Tag Archives: Chicago

Friday Open Thread | Music of the 1980’s

Today we conclude the Top 10 Billboard Singles from the 1980’s, with the Top 10 Songs from 1989. Position Artist Song Title 1 Chicago —- Look Away 2 Bobby Brown —- My Prerogative 3 Poison —- Every Rose Has Its … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Music of the 1980’s

The Top 10 Billboard Singles from the 1980’s. Today – 1982 Position Artist Song Title 1 Olivia Newton-John —- Physical 2 Survivor —- Eye Of The Tiger 3 Joan Jett and The Blackhearts —- I Love Rock N’ Roll 4 … Continue reading

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Will Chicago Elect A New Mayor?

This past Tuesday delivered a shock to TPTB in Chicago: Mayor Rahm Emmanuel has been forced into a runoff. His opponent is Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia, who, if elected, would become Chicago’s First Latino Mayor. When I say that folks just … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Little League Wins US Championship World Series!

CONGRATULATIONS, JACKIE ROBINSON WEST! 3 Chics celebrates your win, fabulous sportsmanship, and most of all your successful skills and humainty. Please join us in celebrating their victory. Chicago’s 7-5 victory against Nevada Jackie Robinson West lines up to shake hands … Continue reading

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Video | 100 % Chicago’s Urban Prep Academy Graduates Accepted to College for Fifth Years in a Row!

Hat tip- The Root CONGRATULATIONS, YOUNG MEN! I sense the makings of FUTURE Presidents of United States of AMERICA. The Urban Prep Academies’ graduating class-Facebook Chicago’s Urban Prep Does It Again: 100 Percent College Acceptance For the fifth year in … Continue reading

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Videos | Hadiya Pendleton Killed By Gunman

Doesn’t Hadiya’s murder matter too? One week Hadiya’s alive, a daughter, a sister, an HONOR student, performing at a presidential inauguration… and the next week? GUNNED DOWN. UNCREDITED/AP THE DEFINITION OF IRONY Hadiya Pendleton was killed Tuesday, not long after … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | U.S. Democratic Mayors Week!

Happy HUMP day, Everyone! Today’s featured Democratic Mayor is the INCOMPARABLE Mayor Harold Washington. Harold Lee Washington (April 15, 1922 – November 25, 1987) was an American lawyer and politician who became the first African-American Mayor of Chicago, serving from … Continue reading

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