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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Why African-Americans Should Be Lovin’ McDonald’s by Melody Spann-Cooper, Chairman of Midway Broadcasting Corporation

The Nielsen Company, the world’s largest advertising and research corporation, recently released a revealing report on the State of the African-American Consumer. While African-American consumers have become less relevant to advertisers and marketers with the emergence of the Hispanic consumer … Continue reading

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Tom Ricketts channels Donald Trump and ignores Chicago economics…At the same damn time!

By Evan F. Moore Tom Ricketts needs to learn how to not placate black people. I get that he had to do some damage control after recent comments made by his father Joe Rickets. I understand why he has to … Continue reading

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Trayvoning has taken the place of planking in the temporary foolishness category

By Evan F. Moore Many people were outraged when they saw a Facebook page called “Trayvoning”. Normally a hyperlink would be posted but the page was taken down. Much like the god-awful fad Planking, Trayvoning is lying on the ground while … Continue reading

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The good,the bad,and the ugly from the NATO protest

By Evan F. Moore and Aven Deese   I witnessed one Iraqi/Afghanistan veteran after another throw their war medals into the street yesterday. They did it for reasons you would be an idiot to argue against. I witnessed people fed … Continue reading

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The Ricketts Plan does more harm than good

By Evan F. Moore Joe Ricketts, the patriarch of the Ricketts family who owns 95% of the Chicago Cubs wanted to use $10 million to fund Super Political Action Committee that will tie President Obama to the controversial preaching of … Continue reading

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NATO Q and A

By Evan F. Moore Chicago will be the host city to The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit that is taking place May 20 –21 at the McCormick Place. Here is a quick question and answer session about NATO. Hopefully … Continue reading

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The voters of North Carolina got it wrong about gay marriage

By Evan F. Moore Lev. 18:22, “You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination.” Lev. 20:13, “If there is a man who lies with a male as those who lie with … Continue reading

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Beyonce Knowles winning a journalism award is like a one-legged man winning a butt-kicking contest

Journalism- /ˈdʒəːn(ə)lɪz(ə)m/ (noun) The activity or profession of writing for newspapers or magazines or of broadcasting news on radio or television. Apparently Beyonce is a better writer that all of us in the journalism field.  Over the weekend, I saw … Continue reading

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Hazing: A culture that doesn’t take kindly to change

By Evan F. Moore The band culture at Historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) is something that most of the country knows very little about.  They might have seen the movie Drumline but other than they knew very little until … Continue reading

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