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Mayor Walks Out On Chance the Rapper At City Council Meeting

Some ignorant creature called "Chance the Rapper" was making an as* out of himself at City Council meeting.

http://madamenoire.com/1006226/chicago-mayor-walks-out-on-chance-the-rapper-city-council-meeting/

This low as the get rap "singer" presents himself as some great leader in the field of education, though his behavior strongly suggest that he:

Can't play an instrument
Can't read music
Maybe can't read himself as he's an ignorant dumb as*.

What can we middle age Chicagoans do to promote some positive soulful popular music such was the norm in...

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Some ignorant creature called "Chance the Rapper" was making an as* out of himself at City Council meeting.

http://madamenoire.com/1006226/chicago-mayor-walks-out-on-chance-the-rapper-city-council-meeting/

This low as the get rap "singer" presents himself as some great leader in the field of education, though his behavior strongly suggest that he:

Can't play an instrument
Can't read music
Maybe can't read himself as he's an ignorant dumb as*.

What can we middle age Chicagoans do to promote some positive soulful popular music such was the norm in the 1970s with music like Motown, R&B, Soul, Chicago Blues. I even liked a lot of Disco like Donna Summers and I sadly note that today's youth music is not in any way couples' dance music. When did it become reality that American youth, including Black African American youth doesn't know how to dance? I did hear that there is a small "step dancing" community, I hope it includes some young people. When is this terrible rap music plague going to finally end? It's gone on longer than the Bubonic Plague Black Death lasted in Europe!

    Chicago Mayor Walks Out On Chance the Rapper At City Council Meeting
    Photo Credit: WENN When Chance the Rapper isn't in the studio, he serves as a spokesman for his city. The Chicago spitter pushes to stop the violence that is rampant in his city and increase opportunities for children. Last week, (Nov.
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    Chance can call himself "Lil Bo Peep" He isn't the first or last to use a STAGE NAME. That is all it is. for all I care. Not sure where you get your info from Jaye. While it is true Lionel Ritchie did a "country" album, do not forget he...

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    Chance can call himself "Lil Bo Peep" He isn't the first or last to use a STAGE NAME. That is all it is. for all I care. Not sure where you get your info from Jaye. While it is true Lionel Ritchie did a "country" album, do not forget he is from Tuskegee Alabama. Darius Rucker also is basically country now as well. No one is forcing either one of them to write country OMG. Are you serious. Ritchie is going to honored at the Kennedy Center. Many musicians write songs for other people. What's the problem with that. I do believe RItchie is going to be in Vegas doing a show for a year. The days of Barry Gordy types are gone. Anything seems to go these days. If you are basing music by the way the musicians dress. you need not look too far.... as many groups from the 70's up to today's Imagine Dragons do not wear suits and ties. Good lord. Get with the present Jaye. We had some great music in our time. My kids grew up on it and still listen to it, but those times have changes. Truth be told I am a fan of Eminem went with my kids a few years back to see him at Lollapalooza. Me bad.... I bet you didn't like QUEEN either.....Chance is just trying like we all are. If he can make a difference, let him try. As you must already have seen no one else seems to care at City Hall You have a great Thanksgiving Jaye.

  • Emj1900, I don't think the original poster bothers himself with facts. It would laughable if it weren't so ridiculous that the origianl poster is telling a Grammy-award winning musician how he should conduct himself in his own industry where he has already earned one of it's top accolades.

    The only...

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    Emj1900, I don't think the original poster bothers himself with facts. It would laughable if it weren't so ridiculous that the origianl poster is telling a Grammy-award winning musician how he should conduct himself in his own industry where he has already earned one of it's top accolades.

    The only thing more ridiculous and offensive is his pathological desire to cling to some outmoded and somewhat racist notion of Black respectability. He probably tells every Black person he meets how he would vote for Obama for a third term if he could, but insists the problems facing the Black community would disappear if "those people" would just wear a suit and tie/stop istening to rap music/insert culturally elite trope here.

