Monthly Archives: January 2017

Woman’s Day March

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A Scene From Checkers Lounge

Little blue Christmas lights along the walls and mirrors cast a mood in the club. A silver party ball goes round and round overhead, sending little shafts of light through the darkness. A murmur of voices, a woman laughs, the … Continue reading

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Could it be this Simple?

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Bud Billiken

Bud Billiken Parade By Cardell W. Phillips The Bud Billiken Parade is an institution in Chicago’s African-American community. The annual parade and picnic have been held since 1929 in the Bronzeville/Washington Park neighborhood. It’s the largest African-American parade in the … Continue reading

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The Mysterious American Southwest

Southwest By Cardell W. Phillips When I visited the fantastic landscapes of the American Southwest the feature that caught my imagination the most was the Anasazi ruins, particularly the cliff dwellings. I wondered how the Anasazi built them. As far … Continue reading

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Small Things

“The older I get, the more I’m conscious of ways very small things can make a change in the world. Tiny little things, but the world is made of tiny matters, isn’t it?”                                                                                                                                                          ~Sandra Cisneros  

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The Swimmer

I met Joan while taking a walk along Promontory Point early New Years’ Day. She was warming herself at one of the fire pits after going for a swim in Lake Michigan. I asked her what it was like swimming … Continue reading

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