Chaz Ebert: 'Our dilemma is that we still find ourselves in the midst of the first wave of the pandemic and, while we hope for a vaccine, the future still remains far from certain.'

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The news hit local blues icon Candy Foster like a ton of bricks: His longtime friend and mentor, Tony Zamora, 90, had passed away.

'If you’re Black and racism hasn’t crossed your doorstep yet, I pray it never will, but in this moment of racial reckoning and face off against a double pandemic, we have an opportunity to right the wrongs that have happened to so many others. And where better to focus our collective attention than on the safety and care of our Black and Brown children.'

Semi-retired after 24 years as a professor of environmental chemistry from the University of Illinois, Richard A. Larson decided to write a murder mystery novel that he feels more accurately portrays scientists’ lives as, well, people.

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