5 Alderman Meet in a Historic Town Hall in a Community once known as "Chiraq"
Joy Gabrielle, Hostess of Speak Your Truth Open Mic, speaking to attendees February 2019 was an important month. It was Black History Month. It was a crucial month for food stamp recipients, due to Donald Trump's negligence. It was mayoral and aldermanic election season and ended being the first time in Chicago History where a … Continue reading Speak Your Truth: Southside Arts and Activism
Snowballing down it goes, the temperatures rise the further we rolled; oh, how far we'll go? The image is licentious how hard we go, oh, just where we go? From those up above till those down below, untangle our hairs for show, be there just to go forth to the unknown. But knowing you wasn't … Continue reading Melting Away
New adventures with my old self; met a new one, need a new self, need a new glove, need a new shelf. Thought I knew love, guess I grew deaf. Hennessy is anything for my dreams. My biggest enemy is me, so it seems, screaming "you got a friend in me"! In the end, Indians … Continue reading ignoromance
Rust grows when not used and abused lest I fuse up. No time to go up until I refuse, the refuge of solace is what I'm accused of Yet you, the best I choose. Amused by the time that I'm corroded, Erosive implosions, yet I hold up you were oil to my Earth. Precious metals, … Continue reading Rust
Thanks to the Covid-19, America has come upon elections and census season and has had to adapt to the quarantine. Social media is our main way of interacting with each other and the internet has been our best bet at remaining 6-feet apart. Being the Geek of Englewood, looking at the disparities of investment and … Continue reading My 2020 Census
We know times are heavy for all of us but we know that the Census is still important especially for communities like Englewood. Our member Rodney Johnson of One Health Englewood is keeping tabs on how many households in Greater Englewood have responded with this map of self-response rates from across the community. The average […]Don’t … Continue reading Don’t Sleep on Census 2020 – Submit a video to win $50 Gift Card! — R.A.G.E.
Amidst the Coronavirus and society shutting down, we are in the middle of the Census campaign. Being the Geek of Englewood, it is super crucial for me to support positive actions that benefit my community. Though the system has constantly been the adversary to Black Americans, we are all still within the US and the … Continue reading Census Day
Loving memory of Tanya Dodson
Black Cosplayers Enjoying C2E2
My latest Documenters assignment was my first Chicago City Council meeting. They had a resolution to honor Nikole-Hannah Jones and Richard Gibbs, as well as showcased the influence Alderpeople have on what actions the government takes. Check out the public comments, votes on settlements, and new ordinances by following Dave Glowacz live-tweeting or my notes.
Board of Ethics amendment to lobbying practices