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. Advertisements Continue reading Ron Carter — The Artist.
By Paul Street Beneath a carefully constructed pretense of concern for racial justice, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel has long been a dedicated corporatist “law and order” enemy of Black America. During his time as a top political operative in the arch-neoliberal Bill Clinton White House, the notorious bully Emmanuel (later to be nicknamed “Rahmbo”) was a driving force behind the 1994 federal “three strikes” Clinton crime bill. That draconian measure helped make Bill Clinton “the incarceration president” and contributed to a significant increase in the monumental hyper-imprisonment and criminal marking of Black Americans. Among other terrible things, the law put … Continue reading Rahm Emmanuel, Laquan McDonald and Black Rebellion in Chicago.