Good Morning!


I hope everyone had a great Mother’s Day and is enjoying the summer weather! I went to the Summer Peace Rally on 63rd Street Beach for Black Catholic elementary schools in Chicago yesterday where I was invited to say a farewell speech to the 8th grade class! Special thanks to Deacon Leroy Gill and the Black Catholic Deacons of the Archdiocese of Chicago for the invitation. Photos are below:) 


We are three months out from the Miss Black USA Pageant! Please support Miss Black Illinois! #Leggo 

Imani Josey

Imani is a writer from Chicago, Illinois. After graduating Howard University in Washington, DC, Imani received her Masters from Northwestern University. Sometime during all of that studying, she danced professionally for the Chicago Bulls as a (Luvabulls) cheerleader, and won the titles of Miss Chicago and Miss Cook County for the Miss America Organization, as well as Miss Black Illinois USA. Read her short story “North” in the forthcoming Hidden Youth anthology, out November 2016 by Crossed Genres.

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