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Celebrate the rich Culture of the African-American & African Diaspora

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The Progressive Minds Show , in collaboration with The Rainbow PUSH Coalition, presents a momentous night of excellence designed to unite, educate and understand the ethnicity of cultures and traditions within the African, Caribbean and African American communities!

Come and experience a cultural explosion like never before!

With African Diaspora Cuisines, African traditions, Dance performances, Music, & Fashion!

Engulf yourself with the beauty of our African & African-American History as you walk the halls of the iconic Rainbow Push Coalition!

Meet and network with other African Diasporans from all over the world on the future of our people!

This event is back and bigger as we get ready for Summertime Chi!

​ This year, The Exchange Ceremony proudly honors Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. as an African Chief for his legacy of leadership in the Black Community. He, along with other Chicago notables will be honored this day so don’t miss it!

This event will leave you filling the peace and unity that our ancestors dedicated their lives to create for us!

Special Celebrity Hosts:

  • Sheila 0
  • Ricky Rampage.

This is a 21+ event


The Exchange Ceremony brings together the Chicagoland African, Caribbean, African-American and Afro-Latinx diaspora to celebrate our beauty, culture, and humanity.

Our Celebration of communities promote growth, highlights our common heritage, and recognizes individuals and organizations working to make our communities better.

You will experience the taste of authentic cuisines spanning the African and Black Diaspora in variety, cultural entertainment performances by special cultural-rich artists, special guests, live music, and more. Dress to impress! Formal or traditional attire preferred and encouraged.

The Progressive Minds Show, NFP

The Progressive Minds Show, a 501-C(3) organization, is a global social platform dedicated to building the global community of the Black Diaspora. Every Wednesday, from 6 – 8 PM CST, we facilitate transformative discussions live on FacebookYouTube, and Afro Star Radio.

Our dialogue style engages with respected subject matter experts to educate, empower, and engage our global audience of viewers. As cultural advocates, we support initiatives dedicated to helping youth, the voiceless, and the disenfranchised. Our passion to stand for cultural identity and the well-being of our communities.

Show Host Sena “Alinco”, a radio host, production manager, community organizer, critical thinker, sports and soccer enthusiast among many other passions that fall under the umbrella of unity. With his passion for social cultural development, he emerged as an award-winning radio personality by the Abolition Institute. He is a well-known and well-loved host who embodies the voice of the people in which he serves on his mission of affecting positive attitudes within our society through verbal dialogue.

To learn more about The Progressive Minds Show, NFP, visit our website at:


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