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Patriots Park march Halsted panorama-2

Community responds to racial injustice: A timeline

Demonstrators block Halsted Street as they move north during a march on June 7 that began at Patriot’s Park in Homewood. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) On May 25, George Floyd, an unarmed African American man, died while in police custody in Minneapolis after a white officer, Derek Chauvin, pinned him to[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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