In preparing for this 98118 issue, we asked one of our writers to go down there and get the lay of the land — see the sites, talk to the business owners.
Have you ever walked down a street and counted how many different languages you hear? Well, if you haven’t, you should because
apanese fish dealers on Friday welcomed the rejection of a proposed trade ban on Atlantic bluefin tuna — a prized ingredient of sushi — while urging that existing quotas be more strictly enforced to protect the species from overfishing …
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Princess Aiko, granddaughter of the emperor, has missed several days of classes because of bullying by boys at her elementary school, a spokesman for the royal family said on March 5.
Last year, with the bad shape of the economy, 14 businesswomen of color not only stood out, but outdid their competition …
On Saturday, on the Far North Side, a group of parents who did just that held a reunion. While the little girls they waited three years to adopt from China snacked and fidgeted, four families who spent two weeks together in Chinese hotels during the adoption process in June gathered at Mimi’s Cafe on Polaris Parkway. Like all proud parents, they compared notes, took pictures, and shared stories.
First of all, his letter holds forth from the vantage point of two illusions: If whites had never colonized invaded, raped, enslaved, and abused Africa, it would be paradise — and the idea that if Blacks were given jobs, fair schools, if the [government] kept crack out of the neighborhoods, American cities would be paradises.
Each year, 4 million babies die before they are a month old, 150 million children are engaged in child labor, more than 500 million have been affected by violence, and 51 million have fallen so far through the cracks that they have not even had their births registered, according to the United Nations.
“Thirst” is a new film directed by controversial South Korean director Chan-wook Park. The film begins with a fat man wheezing in his hospital bed. Between wheezes, he explains how he once held the world’s greatest sponge cake. He longed for nothing more than a private place to devour this cake. However, he came across two hungry sisters and gave the cake to them instead.
BEIJING (AP) — China locked down a remote farming town after three people died and 10 more were sickened with pneumonic plague, a lung infection that can kill a human in 24 hours if untreated.