The current onslaught of racism, hate, and division compares to the monsters both imagined and historically depicted in Lovecraft Country.
No matter what, through his ups and downs, Rose never forgot his hometown and he’s always given back to the city. For those who don’t understand the love he gets whenever he returns, who don’t understand the calls for his jersey to hang atop the United Center, start there.
The emotion Rose provoked in the city, in Bulls fans was illuminating — so much could be learned by the observance of what fueled that emotion and what dividing lines were exposed as disappointment and frustration became twin pillars of his career.
Ed. note — Originally ran on March 1, 2015. Then and still just a kid from Chicago. Derrick Rose’s best commercials seem to come about when he’s hurt. While #thereturn campaign […]
Derrick Rose’s best commercials seem to come about when he’s hurt. While #thereturn campaign was once merely an opportunistic series of ads working off Rose’s initial inspirational return from ACL injury, today […]