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Tribune reporterRev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. urged a crowd of lawyers and judges on Thursday to follow the examples of Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama by showing young people the possibilities. Recalling a mantra from the late Judge R. Eugene Pincham, a longtime...
By Jeff Crouere November 28, 2008...Last year, New Orleans earned a rather unfortunate title, the Murder Capital of the nation. Last week, the city reached another sad milestone, the unenviable position of Crime Capital of the United States. The CQ...
Tribune reporterNation of Islam minister Louis Farrakhan said Sunday that God's divine plan for the world explains why President-elect Barack Obama won the election and that God will make sure Obama has the vision needed to guide the country through current economic...
Tags: Barack Obama, John McCain, White House, Elections
Tribune reporterOn the Sunday in 2003 when Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr. shouted "God damn America" from the pulpit of Trinity United Church of Christ, he defined damnation as God's way of holding humanity accountable for its actions. Rattling off a litany of injustices...
Tribune arts criticChadwick Boseman's wildly ambitious, hip-hop influenced "Deep Azure" had a rough workshop at the Apollo Theatre in New York early this summer, in preparation for its current full-length production by the Congo Square Theatre Company of Chicago. Now...
Sun StaffWhen the vacancy opened this winter for president of the nation's oldest civil rights organization, many within and outside the NAACP said it was time a woman held the job. After all, men have overseen the group's day-to-day leadership since 1916. But...
247-7821On March 11, Sheila Henderson begged her son's probation officer one last time for help. Two years after he was molested by a family friend, Terrence Ca'Pre Henderson's confusion and anger over that sexual assault had grown into a burning rage. The 16-...
Tribune senior correspondentGina Blandin has a theory about what caused the flooding disaster that befell New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina struck last August, an idea that has little to do with engineering studies or physical evidence and everything to do with the poisonous...
Spin CycleA little more on Michael Pfleger, the priest who insulted Hillary in a guest sermon at Obama's church. According to clips, Pfleger works with the poor on Chicago's South Side, has known Obama for more than 20 years. He......
Tags: Religion and Belief
The Swampby John D. McCormick and Manya Brachear Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign on Thursday was forced to again apologize for the remarks of a Chicago pastor and friend backing his candidacy who spoke from the pulpit of Obama's longtime South......
Spin CycleIn economic news, which shapes political news these days, the US tosses another $40 billion into the AIG bailout, and China unveils a $586 billion stimulus plan. In San Juan, Gov. Paterson says deep cuts in Medicaid and school......
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