“Geography has made us neighbors,” President John F. Kennedy once said. “History has made us friends.”
FOUNTAIN: Among my heritage mothers: Ida B. Wells whose scholarship and advocacy — by speech and by pen — helped lift America’s cruel lynching hand.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: More than one million Illinoisans have coverage through the ACA, including 650,000 under the Medicaid expansion.
The center — it’s weak, but it does exist — has to be bolstered by our national heavyweights.
LAURA WASHINGTON: Illinois Democratic activists and candidates are working overtime to tie Rauner to Trump, but Rauner won’t even utter Trump’s name.
EDITORIAL: Throughout her career, Hedy Weiss has been a champion of shows that deal with thorny issues of race.
LINDA CHAVEZ: What happened to Otto Warmbier happens every day in North Korea. In the camps, starvation, torture and physical labor kill prisoners.