Unauthorized Mural Damages 102-Year-Old Guild Theater

(OAK PARK) – A recent tribute to local men who have died at the hands of local law enforcement officers was painted on the wall of the Guild Theater in Oak Park. However, the artists never asked the property owner for permission, and now the mural could have serious ramifications. Tracy Stigler, the president of […]

Education Leader, Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu To Speak at Indivizible Meeting

OAK PARK – Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu is the guest speaker at the next Indivizible meeting at the Guild Theater in Oak Park April 15. The meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. He is expected to discuss economic opportunities for the Black community. Dr. Kunjufu was educated at Morgan State, Illinois State, and Union Graduate School. He […]

Michelle Rhee to Hold Book Signing at The Guild

OAK PARK – Michelle A. Rhee-Johnson is often seen on television networks such as CNN, MSNBC, ABC, and NBC’s Meet the Press discussing the state of education in the United States. Rhee-Johnson, the wife of Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, is passionate about providing children the skills and knowledge required to compete nationally and internationally. That’s […]

Environmental Food Justice Conference Hosted in Oak Park

OAK PARK – They’ve planted the seeds, but aren’t satisfied with simply sitting back and watching them grow. The local organization, Freedom Farms is seeking to cultivate a movement, one that will lead to a healthier community. Freedom Farms sponsored its Environmental Food Justice Conference last week. The event was held at the Guild Theater […]

Financial Leader Mellody Hobson To Speak Locally

OAK PARK – Mellody Hobson, a nationally recognized voice on financial literacy and investor education, will have a special speaking engagement at the Guild Theater in Oak Park on Dec. 17. Hobson’s special arrival is free, however, seating is limited. The program will began at 6:00 p.m. Ms. Hobson is one of the most powerful […]

“Freedom Writers” Founder Comes to Sacramento

SACRAMENTO – Erin Gruwell, the inspiration behind the Freedom Writers is coming to Sacramento on April 19th. She is going to discuss her experience with the 150 Freedom Writers in Sacramento and how they changed each other’s lives. Also, Sacramento has been chosen as a Freedom Writers Institute site, providing 25 local educators with an […]

“We Come from Greatness:Legacy II” Has Final Show This Weekend

SACRAMENTO -We’ve been bruised and we’ve been battered, but those who have inflicted the pain have never been able to shake our innate belief that we’ll rise above it. That message is driven home in the powerful musical “We Come From Greatness: Legacy 2” being staged at the Guild Theater by the Images Theater Company. […]