The HistoryMakers On March 16, 2021, in a series of mass shootings by a white American gunman, 21 year old Robert Aaron Long killed eight Asian Americans in Acworth, Georgia. This week, a 65 year old Filipino woman was kicked and beaten by Brandon Elliott, a 38 year old black...
By Thomas Charlier When St. Jude opened in 1962, Danny Thomas vowed the hospital would treat patients regardless of race, religion or ability to pay. Rudolph Jackson, M.D., was one of the first Black doctors at St. Jude. While he was finishing his training in Philadelphia, Dr. Jackson fielded an offer...
property tax emeptions
The deadline to apply for property tax exemptions for tax year 2020 has been extended to Friday, April 9, 2021. As a reminder, the following exemptions will automatically renew for homeowners who received them last year (tax year 2019) and remained eligible this year (tax year 2020). Homeowner Exemption...
WomanMakers: Those Who Inspire, HistoryMakers
The HistoryMakers Dear Viewer: Wednesday, March 31, 2021 is the last day of Women’s History Month, but in our case we say Black Women’s History Month. In honor of our WomanMakers initiative and thanks to a major gift from former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns in honor of her late husband, Lloyd F. Bean, retired Xerox scientist...
Participants in the nonprofit organization Black Girls Code
Featuring FIT President Dr. Joyce Brown and Model Pat Cleveland's Women's History Month Tributes https://youtu.be/XA3Nd6vcXFg FIT President Dr. Joyce Brown speaks about Rosa Parks, Maya Angelou, and bridal designer Amsale Aberra Learn more: https://rb.gy/pknzgo https://youtu.be/JUPiaaCcusE Fashion Model Pat Cleveland speaks about the painter Lady Bird Cleveland Learn more: https://rb.gy/sgknut The HistoryMakers Although not well known historically, African American women...
Featuring Rock Musicians Rufus Wainwright, Lisa Loeb, Tim Reynolds and More The American College of Gastroenterology Invites All to “Tune It Up: A Concert To Raise Awareness” on March 31 Sinai Chicago’s Dr. Benjamin Levy is once again merging music and medicine in an effort to raise awareness of the importance...
ERIC SEALS
When Eric Seals made the jump from freelance videographer to business owner, he knew exactly what kind of equipment and cameras were needed to be successful. But he was less sure about his needs when it came to accountants, lawyers, insurance and bankers. “When I started, I just went to...
COOK COUNTY CLERK Karen Yarbrough, election judge
With the April 6 municipal elections just weeks away, Clerk Karen A. Yarbrough made a special presentation recently to an Orland Park senior who has served as a Cook County Election Judge for more than six decades. Yarbrough attended the weekly Orland Township senior bingo event to recognize Caryl Tietz, who...
healthy, vegetables
By Sharon Fant Many women fall into the habit of taking care of others' health and wellness needs before taking care of their own. As a nurse, mother, and grandmother, I am guilty of doing the same. The fact is women are more positioned to provide care for the most...
Katie Hall
The Katie Hall Educational Foundation, Inc. will present its Annual Katie Hall Public Service Awards on Friday, April 9, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. EST in the Afternoon at the South Atrium, 2nd Floor, Indiana Statehouse in Downtown Indianapolis. The Foundation will honor Eric J. Holcomb, Indiana’s 51st and current...