My husband and I looked at each other in horror as our almost 3-year-old, Skye, declared “Girls don’t run. Boys run.”
Chana’s death brings to mind one example after another of health care providers failing to listen to black women.
We are nearing the end of Black History Month 2019, and this year’s been a downer for black folks, with one racist controversy after another.
what if this part of Chicago could start from scratch, with a fresh slate, and truly live up to the ideals of a world-class city?
We don’t want our children to be caught off guard with negative racial experiences, but we don’t want to burden them with being little race people.
Though I fasted on Thanksgiving just that one time, I still bristled at the fake story of harvest, pilgrims and fellowship with Native Americans.
The North Side address is a home with front porch furniture and American flag; the South Side address is a boarded-up two-flat.
Jane’s latest venture is bringing an opera, “Pan,” to the historic Golden Dome in Garfield Park.
Black women’s role as wet nurses during slavery adds to the complex history of nursing.
Chicago is a better place because of black women who made historical contributions to the city. They are powerful symbols against the ugly ones.
My husband and I don’t know where we’ll send her. It’s too soon. Of course we want the best for her. But what is the best?
“Plantation” may not be a clarion call for the nation, but Douglas’ contribution keeps the idea of reparations in the public sphere.
Ideas of imagination and actualizing ourselves as citizens who can come together and create a better communities for black Chicagoans.
The city and Obama Foundation have to make sure that Jackson Park remains a green space that has a little bit of everything for everybody.