My dad and I joke around during my birthday celebration, circa 1976.

Author’s photo of Bisa Butler’s “Four Little Girls, September 15, 1963” (2018-Cotton, silk, and lace; appliqued and quilted) recently on display as part of a larger show of Butler’s work at the Art Institute of Chicago.

State lawmakers have passed and Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed into law significant progressive reforms

Illinois Speaker of the House Emanuel “Chris” Welch talks with state Representative Debbie Meyers-Martin, a fellow Democrat, on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield on February 10, 2021. (Photo via The Progressive)
On the campus of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College, the four freshmen who initiated the Greensboro lunch counter sit in are honored with the February One, A&T Four Statue. Photo by cewatkins/CC

Teresa Albano

Writers interpret the world in various ways, the point is to change it.

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