Category : Illinois

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

Book Review: The Nickel Boys, by Colson Whitehead

The Nickel Boys Colson Whitehead Doubleday, New York, 2019, $24.95 (Hard). In his latest novel, “The Nickel Boys,” Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead brought to heart the effects of mass incarceration. He used the fiction genre to exam...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

CICOA expands Dementia Friends Indiana statewide

Sign up to become a Dementia Friend at www.DementiaFriendsIndiana.org What does it take to become a Dementia Friend? A few minutes of your time and the willingness to help if you see someone struggling with memory loss. A Dementia Friend is someone...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

Why Parents Hate Summer Break

The U.S. has a summer childcare crisis. Summer childcare is especially tricky—difficult to find, expensive and misaligned with the schedules of working parents. Children across America are spending memorable sunny days splashing at the pool, doing...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

Toni Morrison Leaves Legacy

Toni Morrison, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, passed away at age 88 on Monday, Aug. 5. Morrison was known for her portrayal of African American everyday life. She wrote novels including “Tar Baby,” “Paradise” and “Song of Solomon.” H...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

WASHINGTON

Eldridge Washington…..….. Visitation will be held: Monday, July 29, 2019; 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.; Funeral will be held: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. @ Beautiful Zion Baptist Church, 104 W. 64th Street, Chicago, IL.  Interment; Mt. Hope Cemetery; Arrang...