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February 13, 2013
Natashia L. Holmes, from Florida, is indeed a fresh face in Chicago politics, Mary Mitchell writes in her Chicago Sun-Times column. The replacement for embattled Alderman Sandi Jackson represents a much needed departure from the way political power is too often passed down.
The Chicago Sun-Times' Mary Mitchell checks in on growing dissatisfaction in Jackson's ward. Voters say the alderman, the wife of Jesse Jackson Jr., spends most of her time in Washington, D.C.
Mary Mitchell, writing at the Chicago Sun-Times, says that she hopes the second-term president will focus more explicitly on the needs of a group that he can always depend on for support.
The Chicago Sun-Times' Mary Mitchell checks in on ESPN's profile of Benjamin Wilson, the Simeon High School basketball star who was shot to death in 1984, sending shockwaves across the nation.
While holding gangbangers responsible for violence, the Chicago Sun-Times' Mary Mitchell places the blame squarely on the shoulders of parents when young lives are cut short.
The popular image of first lady Michelle Obama appears to have changed for the good the perception of African-American women, writes Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell.
Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell celebrates Tyler Perry's $98,000 donation for the construction of a much-needed community center that will help the audience that helped build his career.
Weighing in on the controversy surrounding a teacher's use of the n-word in a classroom, Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell says it is hard for a black person to embrace a so-called teachable moment from a white person.
Whitney Houston's life serves as a reminder that having lots of money and fame does not stop people from making the same bad choices as those who are far less fortunate, writes Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell.
Should an alleged drug dealer from Chicago's West Side be treated any differently than one from the suburbs? Mary Mitchell tackles that question in her Chicago Sun-Times column.
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