South Side Elections: 21st Ward

Incumbent Alderman Howard Brookins, Jr., who has served four terms since ousting Daley-appointed Leonard DeVille in a contentious runoff in 2003, is running for re-election against retired city zoning inspector Marvin McNeil, insurance broker Joseph Ziegler, Jr., and city Department of Public Health administrative assistant Patricia A. Foster. Read the full post in South Side Weekly. Advertisements

New York Times: First, Do Less Harm: Fighting the Opioid Epidemic in Harlem

For the New York Times Journalism Institute. In the summer of 1996, Will Robertson was in the Five Points neighborhood of Atlanta when  he noticed a woman whose walk was familiar to him. He grabbed her by the shoulder and yelled, “Why’d the hell you lie to me? Why’d you make me think that you… Read More New York Times: First, Do Less Harm: Fighting the Opioid Epidemic in Harlem