Archive for November 2018

I Intervened in a Domestic Violence Occurrence Yesterday

Have you ever seen the TV show “What Would You Do?” It’s a show on ABC where weird situations are staged, and recorded via hidden camera to see how people will react.  Pretty old-school concept.  I like the show, because it always does spark thought as to “What would I do?” Which brings us to the... Read more »

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Discuss The Great Displacement

Monday night, I had the pleasure of attending the mayoral forum “The Great Displacement: Candidate Forum on Reversing African-American Pushout and Building a Chicago for the Many,” hosted by the Chicago Teachers Union. Up to this point, I had not seen any of the previous mayoral debates or forums, so I was excited to see,... Read more »

Once Upon A Time, I Was A Musician: Part 1

Once Upon A Time, I Was A Musician: Part 1
A buddy of mine from the Army sent me a photo from a metal show the other day.   It was an Oceano/Whitechapel show.  I was super impressed that he remembered that I dig those types of bands.  More importantly, the mention of Oceano brought back some wicked memories.  Allow me to explain.  I’ve been very fortunate... Read more »
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Today The Character Of Our Nation Is On The Ballot

Today The Character Of Our Nation Is On The Ballot
Surely by now you’ve heard that Barack Obama was in town Sunday night. I had the honor and privilege of being there. It was my first time hearing him speak live. Funny enough, he barely had a voice left. He’d spoken earlier that day in Gary, Indiana, and he obviously has been working hard towards today: The... Read more »