a strong presence has never been an issue. For years King DB has been all about performing, and putting his work out to be seen by everyone! King DB has always had an eye for t ...

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Car Review: 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe

Car Review: 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe Cadillac has got something. Its two-seat version of the ATS sedan was slick, fun to drive and it had plenty of style. We test drove the 2015 ATS Coupe 3.6L RWD Premium. That translated into a 2+2 coupe with a 3.2-liter V6 that made 321 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque at 4,800 rpm. Mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, this powertrain was quick, responsive t ...

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Drop and Give Me 20

Drop and Give Me 20   There is a perspective prevalent in our faith that our suffering is an integral part of God’s plan to ready us for the struggle of spreading the good news of Jesus Christ. Depending on your point of view you might think that to be a fact of faith. I just don’t believe it’s always true. However, I do believe suffering in some ways is a prerequisite for strengthening one’s spiritual ...

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The Religion Corner: The Dream Marches On

This is a critical time when we all must take a look back at how things “used to be.” On March 7, 1965, state troopers attacked peaceful marchers who were crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, en route to the capitol in Montgomery. On March 7, 2015, the world watched an African-American U.S. president, Barack Obama, speak during the 50th anniversary of Selma at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, where ...

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An Unparalleled Act of Love

Nadirah Muhammad and A’ja Booth embrace three days after operation. A mask was worn because A’ja’s immune system was still low.     An Unparalleled Act  of Love She saved my life’ ...In an amazing act of love and courage,  A’ja Booth holding a copy of her unpublished book  “A New Beginning.” a Muslim teacher donates a kidney to a Christian student Eighteen-year-old A’ja Booth suffered from nephrotic sy ...

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Celebrities Support New Film

  Celebrities Support New Film ‘The Rhythm and The Blues’ Nearly 100 top influencers gathered along with local Chicago celebrities to support Chicago’s newest film “The Rhythm and the Blues.” The film, which is set to shoot in the next couple of months, is set in the 1960’s and 70’s, and based on a true story of a Mississippi born family of blues musicians trying to make it in the Windy City.  Socialit ...

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Women: Stop Condoning Hate Crimes Against Women!

Women: Stop Condoning Hate Crimes Against Women! “It’s terrible that she was raped...but what was she wearing?”   I stared in shock at my longtime friend, someone I knew to be an intelligent, progressive champion of the oppressed. When a man makes such an accusatory statement about a victim of sexual assault, it makes my blood boil and I can hardly hold myself back from screaming accusations of “misogynist! ...

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