Healthy, Fall Inspired Foods

by Yvelette Stines Reprinted from Black Enterprise Magazine Here are some foods packed with health and beauty benefits When we think of fall, many things come to mind, such as fashion, football, the color of leaves changing, new beginnings, and food. There is beauty in the colors of the season. As we transition into cooler […]

See African American Artists Collection at the Springfield Art Museum

Jacob Lawrence   American (1917-2000) Born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Jacob Lawrence moved with his family to Harlem in 1930, where he attended the Harlem Art Workshop and the American Artists School under prominent artist Charles Alston. Lawrence became nationally known when The Migration of the Negro series was shown at New York’s Downtown […]

Thirteenth Annual Youth Empowerment Summit

By Beaunea McNeil, Unite Contributing Writer Springfield, MO—Teenagers filled Plaster Student Union on Oct. 2 as the 13th annual Youth Empowerment Summit took place. Over 350 students attended the summit, which focused primarily on providing resources for teenage African American students living in the area. The summit lasted nearly six hours selection of an effective, cause-specific […]

Art teacher provides venue to practice creative expression

Springfield, MO—As Springfield continues to grow, new businesses are planting their seeds in the community in hopes they will also grow with it. Spare time and money is something that a lot of people don’t have, especially with the rising costs of housing, amenities and bill pay but, nevertheless, people are consistently trying to find […]