I’m back. You got a prob with dat? 31 people shot in your home town over the weekend. Five died. But hey, “optimistic!”
Once a community organizer, always a community organizer.
From ABC News: Former President Barack Obama met Sunday with at-risk young men and boys in his hometown of Chicago before his first major post-presidency speech.
The former president spent time at a roundtable with youth from the organization Chicago Create Real Economic Destiny located in the Roseland/Pullman neighborhood in South Side Chicago where Obama started as a community organizer at age 25.
The CRED program provides job skills and employment opportunities for at-risk young adults.
Spokesman Kevin Lewis says Obama listened to the young men’s stories and shared some of the challenges that he faced growing up. Obama “was optimistic about their potential to positively contribute to their communities and support their families because of…