Seventy years ago on January 27, 1945, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Oswiecim, Poland, was liberated after five years of atrocities. Today delegations from over 30 countries honored those lost and remaining.
Despite a warning to all candidates running in both the Chicago Mayoral and Aldermanic races, some choose to defy the law by putting up signs in the public way and on private property WITHOUT the permission of the property owner. Locally signs include those for Willie Wilson, Mayoral candidate, and two incumbent Aldermen Roberto Maldonado (26th) and Proco "Joe" Moreno (1st).
While newly seated Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed Executive Order 15-10 on Jan. 15 to increase government transparency. the "move it to another committee" game goes on in Chicago's City Council.
The Chicago Police Department (CPD) is launching a pilot body camera program and third watch 14th District Officers are participating in the program, according to an announcement by Mayor Emanuel and CPD Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy this morning.
"Today, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, is known as a day of service. We come together as a country to honor the legacy of Dr. King and serve our neighborhoods and communities just as he did," says John Peller, President and CEO, AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC).
With the majority of people at the Women against the Machine event, presented by Women Organizing Women (WOW), being focused on Chicago's educational system, news that the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) PAC-Legislative committee and Executive Committee's endorsed Patr
With everything from a smoldering to a fire and brimstone kind of rage in the core of their beings, 16 women running for Chicago Aldermanic seats participated in Women Against the Machine at Jane Addams Hull House, 800 S. Halsted, Sat., Jan. 10.
Ukrainian heritage is part of both the short run of The Magic of Beads at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art (UIMA), 2320 W. Chicago Ave., through Dec. 21 and Ethnic Heritage through the Eyes of My Elders. up through Jan. 25, 2015.