Tag: African-American

Affluenza doesn't work for us normal folk

                                                                         (Courtesy of the Associated Press) Affluent or ‘connected’ people getting their way and influencing court cases is an old story. Our former mayor may have done something similar regarding the David Koschman case in which his nephew is involved in. Having said that, why does this case involving a 16 year-old kid from an... Read more »

The Southside Sucks

The Southside Sucks
The Southside of Chicago has taken a beating this year. The mayor along with the governor closed schools and mental health facilities along with the national media comparing our side of town to a war-torn, middle eastern city. To add insult to injury, our favorite son, Derrick Rose on the shelf again. I gave the... Read more »

Chicago Violence: White Liberals Late To The Party

Chicago Violence: White Liberals Late To The Party
The people in the neighborhoods of Englewood, South Shore, Chatham, and Auburn Gresham among others in the city, have been begging for help for decades. Long before White liberals decided that something is wrong with the city. These people continue to be ignored because of race and lack of political clout. Things started to turn... Read more »
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The Reasons Men Stay Single

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BLOGGER’S NOTE: Regarding the previous post “The Things That Keep A Woman Single:” 65,309 unique visitors 65,569 page views 15,000 Facebook likes Shared on Google + 63 times Tweeted 185 times. (As of Wednesday night) I even found someone who changed the name of the blog to make the blog sound inflammatory. At the heart... Read more »

The Things That Keep A Woman Single

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In my time working in the bar scene, I’ve seen a lot of missed connections, hookups that lead to causal sex and I’ve seen women turned down men for a variety of reasons. I hear, see and read women say this, “Why can’t I find a man?” Well, it could be the quality of men... Read more »

These Assholes Always Get Away:Who's To Blame For The Zimmerman Verdict

These Assholes Always Get Away:Who's To Blame For The Zimmerman Verdict
“These assholes always get away” is what neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman told the police dispatcher right before  he got out of his car to follow Trayvon Martin. Last night, another one got away. I won’t bore you with the details. They have been well documented. As someone who is a journalism student and a... Read more »
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The Anatomy Of The Slave Mentality in 2013

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I like hockey. I like Motorhead. Curb Your Enthusiasm is one of my favorite shows. I drink Jameson. I’ve been told on several occasions that I speak ‘proper.’ I know the correct word is ‘properly,’ I used the aforementioned word to show how people often describe me. One of my fellow Red Eye columnists explored... Read more »

Hypocrites Run Amuck In The African American Clergy Coalition

You might have noticed a lot of stupid people said a lot of stupid things last week. Racism,homophobia,sexism,cognative dissonance,etc. It was all there for you. Today, I’m going after the sacred cow in the black community: The church. The church is a big part of African-American history. During segregation, the church operated as the only... Read more »

The City That Works...For The Least Among Us

The City That Works...For The Least Among Us
The pussification of western civilization continues. You might remember last summer when a Chicago Police officer was involved in a scuffle with a pregnant woman in a Walgreen’s parking lot. The incident involved the women getting tasered by the officer. You also might remember that I wrote a blog about it.  Last Saturday, it was... Read more »
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Fanning The Flames Since 1978 endorses LeAlan Jones for U.S. Congress

Fanning The Flames Since 1978 endorses LeAlan Jones for U.S. Congress
More of the same or something different is what the voters in the 2nd Congressional District will have to choose from when they step into the voting booth tomorrow. For historical purposes, let’s talk about what more of the same has done. The past three congressmen (Gus Savage, Mel Reynolds, and Jesse Jackson Jr) have... Read more »