Angelos March2017

The commentary below represents the ideas, observations and opinions of the author. 

History has a fickle memory, very often intentionally so. Alternative facts are not a new phenomenon; they are the foundation upon which black history has been told in schools and communities across the country since before I was a young boy growing up in the segregated south of St. Joseph, Mo. 

  Paul Thornton

There has been a systematic and historical failure to acknowledge that black history is everybody’s history. That black lives matter. When I . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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