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

Upon learning about the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., I knew it was something I needed to experience.  

  Jade Greear

For a young black woman whose family has always made it a point to teach her about her history, outside the four-week window known as Black History Month, this was an important step toward better understanding from where I truly came ―  . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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