Lorraine Morton, Evanston’s first black mayor, remembered as trailblazer, history maker | ABC7 Chicago

Karen Jordan, ABC7 Chicago EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) — Former Evanston Mayor Lorraine Morton is gone, but not forgotten. Morton lived a purpose-driven life, accomplishing many firsts. She made Evanston her home after graduating Northwestern University and became the first educator of color to teach in a public school there. Over the years, she went from […]

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Nights at the Museum: Good for Cultivating an Art Habit and Romance | The New York Times

Facebook0Twitter0MailHilarie M. Sheets , The New York Times Monique and Ronald Ollie in front of Ed Clark’s “Untitled” (1975).CreditCreditSam Gilliam/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; Daniel Dorsa for The New York Times. Featured Image Ronald Ollie was an engineering student at the Missouri University of Science and Technology in the early 1970s, he would take […]

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Under new Oregon law, all eligible voters are registered unless they opt out | Los Angeles Times Americans are required to register if they want to vote; as of this week, Oregonians will have to register not to.

Americans are required to register if they want to vote; as of this week, Oregonians will have to register not to.

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‘Uncommon Bonds’ Explores What It Takes for Women to Have Real Friendships Across Race | Colorlines The collection of essays, poetry and letters, edited by Kersha Smith and Marcella Runell Hall, uncovers the tensions, vulnerabilities and power dynamics of true cross-racial friendships.

The collection of essays, poetry and letters, edited by Kersha Smith and Marcella Runell Hall, uncovers the tensions, vulnerabilities and power dynamics of true cross-racial friendships.

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Black Love Experience Promises a Passport to Wakanda in Southeast | AFRO In a small corner of Anacostia where the vestiges of D.C.’s Chocolate City remain, lovers of everything black, beautiful and wondrous gathered to dance, mingle and heal.

In a small corner of Anacostia where the vestiges of D.C.’s Chocolate City remain, lovers of everything black, beautiful and wondrous gathered to dance, mingle and heal.

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Couple Married For 47 Years Goes Viral With Glam Photo Shoot — But It’s Their Love Story That’s Warming Hearts | Huffington Post Photos of a couple married for 47 years — and who conquered cancer twice — are going viral for exemplifying true love.

Photos of a couple married for 47 years — and who conquered cancer twice — are going viral for exemplifying true love.

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