Oak Park's Magic Tree Bookstore, 141 N. Oak Park Ave., will host a very full house this Sunday, Feb. 1 at 3:30 p.m. with young readers and parents, five children's book authors, an illustrator and a therapy dog.
The short answer to the question posed in Jim Bowman's blog post, "People of color OK, colored people not?" [February 2, 2015], is the term "colored people" is not only outdated but also carries historical connotations to enslavement, racism and segregation. That's why it's not OK.
The recent blizzard, which started Saturday and subsided Monday morning, brought more than 19 inches of snow to the Chicago area, the Chicago Tribune reported. The blizzard was Chicago's fifth largest snow storm.