The Vinyard Indians are attempting to become Illinois’s first state-recognized native tribe. But tribes long recognized by the federal government say the downstate group’s members are just a bunch of white people caught in an act of cultural appropriation.
The animosity between Illinois’s largest city and its smaller towns is almost as old as the state itself.
Pool legend Freddy the Beard is banking on a new hustle: selling himself.
The World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, the first appearance of the hoochie coochie