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The upcoming February municipal election is one of the most consequential in Chicago’s storied history. Our city is at a crossroads and it is imperative that we select a mayor that will provide strong, thoughtful and compassionate leadership. Brandon Johnson is my choice to make that happen.

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Last week, myself and other members of the Kidney Disease Prevention and Education Task Force held a press conference at the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois facility to increase awareness around prevention and treatment of the disease that affects 37 million Americans.

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As the economy improves, charitable giving is on the rise. In fact, according to the National Philanthropic Trust, in 2020 total charitable giving from U.S. individuals, corporations, foundations and bequests exceeded $471 billion, with 69% coming from individuals. 

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On Friday, October 21st the Hyde Park Herald ran an article detailing the ugly business remaining from the Amara Enyia for Mayor campaign. Due to several factors, the campaign couldn’t make payroll for dozens of campaign staff including myself during the final weeks of the race.

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This time last year, I shared a story about my battle with prostate cancer and wrote about the importance of going to your primary care physician for routine checkups. I also hosted my inaugural Men’s Health Fair at Apostolic Church of God. This year as we wrap up Prostate Cancer Awareness M…

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Regarding the August 20, 2022, issue of Hyde Park Herald, a photograph of The Chicago Community Ensemble appeared on page eight. We are not a charitable organization, but we find our musicians have volunteered to play on many occasions without remuneration. However, the great feeling of doin…

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If your workplace offers life insurance at a low cost (or no cost) to you, you may assume it provides sufficient coverage for your family — and not bother to give the subject a second thought. According to the 2021 Insurance Barometer study, 57% of U.S. workers rely on their workplace for li…

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Mothers don’t send our children to school to be murdered. Mayor Lightfoot and every single decision maker in this city owe us more. We demand more. Our children deserve more — more social emotional supports, more love and more accountability from adults.

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The drumbeat of racist attack ads intended to deceive and scare suburban voters into supporting anti-abortion, pro-assault weapon right wing radicals must be called out for what they are: Willie Horton-level propaganda harkening back to "Birth of a Nation" that has nothing to do with working…