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Okay yeah I sorta really thought about THAT title but hey doesn’t it speak to you all the hand wringing about white disempowerment and it comes down to this : White men hate their lot in life ( at least those who don’t have a college education and can attend Cub games) and the possibility... Read more »
Hey Chicago now what a summer so far huh and one which I found myself looking for a sandal (you know it saves on the sock washing) so I found myself in Nordstroms on Michigan Ave and there they were Birkenstocks …now mind you I aint the granola eating kind by a mile unless it... Read more »
Yeah I know summer isn’t here yet but hey no time like the present so here are my top 10. 1-Claudia Kalb-Andy Warhol was a hoarder (Inside the minds of Histories great personalities. 2-Kourouma Ahmadou-Allah is not Obliged. 3-Jess Walter- Beautiful Ruins 4-Laura Lane McNeal- Doll Baby 5-Colby Tanner-Some of my best friends are Black... Read more »
In case you didn’t know ChicagoNow readers the thing to do this summer is Roof Hop which involves setting oneself on top of the most prime and delightful gifts the city has to offer: the Roof-Top Bar! and there are a boatload to choose from and are we not a city of the tallest most... Read more »
After seeing the Kerry James Marshall show at MOCA( Incredible!!!!!) I began to think about Black art and its impact on America and the world at Large we are phenomenal and I’d like to share some more of our great artist with you as well 1-Myra Green- Harsh Elegant Blackness 2-Martin Puryear- Purity in Sculpture... Read more »
So let me get this straight (for lack of a better word) if I have what I have and I don’t like or relate to what I have I can yell racism to impose upon someone who has what I don’t have and they should be alright with that because then I won’t call them... Read more »
Having grown up on the West Side I was never really pushed to have a religious agenda by my parents yet they instill in me the values of living my life as child of god though not with the trappings of vulgar self-righteousness that most of my churchgoing friends had (for some strange reason) so... Read more »
I took a tour with CAF (The Chicago Architecture Foundation) but one question what the HELL happened to Bronzville?
Hey good folks of Chicago I was fortunate this Easter to have the pleasure of being on a CAF tour of the cities neighborhoods with a docent by the name of Kathleen from CAF she was very knowledgeable and personable yet when it came to the end of the tour which was Bronzeville it was... Read more »
Why is it that the city of Chicago is actually entertaining the vanity of a wealthy comic book nerd? it boogles the mind that we would actually consider despoiling our Lakefront for the whim of a man whose legacy is on lunch boxes world wide I mean poor Montgomery Ward would be twerking in his... Read more »
Well to begin with I’m 56 well beyond the age of sagging but if I were to would I be in the mix part of the zeitgeist that says I’m hip happening and alive or would I look like the other black poseurs who have joined the bandwagon in search of a fashionable fountain of... Read more »
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