Scenes from the H-F Master Singers auction

Local residents march west along Ridge Road on Saturday evening to express their opposition to a neomasculinist group whose leader wrote an essay arguing for the legalization of rape. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle)

A rally and march in Homewood on Saturday night was intended to send a message to neomasculinists and to the world that rape will not be tolerated nor will victims be silenced, organizers said.

The rally was a response to a plan by Daryush Valizadeh, also known as Roosh V and several other pseudonyms, to organize . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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