There's nothing like a little birth, life and death close to you to make you introspective. I've been experiencing it all lately, so bear with me, please while I indulge one of those introspective moods.
Cultural awareness, cultural competence, global leadership and cross-cultural communication are embraced as the tools of the market place of the future. What accounts for this black hole of information on diverse religions?
Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin is a staunch defender of the state Capitol refurbishing project that cost more than $50 million and included historically correct copper doors that cost $670,000.
Gov. Pat Quinn has sought to cast his race against Bill Daley for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination as a case of the populist who fights for the little guy (Quinn) vs. the "big shot" who has traveled in elite political and business circles.
The margin of success for Latino students is still too thin when a full quarter of our city's workforce is currently Latino, a number that is poised to grow exponentially with time. The stakes are too high. Chicago's economic future depends on these kids' academic success.