My father’s family often regarded my mother and my sisters with suspicion. He was from the South Side; my mother was from the West. They were both born in the South, in Alabama and Mississippi, but Chicago neighborhoods have a way of changing you.
African-American women with breast cancer in Chicago are more likely to die of their disease than white women.Now a new study by Chicago researchers finds that the disparity is a widespread problem in major cities.
The good news is that Chicago theaters are trying to grapple with the issue of race this season (so much, by the way, for the notion that America would somehow become “post-racial” after the election of President Obama).
The Help, based on the Kathryn Stockett novel, recently landed four Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actress.As part of Worldview’s occasional series “Images, Movies and Race”, WBEZ’s Richard Steele spoke with Enobong (Anna) Branch, an assistant professor in the D
When I interviewed Timothy Douglas about his decision to resign as Artistic Director of Remy Bumppo, he said a series of gracious things about divergent artistic visions. These remarks were barely distinguishable from the equally gracious comments made by his successor Nick Sandys.