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Honoring Family, Community & Culture

By Beaunea McNeil, Unite Contributing Writer The fall and winter holiday season is said to be the best time of the year. The feeling of togetherness, the food, the drinks and the celebration make each day a day worth waiting for. While the holidays all bring out the same feeling

Learn How To Trace Your Family Tree At The Library

by Kathleen O’Dell , Springfield-Greene County Library District Dreading the wintry days ahead? Knock the chill off with some entertainment at the Library! All ages are invited to watch the Alfred Hitchcock classic “The Lady Vanishes,” not rated, 1938, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, in the Library Center auditorium.

10 Tips for small business Saturday

by MO SBTDC Program Small Business Saturday, the day after Thanksgiving and the mega-store and mall madness of Black Friday, falls on Nov. 28 this year — are you prepared? And not just for Saturday. The community needs to know about you and appreciate you 365 days a year. You

Eat Well, America, and Stop Diabetes! – November Is Diabetes Month

by American Diabetes Association Join the American Diabetes Association® to put good food and good health on the table during American Diabetes Month® this November. Whether you are one of the nearly 30 million Americans living with diabetes or the 86 million Americans with prediabetes, or you simply want to live a

Attacking Our Founders

Walter E. Williams | Nov 11, 2015 Many of my columns speak highly of the wisdom of our nation’s founders. Every once in a while, I receive an ugly letter sarcastically asking what do I think of their wisdom declaring blacks “three-fifths of a human.” It’s difficult to tell whether such

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.

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

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

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

Honoring Family, Community & Culture

By Beaunea McNeil, Unite Contributing Writer The fall and winter holiday season is said to be the best time of the year. The feeling of togetherness, the food, the drinks and the celebration make each day a day worth waiting for. While the holidays all bring out the same feeling

Learn How To Trace Your Family Tree At The Library

by Kathleen O’Dell , Springfield-Greene County Library District Dreading the wintry days ahead? Knock the chill off with some entertainment at the Library! All ages are invited to watch the Alfred Hitchcock classic “The Lady Vanishes,” not rated, 1938, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, in the Library Center auditorium.

10 Tips for small business Saturday

by MO SBTDC Program Small Business Saturday, the day after Thanksgiving and the mega-store and mall madness of Black Friday, falls on Nov. 28 this year — are you prepared? And not just for Saturday. The community needs to know about you and appreciate you 365 days a year. You

Eat Well, America, and Stop Diabetes! – November Is Diabetes Month

by American Diabetes Association Join the American Diabetes Association® to put good food and good health on the table during American Diabetes Month® this November. Whether you are one of the nearly 30 million Americans living with diabetes or the 86 million Americans with prediabetes, or you simply want to live a

Attacking Our Founders

Walter E. Williams | Nov 11, 2015 Many of my columns speak highly of the wisdom of our nation’s founders. Every once in a while, I receive an ugly letter sarcastically asking what do I think of their wisdom declaring blacks “three-fifths of a human.” It’s difficult to tell whether such

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.

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

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

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