Loss of Chicago State University Is Loss of Hope Where Needed Most

Loss of Chicago State University Is Loss of Hope Where Needed Most

School officials at Chicago State University (CSU) say the future of the largely African-American South Side college is in question due to the Illinois state budget impasse. The state university has been teaching students for almost 150 years, and is Chicago’s oldest, fully accredited public university. CSU relies on state funding for 30 percent of its […]

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 […]

Exposing the Black on Black Crime Phenomena [Part 1]

Exposing the Black on Black Crime Phenomena [Part 1]

Just Saying As a 59-year-old Black Man who grew up in the Ida B. Wells projects in the City of Chicago in the 60s and the 70s, I am totally frustrated with the lack of accountability that we as Black people take for our violence-filled and mired-in-poverty conditions! I’m Just Saying that when our young […]

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