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Photo courtesy of Choose Your Bliss Jason Stewart, the CEO of Choose Your Bliss candle company, discloses what sets his products apart and why he wants to empower his customers in this candid interview. Where did you get the name from for your candle company? The original name of the company was Pure Bliss. Our…

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RushCard, which was co-founded by hip-hop impresario Russell Simmons, gave $50K to the Chicago community to help reduce youth violence. Simmons and the Peacekeepers held their first barbershop recruitment event to get community members to become Peacekeepers in Chicago. The event was held at Larry’s Barber College, 10456 S. Halsted St. See photos below. Photo…

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Sandy Redd has been a background singer for Mya, Syleena Johnson, and the list goes on. Recently, she won WGCI radio station in Chicago’s Kickstart Your Dreams contest by Mountain Dew and Twista. She released her debut EP, Redd Fever. Artists such as Public Announcement and actors such as LaRoyce Hawkins, Leon Rogers and Simeon Henderson…

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The Black McDonald’s Operators Association hosted their 2017 Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour concert in Chicago at the House of Hope Church. The artist and participants for this year’s event included Lonnie Hunter, Donald Lawrence, Tye Tribbett, Small Fire, Anita Wilson, Bishop Paul Morton, Jekalyn Carr, Brian Courtney Wilson and Paul Porter. The proceeds go toward…

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Photo credit: Melanie L. Brown for Steed Media What is your husband’s name? Pastor Michael L. Neal What church do you preside at as the first lady? Glorious Light Church in the Bronzeville community. How many years have you held that title? It will be nine years July 2017 Do you also preach? No, there is…

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