A Farewell to Fare Well..I’m Just Saying

A Farewell to Fare Well..I’m Just Saying

President Barack Obama’s Farewell address to the people in his hometown of Chicago and the millions of viewers who watched it on the many media outlets around the country was scintillating. Yes, it was brilliant, exciting, skillful and clever! This gifted orator challenged each and every one of us to “Fare Well” as he leaves […]

Phalanx Family Services Helps Chicago’s Needy Survive and Thrive

Phalanx Family Services Helps Chicago’s Needy Survive and Thrive

One of the most unknown and underappreciated non-profit community-based organizations in Chicago is Phalanx Family Services. The agency has operated programs in Chicago’s distressed black communities since 2002, providing workforce solutions to people and families with no to low-income who have barriers to employment, such as long-term under/unemployment, functional illiteracy, criminal backgrounds, and drug addiction. […]

Just Saying…Common Sense Is Not Common!

Just Saying…Common Sense Is Not Common!

Common Sense, as defined by the Cambridge Academic Text Dictionary, is the ability to use good judgement in making decisions to live in a reasonable and safe way. While that may have sounded reasonable and safe back in the 60s and 70s, when I was growing up, I find myself at risk, daily, based on […]

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