Thursday, 6/18/2020: After Happy MLK BornDay, Now What?

Thursday, 6/18/2020: After Happy MLK BornDay, Now What?
GodS MORNING! MONDAY was Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s Born Day. I didn’t post a blog because I spent the ENTIRE day in deep reflection and contemplation. Since I didn’t post a blog, I know you know that the last posted homework rolled over to yesterday and subsequent days. You have had more than enough... Read more »

Friday, 6/12/2020: Today's Chicago Renaissanve Assignments

Friday, 6/12/2020: Today's Chicago Renaissanve Assignments
Good Morning! Rise and Shine…In that order. (This was supposed to post yesterday morning at 9am, but there was a glitch in the matrix. I scheduled it and didn’t notice it didn’t post. I was riding my bike all day. Apologizes…I know to double check in the future. Good News…you had extra time to completed the... Read more »

Thursday, 6/11/2020: Today's Chicago Renaissanve Assignments

Thursday, 6/11/2020: Today's Chicago Renaissanve Assignments
Good Morning! Rise and Shine…In that order. Today’s Chicago Renaissanve assignments (6/11/20): What three things are you purging/cleaning today? What three things are you planning for today? What three things are you preparing today? Join the Chicago Renaissance Revolution by liking The RED CUP ADVENTURES Facebook (click here) page, find this post, and drop your check... Read more »
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After Taking a Knee, Black NFL Players Need to Take Over the NFL Players Association #BlackLeadershipMatters

After Taking a Knee, Black NFL Players Need to Take Over the NFL Players Association #BlackLeadershipMatters
Warning: This blog is long and contains a lot of information, but it’s worth the read. And since you can’t watch a new NFL game today, you might as read about the real NFL game. I wish more people understood that Martin Luther King, Jr.’s greatest legacy was not just protesting unjust laws and organizing... Read more »

Today is VP Mike Pence's Birthday...Celebrate by donating to one of his favorite causes

Today is VP Mike Pence's Birthday...Celebrate by donating to one of his favorite causes
Born June 7th, 1959, Michael Richard Pence was previously the 50th governor of Indiana (2013-2017), a member of the United States House of Representatives (2001-2013), and is currently the 48th vice president of the United States of America. In his 61 years on this earth, this self-described “principled conservative” has done a lot. From his time... Read more »

Say His Name: Robert (Bobby) Russ AKA Big Fluff murdered by CPD on June 5, 1999

Say His Name: Robert (Bobby) Russ AKA Big Fluff murdered by CPD on June 5, 1999
At this point, I’ve been sitting at my computer for 30 minutes staring at the blank screen. My last Red Cup Adventures blog was written in December 2019. I just had to write a hearty Get To Steppin’ to the disgraced and fired CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson (click here to read it). In 2020, I... Read more »
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CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson is the ultimate "Good Cop" and "Nice Guy"

CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson is the ultimate "Good Cop" and "Nice Guy"
As we bid a long, overdue adieu to Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson, it dawned on me which stereotypes EJ exemplifies. EJ is the ultimate “Good Cop” and annoying “Nice Guy”. You know the “Good Cop” who’s there to “Protect” you from his partner AKA the “Bad Cop” and “Help” you make the best of... Read more »

Somewhere You Should Go: ABRAHAM LINCOLN Presidential Library & Museum, #FollowTheRedCup #WinterRedCupAdventure

Somewhere You Should Go: ABRAHAM LINCOLN Presidential Library & Museum, #FollowTheRedCup #WinterRedCupAdventure
ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM IN SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS #MakeIllinoisGreatAgain (MIGA) This summer my favorite Secretary of State Jesse White invited me and the Governor Cliff Kelley to come down to Springfield to visit the brand new ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY. ALL OF SPRINGFIELD is very proud of recently rehabbed, world class center. If you know... Read more »

Why Isn’t the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) Leading the Charge for Colin Kaepernick?

Why Isn’t the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) Leading the Charge for Colin Kaepernick?
NOTE: I wrote this blog on 8/23/2017 with the help of NFL SuperStar, Northwestern WildcatLegend, and EducatorExtraordinaire D’Wayne Bates, but never posted it. (P.S. Bates also contributed heavily and greatly to the research and creation of my first novel, Single Girl Summer and I did not give him proper credit in the book acknowledgements). I... Read more »
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Somewhere You Should Go: African Festival of the Arts, Ohio Players & Single Girl Summer Book Signing tonight, 9/2 #FollowTheRedCup

Somewhere You Should Go: African Festival of the Arts, Ohio Players & Single Girl Summer Book Signing tonight, 9/2 #FollowTheRedCup
30th ANNUAL AFRICAN FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2019 Annually during Labor Day Weekend, the Festival grounds in Chicago’s Washington Park come alive in a simulated African village. Attendees are transported across the Diaspora with interactive engagements, vibrant drumming, museum quality and collectible artifacts, colorful and rich handwoven fabric and textile, and other program spaces and... Read more »