Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

See Gary reflected in mural at Gary Public Library

Felix Maldonado paints a mural at the Gary Public Library. A collection of larger than life portraits by Felix Maldonado called “Graffiti aHead: Portraits of the Midwest Graffiti/Street Artists” are on display at the Gary Public Library and Cultur...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

What a Difference a Director Makes at CFPB

April 11, 2018Charlene Crowell (Deputy Communications Director, Center for Responsible Lending) Trump-Appointee Makes Changes to Help Companies, Not Consumers In 1959, the late Dinah Washington (1924-1963) won a Grammy Award for her R&B hit son...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

A Pro-Union Case for Steel Tariffs

Monday, Apr 2, 2018, 1:12 pm BY Leo Gerard, United Steelworkers President In 2016, the United States imported five times as much primary aluminum as it made. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)   A great wailing and gnashing of teeth arose across...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 week ago

From Harriet Tubman to Black Panther

An artist speaks on heroism in the Black community. My piece works well with the whole idea of the film and the subtext of African Americans, Africa and armed revolution. Raymond A. Thomas has been working on the art soon to be featured in Hero•ism...