Category Archives: Policy

The HUD Hustle

Will you help us stop the hustle hurting the hood? HUD rental assistance and Section 8 pays on average: $1,000.00-$1,500.00 a month, for a year. That is $12,000-$18,000 that HUD spends per voucher holder! $12,000-$18,000 a year x 10 yrs equals $120,000-$180,000! This is what HUD spends per voucher for Renting. $12,000-$18,000 x 20 years equals $240,000-$360,000 per voucher for Renting.

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A Letter to Trump: Divestment vs. Investment

Dear Mr. Trump, Chicago is a global city, and if anyone knows that, it would most certainly be you; a man who owns prime real estate in one of the world’s most appealing locations for tourists, and business professionals. There is an elephant in the room though; there has been a stark contrast in the divestment versus investment when assessing

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Who I’m NOT Voting For

One should also note that under the Clinton administration the 1994 Crime Bill was initiated. It implemented the three-strikes mandatory life sentencing for repeat offenders and $9.6bn in funding for prisons. Yeah they say crime was down, thats because everybody was getting locked the hell up for life. It left black communities shattered, in shards, nearly lifeless. In the 22 years since the bill was passed, the federal prison population more than doubled. In 1994, the Bureau of Prisons held 95,162 inmates; today that number is 214,149. I don’t want another Clinton in office but, we’ve been duped time and time again. Lets be honest, neither party has nothing on paper thats for the uplift of black people. We should be doing for ourselves regardless. If you are voting for Hillary are you voting for the stanky-leg dancing, hot-sauce slanging version or the round ’em up, lock ’em up version. Pick your poison.

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The American 1%: Social Class Divide on Crack

Who Rules the United States? The United States of America is supposed to be, by design, a representative democracy, but who really runs the United States? Two perspectives that hypothesize on who runs the United States is the functionalist and conflict perspectives.   Crucial to this question, is a sound understanding of the fundamental reasoning that make up both perspectives;

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The Trump Effect and Its Global Implications

  This report is about the “Trump Effect” what its done so far and what it will do in the future. It will examine the effects of Trumps candidacy on students, teachers, minority groups as well as its socioeconomic consequences on a national and international scale. National Effects Whether you know it or not the “Trump Effect” has unfortunately taken

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