by Natalie Y. Moore onMarch 16, 2009
Depressed and angry about the intense racial animosity following the election of the city's first black mayor, the Chicago Tribune columnist killed herself. She could not have imagined Obama's America. And we can't afford to forget hers.
by Dayo Olopade onJanuary 29, 2009
The Obama family’s favorite Chicago chef is coming to the White House. As assistant White House chef, Sam Kass continues the Hyde Park, Lab School shift to Washington.
by Martin Johnson onDecember 16, 2008
The two baseball teams in the Windy City are headed for the postseason. Could this be the year of the El series?
by Natalie Y. Moore onDecember 16, 2008
Are high incomes and high hopes enough to revitalize my neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago?
by Helena Andrews onDecember 15, 2008
The tragic murders of Jennifer Hudson's family are a crushing reminder of the many ills Barack Obama cannot magically heal.
by T. Shawn Taylor onDecember 15, 2008
I didn't know Jennifer Hudson, but I'm hurt and angry all the same.
by Dayo Olopade onNovember 15, 2008
Chicago, 1985: Barack Obama arrived without knowing a soul. Now the city is the center of the political world and the Lake Michigan set is preparing for a Great Migration to the Potomac. Look for Obama's Washington to be more diverse.
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