What’s New with the Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce (ILBCC)!

Since the Outbreak The ILBCC has been continuously working to keep people informed and reassured that we can continue to strive during this unprecedented time. The Chamber has been busy completing tasks, checking off goals, distributing important information, and striving to ensure that we are being of service in all ways possible even during this trying time.  During the initial…

Juneteenth

Happy Juneteenth 2020

by Shelbey Roberts Central Illinois (WMBD) – “Juneteenth” is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. June 19, 1865, marked the day that Major General Gordon Granger and Union soldiers came to Galveston, Texas to share that the war had ended and that the enslaved had been freed. The news came more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln…

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