Chicago Street Journal (CSJ) dedicates this issue to all those who gave, so that we may live. Who would you add? There is never a wrong time to celebrate their lives and purpose. Read more about them in our current issue at http://www.ChicagoStreetJournal.com. To be in the next issue go to http://www.CSJads.info. Ron Carder, Publisher and Editor, 773-595-5229 Sonja Cassandra Perdue, Associate Publishers, Digital 773-609-2226 Advertisements Continue reading They Will Not Be Forgotten!
The Five Stairsteps, known as “The First Family of Soul,”  were an American Chicago soul group made up of five of Betty and Clarence Burke Sr.’s six children: Alohe Jean, Clarence Jr., James, Dennis, and Kenneth “Keni”, and briefly, Cubie. They are best known for the 1970 song “O-o-h Child”, listed #392 on Rolling […] via “The Five Stairsteps-YOU’VE WAITED TOO LONG” — AMERICA ON COFFEE Continue reading “The Five Stairsteps-YOU’VE WAITED TOO LONG”
Forty-five years ago today, five men were arrested after being caught breaking into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate Hotel. An investigation into their actions, and their connections to the White House and then-president Richard Nixon, would end with Nixon resigning in disgrace. Initial press coverage didn’t suggest such an outcome… via The Watergate scandal, which began today in 1972, shows how long it takes to bring down a corrupt president — Quartz Read the latest edition of Chicago Street Journal Enter here to be in the NEXT edition of Chicago Street Journal. Continue reading The Watergate scandal, which began today in 1972, shows how long it takes to bring down a corrupt president
Barack Obama clearly ended up with the right woman, but with news of his pre–Michelle marriage proposal making headlines, our curiosity about Sheila Miyoshi Jager was piqued. In Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama, Jager told Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer David J. Garrow that she had been seriously involved with the future president in the mid- […] via Meet the Woman Barack Obama Reportedly Proposed to Before Michelle? — Conversations Of A Sistah Read he latest edition of Chicago Street Journal. Continue reading Meet the Woman Barack Obama Reportedly Proposed to Before Michelle?
Edgar Daniel Nixon (July 12, 1899 – February 25, 1987), known as E. D. Nixon, was a civil rights leader and union organizer in Alabama who played a crucial role in organizing the landmark Montgomery Bus Boycott there in 1955. The boycott highlighted the issues of segregation in the South, was upheld for more than a year by black residents, and nearly brought the city-owned bus system to bankruptcy. It ended in December 1956, after the United States Supreme Court ruled in the related case, Browder v. Gayle (1956), that the local and state laws were unconstitutional, and ordered the … Continue reading The Real organizer of the Bus Boycott — E.D. Nixon: The Forgotten Hero
A dynamic leader and manager, Colonel Eugene Frederick Scott, will speak at the Chicago Street Journal 23rd Anniversary on October 29th, 2016. Retired Col. Scott retired last year as the CEO of Defender Charities, after over 20 years part of the Sengstacke Enterprise. He came to the Chicago Defender as executive assistant to John H.H. Sengstacke. Scott managed the company’s five newspapers and for more than ten years, he served as general manager and publisher of the Chicago Daily Defender. Col. Scott was born in Miami, Florida was raised in Chicago, He attended A.D. Sexton Elementary School and Englewood High … Continue reading Colonel Eugene Frederick Scott, will speak at the Chicago Street Journal 23rd Anniversary on October 29th, 2016.