Sam Cooke Honored in Chicago Street Naming Ceremony

Had he lived, Sam Cooke would have turned 80-years-old in January of this year. His life and legacy were celebrated with the naming of 36th Street, Chicago, Illinois as Sam Cooke Way on Saturday, June 18. …. Read More

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“Godfather of Rap” Passes Away

Gil Scott Heron ‘The Godfather of Rap’ died on May 27th, 2011 at age 62. He was most known for his song ‘The Revolution will not be Televised’ which title turned into a catchphrase that transcended generations….. Read More

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Former NBA Player is Now Homeless

Williams, a generation removed from staying in first-class hotels with Larry Bird and Co. in their drive to the 1985 NBA Finals, mostly wonders how much more he can bear. He is not new to poverty, illness, homelessness. Or quiet desperation…… Read More

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As Plastic Reigns, the Treasury Slows it’s Printing Presses

The number of dollar bills rolling off the great government presses here and in Fort Worth fell to a modern low in the last fiscal year. Production of $5 bills also dropped to the lowest level in 30 years…. Read More

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