Foster School

Eddie Lee Sutton: Life, Legacy of Service

— By Carrie M. Brown Hot flames visible for miles licked the night sky as steady streams of water battled to keep the shooting flames at bay. It was a Tuesday night in the fall of 1958 and Evanston’s Foster School sat ablaze. While other residents stood celebrating the school ... Read More

Lorraine Hairston Morton: I Am More Than My Smile

— By Joi-Anissa Russell The Smile No denying when she enters a room. Her 1000-watt smile lights up the entire space. She is a force to be reckoned with and her energy is unsurpassable. She took a road less traveled and broke two barriers. Lorraine H. Morton became Evanston’s second ... Read More

James S. Burton: Following the Trail of Tears

—By Dino Robinson Every once in a while, a person gets a chance to do something that impacts on not only his or her own spirit, but on the spirit of hundreds of others as well. James. S. Burton had such an opportunity and fulfilled a promise he had made ... Read More

Tina Lifford: Living the Artists’ Dream

— By Dino Robinson Hollywood, Broadway, Cannes. We know and follow the trends, the movies, and the rise to fame of dozens of actors and actresses. Many of us may even dream of making it big in the world of entertainment. Even as we eagerly watch new television series or ... Read More