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Cycles of my Being
It seemed to international opera star Lawrence Brownlee that cases of deadly force against African-Americans – Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Michael Brown -- were in the news almost weekly. “As I’ve watched men of color endure undeserved aggress...

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Celebrate Blues Music
A. Allen Blues has always been a part of black history. Music, according to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, is a melody: a rhythmical and otherwise agreeable succession of tones. A harmony is an accordant combination of simultaneous tones. Now in m...

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Olympics Excitement
Donald: The major story of the Olympics for me is Russia being banned, then readmitted. Ice hockey and bobsledding are the two sports I am most looking forward to.   Russell: There are going to be a lot of competitive teams this year. I still re...

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Woman's March 2018
A year after Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States, women in Chicago marched to protest his policies. They were joined on January 20 by people in Japan, Italy and other nations, all united and marching for “Power to the Pol...

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#CAS2018
Why February? How come the Chicago Auto Show constantly selects dreary February to showcase almost 1,000 glimmering new vehicles every year? The answer dates to the very first show in 1901 at the Chicago Coliseum on South Wabash between 14th and...