Me at a Demonstration in 1985
Me at graduation from Inter-American Magnet (1986)
Tahra (my wife) and Sammy Sosa in January 1994
Me with Hillary Clinton, who will someday be president!
Me visiting Scotland in March 1997
Me, my mom and stepfather, January, 1998
Me and my sweets at our engagement party, January 1998
Me and My sweets going to England, March 1999
Me and my sweets with Nobel Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu, in May 1999
My sister Whitney at birth
Mom, Zachary and Whitney, July 1999
Zach and Whit in December 2002 (wow how they've grown!)
My Sweets and I get Married, December 31, 1999
My sweets and I in Egypt, January 2000
My sweets and me in Greece, January 2000
Me and Tahra in modern times (November 2002)
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Me, My Friends and my Family
Magnet School Page
Lincoln Park High
Check out my pictures from My engagement party (January 1998)
Me proposing to my sweets,
Me and my sweets dancing!, Sharing a kiss, Isn't my sweets beautiful!
I'm a Cubs Fan, a Progressive
Democrat, a historian, law school student, attorney and once ran for mayor of Columbia,
I support a
lower voting age
I oppose the thief of the White
House, Mister Bush, and support President
My mom's family came from the south, and my
dad's came from eastern Europe.
Check out this picture of my great-grandfather Marion Chandler. Was he Native American?
My Creative World: JBC
JBC is a fictional world I developed back
in about 1979. JBC is a television network for kids, but it is so much
more: it includes politics, sports, crime, drama and adventure.
For an brief introduction to JBC read JBC for Dummies. (Not yet available will be
For a more indepth look read A Brief History of JBC, Warning it's
long! (About 105 pages)
"Hello Tahra! This is my Web Page. I hope you like it. I am planning links to a lot of great sites." A quote from my first web page on gwis.edu in 1995.
ESPN Sportszone (The first and still one of the best)
Chicago Tribune Sports Update (Sports with a Chicago perspective)
Chicago Sun-Times Sports Update (The other Chicago Paper)
Skilton's Baseball Links (Truly comprehensive)
Chicago Sports Coverage Page
Instant Baseball (Scores and comprehensive statistics)
Unofficial Cubs Home Page -Go SAMMY and the Cubbies! 2003 is their year!
Chicago Tribune Cubs Extra
The Ryne Sandberg Page
CUBS Current Stats!
White Sox Official Home Page -Poor Sox! 2002 does not look like their year. But they do have the Big Hurt!
Chicago Runners Official Home Page : A JBC Baseball team, the 1st Season 1987 World Series Champs. Read about the team of John Jodions and Jane Cortinson, James Crittington, and Barbara Mitton and even Jane Cortin and Kathy Johnson for a time. They had a bad season in 2002, but are ready for 2003!
Sorry That's it for the teams. I root for several other teams, but it's only the Cubs and the Sox, and of course the Runners, as far as I am concerned.
Da Bears -2002 is their year! They can make the playoffs again!
Sorry, No Chicago Kickers page yet. But it should be up and running soon.
Chicago Public Schools Web Page
Lincoln Park High School (1986-1990)
Northwestern University (1990-1994)
My Virtual Paper
The Daily Northwestern - Root for those Cats!
What ever your age, get out there and campaign, and fight for your rights (peacefully of course!)
Here are some sites to help the politically apathetic get back into the campaign mode
Political News Sites
Don't trust Bush supporting CNN, MSNBC, Fox or the broadcast networks! Get your news from a greater variety of sources. Learn the facts, then make your decision!
BushWatch Learn the truth about the man who stole the White House!
Genealogy List (Over 100,000 Sites! The place to go for any genealogical
Ancestry.Com Lots of cool stuff, but you have to subscribe for much of it.
Geneanet, an impressive general index
Gendex- over 12 million names searchable
Genealogy Home Page
Roots L Searchable Archive
Maps on Us - An awesome site that gives you maps and directions to just about anywhere.
Tiger Map Server (awesome, will make you a map of anywhere, census statistics included!)
My Surnames Homepages
African-American History index(Excellent! Check here first)
The African-American Mosaic
Women's History research on the Net
The 1980's (A popular history look back at that interesting decade). Yes the Cubs did win the division in '84 and '89, but two Republican regimes messed up the land!
Early American Documents
Photographs and multimedia sources
The American Memory (Incredible-
Search for old photos, recordings, documents even movies! Phenomenal!)
Read A Brief History of JBC (Warning it's not too brief!) It contains the stories of Jodions, Cosely, Decoben, Ribbions, Orteniez and Rottleton and the great (and terrible) leaders of JBC history
Learn about the JBC Supreme Court by reading some of its most influential cases. Including the landmark cases of Matenraz v. Oten and Coronton v. Cotin (the landmark case that gave kids the right to vote for JBC political offices)
Check out my JBC Page, it has links to several JBC sites
Internet Movie Database (Search titles, actors even characters)
All Movie Guide
Star Wars Official Site
Tardis TV Archives
AVIMall Episode Duide
Cult TV Episode Guide
Mystery Science Theater 3000
Saturday Night Live
The greatest mini-series ever. 1997 marks the 20th anniversary of its debut.
The Simpson's Archives
Fox's Official Site
Historical estimate of World's Populations
United States Population
1990 US Census Lookup
Income and Poverty
White House Briefing Room
Real Hourly Wages: Check out the real state of the economy.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
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