Archive for October 2012

Letter to Mayor Emmanuel re: Rosenwald Redevelopment

Just this week I received an email from another Bronzeville neighbor about the Rosenwald.  This email included a link to a letter sent by a group called Rosenwald4All, clever name.  I’m pretty passionate about my neighborhood and the Rosenwald, so I had to read the entire 10 page document.  I hope Mayor Emmanuel read it... Read more »

The Bigger They Are

The Bigger They Are
Today will be abuzz with debates about the debate and what the next debate will look like and what debates really mean and of course, who won the debate.  I’m not going to do that.  I want to draw attention to my favorite embodiment of corporate greed, Wal-Mart. My pet foe has been in the... Read more »

War in Bronzeville

War in Bronzeville
If Prologue, Inc. gets its wish a plot of land in Bronzeville will personify the concept of rebirth after a long history of incarceration and death.  Prologue, Inc., of which Dr. Nancy Jackson is the Executive Director, purchased the iconic south side funeral home, Griffin located at 3232 South King Drive.  This acquisition started a... Read more »

H.elp U.s D.evelop Common Sense

If you didn’t catch the significance of the title, here’s a hint.  It’s H.U.D. This idea struck me as I was watching an episode of Treme and noticed the graffiti on a wall for FEMA, “Fix Everything My Ass”. This blog is also inspired by dealing with HUD mentality concerning our apartment in a senior... Read more »
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