Personal History In Preparation For Black History Month 

Yesterday, I wrote about the monument to The Great Migration that honors the six million African Americans who traveled from the South to Chicago beginning in 1910. Today, I touch on my personal history as I prepare to celebrate Black History Month. In 1960, my family lived in Chicago on 31st and Calumet, just five blocks south of […]

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Sculptor Alison Saar’s Statue of the Great Northern Migration

Thousands of African Americans migrated to Chicago in the early 20th century, seeking greater freedoms and better opportunities. Artist, Alison Saar captures that migration in a bronze monument located at the mouth of a Chicago community known as Bronzeville. The statue is of a male traveler whose hand is raised in salute to his new home. He carries […]

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Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) Coming for Our Content

If you’re a blogger, Artificial Intelligence is scouring the internet, searching for content ideas, and borrowing content from your blog and mine. According to a Pro Blogger Newsletter, AI blogging software can perform tasks, “… such as optimizing blog posts for search engines, finding content ideas, and curating content from other sources.”  That means busy bloggers are programing […]

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A Day in My Life

Today was a different kind of day filled with errands that needed to get done because of predicted snow. Some of you know that I live in the Midwest, and we’ve been promised another 3 to 5 inches added on to the 2 inches we received yesterday. That meant a trip to my beloved “Costco”.  […]

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