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Soap Opera 2008

My late mom (Katie) was a dyed-in-the-wool Republican (party originating 1854-56), who voted in every election come rain, sleet, snow or heat. Many black Americans became/were/are loyal to the Republican Party because it was the party that first embraced black people – “the party of emancipation.” Katie was loyal to ex-President Nixon to the very […]

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Ten Days of Art

Arts Week Evanston kicks off its annual ten-day celebration of the arts at 6 p.m. on Oct 10 with a free family event at Fountain Square. Among the artists performing on opening night are the Dolphin Show Singers, the Music Institute of Chicago’s Children’s Choir and puppeteer Michael Montenegro. On Oct. 11, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., […]