Paul Thornton
Local News

A grandfather’s view of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

A grandfather takes his grandchildren to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, connecting a broader history to the many personal stories he told them as they grew up.

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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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