Chicago Tribune

Commentary: Race and gender principles divide those in artistic world

Took my nose out of the political news to find an interesting clash of principles dividing the theater and music worlds. To wit: What is more important, the issue of artistic freedom or sociopolitical fairness? Does one override the other, or is it situational?

In one of two current cases, the actor Scarlett Johansson

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune3 min readPolitics
Commentary: I Damaged The ROTC Offices At Northwestern University. Here's How — And Why — I Atone
On Friday, I will attend the solemn ceremony at Northwestern University in which Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps students will take the oath to become members of the United States Navy and Marine Corps. As both a faculty member and graduate of N
Chicago Tribune3 min readPolitics
Mary Schmich: Yes, Elizabeth Warren can win
Elizabeth Warren can do it. Yes, she can. I'll concede that betting on winners and losers in the Democratic presidential free-for-all is like betting on Chicago weather in June. Only fools and hardcore gamblers would dare. But if I had to gamble, I'd
Chicago Tribune3 min read
Eloy Jimenez Hits 2-run Home Run In 8th To Lift White Sox Over Cubs, 3-1
CHICAGO - Rookie slugger Eloy Jimenez haunted his former organization in the most timely manner possible Tuesday night by hitting a two-run homer off closer Pedro Strop to vault the feisty White Sox to a 3-1 victory over the Cubs before a stunned but