Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 8 months ago

“Marlon Wayans: Woke-ish” is Coming to Netflix

Comedian and actor Marlon Wayans brings down the house in his honest, energetic and animated debut Netflix Original stand-up comedy special, “Marlon Wayans: Woke-ish.” Filmed at MGM National Harbor’s The Theater in Washington D.C. in front of a pac...

Midwest / Illinois - 8 months ago

Fedex hires its first Black woman pilot

By Shantell E. Jamison, ebony.com For the first time in the history of the company, Fedex has hired its first-ever Black woman pilot. According to a blog posted on the Fedex website, Line Check Airman Tahirah Lamont Brown was promoted to pilot for...

Midwest / Illinois - 8 months ago

Atlanta Police search for missing CDC employee

Police said a man working at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disappeared without a trace leaving behind things his family said he held very dear. The sudden disappearance of his brother Timothy Cunningham is just surreal, not to me...

Midwest / Illinois - 8 months ago

The Essential Ursula K. Le Guin

Don’t know where to begin? Here are her masterworks. A WIZARD OF EARTHSEA (1968) Ursula K. Le Guin, who died on January 22 at the age of 88, attracted an avid fan base, including the majority of In These Times editors. Her coming-of-age novel A Wizar...