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Neighborhood: The measure and meaning of an urban ideal

In the spirit of Jane’s Walk and Jane Jacobs herself, there’s a terrific series of events that’s just started at the University of Chicago, and will run for the next three weeks. 344 more words

Chicago

Detroit Holds 'Night of Healing' for Driver Beaten By Mob

Hundreds of people held a vigil in Detroit on Thursday to call for racial harmony and for the health of a white man beaten by a black mob, with the attack continuing to exacerbate fears of racial division in the city, 235 more words

4 Key Takeaways from New Census Data

U.S. Census population figures released Thursday provide a glimpse of the nation’s hot (and cold) spots.

In a three-year span from mid-2010 to mid-2013, the U.S. 426 more words

Oprah Winfrey announces US speaking tour

Oprah WinfreyWinfrey’s business interests include television network OWN and the Harpo production company
US talk show queen Oprah Winfrey is to go on the road on a speaking tour that will take her to eight American cities. 9 more words

I Was Raised on Spike Lee Joints, But He's Doing More Harm Than Good

I have a theory about Spike’s race rant and it starts with the New York Knicks. I know it sounds outrageous but hear me out. After winning their division and making a promising playoff run last year, they’ve taken two, maybe three giant steps back into laughingstock land. 1,077 more words

Society

Spike Lee's Racism Isn't Cute: 'M-----f----- Hipster' Is the New 'Honkey'

It’s interesting that the director of the richest oeuvre of black films in the history of the medium doesn’t understand what the Civil Rights revolution was for. 795 more words

Spike Lee's Racism Isn't Cute: 'Motherf-cking Hipster' Is the New 'Honkey'

It’s interesting that the director of the richest oeuvre of black films in the history of the medium doesn’t understand what the Civil Rights revolution was for. 798 more words

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