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Sixty year Chicago resident, Graduated Edward Jenner elementary school, graduated Wells High School, attended Crane Junior College, La Salle Extension University, ASD, Chicago School of Stenography, decorated Korean Veteran, Honorable Discharge AUS 1953, Community Activist in the North Lawndale Community and the 11th Police District, President of the Empowered Citizens of North Lawndale, VP, North Lawndale Greening Committee.
Reintegrating Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl: Is He a Deserter, Traitor, or Undercover Hero?

Reintegrating Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl: Is He a Deserter, Traitor, or Undercover Hero?

As Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Obama did what the American Military Credo called for and brought Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl home. President Obama said, “We don’t leave our men or women in uniform behind.” While serving in a combat zone in Afghanistan, it was alleged that Sergeant Bergdahl left his post and went AWOL. […]

Opinion: Race for Mayor, Sizing up the Challengers from A to P

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Opinion: Race for Mayor, Sizing up the Challengers from A to P

Chatter in Chicago urban communities is about replacing Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the coming 2015 election because he did not support them in the CPS school turnaround debacle. Currently there is only one announced candidate to unseat Mayor Emanuel. She is Dr. Amara Enyia, a well-educated Nigerian and former city employee with a vast knowledge […]

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Opinion: Changing the Chicago Public School System is basic civics!

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Opinion: Changing the Chicago Public School System is basic civics!

Ultimately parent(s) are responsible for the education and well being of their children. Urban educators and Community Activists in Chicago keep taking their educational grievances to City Hall. They want to persuade the Mayor and CPS to stop school closings and relocating children into different communities when it is dangerous for children to pass through […]

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Opinion: Has Corporate America Rushed to Judgment About Paula Deen

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Opinion: Has Corporate America Rushed to Judgment About Paula Deen

What is Lisa T. Jackson’s real motivation for accusing Paula Deen of racial discrimination and Deen’s brother Bobby Hiers, of sexual harassment? Lisa T. Jackson, who happens to be white and claims she is part black, said she sued on her behalf and other black employees who were being mistreated by Ms. Deen and her […]

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Opinion:Was the Judicial System lenient with the Jacksons’ because Jesse Jackson Jr. manned up?

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Opinion:Was the Judicial System lenient with the Jacksons’ because Jesse Jackson Jr. manned up?

Pleading guilty, Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife took responsibility for misusing campaign funds and federal tax fraud. They will be sentenced on July 3, 2013. Jesse Jackson Jr. will receive 4 years and Sandi will receive 18 months. Was the Judicial System lenient in sentencing them? Some people don’t think the judicial system was […]

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Opinion: Who do they think they are?

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Opinion: Who do they think they are?

Do our Representatives in Congress represent “the people” or the NRA? Ever since the 1999 Columbine Massacre in Littleton, Colorado, gun violence has escalated universally. Therefore, we should have Universal Background Checks on gun sales that are consistent with gun violence. “We the people” re-elected President Obama and sent him to Washington with a clear agenda […]

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Editorial: Can Sandi and Jesse Jackson Jr. overcome political mistakes?

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Editorial: Can Sandi and Jesse Jackson Jr. overcome political mistakes?

Parents want the best of everything for their children. Even after getting the best of everything, children sometimes fall short of goals set by parents regardless of their teachings and advice. When Sandi and Jesse Jr., came onto the national political stage they were novices compared to politicians from the “school of hard knocks.” They […]

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