Tag: black history

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Present history: The Conservatory and the tradition of Black-owned record stores

Chogie, left, and Tony Fields, owners of The Conservatory Vintage & Vinyl, celebrate the second anniversary of their shop in downtown Flossmoor. The store offers vinyl records, events and mid-century modern furnishings. (Andrew Burke-Stevenson/The Conservatory) Note: This Q&A is part of an occasional series linking today’s local Black-owned businesses to their[Read More…]

Letter: Justice remains elusive for Emmett Till

Editor, I appreciate the articles written in the June 1 (H-F Chronicle) issue, “Family helps bring stories to life at national museum” by Jade Greear, and “Black man’s history being included in American story” by Paul Thornton.   The article written by Paul Thornton is one expressing the importance of[Read More…]

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