Douglass Branch Library, left, and book cover for How Long 'Til Black Future Month, right. Pascal Sabino / Block Club Chicago

Douglass Library’s New Book Club Will Feature Afrofuturism And Other Black Literature

The first book on the list is "How Long 'til Black Future Month?" by N.K. Jemisin.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Another 42 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Surge In Cases Worsens

There have now been 141 deaths in Illinois from the pandemic and 6,980 confirmed cases. The latter is a jump of 986 cases since Tuesday.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

City Employee Dies From Coronavirus, Mayor Lightfoot Says

"This sobering moment should remind us that the numbers we report every day are not mere statistics," Lightfoot said.