Category: Drug Dealing

Writing On Race: Why A White Person Would Live Around Black People

With the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO the ugly specter of race, potential racism and bigotry is once again front page news. Speculation on the shooting is rampant and credible facts are in short supply. Frankly, (and this is putting it mildly) the whole thing is a mess.  A huge nightmarish mess. Make... Read more »

Seven Deadly Sins: Anger - "Gun Violence In Chicago"

I am seething with anger over all of this shooting. On Sunday a man was shot in the head two blocks south of my home.  Yesterday five people were shot in the vicinity of a South Shore Currency Exchange. The gun violence in this city is out of control.  Scratch that—gun violence in Chicago was... Read more »

"The Wire": Chicago's West Side

Why pay your hard earned money to watch a fictional drama about drug dealing when a fellow Chicagoan has already provided you with the real live version for free? Chicago24thWard has put a series of real videos on You Tube detailing the corners where drugs are sold, the routes that drug users take from the... Read more »