Jewish Residents In Evanston Denounce Antisemitic Comments Made At Recent City Council Meeting

Jewish residents in Evanston denounce antisemitic comments made at recent City Council meeting

Residents and community members pack the Evanston City Council chamber Monday evening. Last week, speakers affiliated with a group identified as an antisemitic hate group spoke at a council meeting via Zoom and in person. Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times Members of Evanston’s Jewish community spoke out against hate during a City Council meeting Monday after a […]

Man Who Yelled Racial Slurs, Punched Black Food Truck Owner Gets 36 Months

Man Who Yelled Racial Slurs, Punched Black Food Truck Owner Gets 36 Months

Photo: Getty Images An Oregon man who shouted racial slurs while repeatedly punching a Black food truck owner has been sentenced. On Wednesday (Feb. 21), Daniel Thomas Warren, 40, was sentenced to 36 months in prison in connection to the June 2023 attack on LoRell’s Chicken Shack owner Darell Preston, per KTVL. Police said Warren […]


J. Pharoah Doss: Would conservatives prefer a Super Bowl rendition of ‘If We Must Die?’

JAMES WELDON JOHNSON Once again, the “Black National Anthem—Lift Every Voice and Sing” was performed before the Super Bowl, and, once again, conservatives expressed their displeasure as soon as the singer finished. Megyn Kelly, a talk show host, posted that America already has a national anthem that includes everyone, implying that the Black national anthem […]

Reconsidering Curses Almost 20 Years After Its Debut

Reconsidering Curses almost 20 years after its debut

In 2006, Curses was Kevin Huizenga’s breakout hit. Then in his late 20s, the Illinois-born cartoonist had been making indie comics in semi-obscurity since his teens, and this collection—culled from old zines and anthologies—was being celebrated for Huizenga’s observations of the mundane. His strips combine a Tintin-like aesthetic with an alt-90s midwestern bohemian tendency to […]

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