| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Former Del.Mary T. Christian was in at the birth of the Patient Advocate Foundation in 1996, after she sponsored a 1994 bill in the General Assembly that triggered its subsequent work. She served on its inaugural board and has "retained a sisterly...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:26 AM
After a hiatus of more than a year, Soulful Symphony re-emerged last month to perform for a packed house at the Hippodrome Theatre, inaugurating a concert series that continues there Friday night.
Thanks to support from the recently launched Hippodrome...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 9:48 AM
As we approach the 2012 election, the fear that many Americans will be denied their right to vote is increasingly becoming a reality.
A growing number of states have enacted voter suppression laws that will require identification to vote, impose stricter...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 6:16 PM
A late-February lunch conversation turned to the subject of Black History Month, and specifically to a man named Doris Miller. That's right, his first name was Doris; but to friends and anyone wishing to avoid his wrath, it had better be Dorie.
| Oct 14, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Every so often a book comes along that changes the world in some way. Maybe it heralds the start of a social movement, or enlightens the world about events long hidden. Only in hindsight can we see what a difference such a book made. Here is one such...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:34 PM
We meet once a month for dinner at the Stonebridge Country Club in Aurora, and we have a dozen members.
We've been meeting for nine years and only have one rule: You don't have to read the book to come to the meeting. Come for the camaraderie and hear...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:50 PM
We are all members of the Red Hat Society, and we don't have specific rules.
We meet at a restaurant in Schiller Park.
During February, as tribute to Black History Month, we read (and are still reading) a wonderful story called "The...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Members of the famed Tuskegee Airmen are returning to Fantasy of Flight next month to kick off the attraction's Legends and Legacies symposium.
"They Dared to Fly" sessions, tied to Black History Month, features Q&As with several of the original...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Talk about the best birthday present ever.
You've got to think that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be smiling down as we, on the same day, celebrate his birth and the second inauguration of Barack Obama, our first African-American president.
| Jan 27, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Every February we celebrate Valentine's Day and Black History Month, but this one is extra special because we welcome NBC's "Community" back to TV after too long a hiatus. It's also when the high-profile Netflix series, "House of Cards," debuts. Back on...
| Jan 31, 2013
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