Mayor Urges Everyone Be Vaccinated as First Omicron Case Found in Chicago

Mayor Urges Everyone Be Vaccinated as First Omicron Case Found in Chicago

As city leaders urged Chicagoans to prepare for the coronavirus variant, the first Omicron case was detected in the state. The case was identified in a Chicago resident who came in contact with a person who had traveled to the city; that person tested positive for the variant in another state. The Chicagoan was fully […]

Josephine Baker Is the First Black American Inductee at France’s Panthéon

Josephine Baker Is the First Black American Inductee at France’s Panthéon

Josephine Baker, a U.S.-born entertainer, civil rights activist, and anti-Nazi spy, became the first Black woman to receive Paris’ highest honor when inducted into France’s Panthéon. She joins other French luminaries like scientist Marie Curie, philosopher Voltaire, and Victor Hugo. Her voice echoed through the streets of Paris’ famed Left Bank, as an elaborate ceremony […]

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