Tag: Chicago Defender

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Granddaughter’s non-profit efforts keeping Chicago Defender spirit alive

Myiti Sengstacke-Rice, a Governors State University doctoral student, is passionate about Chicago’s Black history. She grew up in a family of innovators who changed Chicago’s demographic landscape and the lives of millions of African Americans. Sengstacke-Rice, CEO of Chicago Defender Charities, is a living link to the Sengstacke family publishing dynasty, which[Read More…]

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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