Dr. Cyrus Teed’s cult-like religion attracted death threats and broke up marriages in late 19th century Chicago.
The past—especially our legacy of slavery—isn’t dead, it’s not even past.
Head west for quaint townships and lush landscapes.
A profile of the owner of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop reveals the depths of his obsession with our 16th president.
Also, Chicago is close to surpassing 600 homicides for the second year in a row.
Meanwhile the proposed HBO series Confederate is based on the premise that the south won the Civil War.
Also, an auto parts maker is opening a south-side plant that will create about 300 new jobs.
A Chicago History Museum exhibit examines Lincoln’s speeches for clues about how he changed from political moderate to the Great Emancipator.
Stop presenting American history as if it were white history with a few black cameos.
So far the Stars and Bars have enjoyed a much gentler fate.
A conversation with veteran reparations activist and political organizer Conrad Worrill.
Cynicism and the national defense
The wealth gap between white families and black and Hispanic families has grown to six to one.
Northlight Theatre presents Matthew Lopez’s Civil War-era play, The Whipping Man.
Violist and former Chicagoan Amy Cimini opens for Bobby Conn tomorrow with multistylistic rock band Starring