On Thursday, President Barack Obama laid a wreath at Ground Zero, to commemorate the victims of the 9/11 attacks. Less than a week after the death of Osama bin Laden, many consider this a moment of closure. We’ve heard from pundits, politicians and everyday citizens.
Bede Sheppard is a senior researcher for Asia in the Children’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch. He specializes in attacks on schools and teachers; the occupation of schools by security forces; and child domestic workers.
The last bell signals the end of the school day, but for some Chicago elementary students, the day starts again…but this time in the kitchen.A non-profit has been teaching low-income kids how to cook healthy, affordable meals.The aim is to prevent
Azhar Usman jokes that he looks like “that guy from LOST. Not the Indian one, the fat one!” The Chicago comedian uses humor to poke fun at racial stereotypes, referencing his own life as the child of Muslim immigrants growing up in the then mostly Jewish community of Skokie, Illinois.