With the recent death of State Rep, Esther Golar and earlier this year, Ald. Joanne Thompson, Aysha Butler aka Mrs. Englewood shares her thoughts about the political landscape and dysfunction of Englewood in her latest blog post titled, “Til Death Do Us Part”.
Here is an excerpt from the latest blog post of Mrs. Englewood, titled, “Til Death Do Us Part”.
“In February, Englewood lost the 16th Ward Alderwoman/Committeeman, Joanne Thompson and a week ago many of us were in attendance at the funeral of the 6th District State Rep, Esther Golar….Both of these strong and courageous women played a large role in the political landscape of Englewood…And although one served on the city level and the other served on the state level, they pretty much served the same constituents….The Residents of the Englewood Community….
Now one would think that this would be a time that the community would band together and work in unity to move forward some of the initiatives they had on their plate to ensure that their work was not in vain….But nooooo….Just like many black families, turmoil has been the first to follow….Folks talk all the time about the division in Englewood but with these two untimely deaths of our public officials, the division is more apparent than ever…”
Read full post here: http://mrsenglewood.blogspot.com/2015/10/til-death-do-us-part.html