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  • What Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative means for black America

    What Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative means for black America
    A great paradox of Obama’s America is that racism has been so thoroughly condemned that it only rarely receives public attention. To some extent, the election of a black president relaxed what remained of our national focus on race matters, it...
  • Ruth Horwich, 1920-2014

     Ruth Horwich, 1920-2014
    A fixture in Chicago's art community for more than 55 years, Ruth Horwich championed young artists and donated significant pieces to the Smart Museum at the University of Chicago, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Her most...
  • What climate change debate?

    What climate change debate?
    Already in the first six months of 2014, Sunday broadcast news shows have spent more time covering climate change than they did over the past four years combined. This expanded coverage comes on the heels of reports by the National Climate Assessment that...
  • Dee Alexander sings 'Songs My Mother Loves'

    Dee Alexander sings 'Songs My Mother Loves'
    When the inimitable Chicago jazz singer Dee Alexander was a child, she went to sleep to jazz and woke up to it. This was largely thanks to her mother, who had the music going in the house constantly. The songs of Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington,...
  • Wilton Schiller, Writer, Producer for 'Lassie,' 'The Fugitive,' Dies at 95

    Wilton Schiller, a writer and producer with a 50-year career that took him from the Golden Age of television to series such as "Lassie," "Dragnet" and "The Fugitive" to "The Six Million Dollar Man," died July 27 at home in Studio City, Calif. He was 95....
  • South Side creates its own Museum Campus

    South Side creates its own Museum Campus
    The idea sat roughly in the middle of the city's Cultural Plan 2012, a bullet point among scores of bullet points: "Development of a 'Museum Campus South' that connects major institutions on the South Side." Now it's being put into action. At a news...
  • Daley Dog a tough swallow at Taste

     Daley Dog a tough swallow at Taste
    When the shrieks of politicians become unbearable — think cats gnawing upon the heads of gentle woodland creatures — I can still show you refuge. A place where fellow Chicagoans and even gullible tourists from exotic lands like Canada can...
  • Community groups pin hopes on Obama library

    Community groups pin hopes on Obama library
    In a small garden in the South Side's Washington Park neighborhood — blocks from a site proposed for the Obama presidential library — 18-year-old A.J. Jones has found solace tending organic leeks, asparagus and dinosaur kale. "I used to...
  • Around The Park: A healthy balance for Severna Park author

    Author Terra Ziporyn is getting used to the feedback she receives when describing her latest book "Bugaboo," a work about insects that she is about to complete. "Bed bugs and dust mites and head lice, oh my! Just mentioning the hideous, but essentially...
  • Police: Ambulance stolen outside U of C Hospital

    Police: Ambulance stolen outside U of C Hospital
    Chicago police are investigating the case of an ambulance stolen from the grounds of the University of Chicago hospitals on the city’s South Side. At about 1:30 this morning, police received a call about a private ambulance being stolen on the...
  • @DWade is not Dwyane Wade; it's Dan

    @DWade is not Dwyane Wade; it's Dan
    When LeBron James announced his decision to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Dan Wade knew his Twitter mentions were about to get a lot more interesting. “I can take a step back and laugh at it,” the 27-year-old said. There are "a lot of...
  • Editorial: Prying open police misconduct files

    Editorial: Prying open police misconduct files
    When public officials refuse to provide information about the alleged misconduct of police officers, they invite some damning conclusions: They're hiding something. They're protecting bad cops. They're more worried about appearances than about...