URBANA — As part of a rotating art-in-the-park exhibit, a sculpture in Meadowbrook Park is set to be loaned to a new sculpture garden in Peoria.
A quiet, powerful story of love and determination, Lee Isaac Chung’s “Minari” emerges as a testament to perseverance as well as the power and fragility of family.
1999 Centennial graduate is a professor of African American Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, with a significant portion of her research focused on Black female representation in comic books.
She no longer has children at Centennial High School, but Evette Bolton-Campbell continues to cheer on the Chargers.
Guest narrating today's trip down memory lane: Paul Lewis, former Secret Service agent Tim McCarthy, Judy Woodruff, Mike Schmidt, Randy Wittman, a pair of Illini astronauts, the Hon. Rita Garman, a dozen as-seen-on-MTV '80s acts and more special guests.
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Throughout the 1930s, photographer Dorothea Lange tirelessly chronicled the plight of the victims of the Great Depression, her black-and-white images bringing the story of millions of suffering Americans to the masses.
In the introduction to “Four Hundred Souls,” Dr. Ibram X. Kendi describes the work as “a Black choir singing the spiritual into the heavens of history” — an apt description for this many-voiced collection of essays and poetry by 80 different authors who explore 400 years of Black history.
Are all computer bugs bad? This year’s Insect Fear Film Festival proves that’s not the case when it goes online, like so many other film festivals, in response to safety concerns for viewers in this continuing COVID-19 virus pandemic.
Kingston’s brother, Khalid, an 18-year-old soccer star, inexplicably dies on the field. Twelve-year-old Kingston (King) James lives in rural Louisiana and thinks Khalid has returned to this world as a dragonfly.
A worthy companion piece to Celine Sciamma’s “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” Moan Fastvold’s “The World to Come” is an intimate look at loneliness and longing.
Today’s column, like most conspiracy theories and fake news, is based on coincidence and spurious correlations but, unlike them, is intended simply for your amusement.
Some Black history will be made right here this summer, when Champaign superintendent-to-be Shelia Boozer joins Urbana’s Jennifer Ivory-Tatum and Danville’s Alicia Geddis — three African American women leading the area’s three largest school districts.
Anyone who has been paying attention to kidlit for the last decade or more will tell you nonfiction is no longer the dry reciting of facts (which, of course, you can now get online), but instead has evolved into some of the most engaging, creative writing there is.
The library director talks about a special visit by a Pulitzer Prize winner, her 'sacred' ease-into-the-morning routine, the challenges of leading during a pandemic and much more.