Posts tagged health & wellness
Black-owned health food store brings new life to North Lawndale food desert

VIDEO: North Lawndale has a long standing reputation as a food desert, being a neighborhood that does not have any large grocery stores or supermarkets. A Real Chi Youth reporter sat down with New Life owner Ray Barney  to discuss what this health food store is bringing to the community.

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Black business owner, Russell Austin, breaks down barriers in healthcare industry; advocates for better opportunities for African American youth

VIDEO: There are two common misconceptions still coloring the perception of black owned businesses in the Chicagoland area: that there aren’t many around, and if they are, they’re either a restaurant, dance studio, or a hair salon. But the numbers tell a different story.

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Art Ideology

VIDEO: Chicago has received a lot of headlines the past few years for the bad and the ugly. In the mainstream media, our city has become known for its crime. Yet through it all, Chicago is still one of the biggest exporters of entertainers, musicians and all-round artists (Bernie Mac, Kanye West and Walt Disney).

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This is my Body

VIDEO: The day after President Trump’s inauguration 250 thousand people in Chicago marched together for women’s rights, a common worry among these protesters is the attack on Planned Parenthood and the things that may come along with it, like abortion becoming illegal

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