Chicago Filmmaker Gets Oscar Nomination For 'Hair Love'"The story was incredibly personal to us because it allowed us to tackle the negative societal stereotypes around natural hair and black fathers, and to normalize the depiction of a loving black family that we know so well and yet have seen so little of in media."
West Side Leaders Protest Judicial Nominee, Say An African American Should Represent The Community"We want someone who is African American to hold that seat. It's been our seat and we don't want to let it go."
Dems Want Delay Of Kavanaugh Vote After Accuser Comes ForwardThe woman who went public, Christine Blasey Ford, previously described the alleged incident in a letter to Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the ranking member of the committee.
Sen. Feinstein Refers Kavanaugh Matter To Federal AuthoritiesThe first step in Kavanaugh's confirmation is highly expected to pass out of committee on a straight party-line vote.
Senate Panel OKs Fardon Nomination For U.S. AttorneyZachary Fardon's nomination now moves to the full Senate after Thursday's approval. No date has been fixed for the Senate vote.
Quinn's Nominee To CTA Board Steps Down Amid ControversyA south suburban political powerbroker who was appointed to the CTA board by Gov. Pat Quinn earlier this year has withdrawn his nomination, amid a controversy that had become the focus of the Democratic primary race for governor.
Daley Slams Quinn's CTA Board Pick, Won't Discuss Daley Family PatronageDemocratic candidate for governor Bill Daley continued his attack on incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn to rescind his controversial pick for the CTA board, but ducked questions about patronage hiring under his brother and father, both former mayors.
Black Keys' Dan Auerbach Earns Producer Of The Year GRAMMY NominationHe had a good enough year to earn his first producer nod on the upcoming awards ceremony.
It's A Working Weekend At Election BoardIf candidates in Chicago's municipal elections want to knock the competition off the ballot, 69 West Washington is the place to be for the next several days.