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Independence Day: Celebrating powerful voices for freedom and equality

Happy Fourth of July! 

This weekend we are continuing the longstanding tradition of marking the founding of our nation, but with a different approach this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. 
To help mark this time of celebration, the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle and 23 Miles South Theatre are presenting the words of three of history's powerful voices advocating for freedom and equality: Thomas Jefferson, Fredrick Douglass and Ida B. Wells. The Douglass and Wells pieces were chosen because they are especially appropriate during a time when there is . . .

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