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  • Review: Common's "The Dreamer/The Believer" (****)

    Review: Common's "The Dreamer/The Believer" (****)
    Common seems to have reached that sweet spot in a rap career where he can get away with a “man of many faces” act on a record and it not ring hollow. I mean, you know an album is going to be an interesting one when one of the first things...
  • Black History Month: A culinary journey

    Black History Month: A culinary journey
    Stylishly dressed couples stare back from a sepia-toned photograph on the cover of "High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey From Africa to America" (Bloomsbury, $26), by Jessica Harris. In this picture, from the 1920s, facial expressions foreshadow the same...
  • Linda C. Black Horoscopes for July 26, 2011

    Today's Birthday (07/26/11). Change brings luck this year, despite any initial discomfort. You reaffirm a distant connection that proves mutually profitable. Loved ones and your own common sense get you through any trials, a little older and wiser....
  • Look for our teen newspaper with your Sunday Tribune

    Look for our teen newspaper with your Sunday Tribune
    Keep an eye out this Sunday for a copy of the Mash along with your Sunday Tribune. The Mash is Chicago Tribune’s weekly teen newspaper written by teens, for teens. We’re the voice of youth in the Chicago area, a place where teens can openly...
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • Toni Morrison celebrates life with friends

    Several weeks ago, I wrote about seeing award-winning poet Nikki Giovanni speak at TNCC. During that talk, Giovanni told us she was looking forward to an upcoming event at Virginia Tech to honor her friend, celebrated author Toni Morrison. The event,...
  • Jacque Vaughn says his coaching style will be 'calm, not garish'

    Jacque Vaughn says his coaching style will be 'calm, not garish'
    Jacque Vaughn offered glimpses of his personality during his introductory news conference Monday. He revealed that he has a favorite poet (Maya Angelou). He displayed a sense of humor; when asked when he started to think about becoming a coach, he...
  • Interior secretary orders fix to quote on Martin Luther King Memorial

    Interior secretary orders fix to quote on Martin Luther King Memorial
    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he's ordered park officials to fix a paraphrased quote chiseled into the new Martin Luther King Memorial on the National Mall. Salazar told the Washington Post on Friday that National Park officials have 30 days to...
  • Quote On King Memorial That Drew Controversy To Be Changed

    Quote On King Memorial That Drew Controversy To Be Changed
    A truncated quote carved into a Washington memorial to slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. that drew criticism for not reflecting the spirit of his full remarks will be corrected, the Interior Department said on Friday. Interior Secretary...
  • February 2012 TV premiere dates

    February 2012 TV premiere dates
    Here's a look at February's TV premieres, including new and returning series, speicals and movies. If you  notice I've missed something, leave me a message in the comments. I'll continue to add to the list Thursday, Feb. 2 7 | "Love Etc.," OWN...
  • Nikki Giovanni's passion for poetry and life is undimmed

    Nikki Giovanni's passion for poetry and life is undimmed
    Celebrated poet and author Nikki Giovanni helps to expand and enrich young minds in Blacksburg, where she's a professor of English at Virginia Tech. Still, she's not exactly cloistered in her mountain-top, ivory tower. She gets around. Giovanni, who grew...