Take a Walk with Me

“Take a Walk with Me” is a short poem about some of my experiences growing up from a little black boy to a black man on the south side of Chicago. I’m pretty sure there are many of you who have had similar experiences. These experiences, plus many more, all contribute to the person I…

***Book Review***How Long Will I Cry? Voices of Youth Violence By: Miles Harvey

  How Long Will I Cry? Voices of Youth Violence is one that I would recommend to everybody in, but not limited to Chicago. DePaul University’s creative writing students  flanked out to different communities around the city that are heavily influenced by gang activity and gun violence. Then, they interviewed people that have been involved in…