Archive for January 2018

Am I A Racist?

Am I A Racist?
Am I a racist? What a strange question to be faced with. Actually, I wasn’t faced with that exact questions recently, but something similar.   To paraphrase the letter I received from a conservative friend of mine: So I’m wondering about something and you always have insightful answers. If our president would of said something instead... Read more »

Let's Talk About New Years Evolutions

Let's Talk About New Years Evolutions
I sit here as a bitter bastard. That’s totally how I feel right now.  I feel like I made it through the War of 2017… Sidenote:  Henceforth, this is how we will refer to the presidential election period of 2017, including the aftermath and fallout of the the election.  Much like the Civil War, we... Read more »

Nobody Leaves Here Without Singing the Blues!

Nobody Leaves Here Without Singing the Blues!
There is nothing like standing in the presence of greatness. Now, I’m no great blues aficionado.  I honestly wish I knew more about blues than I do, but even if the simple name doesn’t precede him, it only takes about 5 seconds on guitar for you to recognize the greatness of Buddy Guy!  The man... Read more »
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Unpublished Throwback: Did You Know There Was A Peace March and Rally In Chicago Thursday? And It Was Awesome

Unpublished Throwback: Did You Know There Was A Peace March and Rally In Chicago Thursday? And It Was Awesome
Note: This blog was originally created on October 29, 2017, but was never published. Today, I had the privilege of an attending a peace march and rally here in Chicago.  In fact, I was the guest speaker. The rally was organized by the community of teachers and students at Dr. Martin Luther King Academy for... Read more »