Bryan Cressey Goes Above and Beyond

Bryan Cressey Goes Above and Beyond

On Thursday, July 14, 2016, I had the distinct opportunity and the unexpected pleasure to explore a unique drug addiction and treatment facility located in the heart of Chicago’s West Side. The Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center, located at 2942 W. Lake Street, is a one of a kind holistic treatment model that is […]

“The News School” Reminiscent of Cronkite; Just Saying

“The News School” Reminiscent of Cronkite; Just Saying

I’m Just Saying – I remember when James Brown came out with Talking Loud and Saying Nothing in October of 1970, and everybody was dancing to the moves and grooves of the Godfather of Soul! Now it is 2016, and a lot of people vying for political office are Talking Loud and (Just Saying)…… Speaking […]

Just Saying: Exposing the Black on Black Crime Phenomena [Part 2]

Just Saying: Exposing the Black on Black Crime Phenomena [Part 2]

I’m Just Saying…Until the black and brown communities get real leadership that focuses on real solutions in their communities, inner cities like Chicago will continue to experience extreme gun violence and senseless killings, escalating school dropout rates, continued teenage pregnancy and increased youth and young adult incarcerations. Add to that high unemployment rates among youth […]