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Two Years Later, Chicago Recalls Hadiya Pendleton's Promise

Jeffrey Bishku-Aykul | Posted 04.01.2015 | Chicago
Jeffrey Bishku-Aykul

The national sense of urgency over the reckless violence that two years ago yesterday took the life of an honor roll student like Hadiya Pendleton -- who just a week earlier had performed at President Obama's inauguration -- has vanished. Yet there are signs of change here in Chicago, however gradual.

Why Obama's Presidential Library Belongs in a South Side Park

Leon Finney | Posted 03.17.2015 | Chicago
Leon Finney

It is odd to hear people who have no connection to the South Side rail against the idea of putting Obama's Presidential Library in a South Side park.

Why You Can't Understand Obama Until You Understand Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria and Chloe Fox | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics

The Washington Post recently ruffled feathers in Hawaii for what some perceived as a mocking and condescending tone regarding the Aloha State's hopes ...

President Obama: Don't Build a Library!

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 06.07.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Different ideas for President Obama's future library are being actively circulated, even though the official announcement of the location will not be until 2015.

NYT: Hawaii Makes Its Case For Obama's Library | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii

HONOLULU — When Gov. Neil Abercrombie of Hawaii was asked to appear in a video urging President Obama to make the state the home of his presidential...

Paul Blumenthal

What We Don't Know About Their Libraries | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Dallas at Southern Methodist University, former President George W. Bush will attend the opening of his official presidential library...

Bronzeville Begins Campaign For Obama Library

Posted 12.26.2012 | Chicago

Though there are yet to be any official plans for a Barack Obama presidential library, the battle is already well under way among sites hoping to play...

GOP Outhouse

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Obama Presidential Library Sweepstakes Already Heating Up

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Less than a year into President Obama's first term, his former employer -- the University of Chicago -- is making it clear that it wants his president...