Monthly Archives: June 2012

Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Mo….

I’m not sure what exactly I had in mind when I entered the juvenile court that first time, but I was shocked by the utter chaos of what I witnessed. The waiting room consisted of three long wooden benches not … Continue reading

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Elbert O’ Neal

When most people think of the history of the Brothers and Sisters of Love, they think of the days of Brother Bill standing in between warring gangs in the Cabrini-Green projects, unafraid and untouched by the bullets whizzing by.  Or … Continue reading

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Where Is Your Church?

During our weekly walks, Brother Jim must answer these questions repeatedly: “Where is your Church?” “When are your services?” It is very confusing for the residents of Back of the Yards to understand that Brother Jim does not have a … Continue reading

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