Charmaine Johnise bosses up and opens female-powered tattoo shop in Chicago

Charmaine Johnise has been a regular on “Black Ink: Chicago” since the series premiered in 2015. Although Charmaine was an integral part of the show, which focuses on Nine Mag a tattoo shop owned by tattoo artist Ryan Henry, she stayed in her lane. Over the years, her job responsibilities fluctuated between administrative assistant to […]

Documentary ‘Harlem On My Plate’ feeds the soul at Kennedy King College

Food is the great equalizer. It has a way of bringing people together while preserving and sharing culture. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and Citi presented a screening of Harlem On My Plate at Kennedy King College in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. Harlem on My Plate is a documentary written and […]