6/3/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

On Thursday, March 3, New York Times best-selling author, activist and cultural critic Mikki Kendall will explore issues of race and feminism at Governors State University in celebration of Women’s History Month.

Mikki KendallThe 10 a.m. presentation is also part of a distinguished speaker series to advance the university’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) goals. Seating is limited but the program will also be available virtually.

In “Hood Feminism,” Kendall poses questions of how inclusive the feminist movement is around race and class, saying hood feminism is less about becoming a woman achieving . . .

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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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