Head into Hebru Brantley’s latest exhibition and you might find yourself full of a childlike glee. The images and sculptures are cartoon-like with bright colors, figures flying through the air and paintings of young wide-eyed kids clutching Kermit the Frog dolls.
College is a time for new experiences – students are free from parents, able to meet people from around the world and there are also the parties! For many young people college is also an opportunity for sexual experimentation.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a proposed class action sex-discrimination law suit against Walmart. The plaintiffs allege company-wide policy reinforces gender stereotypes. Walmart disagrees.
Humboldt Park has undergone big changes over the past decade or so. The neighborhood experienced a development rush starting in the late '90s. That bumped up housing prices and displaced some residents and small businesses.
Travel through some parts of the South Side these days. The emptiness is startling.The void is particularly noticeable along the Metra Rock Island line. I take this line daily between downtown and my house.