The Chicago-Katrina Connection: Ten Years LaterIt was 10 years ago when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and displaced thousands of families, many of whom came to Chicago because that was where help was offered.
Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective AdministrationThe 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly RacistWhile there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.
Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To PartyAs Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to "choose life" while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
Mark Bradford At Museum Of Contemporary ArtWe use maps to help us get places, explore geography or find the nearest place to eat. For artist Mark Bradford, maps are so much more than that - they’re the basis for his striking artwork and the way in which he tells wholly compelling stories.
Students Spend Spring Break Volunteering In New OrleansSome Chicago high school students returned home Friday from a spring break trip to New Orleans, where they painted houses, hung drywall and installed insulation in homes being rebuilt nearly six years after Hurricane Katrina.
Bush Recounts Katrina, WMD Mistakes On OprahGeorge W. Bush recounted the mistakes of his presidency on Oprah Winfrey's talk show as he launched a book tour to promote his just-released memoir "Decision Points."