Monday, January 21, 2013
On January 18 the City of Chicago hosted the 27th Annual Interfaith Breakfast honoring the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who would be 84 years of age if not for an assassin’s bullet that struck him down at the tender age of 39.
Monday, July 12, 2010
It was a bright sunny summer day, July 1, 2000 to be exact when I left home that morning and journeyed to St. James Church on Wabash for a press conference with Cardinal George to announce the creation of the Archdiocese of Chicago’s new Office for Racial Justice.
Monday, August 17, 2009
On November 4, 2008 our nation elected its first African American president and on
November 5, we were talking about a “post-racial” America as if this one historic moment had the power to erase three-hundred years of racial discrimination and