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Posted inArt & Life

Juneteenth: A bittersweet holiday

Every Independence Day, I have 30 to 40 family and friends at my house in Evanston for a cookout. I always brag that my menu of chicken rice pilaf with vegetables, grilled fish, turkey burgers, chicken hot links, grilled Brussels sprouts, asparagus, cabbage and baked sweet potatoes is much healthier than the traditional cookout foods […]

Posted inCity News

E3R’s Reparation Seminar Provides Insight Into Common Ground and Divergence Around Evanston Reparations Program

At 8:50 p.m. on March 22, City Council adopted Resolution 37-R-27 authorizing the implementation of the Evanston Local Reparations Restorative Housing Program and the initial program budget of $400,000. The majority of the public comments at the City Council meeting were in response to Special Order of Business SP3, adoption of the nation’s first local […]