No government board meetings this week, but South Suburbs for Greenspace is holding a meeting Sunday about the Calumet Country Club redevelopment proposal.
Tag: black history
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…]
Parker students ready to represent Illinois at national history competition
Five Parker Junior High students will be dramatizing the story of the Black Panther Party when they represent Illinois in the junior high division at the National History Day competition June 10 at the University of Maryland. A campaign is on now to help fund the students’ trip to the East[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 black history and[Read More…]
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. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
A granddaughter’s view of the National Museum of African American History and Culture
For a young black woman whose family has always made it a point to teach her about her history, a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., was a special experience. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial[Read More…]