CHICAGO INDEPENDENT BULLETIN, FEBRUARY 4, 2019 PAGE 7
Black History Feature:
Acknowledging Our Ancestors...
© 2019 by Samuel Mills
"WHO AM I?"
SAM'S INTRO: I was wondering who might begin our Black History Month "Ancestor" series, when he walked in...and THIS Chicago-based brother, I knew very well. He had the bespectacled, very intelligent appearance of a college professor, full of knowledge to share with anyone, especially young people of color, and it was obvious that he placed a high premium on education! The down-to-earth attitude of this community activist and civil servant relaxed me immediately...and thus we began our interview:
"I was born on September 22, 1950 in Chicago's Altgeld Gardens