Heart and Soul Oct. 23, 2016

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Monday, October 24, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A special presentation of HEART & SOUL, an ABC7 series that taps into the essence of Chicago's African American community, aired Sun., Oct. 32. 2016 at 11 p.m.

Chicago Multicultural Dance School

What happens when classical ballet meets hip-hop? The result is 'hiplet': an exciting form of ballet from acclaimed artist Homer Hans Bryant. Watch a class of dancers at the Chicago Multicultural Dance Center as the pirouette to a truly different beat.

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Chicago Multicultural Dance School

47 W. Polk Street




Nia Kay, Hip Hop Artist

Young and talented are just two ways to describe this hip-hop artist from the South Suburbs of Chicago. This 14-year-old has been recording songs and making videos since she was 10. Today, this rapper who is wildly popular on social media is working on her next album after having just competed on the Lifetime reality show, "The Rap Game" produced by Jermaine Dupri and Queen Latifah.

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Instagram: itss_niakay

Dr. Toni Scott-Terry, OB/GYN

Meet Dr. Scott-Terry, an OB/GYN who has dedicated more than 20 years to delivering babies, performing surgeries and safeguarding the health of women. After witnessing family members fight cancer, she decided to do even more to help those in battle for their lives, as well as improving the overall health for both women and men by opening Allure Laser and Medical Spa.

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Scott Terry Female Health Associates, P.C.

20325 S. Graceland Ave.



Allure Laser and Medical Spa

7062 183rd Street

Tinley Park



Chef David Fuller

Chef David Fuller, a product of the Englewood community, knows all too well about pursing dreams and watching them unfold. His journey of success came full circle when a partnership with Whole Foods allowed him to share one of his signature savory dishes with customers in 50 Whole Foods Markets throughout the Midwest, as well as one special store in Englewood, a place he knows very well.

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Work Hard Play Hard

Two college friends started Pyramid, an event planning company that specializes in events for young African American professionals. We go to the one year anniversary of Work Hard Play Hard at Reverie in River North.

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The Bigs

With the Bears, the Bulls, the Cubs, the White Sox, and the Chicago Blackhawks, the Windy City is every sports lovers' dream! And from newspapers and local TV affiliates to cable sports outlets, there is plenty of media to cover all that local sports action. But two avid fans and sports writers felt compelled to launch a new brand of Chicago sports journalism. Eugene McIntosh and Terrence Tomlin felt their perspective wasn't being heard. So, a year ago they launched The Bigs: a website that tells the days sports headlines and brings its readers and viewers interviews from some of Chicago's biggest athletes.

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Welcome Inn Manor

This home built in 1893 is a historic Queen Anne home owned by a couple that wanted to offer a different experience to visitors looking for housing. Designated as the only licensed African American bed and breakfast in Chicago, this residence features several uniquely designed bedrooms to accommodate small families or larger ones. What sets their b& b apart from others is the attention to detail. They even offer ground transportation for guests visiting from out of town.

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Welcome Inn Manor

4563 S. Michigan Ave.