Archive for February 2013

Chicago State University: Dr. Wayne Watson is Still the President

Chicago State University: Dr. Wayne Watson is Still the President
The following statement was issued by Dr. Wayne Watson: TO THE CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY: “There have been some statements in the media regarding my position at Chicago State University that I wish to correct. Several days ago, I requested approval of an administrative sabbatical by the CSU Board of Trustees. During the proposed sabbatical,... Read more »

Southside Little League Opens its 58th Year with Girl's Softball

Southside Little League Opens its 58th Year with Girl's Softball
South Side Little League(SSLL)  (503-B) was founded in 1955 and has been going strong ever since. SSLL plays at Tuley Park (91st and King Drive) and Cole Park (85th and King Drive) serving boys and girls ages 5 to 16. This year girl’s softball is make it’s debut. Looking for girls 7-10 who are interested in playing... Read more »

How Well Do We Communicate Chatham

How Well Do We Communicate Chatham
This past week I had the pleasure of being invited to engage in a conversation with our neighbors from some of the surrounding communities. We met at a neutral site so there was no location bias. Although, there was one community that had more participants, it is really several communities that share a common name.... Read more »
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What do You Want to Eat Chatham

What do You Want to Eat Chatham
This past week I was working on a project and had a chance to do a detailed ride thru the neighborhood and to my dismay I was disappointed and confused. Over the last several years I have written post about the lost of soul food restaurants and post  about the community becoming a dining destination... Read more »

Black History Month: School Daze Class of 2013

Black History Month: School Daze Class of 2013
In 1987, Director Spike Lee produced the movie “School Daze” . This authentic piece of work examined the Mission College  student’s negative biases, and how their unconstructive view of one another produced conflict on Mission’s campus. Ultimately, the CAMPUS woke up- by accepting responsibilities for their own actions, in hopes to produce a conscious change from... Read more »