Urban Affairs Reporter, Chicago Chronicles Columnist
“Before I got into this program, I didn’t have the same mindset I do now,” said Keavon Cooper, who works at Wendy’s. He plans to work in construction.
A Kennedy High School senior has joined an elite league of graduating seniors nationwide boasting college scholarship offers exceeding $1 million.
Joshua Kruel drives two hours round-trip monthly, every second Monday, to give kids free haircuts at the Austin Branch Library.
“My mother was a strong, caring, independent, hard-working and artistic professional, who exposed me to culture from a very young age,” her son said.
Holt’s day in Chicago will also include spending time with a youth jazz education program.
“When I looked back and saw everyone standing, I’m like, ‘Good God! That’s for me.’..All I wanted was that diploma,” said Barbara Cole, 79.
The bands knew Dr. Pellegrino to be a champion of the genre, helping to keep the blues’ hallowed Chicago status alive.
Just before 8 a.m., about 100 students stormed NU’s central offices, triggering a 38-hour standoff with police and administrators.
Mr. Materre, father of WGN-News Anchor Micah Materre, traded the paint business for insurance, running his Materre Insurance Agency for over 20 years.
The Sun-Times became part of my life at age six. Later, I was hired at the Sun-Times straight out of graduate school at Northwestern Univ.
The play has dissected the flashpoint incident through perspectives of black, white, old and young.
Stephen Colbert hosts a fast-paced fundraiser for his Evanston alma mater, starring Richard Kind, Kathryn Hahn, Sharif Atkins and other famous alumni.
Kimbal Musk has told the story a million times as to why his life mission turned to steering children to healthy foods.
“I always want to do projects that resonate. I don’t want to make it to Black Hollywood royalty to do projects you forget,” Kimberly Elise said.
” It was as if a hurricane had hit.” Sun-Times columnists tell how they went about reporting the King story on the 50th anniversary of his death.