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So many Activist so little Activity

Ever Since it became known that President Obama was an activist prior to his political anointment it seems that every Black Person in Chicago now claims to be one to me it’s cause for a chuckle being that what we called them back in the day were PARENTS yep that’s right you know those people... Read more »

I BLOGG THEREFORE I AM

You can’t make a person have a social conscious just because you’re incensed about some wrong that was done to someone or something that you didn’t particularly care for, that is the nature of the beast we pick and choose are battles and or causes the ones that I may give relevance to you may... Read more »

MY BOOK PICKS FOR MAY

1-THE V.I.P.’S -Scott Paulson Bryant 2-A Personal Matter-Kenzaburo Oe 3-Pogue’s Basics -David Pogue 4-It doesn’t suck (Showgirls) Adam Nayman 5-Balenciaga(the master of us all) Mary Blume 6-I hate everybody-Joan Rivers 7-Hijacking the Runway-Teri Agins 8-Fast times in Palestine-Pamela Olsen 9-A Natural History of the Senses- Diane Ackerman 10-The Perfume Lover- Denyse Beaulieu Extra Extra-What are... Read more »
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Riots/Riot Fest...the Difference

Wow and it isn’t even Summer yet well that being said I thought I’d give folks the difference as to what constitutes a Riot and a Riot fest. Riot- Black People Riot Fest-Cool People Riot-Poor Black People Riot Fest-Affluent Cool People Riot-Uneducated Poor Black People Riot Fest -Educate Affluent Cool People Riot-Lives are Trampled Riot... Read more »

The CNA AND THE BURGERMAKER.

After so many news stories and events chronicling the cause of the $15.00 pay hike,I’d just like to say that I’m in favor of it……….for CNAS (Certified Nursing Assistants) you know the men and women who face mental harangues and bodily fluids run amok on a daily basis,,not just passing a cheeseburger across a counter... Read more »

MY BOOK PICS FOR APRIL

1- A LITTLE HISTORY OF SCIENCE 2- CHANNEL BONFIRE 3- THE SECRETS OF PEOPLE WHO NEVER GET SICK 4- REDD FOXX 5- HIJACKING THE RUNWAY 6-THE DAMMNED UTD 7- FAST TIMES IN PALESTINE 8- THE BOSS ( The Original Mayor Daley) 9- HISTORIC BARS OF CHICAGO 10- AN INTIMATE HISTORY OF THE SENSES BONUS 11-... Read more »
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The Black Libertine (a poem)

The Black Libertine makes no critique as to place face or grace Wishing for the opulence of youth long gone from its wake The Black Libertine Bears Arms only in Crisis An empty glass rules and regulation cultural segregation The Black Libertine Cuts their teeth on dirt giving birth to an enemies sadness and endless... Read more »

10 questions not asked during Black History Month for Chicagoans

1- What Street did Martin Luther King reside? 2- Who was Mabel Manning? 3-Name Harold Washington’s Fiance’ 4-Where did Chaz Ebert attend High School? 5- Where was Roberts Motel Located? 6-What was Dorothy Tillman known for? 7- Where is Wallaces Catfish Corner? 8- What street did Ida B. Wells reside? 9-Who is Shani Davis? 10-What... Read more »

Book Pics for my Birthday this March

Since My Birthday Falls on a Friday the 13th and I am a Black Cat I thought I’d share with my fellow readers a list of some of the books that have molded me as a person my 56 years here on Earth and it’s what else 13. 1-Foucaults Pendulum-Umberto Eco 2-A Natural History of... Read more »
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5 Last Reads for Black History Month

1- Flip Wison- by Kevin Cook 2-Envisioning Freedom(cinema & the building of modern black life) Cara Caddoo 3- The Money Shot (the wild days & lonely nights inside the black porn industry) Lawrence C. Ross 4-1st Class The Legacy of Dunbar (Americas 1st Black Public High School) Alison Stewart Happy Reading