Event Submission Information

Event Details and Deadlines

Electronic Media

Events are emailed to subscribers on Thursdays and updated on the Progressive Black website calendar (problacknews.com) on Wednesdays.

Event details must be received by the Friday preceding the email to be included in the weekly updates.


Print edition are published monthly on the 2nd weekend of each month. 

Print edition event deadlines are the 4th of every month.


Event listings are FREE for nonprofit organizations (with tax exempt status)

$5 for businesses and other for profit organizations


Upon submitting the event form below, your organization will receive an invoice via Paypal. If you are submtting multiple events, you will receive one combined invoice for all events. Invoices must be paid by Tuesday to ensure included in the weekly update.
If you prefer to use a different payment method please include a note in the additional information section or contact us by phone at 217-754-8045.

You can also download a PDF version of this form and email it to us at events@problacknews.com.

Fillable PDF of the event submission