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Now in its seventh decade, Mavis Staples ' career has taken her through chart-topping hits with the gospel-soul family band The Staple Singers, performances for Martin Luther King Jr., enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a recent string of highly regarded solo albums. Comment?
At first Mayor Emanuel's latest onslaught of school cuts was simply outrageous-getting rid of clerks, counselors and teachers, teachers, teachers! Especially when you consider the very same Mayor Emanuel's revving up to take $55 million in property tax dollars -more than half of which comes from the schools-and spend it to build a DePaul basketball ... (more) Comment?
"Mad Men," one of the few television shows that still qualifies as authentic water-cooler fodder, has always had a political bent. Comment?
I know the issue of political spying -- and not just because my lawful, nonviolent activism got me spied on by local, state and federal "intelligence" agencies . Comment?
The world has spent the last two weeks digesting Edward Snowden's disclosures illustrating top secret US domestic communications surveillance and cyber warfare programs. Comment?
During his speech today at a Tea Party rally outside the U.S. Capitol building, conservative media mogul Glenn Beck insisted to the crowd that Martin Luther King Jr. drew his inspiration from God, not progressive liberals. Comment?
Since the scandal over broad domestic surveillance programs run by the National Security Agency broke last week, it has been reported that sales of George Orwell's 1984 have skyrocketed. Comment?
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Comment?
When a 7-foot bronze statue of 19th century abolitionist Frederick Douglass is unveiled at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, the event will honor a figure whose political legacy looms large but whose personal life is lesser known. Comment?
Several women's advocates recently put the spotlight on misogynistic postings to Facebook promoting and celebrating violent attacks on women. Comment?
Tri-State Health Services Inc. officially will open its new senior citizen center Thursday morning after City Council gave its blessing to a rezoning request Tuesday night. Comment?
I know the issue of political spying and not just because my lawful, nonviolent activism got me spied on by local, state and federal "intelligence" agencies . Comment?
Fashion at the National Constitution Center's "The 1968 Exhibit" is like a sleeveless Jackie O-style sheath in an episode of Mad Men - it's sprinkled everywhere. Comment?
Sen. Rand Paul has done just that, repeatedly, raising the question whether he should properly hold high public office. Comment?
June 15, 1963 Protests in Birmingham spread to other cities including Gadsden where these demonstrators gather on a sidewalk under the taunts of whites. Comment?
You only need to turn on the TV to see that the world is slowly eating itself. The culture that is watching other lives implode in a semi-scripted overly staged manner hidden behind the cloak of the label "Reality TV" is seriously dumbing down the culture. Comment?
For more than two centuries, our Nation has struggled to transform the ideals of liberty and equality from founding promise into lasting reality. Comment?
A line of protesters slog below a cloudy sky in "Selma-to-Montgomery March for Voting Rights in 1965." Comment?
Martin Luther King Jr.'s stature has grown since his death. A number of his goals for Civil Rights were achieved with the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Comment?
Anniversaries remind us of how far we have come and how far we still have to go. Comment?