If there’s anything that will give me hope this election season, it’s watching S.T.O.P (Southside Together Organizing for Power) working to make the impending Obama library beneficial to residents. A vision of a greener south side, a walkable south side, an accessible south side. a south side with jobs, low income housing, library resources sharing between CLP and the Obama library.
It’s futurism in action y'all
Everyone loves Michelle Obama. In Southside With You (in theaters August 26), a movie about the Obamas’ first date, producer and star Tika Sumpter introduces us to someone with whom America is less familiar: Michelle Robinson.
“Once I sat down to write it, no, it wasn’t difficult to write because I could’ve written 12 songs about Eyedea, It’s one of those things where there’s no way to fit it all in three verses. There’s so much material that I actually had to figure out what material to use and what not to use to present the point I was trying to present. You know at the end of the day, the song ‘Flicker’ is not really about Eyedea. It’s about me and my coping mechanisms. It’s about me and discussing the different stages that I went through after he passed away, much like a song that I did from a few years ago that was called 'Yesterday’”