Sunday, May 22, 2016

Fighting Racism or Helping Black (African American) Students

I wish there was a Black Lives Matter type movement that would focus on helping low income Black (African American) students succeed in elementary school and high school.   I wish there was a Black Lives Matter type movement that would focus on helping all Black (African American) students succeed with their postsecondary education.

African Americans (aka Black People) spend too much time fighting racism and racial bigotry.   

Marc Sims

In some ways, they (Black boys) are trapped within a sociological predicament. They begin school already, on average, behind their peers. Often, they enter into classrooms where there are lots of other kids who are not necessarily well behaved, where other students are struggling. They are taught their racial and gender identity by others, including other kids, in the school.

So they end up actually behaving according to a script that they don't necessarily subscribe to, but which seems a requirement to fit in and be accepted by their peers and maybe even by some of the adults.

Friday, April 8, 2016

A City That People Want To Move To And Raise Their Children

Question: Why can't every Chicago Public School student read and write at least at grade level?

Answer:  Because Chicago's Politicians, Chicago's business leaders, and Chicago's religious leaders have yet to make it a top priority.

Ensuring that every Chicago Public School student read and write at least at grade level will drastically reduce the crime in Chicago and help make Chicago a city that people want to move to and raise their children.

Marc Sims

2015 Reading Levels of 8th-Grade Black Males from the Lowest-Performing Large American School Districts (City\Percentage of 8th-Grade Black Males Proficient in Reading) According to Scores from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
  • Chicago - 7%
Phillip Jackson, The Black Star Project

Friday, March 18, 2016

Civically Engage Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Civically Engage Mayor Rahm Emanuel 

Call, write, email, or go to the Mayor's office in person and demand that Mayor Rahm Emanuel marshals the resources needed to stop the crime in Chicago. 

Marc Sims


Mayor Rahm Emanuel

City Hall
121 N La Salle
Chicago, IL 60602

Mayor Emanuel:

Could the City of Chicago hold a weekly crime summit at various City Colleges?
The police cannot and should not stop the crime in Chicago all by themselves.
Concern citizens and community leaders have to help stop the crime.

Marc Sims


Video each meeting and post them on the internet.

Teach Teenagers How To:

Set goals and achieve them

Speak in public persuasively 

Write short stories

Fix Cars

Rehab homes

Run a successful small business

Write computer code

How to successfully sell a product or service

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Donald J Trump & Conservative Talk Radio

Before Barack Obama became President of The United States of America I listened to conservative talk radio for a few minutes a day.   After Barack Obama became President I very rarely listened to conservative talk radio.   These radio shows stoke hatred for human beings who are not politically and socially conservative.

Donald J Trump should thank conservative talk radio host for helping him win so many Republican Party primary elections.

Marc Sims

Michael Savage, Mark Levin, and other conservative shows.

AM 560 Chicago

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Will They Vote?

Will the angry and disrespected citizens of Chicago and Cook County vote in the next election?  
We all saw the protest, the anger, and the righteous indignation. Now will we see the angry, the disrespected, the despised, and the rejected start to vote in every election?

Marc Sims

Politicians know; Hopeless people don’t vote.  
Tony Benn British Politician  Interview with Michael Moore in the Movie Sicko (2007) ... Click