Happy Birthday to our beautiful Harold Washington Library Center! 🎂🎉🙌🎁 30 years ago today, the beautiful building opened at State and Van Buren to serve the entire city of Chicago. Celebrate and learn more about HWLC tonight, or stop by and vischipublib.bibliocommons.com/events/6093031…VxB93
A year ago I mentioned to an editor that I was obsessed with a 1975 article where James Beard tried 28 different mustards and for some reason the editor thought I should also try out all the mustards and see how they held up. This is what I did all summer. insidehook.com/article/food-a…
New: Ruth Jacques, distraught over the fatal injuries her son suffered during childbirth, couldn’t sue her doctor because of an obscure Florida state law. When she protested at his office, she was told to cease and desist. propub.li/3s1JIrp
New: In 1963, a Black politician named Ben Lewis was shot to death in Chicago. Clues suggest the murder was a professional hit. Decades later, it remains no accident authorities never solved the crime. propub.li/2MmGjVi
In the face of anti-Asian violence, I will speak out, seek justice, be fair, protect those who seek protection, share resources, respect the complex needs of all communities, protect the rights of the accused, and lift the voices of the marginalized. I will not be silent.