January 16th, 2018 1:05 PM
I got my flu shot this year at the food store. My husband did not; neither did my grown sons. They all got the flu. The virus marched through their households, and was so nasty, everyone promised to get a flu shot next fall.
January 16th, 2018 1:02 PM
I notice when I am the only black person in the room. This realization is a blessing in that I am constantly cognizant of the world's racial disparities, but it's also a curse in that it triggers a dual consciousness that can be mentally paralyzing.
January 16th, 2018 1:00 PM
I want to draw your readers' attention to two very different candidates and their campaigns for the Illinois 7th District.
January 16th, 2018 12:58 PM
As an African American pastor and grassroots activist in Chicago, I hope to invoke a determination in my people to exercise your right to vote in our upcoming 2018 gubernatorial election.
January 16th, 2018 12:56 PM
Danny Davis has represented Illinois' 7th District for more than two decades. Now it appears that Rep. Davis believes his past work means he should remain in office indefinitely and face no competition when he has to run for re-election.
January 16th, 2018 12:55 PM
Anthony Clark is a candidate for U.S. Congress in our 7th Congressional District. He has significantly more than enough approved signatures to be on the ballot. Clark has been endorsed by Brand New Congress and Justice Democrats.
January 16th, 2018 12:54 PM
Years ago, Danny Davis was known as an independent voice who battled the corrupt Cook County political machine. I worked in the independent movement and shared Davis' ideals and supported him.
January 16th, 2018 12:52 PM
I see that Oak Parkers are calling for better lighting to reduce crime.
January 16th, 2018 12:45 PM
January 16th, 2018 12:39 PM
When I started as editor of the Forest Park Review way back in 1990, Jackie Schulz had already been writing her column, "The Talk of the Town," for almost 20 years. People who have written a newspaper column for 47 years comprise a very small club.
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