MITCHELL: Ida B. Wells-Barnett is overdue a ton of recognition. Sunday, anti-racism groups will protest in her name against a Confederate monument.
MITCHELL: DePauw President D. Mark McCoy: “I want to state categorically that slurs, threats or intimidation are never welcome on this campus.”
We’ve got to find a way to talk about the issues that have led to racial unrest in this country if we are to ever achieve racial harmony.
MITCHELL: Just about every South Sider I know has a story about the 95th and the Dan Ryan L station. A new South Terminal there opens this weekend.
The final years of Izola White highlight the toll dementia is taking on the African-American community. White, 96, died on Tuesday.
” 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.
Kevin Berry, an executive vice president for owners of Water Tower Place, didn’t use the March 2 incident to explain why the teens were kicked out.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s warning to consumers: “You are almost never going to save money by switching.”
MITCHELL: Thanks to Dr. Carla Hightower, six black teenagers kicked out of Water Tower Place for “loitering” get an apology. They need to know that.
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said he understands some people’s disappointment in his decision.
MITCHELL: Barren land on Chicago’s West Side is a cruel reminder that 50 years after King’s assassination, his work remains unfinished.
Lavandis’ mother said she found him on the floor, foaming at the mouth; she thought it was a seizure. An autopsy found head injuries and other abuse.
Despite having a black man as top cop, and two years of work by activists, police reform is still a long ways off.
Much like former Playmate Karen McDougal, Stormy Daniels has no idea that she is what the “MeToo” movement is all about.
MITCHELL: Passage in Congress of the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act marks a big win for Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.