Brad Rothschild, director of "They Ain't Ready For Me," poses with his star, Tamar Manasseh. The documentary follows Manasseh and her work with MASK (Mothers Against Senseless Killings.)PROVIDED

Englewood Activist’s Work Takes Center Stage As New Documentary Premieres At New York Film Fest

A film crew trailed Mothers Against Senseless Killings founder Tamar Manasseh over the course of a year, chronicling the highs and lows of building a community as a Black Jewish woman.

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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.

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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.