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Ishuz Ent. Presents Afrodisiology 101

February 18, 2011 by


Looking for something to get into tonight on this extended Presidents’ Day weekend (well, for those of us who are lucky enough to have a three-day weekend)? Check out Ishuz Entertainment tonight at Jak’s tap, 901 W Jackson, for their show, “Afrodisiology 101.” If you’re into Rihanna, Kim Zolciak or other “singers” who can’t really sing, then this […]

End-of-year tax tips for small businesses

December 9, 2010 by


Filing taxes can be a challenging job for small business owners, particularly with no experience in doing so and a lack of funds to secure a professional tax advisor. To help small businesses, the U.S. Small Business Administration is hosting a web program, “Year-end Tax Essentials for Small Business Owners,” to provide tips on small […]

Overworked and underpaid, the mass exodus of black women from the corporate workforce

December 7, 2010 by


Tired of being underpaid and overworked, there’s been a mass exodus of minority women, particularly black women, from Corporate America into full-fledged entrepreneurship. Fed up with lack of representation in the upper-rankings of top companies, black women are starting businesses at record rates. Such was the case with Olga Collier, who spent 16 years in Corporate […]

Black women supporting each other for a change

December 7, 2010 by


If we relied on the media to describe black women, they would say that we are trifling, gold diggers, “baby mommas,” lazy and promiscuous. If you know any black women, then you know that there are many more women who defy this stereotype, than there are who actually fit it. If you still don’t believe […]

Keeping an immaculate home during the holiday season, tips by Oris Wooldridge of Oris’ Cleaning Service

December 6, 2010 by


What started as merely a notion has since become a full-fledged business. That’s Oris’ Cleaning Service, and it was founded earlier this year by Oris Wooldridge. The Chicago-based business provides full service cleaning, including move-ins and move-outs, top-to-bottom cleaning and organizational assistance. Business has peaked during the holiday season, due to the increase in in-home […]