LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Thanks to your help, tonight I’ll be sworn in as mayor of Evanston. Because of the pandemic, the in-person ceremony won’t be open to the public, but you can watch […]
Today, my term as Mayor of Evanston will come to an end. This evening, Daniel Biss will be sworn in as our 22nd Mayor, along with the 81st Evanston City Council. I […]
Nearly 40 years ago, when we were both young mothers, a mutual friend (was it the late Karen Chavers?) called and asked me whether I would introduce Ann Rainey to […]
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Like most Americans I believe in the dream of democracy. I dream of a “more perfect union” knowing that the union we claim is clearly far from being perfect at all. Nothing attests to that more than the events in our Capitol on January 6, 2021. […]
President Trump declares, “Open the schools.” Though clearly he overlooks the complexity, opening schools is the right thing to do. However, the process is a three-dimensional Tetris puzzle with constantly moving pieces. Like Tetris, putting them in the right place at the right time is the […]
The YWCA Evanston/North Shore will host a forum on racial healing and reparations from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 19. The panelists are Monica Haslip, founder of Little Black Pearl in Bronzeville and a national trainer of racial healing circle practitioners for the Kellogg Foundation’s […]
The outrageous attack during the Democratic Party of Evanston’s interview of Fifth Ward Aldermanic candidate Carolyn Murray was, as she herself said, “an attack on us.” The intruder into the Zoom session repetitively used words intended to demean Black people, including Ms. Murray, and ended with […]