Category: News & Opinions

Uber Saved My Life When I Needed A LYFT

Uber Saved My Life  When I Needed A LYFT
I never knew that it wasn’t normal for a cab to come into certain neighborhoods. I grew up believing that cabs are only for airports and hustle and bustle of downtown Chicago. I had no clue back in the day that I could never get a cab and or see a cab in my neighborhood... Read more »

EXPLOSION HEARD AT BRUSSELS AIRPORT -Tips On Airport Safety

EXPLOSION HEARD AT BRUSSELS AIRPORT -Tips On Airport Safety
Just a few moments ago news surfaced that a deadly explosion took place at Brussels airport. Many news outlets are reporting that the country is investigating if this was a terrorist attack. While watching CNN a journalist mentioned eye witness accounts hearing yelling in Arabic just before gun shots were fired within the terminal and... Read more »

Teens kill and ask for snapchat followers in court

Teens kill and ask for snapchat followers in court
We live in a world today where we struggle constantly to become viral. It’s the dream of us all to be internet famous. Being internet famous allows you to have “social” capital which will hopefully lead to providing you with monetary gains. Many of us know how social media has played a part in the... Read more »
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Amber Rose: No Always Means No It's Not You, It's Men

Amber Rose: No Always Means No It's Not You, It's Men
It is February 24th, 2016 and women are still being raped. We are in a day and an age where a woman is still taken advantage of no matter what she is wearing, what she has said and who she is. The fact that a woman is a woman and a man wants sex is... Read more »

Cosby Taught Me

Cosby Taught Me
Looking back over my teen years I noticed the common denominator within my enlightenment was my television. I learned so much about life and what I should be doing by watching tv, mainly The Cosby Show. I lived with and was raised by my grandparents, people that were directly effected by Jim Crow and segregation.... Read more »

Will Smith's Son is Making Cross Dressing Fashionable

Will Smith's Son is Making Cross Dressing Fashionable
Jaden Smith, the son of the actor Will Smith and his beautiful multifaceted wife Jada is making a lot of noise on the blogs today. Jaden was crowned the face of the Louis Vuitton Women’s Fashion line for Spring 2016. This is epic because Jaden is a heterosexual male.     Over the years, Jaden Smith... Read more »
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Mayor Emanuel: All Chicago Wants for Christmas Is ...

Mayor Emanuel: All Chicago Wants for Christmas Is ...
By Todd Belcore It’s Christmas Day. You receive a nicely wrapped gift from a friend or relative and open it with anxious anticipation. . .only to find that it’s a 6-pack of sweat-socks, or a re-gifted bottle of liquor you don’t drink. We’ve all been there, right? Initially, that’s the familiar feeling of disappointment I... Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg's Newborn Daughter Inspires 45 Billion Dollar Facebook Stock Transaction

Mark Zuckerberg's Newborn Daughter Inspires 45 Billion Dollar Facebook Stock Transaction
Mark Zuckerberg has dominated #GivingTuesday with a lengthy letter to his newborn daughter that promises her a better world. The Zuckerbergs are donating 99% of their Facebook shares totaling about 45 Billion dollars to invest in their nonprofit. The focus of the nonprofit is to think about the future in hopes of bettering medicine, education,... Read more »

How Rahm Emanuel and Anita Alvarez Stole Thanksgiving

How Rahm Emanuel and Anita Alvarez Stole Thanksgiving
By Todd Belcore I called my mother today. Normally, two days before Thanksgiving, I would be calling to see what she needed from me for the holiday and what time she wanted me to be at her home. This year was different. Today, I didn’t call to ask about any of that. Instead, during a... Read more »
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He Asked Me To Sign A PreDating Agreement (You Need A Lawyer To Date Me)

He Asked Me To Sign A PreDating Agreement (You Need A Lawyer To Date Me)
I am a helpless romantic that falls in love with the idea of falling and being in love. I must admit that I do have extremely high standards and most of the men I date are considered to be at the top of the food chain within the African American community. Now me admitting that... Read more »