SoulFul Chicago BookFair

It was the motherload of all book fairs to-date. The night before I could hardly sleep. I tried to calm myself down with a cup of Chamomile – but this brain of mine was on ninety. I tried deep-breathing and became even the more stirred with excitement. I kept saying oh- I wonder, how will […] via SoulFul Chicago BookFair (7/17/2016) — Visionarie Place is Freedom Enter HERE to read the latest editions of Chicago Street Journal. Advertisements Continue reading SoulFul Chicago BookFair

Ron Carter — The Artist.

Ron Carter – THE ARTIST – has been the Publisher and Editor of South Street Journal (SSJ) now Chicago Street Journal (CSJ) for almost 24 years. He has ran for office, been a community organizer, been in the military and is a former Black Panther.  Yet, the thing that is mentioned least of all about him is his creative side. The artist in him. He is featured in the latest issue of CSJ. Click HERE to view more pieces. Page 12 — April edition of Chicago Street Journal.     Continue reading Ron Carter — The Artist.

“Spook by the door”by Khari B. From CSJ.

I’m a fine muthafu**a,” gives one a great look in to the personality of the legendary writer, poet and filmmaker Sam Greenlee who transitioned May 19; an act which I suspect was intentional. Sam loved Malcolm X and probably thought it would make for a great connection. He thought like that. Greenlee is best known by the public and federal intelligence agencies for his notorious work, “The Spook Who Sat by the Door.” He is better known to those of us close to him as an ornery, quick-witted, sharp-tongued, generous, loving writer who pursued his passion till the day he … Continue reading “Spook by the door”by Khari B. From CSJ.