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February Chicago Street Journal August 2017 3 Sports – Don Baylor, the Chicago Cubs’ 1 st Black manager (2000-2002) died Monday, August 7 of cancer. Mr. Baylor had a 19 season career with the American League playing for a variety of teams including the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. Technology – Never be amazed about anything that happens in regards to the tech industry. Tech changes rapidly because those involved are creative thinkers and new ideas build upon the last idea. Amazon has moved to innovate the ordering process for its products. Watch for dash buttons to take off on products around the world. (A better way to spend your money faster!) Your favorite products will come with a build in dash button that you will just push to reorder when you are running low on that particular item. Talk about instant gratification! Chicago – Remember the South Street Journal (SSJ)? Well, you can read past copies of CSJ as archived by Columbia University in New York. Sit back and enjoy 23 years of Chicago history. Click SSJ on Columbia to remember. Sports – Chicago’s Black Business Radio Network is RE- LAUNCHING with Steam Sports with Ron Hicks taking the lead on broadcasting the hard hitting news for all of you global sports fans. Click HERE to listen to a previous interview with Ron Hicks owner of Chicago Steam Basketball. Get ready Chicago for some real sport’s talk. Finance – Getting a loan for your small business needs can be a heartbreaking process. Microloans and lines of credit are trending and for many a viable solution for the short-term financial needs of the small business owner. Kabbage.com has taken the lead in online approvals in minutes. Wealth – It should not be a surprise and is probably as it should be that Africans dominate the list of Black billionaires. According to the Compton Herald, Aliko Dangote, head of the Dangote Group, takes the lead with diverse investments in the food, freight and brewery industries with an estimated worth of $12.5 billion. Chicago – The 88 th Annual Bud Billiken Parade is on its way and you’re invited. Started by Robert S. Abbott on August 11, 1929 this parade continues is the largest of its kind in the US. Chance the rapper will be the grand marshall and anyone that grew up in Chicago knows how much children love this parade. Keep the tradition alive by attending and supporting on Saturday, August 12 th at 10 am. The Perfect Gift Shop Click HERE to visit us TODAY! Chicago Street Journal Advertising Sales Rep This is an outstanding opportunity, selling advertising (print, online): • Initiate sales and marketing calls to prospective or current clients and documents sales efforts • Our ideal candidate must be a self-motivated overachiever with a strong desire to succeed. • Prior sales experience, developing both new accounts and servicing existing accounts is preferred. • Highly disciplined, independent, entrepreneurial, confident, well organized self-starter • Compensation, Base Salary Negotiable. Call 773 595 5229 Publisher and Editor: Ron Carter Associate Publisher: Sonja Cassandra Perdue Chicago Street Journal 8036 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL 60619. E-mail: ChicagoStJournal@gmail.com 773.595.5229 For delivery direct to your inbox. http://www.issuu.com/ChicagoStreetJournal Columbia University South Street Journal archive: http://southside.ccnmtl.columbia.edu/ Archived by Columbia University’s Urban Research Workshop (URW), back issues from 1993 to 2006 of Chicago Street Journal’s predecessor, the South Street Journal, were donated to provide material for URW students to collaboratively research themes such as gentrification, racism, political affairs, and youth development. CSJ is free, except special request drop offs and street sales where a $1 donation is requested. Copyright 2014. All rights reserved. CSJ assumes no responsibility to return unsolicited editorial or graphic material. All rights in letters and unsolicited editorial or graphic material will be treated as unconditionally assigned for publication and copyright purposes. Material may be printed without written permission, upon credit Ron Carter, Publisher and Editor