Posts tagged "The Chicago Reporter"

A list of Fanning the Flames since 1978's favorite articles of 2012

This is a list of my favorite articles I have read this year. Click on the links to see you if agree or not. The David Koschman Case, Chicago Sun-Times by Tim Novak, Chris Fusco and Carol Marin I thought that the investigative reporting staff at the Sun-Times did an excellent job bringing the particulars... Read more »

Is Derrick Rose loosely to blame for the lack of black ballplayers in baseball?

Former Chicago White Sox Slugger Frank Thomas and White Sox 2012 draft pick Courtney Hawkins
The percentage of black players in the four major sports: •             NBA –78% •             NFL- 70% •             NHL- 4 %( To be fair most of them are Canadian) •             MLB – 8% According to a recent study done by USA Today, in 1975, 27% of MLB rosters had African-American players on them. In 1995, the... Read more »

The partnership between CPD and CeaseFire might actually work

Every time we pick up the newspaper or turn on the television, we are constantly reminded about the violence in the city.  The numbers are mindboggling. Most of us who keeps their ears to the street know that most the violence that goes on in Chicago these days is not just from gang-banging or drug... Read more »

Barber Shop Show Ep 61: Chicago's Ward Remapping Saga + January Shop Talk

So I did my first radio show last friday. I had a good time and I am greatful to gain the experience. The show was at  Carter’s Barber Shop in  North Lawndale. The Barber Shop Show is a weekly dose of real talk, straight from the shop floor. No punches are pulled and no topic... Read more »