    As much as he glorifies the days of Motown, you never saw too many Motown artists engaged seriously in politics. That was part of their education too. There are very few I could imagine at a local community meeting on education. People like the original poster are always romanticizing the past - a time when people like themselves were doing a lot better and people of color were doing worse.

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The SECC to host Small Business Saturday kick-off event

...will take include the following locations: Skidoe’s Café and Grill at 10 a.m., 235 E. 51st St.; Pearle Vision at 11 a.m., 1200 E. 53rd St.; Jojayden Shoes & Accessories at 11...

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    The SECC to host Small Business Saturday kick-off event - hpherald.com
    By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Staff Writer The South East Chicago Commission (SECC) in collaboration with Downtown Hyde Park will kick off a "Small Business Saturday" event on Saturday, Nov. 25, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. to help steer shoppers to support small businesses. According to a statement by the SECC, shoppers are encouraged to take ...
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Shop Local, Shop Bronzeville on Small Business Saturday Saturday, November 25th 10am - 5pm Presented by the Quad Communities Development Corporation, South East Chicago Commission and the 51st Street Business Association Small Business Saturday is November 25th and Bronzeville businesses are coming together to encourage the community to Shop Local, Shop Bronzeville. Join us for fabulous deals mixed with a ton of holiday cheer. Activities include: • Shop Local, Shop Bronzeville Retail Pop-Up at The Connection, 4321 S. Cottage Grove Ave, featuring 15+ independent vendors. Shop for specialty items that you can't get anywhere else. | 10AM to 3PM. [Full vendor list coming soon] • For Kids! Breakfast with Santa at Skidoe’s Café & Grill, 235 E. 51st Street | 10AM • Sip & Sing at Carver 47, 1060 W. 47th Street | 3PM – 5PM • Entertainment, Shopping Door Busters, Raffles & Door Prizes Let us know you're coming! Please RSVP at https://shopsmallshopbronzevillenov25.eventbrite.com. Participating Bronzeville Businesses: Agriculture Style Bronzeville Boutique By Lady Mocha Fort Smith Designer and Clothing Boutique Faie African Art The Connection Bronzeville's event Facility Metro PCS Chicago Furniture The Cajun Connoisseur Food Truck, Catering and Restaurant Sip & Savor Chicago Some Like It Black Creative Arts Bar Amour Hairsalon and Suites Small Shop Cycles & Service McDonald's on 47th Street Tangible Things Store Two Fish Crab Shack Simply Soups Salads and Sandwiches Goree Cuisine Little Black Pearl A Lotta Good Stuff Tastee Cafe Luxe Boutique Absolutely Anything Essential Gift Shop Visit www.qcdc.org for more info ongoing economic development efforts in Bronzeville.

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Meditating in Troubled Times, Friday 7pm. Free and open to the public.

Meditating in Troubled Times
A lecture by Dr. Paul R. Fleischman, psychiatrist
Free and open to the public.
Friday, November 17, 2017, 7pm
1025 E. 58th St.
University of Chicago - Bond Chapel
(located next to Swift Hall)

Paul R. Fleischman, M.D. attended the University of Chicago 50 years ago, where he gained an interest in India and meditation. From there, he trained in psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine, where he also served as Chief Resident. He was...

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Meditating in Troubled Times
A lecture by Dr. Paul R. Fleischman, psychiatrist
Free and open to the public.
Friday, November 17, 2017, 7pm
1025 E. 58th St.
University of Chicago - Bond Chapel
(located next to Swift Hall)

Paul R. Fleischman, M.D. attended the University of Chicago 50 years ago, where he gained an interest in India and meditation. From there, he trained in psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine, where he also served as Chief Resident. He was appointed by S.N. Goenka to be a Vipassana teacher, with the particular assignment to communicate with professionals and academics in the West. He uses language and concepts derived from psychology, biology, and medicine, making Vipassana a beacon that is culturally universal and nonsectarian. Dr. Fleischman speaks and writes in his own voice, informed by science, religious studies, and poetry.

For more information about the lecture, please go to:
https://lecture_meditation.eventbrite.com

For more information about Dr. Fleischman, visit
https://store.pariyatti.org/Fleischman-Dr-Paul-R_bymfg_681-0-1.html

Vipassana, which means to see things as they really are, is one of the world's oldest meditation techniques. For more information about Vipassana meditation, see www.dhamma.org.

    Meditating in Troubled Times - A LECTURE BY PAUL R. FLEISCHMAN M.D.
    Free and open to public lectures will be delivered: Northwestern University Meditating in Troubled Times November 15th, at 7 pm. McCormick Auditorium, 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston, IL 60208, USA. The University of Chicago Divinity School Meditating in Troubled Times November 17th, at 7 pm. Bond Chapel, 1025 E. 58th St.
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Carpet & Upholstery - Great Job!

Yesterday in preparation for the Holidays we had our carpet cleaned by Double A Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning. He did an excellent job without the truck, hoses, water and mess that we have experienced with other Carpet Cleaners. The icing on this cake was that the carpet dried in 2 hours, is clean and fresh with all natural products and amazingly reasonable. This is a family owned business and the owner Darrell is a local resident. His # is 773-895-9424.

  • Thanks Ruby! That's great info. Will pass it on.

  • We just had ours cleaned by New Dawn Carpet Cleaning. They also took care of our delicate Persian area rug and my sofas in the man cave. They were reasonably priced and the best part of all much like your experience it dried fast. I don't have their number but their website is www.NewDawnCarpetCleaning.com They have a coupon for new customers so don't forget to click and print that to save some money :)

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Meditating in Troubled Times

A lecture by Dr. Paul R. Fleischman, psychiatrist
Friday, November 17, 2017, 7pm
University of Chicago Bond Chapel, 1025 E. 58th St.
(located next to Swift Hall)

The presentation will be a one-hour lecture, followed by 30 minutes for questions.

To register, or for more information,
please go to:
https://lecture_meditation.eventbrite.com

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Paul R. Fleischman, M.D., (New Jersey, 1945) trained in psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine, where he also served as Chief Resident. He was a psychiatric...

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A lecture by Dr. Paul R. Fleischman, psychiatrist
Friday, November 17, 2017, 7pm
University of Chicago Bond Chapel, 1025 E. 58th St.
(located next to Swift Hall)

The presentation will be a one-hour lecture, followed by 30 minutes for questions.

To register, or for more information,
please go to:
https://lecture_meditation.eventbrite.com

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Paul R. Fleischman, M.D., (New Jersey, 1945) trained in psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine, where he also served as Chief Resident. He was a psychiatric consultant to numerous New England hospitals and clinics, and has lectured globally at conferences, universities, and other institutions. Now retired from a more than 30-year private psychiatry practice, he lives with his wife in Amherst, Massachusetts.

He was appointed by S.N. Goenka to be a Vipassana teacher, with the particular assignment to communicate with professionals and academics in the West. He uses language and concepts derived from psychology, biology, and medicine, making Vipassana a beacon that is culturally universal and nonsectarian. Dr. Fleischman speaks and writes in his own voice, informed by science, religious studies, and poetry.

Find his writings, in print and eBook formats, as well as downloadable audiobooks at the link below:

https://store.pariyatti.org/Fleischman-Dr-Paul-R_bymfg_681-0-1.html

Vipassana, which means to see things as they really are, is one of the world's oldest meditation techniques. For more information about Vipassana meditation, see www.dhamma.org.

    Meditating in Troubled Times - A LECTURE BY PAUL R. FLEISCHMAN M.D.
    Free and open to public lectures will be delivered: Northwestern University Meditating in Troubled Times November 15th, at 7 pm. McCormick Auditorium, 1999 Campus Dr, Evanston, IL 60208, USA. The University of Chicago Divinity School Meditating in Troubled Times November 17th, at 7 pm. Bond Chapel, 1025 E. 58th St.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

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I must be the last person to find the laundry on 64th and King Drive closed. The only business left over there is the thriving "loose squares " trade.

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